Hi Hon, I am doing fine now. The Laser was brutal...ugh. The Doc didnt wait long enough for the drops to numb and stuck that needle into my eye socket...pain! Then.....during the Laser I could feel way too much, he said I dont numb up well....Ha, need more drugs! So, it was a very painful ordeal. 487 zaps. Came home and rested and then I was a big lazy blob on Friday too :) Feel great today. My Mom was with me on Thurs. in spirit. Thanks hon, and how are you? do you feel ok? Hope you have a nice weekend. Love ya Sister :)
hi Kathy, hope you're having a good day. yum, crabcakes! I know Minneapolis has lots of good food, my husband used to go there once a month from California, and one time I went with him. We are going to a community party tomorrow, so I'll bring the Mexican layer dip and the spinich dip with me. I don't need the carbs or the calories. I'm thinking I need to tighten up my numbers, but I'm not sure where I need to focus. maybe my Monday morning appointment with the endo will help me. just feeling a little discouraged today.
Hi...yes, I too get the long needle injected. That part really dosent bother me, it is when they hit the nerves in the eye with Lasers that just kill me and afterwards I get such pain in my temple. Just want the spidery clots to go away!! Drives me crazy. How are you doing? I hope well. xo
Hi Sister!! I hope you are doing well. I am okay honey....just been a very long and annoying, painful, stressful and scarey time for me and these eyes. The Laser zaps are so intense...hurts like hell. Right eye still has spidery veiny clots, starting to break up but now I have a vaseline like effect as well, over part of my pupil area. Light from above really bothers me and wipes out some of my vision. Another major laser surgery on the 24th....taking drugs beforehand and after this time! LOL How are you doing? I think of you often and wish you nothing but health and happiness, you are a precious person, love you xo Robs
hi Kathy, gosh thanks for the kind words. The unfortunate subset of humanity who've experienced that pain from a tooth are the only ones who can truly relate. After they take it out tomorrow, I'll be without anything there for a year while the area heals for 6 months, and then prepare for an implant. I know those bridges can damage. I hope you're getting along alright.
Hi Kathy- I did try Mirapex but it did not do a whole lot for me. Apparantly I am of the 10% of folks these meds do not do much for. And yes I have heard about the rebound (what they call augmentation). There is a website of a support group in California where they have a doc that deals mainly with people with RLS who will answer questions you can email to him. I found that very helpful. If you are interested I can look it up and send you a link to information. They say about 10% of the population has RLS. I currently take Lyrica for it. It helps in that when I do not take it I have quite severe symptoms. Still it is pretty bad :-(. Unfortunately the only thing that tends to help much (as far as getting sleep) is narcotics. Not something I am terribly fond of but I guess you do NEED sleep. The only hard part of that after you get around your own aversion to narcotics is getting a Doctor who does not think you are an abuser just looking to score. I guess it is a lot like diabetes. Can't be cured but hopefully can be controlled.
Kathy, I just noticed your date of diagnosis. My date was June 21 1974. But I count June 21, because that is the day I got out of the hospital and it is my birthday. how about that we were ill at the same time. Well ill in a manner of speaking I was at Disney world starting on June 6 of that year. That is when I really got ill.
Sure is!!! He arrived one week ago and is a bouncing 8 13 oz, and 22 inches in length. I think he looks like,, well me of course. LOL Mom and baby are doing fine, however dad seems to be completely smitten with young Benjamin Daniel. LOL
Ok , well Poppa is right behind him of course. I am dieing to post some pics, but mom has requested that none be posted in Facebook or on other social media sites. So I am trying to be good. however the minute i see one posted by his parents, I will be right there.
Oh i might sneak one in when they are not looking. LOL
well we've had tons of rain all day. went down to see my mother for a few days and just got back. it's always a stress-a-thon. one good thing, though, coming back listening to our XM radio, for the next two weeks, they are having an all Simon and Garfunkle station! what a treat.
my husband's company makes that seafood salad. they make the one in Walmart and some other big stores. actually I like it, but I can't figure out what makes it carb-y.
oh wow, just enjoyed the Springsteen video soooo much. I've got the fire for HIM! he looks so young there too. Just 'cuz I'm on a diet doesn't mean I can't look at the menu. hope your day is going well.
there are tons of videos of it, I forget which one I sent you, but there's one where he does great harmony with his wife and bandmate Patti. do you have XM or Sirius? we only get 2 regular radio stations here in the boondocks. my preset channels are as follows: 60's on 6, classic rock, Outlaw Country, Deep Tracks, NPR, and Bruce Springsteen. I also have to have Bloomberg for when my husband is in the car, all he wants is news and financials. I'm trying to understand all that stuff, but when I hear "QE2" I'm thinking ocean liner, not quarterly earnings or quantitative easing. haha. how is your new normal?
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