Posts Tagged With: my health

Posted in personal
July 11, 2012

Don’t be that person.

I went to my gastroenterologist yesterday. Things are good. No flare ups. I’m still anemic, but so far as health issues go- I’d rather hear that my anemia is my only problem, as opposed to needing more tests. (this is the initial post about my health issues for those who are newish here) Today, however, I’m here to share you the story of the woman (I believe she was at or about her mid 50’s) who had the appointment ahead of me. As a cautionary tale for anyone seeing a specialist for the first time. Now, the walls in this…

Posted in Mom, personal, writing
March 23, 2012

3 months!

It’s basically been three months since my hospitalization. In that time, my blood has almost gotten back to the normal iron range (1.0 more for my hemoglobin and I am there). My cells are still tinier than they should be… but bigger than they were when I was hospitalized. And I don’t have to go back for a few months! Which is a relief, because his office is so disorganized. It took two attempts for this appointment. Two weeks ago, I showed up for my appointment and left after waiting for an hour without being seen. This time, I was…

Posted in personal
January 3, 2012


I know, it’s the new year and a time to reflect on what I want to get done this year. I set some goals last year, and while I’ve gotten better, I didn’t get them all accomplished. In the spirit of getting things done, I figured I’d put this all out there. 1. Get organized. We occupy three rooms of this house (our room, the boys’ room and the common area upstairs) and share two other rooms (the living room and the upstairs bathroom) and try to fit everything that four people might need in there. When we moved in,…