The last time I updated y'all about my health issues was back in January, when I talked about starting to go to the pain management doctor, and starting to use the BiPap machine for sleep apnea. The BiPap machine has really helped me. I sleep better, if not a bit longer, … [Read more...] about More Doctors. When Will It End?
So, here I sit, trying to make all of y'all think I have been such a Good Girl all this time, eating a strict gluten free diet, when in reality, I fell of the gluten free wagon when we came back to Georgia in 2012. Yes, me, the Fabgrandma, has been the Fab Liar for almost … [Read more...] about IBS And Crohn’s Disease Are No Fun!
February is National Heart Month. This article was written by Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS. His aim is to help anyone who either has diabetes (or another autoimmune issue), or heart health issues understand the important connections between diabetes, … [Read more...] about Examining The Link Between Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Heart Disease for American Heart Month
Over the last almost five years now, I have spent so much of my time going to doctors. First it was to the follow up appointments after my surgery. (If you are new to the blog, then look at the posts for June, of 2012 to get up to date on what happened) Then it was to … [Read more...] about A New Routine And A New Doctor For 2017
Back in November, I wrote about Fabgrandpa and I going for sleep studies. That started a round of about a hundred doctor visits for us that included me going to a cardiologist. The cardiologist did a gazillion tests, and found nothing wrong with my heart. That is a … [Read more...] about Tomorrow We Get Our BiPap Machines
All I want to do in the winter is snuggle under some warm blankets with a good book and cup of cocoa, as I’m sure many of you can agree with. I would also take a guess that you tend to get sick around this time of the year. Hello runny nose, sore throat and exhaustion! So I … [Read more...] about How to Recognize and Avoid Chronic Lung Conditions
For individuals with type 1 diabetes and some individuals with type 2 diabetes, getting the correct amount of insulin your body needs is one of the most important ways to manage blood glucose levels. Monitoring blood glucose levels and administering insulin is a necessary … [Read more...] about What Factors Affect How My Body Absorbs Insulin?
Around the first of October, I was experiencing a lot of swelling and pain in my legs and feet. It was so painful that it hurt to have a sheet on my legs when I went to bed at night. Even putting a washcloth on them when I was in the shower hurt so bad! So, of course, the first … [Read more...] about Another Day, Another Doctor