Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

#WeekendCoffeeShare: Tuesday is my epidural (steroid) shot


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Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break out of our lives and enjoy some time catching up with friends (old and new)!
Grab a cup of coffee and share with us! What’s been going on in your life? What are your weekend plans? Is there a topic you’ve just been ruminating on that you want to talk about?
All are welcome! Just add your link to the Linky-List on the main page, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from November 3rd at 7am (Pacific Time) through November 13th at 7pm (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

 

#WeekendCoffeeShare with Eclecticali

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If we were having coffee I would be mentioning how my epidural (steroid) shot is this coming Tuesday. I am relieved and terrifed at the same time. I am afraid of needles though giving myself shots 4 times a day is helping me get over it. But the possibility of relief of this God-awful pain gives me hope .

Today is my EKG for the epidural. I am used to them. I have had so many of them it isn’t funny.

I will be heading to my weekly brunch tomorrow morning with my BFF. We both look forward to that. Having diabetes limits my choices of food and I am on insulin. I take 3 shots with meals and a long term shot at bedtime. 4 a day plus all the finger pricking. I have been on insulin since June 7 of this year, My A1c has come down a lot and my daily readings are usually pretty low and under control usually anyhow. I have an occasional relapse for a special occasion or a low because I miscalculated my carb count. The Endocrinologist won’t like the lows. He wants my sugars above 100 and I am determined to get the numbers down to a normal range for a normal person, not normal for a diabetic. Well my numbers seem to be over 100 this last week. Should make the doctor happier. I had no lows to treat.

I am still changing my bills to the the new bank. As I pay each one this month I have to make the change. Soon I should be done with all the changes due to changing banks.

Have a great weekend and God Bless You All!

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses

-Author of Articles, Stories and Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.wordpress.com (no longer canceling this blog, just not adding new work to it, sign up for http://www.tessacandoit.com for the new posts).

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November Writing Prompts by Michelle – November 10, 2017


November Writing Prompts by Michelle

 by Tessa Smeigh November 2017

flaming arrows fly

through the air, strike their target

screams of pain echo

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses

-Author of Articles, Stories and Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.wordpress.com (no longer canceling this blog, just not adding new work to it, sign up for http://www.tessacandoit.com for the new posts).

 

Gender’s Role as a Fibromyalgia Risk Factor – By adrienne Dellwo


Though Fibromyalgia is suffered by a larger majority of women than men, men also do suffer the painful effects of Fibro.

 

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses

-Author of Articles, Stories and Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.wordpress.com (no longer canceling this blog, just not adding new work to it, sign up for http://www.tessacandoit.com for the new posts).