Category Archives: #WeekendCoffeeShare

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I hate coffee and can’t stand this heat. The heat is really acting up with my asthma. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer.

If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that I am not sure if the Lyrica is working or not. My pulmonary doctor feels that my sleep problem is my sleep apnea, which it could be, who knows. That’s the problem. Nobody knows anything. Really, doctors know very little and each specialty claims the problems are due to their particular specialty. I am tired of it all. I am in constant pain, always sleeping and hate my life.

I can’t see my father in the long term facility (he had a stroke over a year ago) because of the pain, the breathing problem and constant need to sleep. They have him in the very farthest area in there and there is a huge parking area to get to the front door.

My breathing problems are easier. Still bad, but not as bad. So it is only asthma.

I would also tell you that Sunday is still brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday including this morning unless something comes up, which isn’t often. I look forward to it. Something came up, the elevators, both of them, were down again at the same time. We ended up going on Monday instead.

Enjoy your weekend.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Pain Returning; Dividing Memoir into 4 Parts


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Pain Returning; Dividing Memoir into 4 Parts

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I hate coffee and can’t stand this heat. The heat is really acting up with my asthma. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer.

If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that the Lyrica is no longer working. I am starting to drop into a sudden deep sleep at just any time without warning again. The pain in my knees is also bad again and I am having trouble getting out of a chair.

My breathing problems are easier. My doctor says it is not COPD thank God. I have to continue the breathing treatments twice a day. Albuterol only when necessary. So is only asthma.

I am going to break my memoir down into 4 pieces rather than 1 large marriage one. My childhood, my life as a military wife only, my life as a civilian wife and then my current life after the divorce.

I would also tell you that Sunday is still brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday including this morning unless something comes up, which isn’t often. I look forward to it.

Right across the street from the front door to this senior highrise is an ice cream stand. I am going over for a treat I think. Bad place to have it when you have someone with a sweet tooth like I have.

Enjoy your weekend.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Won NANOWRIMO, breathing problem easing up


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Won NANOWRIMO, breathing problem easing up

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I hate coffee and can’t stand this heat. It is slightly cooler right now, but another heatwave is on its way. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer.

If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that the Lyrica is finally working. I am not dropping into a sudden deep sleep at just any time without warning. The pain in my knees is also less at the trigger points so walking is easier at the moment, but can change at any time.

I spent a day in the Emergency Room again for breathing problems and the swelling in my feet and legs. My Dr’s diagnosis is still waiting. Thinking I might possibly have COPD, not asthma. Medications including a daily water pill are slowly helping me. I can walk more than 8 feet now. I did some clean up around here. I got rid of the trash, the recycles and cleaned out my freezer and tossed it all. Yesterday I managed the laundry.

I would tell you that my daughter is now over 16 weeks pregnant. It is still a rough pregnancy for her and she is 40 now so I imagine it will remain rough even after birth. The ultrasounds are neat. So realistic looking now. She found out she is having another boy and they highlighted that fact on the ultrasound LOL!

I won my NANOWRIMO project this July. I had to lower the goal to 30,000 words as I couldn’t keep up that rate of speed. I am happy.

I would also tell you that Sunday is still brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday unless something comes up which isn’t often. I look forward to it. I have decided to make it this Sunday as well. I will see if I can make it to my car with the breathing issues.

Enjoy your weekend.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Is still Intense, Written 25,000 words for NANOWRIMO


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Is still Intense, Written 25,000 words for NANOWRIMO

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I hate coffee and can’t stand this heat. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer.

If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that the Lyrica started causing a problem, and it isn’t helping either. I had a case of vertigo when I first increased the dose. That was a lousy few days, but the Bonine (Dramamine with Meclizine same thing) that my sister suggested did help with nausea and dizziness. I am still having chronic fatigue and always falling asleep.

My son came back up from NC to NJ the weekend of July 13. I saw him Friday and he stayed over and then he spent the rest of the weekend Saturday and Sunday camping with his friends.

I would tell you that my daughter is now 16 weeks pregnant. It is still a rough pregnancy for her and she is 40 now so I imagine it will remain rough even after birth. The ultrasounds are neat. So realistic looking now. She found out she is having another boy. That makes 3 and they will range in age from 21,13 and 0.

I would also tell you that Sunday is still brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday unless something comes up which isn’t often. I look forward to it. I did have to miss it on the weekend of vertigo. I couldn’t drive then.

Enjoy your weekend.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Is still Intense, Daughter helps me clean


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Is still Intense, Daughter helps me clean

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I can’t stand this heat. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer. If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that the Lyrica is not causing a problem, but it isn’t helping either. I called my doctor and asked about a stronger dose and I was told to wait until my appointment in 2 weeks. It is getting worse and stopped getting better. I don’t know what is going on.

We are supposed to keep things tidy, but my disability forbids much of that. I pleaded with my daughter to come and help me clean and surprisingly she did and the kids came too and helped.

My grandson who has been in the Marines for almost 2 years has come home for leave from Japan. I got to see him yesterday.

My son is planning on coming back up from NC to NJ the weekend of July 13. I can’t wait to see him.

I would also tell you that Sunday is brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday unless something comes up which isn’t often. I look forward to it.

Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Increases


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Increases

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I can’t stand this heat. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer. If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that the Lyrica is not causing a problem, but it isn’t helping either. Maybe I need a stronger dose. I can barely walk because of the pain.

I would tell you that they are coming to inspect our new floors. One of the bad things about living in public housing, everything is paperwork and inspections. I need to try and straighten this mess up before they come. We are supposed to keep things tidy, but my disability forbids much of that.

Today was food pantry day and that is so hard. I drive and my friend does the carrying. Without him carrying, I would not be going. And he needs a ride for the most part. He is thinking about stopping one of the two we go to. He stops I stop, which I won’t miss. My pain makes it so much more difficult. As it is I share half of it with some of my neighbors who can’t get out and go themselves.

I would also tell you that Sunday is brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday unless something comes up which isn’t often. I look forward to it. She is thinking about having her knees replaced and that could mean no brunches for quite a while. She still doesn’t know if they will approve the surgery anyhow.

Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : I have my new kitchen floor.


#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : I have my new kitchen floor.

Directions from ECLECTICALLI

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, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!

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If we were to have a coffee chat this weekend or for me ice tea for sure since I don’t drink coffee and it is too hot for hot tea, I would tell you that I am flying through the first draft of my book. The first three chapters I am fairly happy with have been posted on the blog just follow the book page.

The new floor is in now. They are really nice gray tiles in long pieces. Much nicer than we expected since I live in public housing, we expected to find ourselves with the same kind of tiles we originally had. These won’t show dirt or turn yellow. I am thrilled.

I would also remind you that Sunday is the weekly brunch with my BFF. The weather is really hot and humid which means my breathing will be affected again. I am still having a problem breathing even with the nebulizer treatments.

My pain doctor prescribed Lyrica for my Fibromyalgia and my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Not helping much so far.

Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com