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I believe in MIRACLES – cyst in breast is gone, normal mammo


I am so relieved I could dance if it didn’t hurt so much. Instead I will praise and thank God for this miracle. Miracles can and DO happen.

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses

-Author of Articles, Stories and Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.com

A refund?? I am thankful.


How often to medical companies refund if you overpay. I thought I did, but I didn’t have proof handy so when they sent me another bill. I called because I was told I was now paid in full. To my surprise they are sending me a refund. The hospital did that too when  my charity covered my recent stay and ER visits. When I was approved I got it back. I am used to fighting for my refunds.

Today I am thankful.

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses

-Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.com

Low fasting sugars 2 days running…


I was 109 yesterday and this morning I am 103. Watching what I eat and eating no later than 8 PM is helping obviously. I try to keep my carb count down and so far doing good. I praise the Lord for letting me see the light.

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses

-Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.com

Doctor listened to my diabetes woes…


He listened and even acknowledged he should have been following this more carefully and been more aggressive In treatment.

I am now on an increased does of my Glipizide and he added 2 500 mg tablets of Metformin. Now we wait to see if it helps.

I need to take my sugar count every day and take my list or meter into the doctor in my next appointment in a month. I have been taking it everyday anyhow.

I am so glad he listened and treated me this time. He said we might have to consider an endocrinologist if his treatment doesn’t work. I told him about my numbers and the insulin in the hospital and he seemed happy that maybe I would just go on insulin. If the increased treatment doesn’t work I may have to go on it, like it or not, but not ready for that yet.

Went to the store and got fresh fruit and Veggies plus protein to add to diet each meal. And protein just before bed from what I remember.

The plus, thank the Lord, is my diabetes meds are free through the stores program where I get my medications refilled. I can’t complain about that.

Tessa

Praise the Lord and I am thankful that:


I am finally regaining my cognitive skills slowly but surely. I can type pretty good now again.

I can add and subtract and know which hand is which.

Thank you Lord for allowing this to return. Praise the Lord.

Tessa

Healthy Eating


My sugars are out of control and run from 250 to 350 fasting. Not good!

So besides the talk with my doctor who may or may not do anything. If he didn’t I wouldn’t be surprised. He hasn’t been particularly helpful up  to now.

So I got vegetables and fruits. I also got some chocolate milk. I don’t drink milk unless it is thickly chocolate. This is 1% and I figured I would hate it, but it wasn’t that bad and so I can drink a little milk. I know I have to watch the sugar content. I need diabetes nutrition classes again. I don’t remember  much from my original classes many years ago.

Got my walk in. Trip around Walmart and the trip in from the parking lot. Lots of walking, but surprisingly it isn’t too bad on the pain side. Sleeping last night was so painful and getting out of bed was hard and I lose my balance and crash into something all the time.

Praise be the Lord and thank you for a day less all the pain.

Tessa

Fasting numbers still high


My fasting number this morning was 216. Definitely still high although better then the 300 plus the hospital was getting. Have a few weeks to wait to see the PCP and whether he is going to do something this time or I have to demand treatment and/or get a endocrinologist. I have so many drs in my life. Half I don’t see right now thankfully, but I need a few more as more and more things go wrong with my health.

Tonight I go to the chiropractor and must remember to tell him that I had a Lymes test done. He is one of the drs insisting I have Lymes Disease. Actually I just called his office and left a message in case I forget.

I do thank the Lord for giving me my life back and for allowing me to continue with his plan for my life.

Praise the Lord,

Tessa