Tuesday, August 24,2010

Hi, Well, since the last post my INR has come down to 2.9. Taking 1mg daily except for Saturdays…none on that day. I get the INR rechecked on 9/3/10. It will be followed up at Duke on 9/16/10 when I see Dr. Long. I am just tired all the time. I have lost a little …

Wednesday, August 18,2010

Hi everyone. How’s it going? Things ok here, still hot and humid. Today the appraisor comes to check the house out again for the new mortgage. Oh well, it is only money. The broker said I’ll probably have to pay the Sept. and Oct. old mortgage rates, as my house insurance is due 10/11/10. I …

Tuesday,July 27,2010

Hi all, Not too much to report, but had a few minutes, so thought I would post. I spoke to my brother this past weekend. He was having his 2nd cycle of chemo. He has been able to work so far. No major problems, just a bit tired. His blood work was good. Please send …

Monday July 19,2010-Hot and Humid Stil

Hi Everyone, When is this heat and humidity going to break? We have had no rain other than 2 wet the dirt ones. Everything is drying up. My poor, little, old dogwood tree out front looks dead. All the leaves are brown and falling off. I went down to Duke on Thursday and things ok. …

Friday, July 9,2010..A hot and humid day

Hi, It has been awhile, but I assure you I’ve been busy. I guess it  all started after the last hospitalization in May at Duke. I received news from my brother ( the one that came out and stayed with me after my transplant in 07), that he had gone for his routine colonoscopy and …

Friday June 25,2010

Hi all, Well, my brother has been gone a year this month. It doesn’t seem possible. It has been a terrible hot and humid spring so far in NC. It has been 100 degrees and over for several days this week(without heat index factored in). It is 75 degrees when you get up in the …

May 29,2010-Saturday-Happy Memorial Day Weekend

Hi all, I am so far behind in my postings. I was in the hospital at Duke, 5/14- 5/19. I’ve been off work and at home from 5/19-5/28. I am back at work today and will work Sat, Sun, and Monday, 12 hours shifts. I had a twisted, obstructed bowel. Boy, was I sick! I …

April 19,2010 Monday,Medical Laboratory Professionals Week!

Hi all, April 19th – April 23rd is National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. Take the time to wish your phlebotomist or med tech a happy week!! We are the “behind the scenes” guys that run your cbc’s, INR’s, Chemistries that keep your doctor informed if your counts are high enough to get chemo, are running …

Happy Easter!! 4/4/10

Hi all, We have been having some beautiful weather down here in NC. It has been getting up into the upper 70’s and lower 80’s. Nice breeze…great! I mowed my lawn last week. I love the smell of fresh cut wild onions.. 🙂 I still need to rake out the flower beds. I bought a …