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Its Not About Me And Yet...

Mom just fixed her breakfast.  She has been fixing her own breakfast for about a week now.  She brought her laundry out to the mud room yesterday — rolled it on her walker.  516 more words

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Sometimes There Is No Air

Graves Disease.  Hyperthyroidism.  Both very treatable.  Both easily identifiable.  Both missed.  Wow.  My mother has been sick for months, really really sick, like the close-to-death kind of sick.  778 more words

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Bittersweet Knysna

On the day it turned out less than ideal but the weekend was perfect. It was a cold start high up in the forest with blankets and hot coffee for the 6000 or so runners. 426 more words

If She Passes "the Test", Does She Get To Call the Shots?

Mom is holding her own.  It is rather incredible, and we are happy that she appears to be doing better.   We had another big weekend with lots of family.  706 more words

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Jun23,2014: AFib

Morning Report presented by Dr. Horan.

Learning Points:

1.     Early recognition of unstable vital signs and quick actions to attempt to correct them

2.     Learning the treatment regiment for a-fib with RVR and the risk and benefits of them… 550 more words

Sunday bloody Sundays

I love the Sunday runs. I usually feel better in the morning. Calm and relaxed and easy to get into a pace. This Sunday was different. 192 more words

Finding your rhythm

So far so good. I ran my 13K (the furthest I’ve run since my last ablation) last Sunday and an 8K on Wednesday. The Sunday run was again out in the country with no one about, just fields, a river and a few rural huts with waving children happy to see me. 136 more words