DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Coumadin and your period - Hello Ladies (please excuse me gentlemen); I am one week into a six month course of coumadin for pe and dvt. My cycle started yesterday and has been normal so far, but it is my...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
And the saga continues . . . - . . . went to ER to be safe regarding shortness of breath. Result. . . Multiple bi-lateral pulmonary emboli. Started on Heparin in ER & put in ICU as a precaution. Ultrasound ...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Residual Effects of Low Potassium - Hello All; Would like some feedback from you.  You all know of my wonderful experience at SpaER from a couple of weeks ago.  I've been doing better, my fissure is healing steadi...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Adventures in ER-Land!!!!!! - Well, the past couple of days have just been such an adventure.  It all culminated in a little trip to the ER, where I had a spa-day for 24 hours. Seriously, doing well after my...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Comng out of hiding . . . - . . . well, I am finally beginning to feel myself again, though there's more healng to do. Just for a recap, was diagnosed with a fissure on last Friday and started treatment pre...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
NEED HELP PLEASE - WARNING - Poop talk Need help softening stool. Two weeks ago, with each emptying, the initial stools were tormed, but not hard and got softer, then finished with very soft wast...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
When will the misery end?? - Okay, I am a patient person (well, I've developed some patience) and have neen told I have a high pain threshhold, but I could use a localized pain pump right about now. I've be...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
SF Jello in your shake? - Good morning, all. Has anyone used sf jello mix (not pudding mix) in your protein shakes?

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Not the fireworks I expected. . . - Nitroglycerine on my bu++ . . . are you KIDDING me?!!!!!!! Doc confirmed small fissure, so I'll be spending the weekend (as well as the next month or so) taking soaks and apply...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Bathroom Digression . . . Help?? - Okay, I'm not sure that's even a word and, if it is, did I use it correctly?  At any rate, let me cut to the chase . . ..  I seem to be going backwards regarding my stools.  Immedi...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Oh, man . . . jambalaya over eggs . . . Mmmmm Mmm - Met up with my best friend yesterday for lunch and a movie (Mr. Popper's Penguins . . . good movie), and we went to Copeland's Cheesecake factory at Atlantic Station.  Oh, my.  I o...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Am I in for a quarterly fight?? - Okay, so I told you how getting my laundry list of labs at the pcp.was relayively easy, right? Well, I guess it was too good to be true. Finally got the results that had been mai...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Boron question . . . - For those recommending this to help with calcium absorption, quick question . . . Does it have to be taken with the Calcium necessarily or can I incorporate it into another of m...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Pop-Test . . . Labels - Okay, if I'm reading this right, it means that I am getting 200mg of Magnesium Citrate in one capsule right?  Does the "as" change that? ...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Medical Degree Required . . . WHAT!!!!????? - "K+" vs "K,"  oh, but then there's K1, K2, MK-7, AK-47 (just kidding) Carbonate, citrate, oxide, gluconate, hypernate . . . or is that hibernate? No, it's poop  mass versus b...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Lab Review Prep Questions - Be patient with me. I am reviewing my labs at the surgeons office Tuesday and I want to take advantage of the opportunity to ask him some questions, weigh the answers and maybe gi...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Potassium - Does anyone take potassium? I had issues with low potassium pre-op and post op and have been taking pot gluconate. But, leatning to read my labels, it looks like I aam only getti...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
I got a number for you . . . PTH "299!!!!!&qu - Okay, please don't scare me to death because I'm already sufficiently frightened . . . but here's the deal: Got my labs . . .a  few things low (I'll share all once I've reviewed...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Probiotics? - How do you know if you need probiotics?  Is it a given or as needed?  I've bought before, but have never gotten into the habit of taking them.  My waste is pungent, but nothing in ...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Suspected Fissure . . . Now What??? - Okay, first let me say that I did not disregard the advice received in response to my post a couple of weeks ago about my early morning episode in the bathroom (recap, solid moveme...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
OTC Allergy medicine - Hello all, Are there any allergy edicines we cannot take? Are Claratin and Chlir-Trimeton, etc. okay? Saw PCP about lightheadedness I have been feeling, sensitivity to light...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Why Dreamfields Pasta? - Just wondering.  One of the things I've indulged in too much the past couple of years is ramen noodles cuz it was an easy "pasta" choice for one meal.  Now I'm trying to determine ...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Back on Track Update - Tired of Protein - Yeah, I know, but that's how I feel at the moment, so I had to say it. Okay, here's my update for this week.  I'm doing well, I think.  I go back to my pcp tomorrow to follow up...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
DS and Constipation . . . How Common Is It? - I've seen several people mention it, but wanted to get an idea of really how common an issue it is for DS'ers.  I mean, is it just daily life . . . ? Why do I ask? Warning - ...

DivaJojo posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Scary episode . . . - Well, you know yesterday I posted about the weakness I had been feeling? I didn't notice it at all after my 45 mnute walk. No issues the rest of the day into the night. Got up...
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