karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
more tests - In my ongoing health battles I will be having a kidney biopsy Monday. Doc has added the word lupus into the mix. I know I have raynauds already. Just wish he had a magic wand to ma...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Another thought on stalls - Wish they would have happened when the scale was going up!

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
choc gifts - so i received 2 gifts of choc - were verY tempting especially the homemade truffles, closed them up and gave them to my daughter before they became part of me as we are what we eat...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
struggling with doctors! - so it has been over 2 months since I've been having vertigo and extreme fatigue. Saw my former primary who said it was just dehydration despite the fact that I wa getting in more t...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
search - where is search now

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
survived thanksgiving - went to my son's for dinner, lots of food but stuck to turkey - no gravy , some brocolli, a taste of sweet potatoes and teaspoon of dressing - turned down pie, ice cream along with...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Neurocardiogenic - anyone else? - I've posted a couple of times about my vertigo and surgeon says this is what's happening.  Getting tired of not getting around and really scared to go anywhere. Tried going across ...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Maybe one for Poet Kelly? - I have had a couple of blood tests recently - one for an ER visit due to vertigo and the other for 3 months since surgery for the surgeon ER blood test showed a 4.07 count for red...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
vertigo follow up - I had my 3 month follow up today.  I talked to my surgeon about this awful vertigo and he pretty much gave me the diagnosis - in fact had presented a paper on the subject.  It is c...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
CT scan and MRI done - I managed to crawl into work today and stayed until my son came at 1:30 and helped me to get the CT and MRI.  I am hoping now one of them - preferably the CT of my sinuses, not the...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Update - I went back to my primary today and saw the CRNP.  Still having terrible vertigo.  She got the ER report that showed I was not dehydrated.  I didn't think I was because I was drink...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Feeling more normal - Well I saw onederland on Friday but just barely - then had my dehydration issue which is now better btw.  The fluid in the ER caused a short spike but now the 1 is back with a litt...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
A mixed up kind of day - The last couple of days have been weird - light headed, dizzy which had really been coming on for about a week but got really bad over the last two days.  So went to the CRNP at my...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Workout problem - I finally got up the nerve to join a gym.  So I am not equipment savvy yet and kept with the treadmill and then added the bike.  For the first couple of weeks I had no trouble with...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Protein and weight loss - I am now 9 weeks post surgery and struggling to get in at least 60 grams of protein each day.  My doc stops protein shakes at 7 weeks so I am relying on food alone.  I have been a ...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Its MY decision - Somewhere during the 6 months of my nutritional classes I made a startling discovery.  What I put in my mouth is solely my decision and no one else's!  Prior to surgery when I woul...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
thought I had an iron stomach! - I have had no problem with any food until today that is.  I am 7 weeks out and my plan calls for the regular low cal diet.  So I tried doing some deli chicken on an English muffin....

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
support group - Does anyone out there know of a support group that meets on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, preferably close to Easton/Cambridge or even Centreville? 

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
First time to a restaurant since surgery - My birthday was yesterday so my daughter has invited me out tonight.  Kind of nervous as its the first time I've ben to a restaurant since my surgery.  Still on limited foods - doc...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Just a thought - Jules' post got me thinking about my driver's license.  Like many I lied about my weight - a lot - like 50 pounds.  Who was I really fooling?  Anyway I am now at 4 weeks post op le...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
XL! - Went to my first post op appointment. Was scared because my weight loss has been slow but then I had lost almost 50 pounds before surgery.  Down 13 pounds which didn't upset the do...

karin602 added a goal 6 years, 1 month ago
Fitting into size 14 by October

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Tired but did it! - I was really tired after work today and certainly did not feel like doing anything but crawl into bed.  BUT finally decided I needed to get up and do some exercising.  Not that I p...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Calcium question - Reading through all the info from my doc's program I came upon the statement that people with any kidney issues should not take calcium citrate.  The NUT had said before that calci...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Hi Maryland Friends! - Just found the Maryland forum.  Anyone out there from the Talbot/Caroline County area?  I live in Preston and would love to connect with someone perhaps to walk/support each other....
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