Monday, October 12, 2015

Chapter 26

Good Morning,

I’ve been away so long, I was afraid my computer wouldn’t let me type anything. 

One thing that absolutely scares a wife is to find out your husband has had a heart attack.  Yes, Jerry’s was mild, but it is still a HEART ATTACK !!!!
I’m just glad he’s back at home.  We’ve got Dr. Paulk to accept him as a patient.  Dr. Paulk has been taking care of me for years, and out of all the doctors I’ve been to in the last 3-4 years, I believe he’s a good doctor. I can’t say anymore or Jerry will think I mean all this, and he’ll hold it over my head for years to come.  Tee-hee.

I started my rounds with Dr. Ng, Dr. Lyons, Dr. Paulk, and the St. Louis doctors.  I had been thinking that as long as my abdomen wasn’t storing so much fluid on me that I was doing better.  I was told that when I started holding fluids to the point of having to have drained every couple of days that they would do a procedure to insert a metal tube into my liver and that would make it easier for my body to get rid of the fluid.  I would be able to stop going to the hospital for the draining.  My last appointment with Dr. Ng, he said I wasn’t a candidate for that.  Apparently, I’m starting to show signs of dementia. With this the procedure, it will put me in a deadly coma.  I guess I can cross that off my bucket list. Tee-hee.  He had told me to stop driving, so I stayed at home a week with so signs of any problems.  Mom hadn’t been to Wal-Mart in that week.  Had to take her or the pain will be unbearable.

Starting to work on Christmas stuff.  I don’t want to wait ‘til the last minute like last year.  I was up all night wrapping, talk about taking Joy out of Christmas—that did it!

Jerry has an eye appointment to see how he’s doing and hoping he’ll set Jerry up for cataract surgery, I may be mistaken but with the new lenses they put in me made my vision 20/20 and my prescription hasn’t changed since I had the surgery.  I still wear glasses, but it is a bifocal pair and I just need the bottom lens to be a prescription so I can read.  I hope they do the same for Jerry.    I can hear you all, “Jerry this and Jerry that,” makes you think I like him.

You all have a good week and don’t forget to:



  1. Don't worry, I won't tell Jerry you mentioned him once or twice in your post. You're secret is safe with me. :)

    1. It is good to hear from you again, Ann! He would probably wonder if that was all.

  2. It's I who should be saying to you to have a good week, Arlynda. You both certainly do have trials to go through and to deal with...too many.

    Christmas....I refuse to give it much thought as yet. Although, I have already bought two beautiful books to give as gifts to my grand-niece and grand-nephew. I always give them books for Christmas...but other than that I'll be spending Christmas quietly (of my own choosing) and just spending some money on a pile of fresh seafood...of my own choosing! :)

    Take care the both of you....:)

    1. Hey there, Lee. A good book is a great Christmas present.

  3. I Pray that he is doing OK. Heart attacks can be scarry as all H E Double Hocky Sticks.I know I had a mild one a few years ago as well. I am doing fine now,but I know I need to shed some of the weight I put one but exercising is hard when one has seizures that come out of now where.

    1. Thank you for stopping by, Mike! I am sure glad you are feeling better. I am sorry for taking so long to reply.


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