Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What A Pain

WARNING: Very realistic pictures. Might turn your stomach! I am so beyond excited to be back blogging again! I have been away for almost 3 months due to having two carpal tunnel surgeries and recovery! This blog describes that experience in order to help someone going through the same struggle, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is very common and nearly 3 million cases happen per year. It … Continue reading Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What A Pain

Caregiver…Am I Qualified for This?

“This is the seventh blog in the Caregiver Series that discusses Caregiver Tips” There are some jobs that we are handed that we don’t ask for but nevertheless they are presented to us. A caregiver is one of those jobs. Am I qualified for this job? Maybe or maybe not!! A caregiver is definitely a learning experience!! Here are some tips to help ease the … Continue reading Caregiver…Am I Qualified for This?

We All Need Support!

“This is the sixth blog in the Caregiver series that discusses support groups.” The quote really speaks to all especially those who have received diagnoses. After my husband’s diagnosis in October 2021, you are in a whirlwind of your mind grasping the diagnosis, doctor’s appointments, durable medical equipment, and medical tests. After several months, you realize that support groups would be beneficial as your progress … Continue reading We All Need Support!

Is this helping me?? 💊

‘This is the fifth blog in the Caregiver Series that discusses medication.’ When you are younger, you marvel at the medicine bottles that your grandparents and parents have and then suddenly…. …you use the cabinet over the microwave for your medicine bottles!! Being diagnosed with IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) there are two medications that doctors start you on to slow down the progress of the … Continue reading Is this helping me?? 💊

Retirement-My Choice??

‘This is the fourth blog in the Caregiver Series which discusses reinventing yourself. ‘ From the time we are growing up, we hear the word ‘retirement’. It first is referenced to our grandparents but we think it is what older people do after all, it doesn’t really affect us. All we care about is getting out of school or college and starting our lives. We … Continue reading Retirement-My Choice??

Acceptance-A Long Process

“This is the third blog post in the Caregiver Series that discusses the acceptance of oxygen.” After the breathing test last December, my husband’s numbers dropped some and it was becoming more difficult to work, so the doctor prescribed supplemental oxygen. It had been a short 2 months since the diagnosis. The Durable Medical Company brought a concentrator, compressor, two tanks, and multiple tubing. The … Continue reading Acceptance-A Long Process