BuffyBear's Journal, 16 July 2012

Am on pins and needles this morning. DH has his doctors appointment to discuss results of blood work (RE: last week's journal - he had a hemorrhage in his left eye).

I'll feel much better after he is diagnosed because at least we'll know what we are dealing with. I made the mistake of looking up the possible causes on the internet but I shouldn't have - that only gave me a big long list of stuff to worry about!

I never got back to my finish my Food Diary yesterday. We spent the afternoon at DH's brother's and then, after we got home we had company. I ate way too much but it was all good food so I'm not going to fret about it. Besides, we both needed the break.

Diet Calendar Entry for 16 July 2012:
540 kcal Fat: 35.45g | Prot: 40.13g | Carb: 11.75g.   Breakfast: egg, Swiss Cheese, half and half, brewed coffee. Lunch: Kraft Greek, Dole Salad, canned chicken breast. Snacks/Other: half and half, brewed coffee, Swss Cheese, canned chicken breast. more...
on diet Atkins  


Buffy I know exactly how you are feeling, but I've got to wait 2 weeks until the 27th before DH goes to kidney specialist. You will feel better after he is diagnosed, knowledge is power. Same here been looking up causes etc on the internet, maybe that's not such a good idea :) 
16 Jul 12 by member: notfast
Notfast - I appreciate that. I am so glad that your Hubby is taking matters seriously and getting to that specialist. Whatever it is, treatment earlier rather than later has got to be a plus!  
16 Jul 12 by member: BuffyBear
Breaks are alright, especially when you have bigger things to worry about. I hope the diagnosis is better than expected and curable. Take care 
16 Jul 12 by member: Smash84
Smash - Thank you - that is very sweet of you to say.  
16 Jul 12 by member: BuffyBear
Probably just a bit of stress eating yesterday....at least that's what I did prior to my own doctor's appt. I know it's your DH and not you, but you get my drift. Dr. Internet can be really helpful but can also scare the cr*p out of you! You'll hear something shortly and then you can take a deep breath and face doing what's necessary to get his eye fixed. Hoping you get good news.... 
16 Jul 12 by member: Sandy701
To Sandy - the voice of reason - thank you! 
16 Jul 12 by member: BuffyBear
Sending positive thoughts your way-hoping the results are minor!  
16 Jul 12 by member: Lindsay6384
Praying for DH, Buffy. We too often anticipate the worst and go through a lot of unnecessary anxiety. You'll be there to get him through whatever it is, and that's what counts. 
16 Jul 12 by member: DairyKing
Wishing your DH well and he gets good results..I hate the pins and needles feeling..HUGS..:O) 
16 Jul 12 by member: BHA
Oh, I just hate that you are going through this...the waiting is so hard & stressful, so I am sending lots of prayers your way & hugs too! 
16 Jul 12 by member: gg-girl
Lindsay, DK, Bren and GG - Appreciate your messages. The Lab did not do the sugar test (as ordered) so we are starting all over again! Tomorrow is another day.  
16 Jul 12 by member: BuffyBear
Oh Buffy....what a mistake to make! Oh well....DH will just have to fork over a little more blood. I guess SOMEONE at the lab hadn't quite transitioned off of "weekend-mode". Hopefully, better luck on Tuesday....or Wednesday..... :) 
16 Jul 12 by member: Sandy701
Crossing fingers all will be well for you and your hubby Buffy x 
16 Jul 12 by member: triaby
Oh gosh sorry to hear the lab didn't do everything needed, and hubby has to go back again tomorrow :( 
16 Jul 12 by member: notfast
OMGosh..that sucks..that makes me angry..don't they know its hard enough for us girls to get our man to them in the first place...So sorry...HUGS...":O) 
16 Jul 12 by member: BHA
the waiting is always hard...keeping my fingers crossed as well for you and your hubby 
17 Jul 12 by member: christina56
Poor guy has to go again...Hoping good news is just around the corner!! 
17 Jul 12 by member: gg-girl


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