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I'm like a Hypochondriac's Dictionary - the past 5 years have seen me finally diagnosed as having an underactive thyroid (22 years after over a 100lbs weight gain in a year!), high cholesterol, high blood pressure. They have me on enough meds now that it's a wonder I don't rattle!
I have physical problems that now make mobility difficult, walking and standing are painful. I have both hips and both knees needing replacing but am allergic to anaesthesia so the surgeries are not an option. I try to do deep breathing for pain and have a hiking stick for walking down to my field or distances when out. I use shopping carts as a "walker" at the store, LOL.
I have a wonderful life though with many blessings. 3 grown children. 9 grandchildren ages 3 - 18, a long suffering hubby, and a menagerie of animals (we used to foster/rescue before my health became a problem).
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Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
My foot got bigger. If you know me, then you are aware that initially I didn’t have small feet before I had my son. And for some reason they got even bigger after pregnancy. I remember when I was pregnant they use to get swollen a lot, but I figured it was due to water retention. Which it probably was, but I didn’t realize that my size ten foot would become an almost size eleven foot. I knew ahead of time that my body after pregnancy would…