Medical

Mike

By pwsadmin / May 15, 2022 /

I am an “Old Soul.” I know because people have told me that all my life. I act today basically how I acted when I was eight years old.Being born with a disability will do that to a fella’. We have to grow up quick.And most of my friends are older than me. Much older.…

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Birmingham Alabama VA part 2

By pwsadmin / May 6, 2022 /

The Family Waiting Room at the VA was nice. It had three couches and four recliners. The recliners went all the way back so that you could sleep in them. A Restroom was next door, as well as the Chapel. I visited both. The Ambassador on duty kept everyone comfortable and entertained in the Waiting…

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Birmingham Alabama VA part 1

By pwsadmin / May 6, 2022 /

Birmingham, AL., VA 4-6-22 I hate typing on my phone, but I’ve got three hours to wait for my Dad’s eye surgery to complete, so I’m typing on my phone. The Birmingham, AL, VA, is a place a lot of my family use. I got up at 5 AM to be here by 8 AM.…

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Love

By pwsadmin / April 14, 2022 /

4/13/2022 —Love— I had a Breakdown today. It started over the littlest thing. That’s how they all start.Then, eventually, you get to the truth of the matter. You figure out why you had the breakdown.I began to wail out loud. It was intense. I remembered that one particular surgery, my 30th-something surgery, when my late…

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ER Visit

By pwsadmin / March 24, 2022 /

—ER Visit— I had been sick for over Five Days.And, for Five Days, I also had a torn-up stomach. I ate a lot of Tomato Soup during this time and “Campbell’s Cream of Potato Soup.”I was pleasantly surprised with Campbell’s Potato Soup and Progresso’s Tomato Soup with Basil, but I digress. At 8 PM, my…

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The Family

By pwsadmin / March 24, 2022 /

—The Family— I was at the hospital at 3 AM because I hang out at hospitals at 3 AM. Where do you hang out at 3 AM? In “Triage,” I’m sitting in a chair, my arms hugging my stomach, and saying to my nurse, “They’re seven minutes apart, I tell ya. I’ve been timin’ ’em.”…

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Medical Entry 3/16/2022

By pwsadmin / March 16, 2022 /

—Medical Journal Entry— At 2 AM on 3/16/2022, I woke up with tremendous pain in my lower left and right back. —Kidney Pain— I got out of bed and immediately emptied my nighttime urine bag to monitor my urine output. (To monitor, I needed to start at zero CCs) In a great deal of pain,…

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To All Who Keep Up with My Health

By pwsadmin / February 28, 2022 /

—To All Who Keep Up with My Health— I saw my Urologist today for my regular appointment. You may remember that I had stents put in both of my Kidneys about four months ago.This was to try and improve my Hydro-Nephrosis Kidneys.Hydro-Nephrosis is usually easily resolved for a typical person. However, with me having a…

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Daily Blog

By pwsadmin / February 26, 2022 /

2/26/2022 —Daily Blog—2/26/2022 I slept well after getting home yesterday. I didn’t wake up until 5 AM.—6 AM EST, or “Cabin Time.” That’s about 17 hours of sleep. I let our Dawg “Tommy” outside and began the task of unloading the vehicle.I had taken Mom’s vehicle to the Cabin on this last trip because my…

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A Bad Morning

By pwsadmin / February 13, 2022 /

—A Bad Morning— I woke at 3 AM EST. My Spinal Cord was in pain as usual. However, this particular pain only happens every six months or so. I get up, and immediately, my Spinal Cord bends me over— Literally.I can’t stand up straight when it’s like this.It proves to me, once again, that my…

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