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Monday, April 3, 2017

Waiting around

I'm just killing time this morning until I start getting ready to go to Jeannie's where I will spend the night.  We need to be at the Med Ctr a little before 8 am tomorrow.  I will be so glad to get this over with, and wonder how long it will take for me to get any results.  The doctor I had several years ago always got back to me asap, but she left practice for personal medical reasons and I find that most of the doctors now just let you sit and cool your heels for a while before releasing your results.   It shouldn't matter much to me, but I'd like to know.

I had a wonderful day yesterday visiting with most of my siblings.  When you come from a large family (8 kids) and most everyone eventually goes their own way with their own families, it is a shock when you get together and realize you are still the same kids you were "back when".  It was a sad occasion to start with, many tears shed by all, but eventually it turned into interesting conversational groups, reminiscing, etc.  Now we only get together for weddings and deaths, but I felt much closer to all of them yesterday even though the occasion was sad.

I've been recording all my crazy irregular heartbeats, time of day and duration, as requested by the cardio.  I think I was supposed to also say what I was doing at the time but I forgot that part so haven't recorded it.  I can just say during all of them I was "just sitting around".  For yesterday afternoon I tried to give an approximate number of occasions and duration, and lumped them together.  I couldn't carry my little pen & notebook into the serious and/or fun conversations I was having.

I think I will start to get ready and hope I feel like eating some lunch.  I'm hungry enough to eat, but taking the time and effort to throw it together doesn't seem worth it!

I think everything will go smoothly tomorrow and I am really not worried about it, although I probably am stressed about it but keeping the stress tamped down and under control.  Mike and his boys will arrive in a few days and I can look forward to that.  I'm taking everyone to Straw Hat Pizza for an evening, and I'm going to enjoy a few brews!  I don't drink very often or very much any more, but think I need to let loose pretty soon.  Probably not with all the kids there - maybe Jeannie & Ara and I can go to one of the craft breweries within the next few weeks and I can just relax.


  1. Wishing you the best of luck with the procedure. Any heart procedure we have ever had, they had the results right then and talked to us about them. Hope that's the case for you too. Glad your family enjoyed each other even in the midst of the sorrow.

  2. Sounds like it was a nice gathering with family.
    Wishing you the best tomorrow

  3. Good luck with your tests today. After all this is over you will certainly be more than deserving of a few brews.