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Forgive me friends for I have strayed.....

April 28th, 2011 at 04:27 pm

I have just been overwhelmed with life. My pain got worse and worse until I finally asked my doctor to refer me to a rheumatologist in the practice. She thinks I have an autoimmune disorder, so I was put on new drugs and have more tests coming up.

On the other hand, I LOVE being home, taking care of the house and cooking. The only thing I have not liked is shopping since that always causes me a lot of pain or I should say did.

My new doctor put me on a prednisone taper that made me feel much better and it has continued along with the new drugs she put me on.

My sister challenged me to buy no food except perishables for an entire month. That month is going to be May. I have inventoried my pantry and freezer and am just about ready. I do need to do a little bit of shopping. I am almost out of brown rice and whole wheat flour.

So I am back to keep myself on track. I am embarrassed to say I have not been tracking spending and barely pay attention to money, which is ridiculous since I am probably not going back to work any time soon.

I have missed what is going on with everyone too!

7 Responses to “Forgive me friends for I have strayed.....”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Hope the meds help and you feel loads better!

  2. NJDebbie Says:

    I'm glad you feel better; I was actually thinking that I had not seen you blog. I'm glad you are back!

  3. Looking Forward Says:

    Happy to see you again. Smile Glad you're getting some improvement with the new meds.

  4. Mo Ashour Says:

    Iam happy that your are okay i dont like meds but if you have to what can you do it is what is you got to watch the money though.







  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Good to see you!

  6. LuckyRobin Says:

    Welcome back. Glad you found a way to manage your pain.

  7. Jerry Says:

    Autoimmune stuff is tough, I am glad that it seems the new meds will lead to some improvement. Staying home isn't all that easy, is it? I go stir crazy after just a few days if I don't have some insurance of a task to keep me busy. I am sure that you can get back on track with the spending now that you are feeling better!
    Jerry

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