Health 2019 !!!!!
Ok this one is a tough one but something wish to do. Early April ( i turned 70 April the 18th ) i went to the local VA with extreme shortness of breath and after a two day hosipital stay it was determined to be Eosinophilic Pneumonia requiring some tough steriods to get it fixed .
Problem was my kidneys may or may not like the steriods and was at dangerous levels already. (been diabetic for years)
Long story short its been in and out of hospital and the kidneys got much worse.
I am now on kidney dialysis every other day This sounds awefull but i just (June 15th) finished treatment # 8 and am getting better every day.
For me its pretty convient as the VA Dialysis center is just a few blocks from my house and the trip is short and the service is un real!!
Its a in and out and takes approx 4 hours each day. I am learning the diet needed to make this work and we (Barb and I) are following it very well. I have lost 35 plus lbs and just today have kicked the habit of wheel chair and oxygen unit.
The phys·i·cal side is tough but its really about the emotional side that takes its toll on your mindset.
Now after talking to friends and internet bloggers that have done this for many years it becomes a little easier, so i guess i have resolved to gett-er done. My dialysis days are set for now at every tuesday, thursday and sat for as long as i can see .....SO each and every tuesday, thursday and sat i will run down to VA and get er done !!!!!!
As far as work goes i must stop taking any new orders and simply get caught up. I have orders (many paid etc) and will start the process to get them shipped as soon as possible. Plan on starting this coming week ( June 17th etc) Terry my part time guy is here and will give me some help wed afternoon. These orders are apart , glass beaded etc and just need some assembly and testing to ship.........
Stay tuned as i will update this page as time allows , hopefully each and every week
Comments etc to Jim Linder@ juno.com