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Friday, May 16, 2008

Update and such!

Some of you have noticed that I have not been blogging at my usual rate. I am having some female issues and finally have been able to schedule a D&C for next Wednesday, the 21st.

I am so grateful to know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. I have decided that hormones are no longer my friend and have declared war. I am tired of crying at the drop of a hat and all of the other fun stuff that comes with hormoneal swings.. My poor kids must think I have finally fallen(or jumped) into the abyss of insanity.

I was peri-menopausal at age 42 and that was six years ago...I am done...mentally, emotionally, physically. When this all began, I was put on hormones because I was battling murderous rages on a daily basis. The hormones were absolutely wonderful! I even had normal months...wow!

Unfortunately, they thickened my blood and caused me to have six full-blown strokes in seven days. I have no obvious signs of having had the strokes, but my health has been one battle after the other ever since. Thanks to a merciful God, at least there will be positive changes after next Wednesday:). All prayers appreciated.

On a much brighter note, my azaela bushes are in full bloom and just gorgeous!



Many hugs to you! Have a wonderful weekend~

12 comments:

Betty said...

My love and prayers go out to you, Phyl. And your azaela are beautiful.

Hugs,
Mom Betty

storyteller said...

Ohmygosh! I’m sorry to learn of the health issues you’ve been experiencing and relieved that you’re going to get the help you need. Hope you’re feeling ‘ship-shape’ soon! You’ll be in my prayers ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Storm said...

Of course, prayers are being said. I was wondering if something was wrong since I hadn't read anything from you for a few days. I am glad there is a light at the end of the tunnel. If there is anything else I can do, please let me know.

Nicole said...

My goodness! Prayers for safety and healing are already on their way!! And lots of good ole positive thoughts for your spirits and quick recovery too!

*BIG HUGS!!*

Amanda said...

Can't our bodies be a real pain in the neck!! They just won't keep pace with our spirits. The next few weeks may be pretty hairy, but at least you can look forward to better times. Loads of luck for next week.

Candace said...

I'm sorry you have been having such a hard time, but it is good to hear that there is light. You will be in my prayers. And, your azaleas are beautiful. Thank goodness, for the beautiful things in this world.

Robin L said...

Oh gee Phyllis Im so sorry you havent been feeling well and all this has been going on for you. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers hon. If there is any thing I can do please let me know.

I finally heard from my buddy and even sent a picture of himself and some friends.
Sending lots of love and hugs your way,
Robin

Joyce said...

Hello, You will be in my prays on Tuesday. It seems each lady I know has had different problems with their harmones. It will all pass soon.

Love and Hugs,
Joyce

luvmy4sons said...

I love azaelas. Gee whiz! That sounds rough! Hope this gets you back and up and running and feeling well. Many prayers for you!

nomotherearth said...

I'm sorry to hear that you are having a hard time. I also wanted to thank you for stopping by and brightening up MY day. The azaleas are beautiful. Thoughts and prayers go out to you..

Becky said...

No one warns you about anything but the hot flashes. I quit my job last week and got an anti-depressant to help me find an even balance again. I was having anxiety attacks and feeling extremely stressed out. I've been told from pre-menopause to post menopause can take up to 11 years - OH FUN!

Cricket's Hearth said...

My prayers are definitely with you my friend. I had a hysterectomy when I was in my mid 30's and have been spared the torment most women go through with menopause. I am so pleased you are smarter than most who just try to deal with "it" instead of seeking a physician's advice. Do what ever is necessary and get better soon - sure miss you!