Author Archives: thatonebasket

Update and Apologies

I’m sorry it’s been so long.  To make a long story short:  I had to go back to the ER…  twice.  They think the antibiotic I’m on is actually making me sick.  I haven’t been able to be at work … Continue reading

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Back to Work

Tomorrow I go back to work for the first time since I have been in the hospital.  I can’t wait.  I’m sort of afraid of my friends asking how I am, but besides that, I’ve missed everyone.  I love my … Continue reading

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I went to the beach today. I cleaned my house yesterday. I had over a cousin for dinner.  Basically, I’m doing everything and anything but take care of this fertility issue.  I feel paralyzed.  I need to make appts for … Continue reading

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Back to Life – Things That Keep Me Sane (Sort of)

Today is the last day I’ll be out of work.  I feel much better physically.  I’m glad about that obviously, but the truth is, recovering from this infection has been a huge distraction from my problem with infertility.  To be … Continue reading

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Self-Care Wednesday!

Today’s video is an example of what one tiny little thing can do to make your day.  I loved this idea:  giving high-fives to people on their way to work.  Improve Everywhere is the name of this group that goes … Continue reading

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I’m Finally Home – You’re Not Going to Believe This

I was discharged from the hospital Sunday with a PICC line.  For those of you who don’t know what that is (I sure didn’t), it is a catheter that goes into my arm, through my vein to my heart.  I … Continue reading

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I’m Still In Hospital

I’m still here. Supposed to be dc’d tomorrow.  I guess it was pretty serious.  More later, when I’m home.

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