September 7, 2012

Yearly Stuff



The Surprise. 2012.

I’ve survived the mammogram, the new Medical Wellness testing, and all the other goodies one goes through once a year.  I didn’t get lost, but I was not a nice person until after breakfast on the blood draw day, yet I’m smiling.  G probably wants to shoot me, but I’m still smiling.  The mammogram turned out just fine.  Oh hurrah!

What I did learn is that my paper records here are out of date.  Everything has changed since I put together the listing of our medical and financial doings in one small notebook here at the house.  Even the contents of the safe deposit box have changed since I last did an inventory.  I can’t even find my medical directive.  ….she says hitting herself on the head.  

Rewriting that will be a good chore for next week.  She says waving at you, “I’m off to work!”


  • Himself:  New Subrogation files have been coming in and that makes him a happy man.
  • Herself:  No gym, just medical tests all week.
  • Reading:  The Presidents Wives.
  • Moments:  I’ll be fine when the results of the last two tests come in.

10 comments:

  1. Some day they will figure out how to do most of the tests, including the mammo and the bone density scan, in one visit -- and give you breakfast after they draw your blood. I can be a lot more cheerful after I've had coffee!

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  2. I doubt that what Harriet says will be true for our generation. Medical care is going to get more convoluted, more expensive and more time consuming. At least we have it!

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  3. Glad you're through all that, at least you do it while the sun is still out. Good planning.

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  4. I got excited when I read that hubby got new subrogation files...I think I am feeling withdrawals from my previous claims work! LOL
    Isn't it great to get all the medical testing over with? We have opthamologist appts on 9/21....

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  5. Gods knows I can empathize with medical tests. The list of them that I have to endure just keeps getting longer and I wish I could just mess with them once or twice a year. I think it's flu shot time soon -- not to mention the quarterly blood test.

    Glad you could get this batch out of the way.

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  6. Glad results were good. The contrast of kayaks around the picturesque sailing vessel made an intriguing photo that sparked contemplation of then and now.

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  7. I will need to eat lite when I see you. I don't know what my DIL will serve, but I want to adhere to this WW diet. No chocolate for sure.

    Congrats on the good results. I am putting off another mammogram so soon.

    Dianne

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  8. Happy to hear the good results so far. Seems like I'm always going through med tests of one kind or another. The good news is that my two-year scan was a good one! Now I only have three more years of oncologist visits every six months and then I'll be officially dismissed from my treatment. I keep my fingers crossed--now I'll add you to the list of benefactors of those crossed fingers! :)

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  9. Well done on the mammogram.
    We have a CT scan in the Spring and if that's OK we're done.

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  10. I should have said 'Fingers crossed' of course

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