Happy New Year!
It was an early morning for us today. We woke up at 6:00 am to watch the 59th Presidential Inauguration. What an amazing opportunity for our little kindergartener and first grader to learn about leadership and government! We watched former presidents, special guests and the elected candidates arrive. We sang the National Anthem and recitedContinue reading “God Bless America”
What happened to 2020? Celebrate the beginning of a new decade. Congregation decides to close elementary school. Take husband to hospital with chest pains with lots of testing and probing. He receives a clean bill of health after two nights’ stay at the hospital. Big brother celebrates 6th birthday with friends and dinosaurs. Close onContinue reading “welcome 2021”
Autumn… Fall… Sweater Weather… I love this time of the year in Alaska. The warm colors, falling leaves, chill in the air, random snow flurries, lattes and hot cocoa fill me up with cozy sights and thoughts. This season also brings wonderful celebrations, but there is one holiday I’d love to skip, Halloween. Why? OurContinue reading “halloween fright”
Today is special in so many ways! For many, October 18th is observed as Alaska’s birthday. Alaska Day is a legal holiday in the U.S. state of Alaska, observed on October 18. It is the anniversary of the formal transfer of the Territory of Alaska from Russia to the United States, which occurred on Friday,Continue reading “alaska day”
Two weeks ago, I felt a pain on the inner corner of my left knee. I monitored it daily as the pain grew and the area became red and warm to touch. The symptoms were similar to the initial blood clot that formed on the inner thigh of my right knee. I continue to takeContinue reading “healthy healing”
In May, I had successful treatment procedures for venous insufficiency or venous reflux in the greater saphenous vein. The first day, the doctor performed Radiofrequency Ablation and Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy on my left leg and on the right leg the following the day. Follow-up treatment included 30 minutes on the treadmill immediately following each procedure andContinue reading “follow up”
Shortly after we arrived in Alaska, I began to feel pain in my right leg. As the days passed, the pain increased. When I couldn’t bend my leg, I discovered a hard lump behind my knee. My concern grew as I have Factor V Leiden which is an inherited blood-clotting disorder due to a mutationContinue reading “factor v & reflux”