Flash Back Friday – Automated Concern

Originally Posted January 14, 2011   My defibrillator came with a bedside device that wirelessly communicates with the AICD, and transmits information by telephone automatically every three months to my electro-cardiologist. If there is a problem with the defibrillator such a lead coming lose or a sudden battery drain or anything out of the ordinary,…

Flash Back Friday – Family Unties

Originally Posted January 13, 2011 There’s a saying “You choose your friends and you are given your family”. Today is my youngest nephew’s 29th birthday, and that got me thinking about his father, my eldest brother with whom I never had a close relationship with. As a matter of fact, growing up we fought a…

Flash Back Friday – Longer And Longer

Originally Posted January 12, 2011 The other day we took down our Christmas decorations, something that would usually take me an hour or two in the past. To take them down and store them in the attic took me almost five hours this time, and I still haven’t gotten to the outdoor stuff. Heart failure…

Flash Back Friday – Prednisone: My Nemesis

Originally Posted January 11, 2011 See the end of this post for an update on this post It’s confirmed, I’m pre-diabetic. I had a blood test called an AC1hemoglobin blood test which checks yourblood sugar levels for the last three months, and a pre-diabetic range is 5.7% – 6.4%. At 6.5% your are diabetic. I’m…

A Little Saturday Humor

Just a little humor for all of us that recently had to have any type of surgery. Turn that frown around. Have a great weekend everyone.     Written by Basil Rene © 2014 All Rights Reserved

Flash Back Friday – Self Cleaning For The Soul

Originally Posted January 10, 2011 The native Peoples of different lands have different rituals for cleansing the soul. Being part native Amerindian myself, I am drawn to the ceremonies for healing and cleansing done by native cultures. I am a firm believer that you can not get your physical self better if your emotional and…