An Afternoon In The Boogie Down Bronx

Ok, not the heart of the Bronx, but the NY Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Went for a beautiful stroll with my beautiful wife to see the daffodils, cherry and magnolias trees in bloom. Just thought I might share a few pics.   Written by Basil Rene © 2015 All Rights Reserved

Awesomely Amazing Happy Results

I had a right heart catheterization on Monday to determine what is the cause of the increase in my shortness of breath and huge drop in oxygen saturation with exertion. The possibilities were either my pulmonary hypertension worsened or my heart is going back into failure. Turns out, amazingly, it's neither! All of my pulmonary…

V Is For Vacation

This is a Blogging From A To Z Challenge Post April 25th – V I will be taking a few days off from my blog, and I am resigning from the blogging A to Z challenge. I am having my heart catheterization on Monday morning, and I need to just concentrate on me and my…

U Is For Ultimate Power

This is a Blogging From A To Z Challenge Post April 24th – U     Written by Basil Rene © 2015 All Rights Reserved

T Is For Today

This is a Blogging From A to Z Challenge Post April 23rd – T “People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence.” – Karl Lagerfeld Many people yearn for the good old days, the good old days. It's nice to remember. And many people yearn for the better…

S Is For Soar

This is a Blogging From A to Z Challenge post April 22nd – S     Written by Basil Rene © 2015 All Rights Reserved

What Type of Blog Posts Do You Prefer?

I got a lengthy email from someone today about the content and length of my posts today. No going to go in to details, but it had me wondering what type of posts people prefer. Personally, I think I have major ADD and can't read anything longer than 500 words. That's why I try to…

R Is For Reschedule

This is a Blogging a From A To Z Challenge post April 21st- R I am supposed to have my heart catheterization in two weeks, but it turns out that somehow the date wasn't sitting right with me, and I always follow my intuition. I also found out that there is some work stuff that…

Q Is For Quiet

This is a Blogging From A to Z Challenge post April 18th – Q This year is nine years since being diagnosed with Sarcoidosis, and in that time I found that it is best to be quiet about my conditions, the way I feel and all what’s going on with me. My wife gave me…

P Is For Prayers

This is a Blogging From A To Z challenge post April 18th – P     Written by Basil Rene © 2015 All Rights Reserved

O Is For Operations

This is a Blogging From A to Z Challenge post. April 17th – O If you told me nine years ago today that by now I would have five different operations, four of them alone heart related, I would probably have laughed. And then if you would have told me that I would have a…

Goodbye To Facebook, Again!

I closed my Facebook account a while back, but some people wrote asking me to open it back as it was their only way to get my posts, so I did. Yesterday I got this long letter from Facebook that someone has reported my page for improper content and want me to pretty much defend…

N Is For Navigation

This is a Blogging A to Z Challenge post April 16th – N When I started along this journey of my life with sarcoidosis and the accompanying conditions of heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, I had to learn quickly how to navigate my way through the medical establishment. Since I have different conditions, I somehow…

M Is For Minimum Wage

This is a Blogging From A to Z Challenge post. April 15th – M April 15th is here. The day that people will wait until the very last minute to file their taxes if they owe the good old IRS any money. It's also a day that many people will be getting together to protest…

Happy Anniversary

It's five years I have been at it here on WordPress sharing my ramblings! Thanks for sharing the time with me and looking forward to many more ramblings to come.     Written by Basil Rene © 2015 All Rights Reserved