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Long Overdue Update

August, September, and now October have been so busy!  I have been spending most of my time away from work with Huck, which has been clearly very time consuming.  He is growing so big and learning  how to behave.  Just tonight, he was playing with us in the living room and was standing on the couch waiting for a toy to be thrown.  I asked him to sit and he backed up so his bottom was against the back of the couch, but obviously still standing.  I asked him to sit again and he looked at me like I was nuts, he clearly doesn't understand that his bottom being on something is not exactly what we mean by sit.

He has already been to the vet emergency room, for a shoulder injury, and we have had to call the vet multiple times.  Huck seems to be accident prone already, he clearly takes after his human mom.

I have had a few more kidney stones, which are less than pleasant, and am still having weekly allergy shots.  I have an endocrine appointment coming up at the end of October, and have a lot of labs to do before that appointment.  I am hoping that someone can either figure out why I am having kidney stones if it's not the parathyroid tumor and not Cushing's, and why I am not absorbing medications the way I should be.  Despite being very careful about taking my thyroid medication alone, without food or other medications, my thyroid levels are horrible.

I was excited for the season premiers of all the fall TV shows, my favorites are Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Modern Family, and many others.  (My TV love is out of control, but having a lot of time off over the last few years has allowed me to binge watch shows on Netflix.)

For the first time in at least 10 years, minus the week after brain surgery, I am NOT WORKING Thanksgiving OR Christmas!  This is the most exciting thing.  I get to actually see family and not mess up other people's plans.

I am looking forward to seeing a lot of friends this winter for our annual NH trip, Huck will be joining me (hopefully) so my friends that don't live so close will finally be able to meet him.  I hope all of you are enjoying the fall, I can't wait for snow and cooler temps, mostly to break out boots and leggings!  Huck loves leaves so we are having a little problem with him bringing them back inside after I take him out for a walk or bathroom break.  We'll see if this stops when all the leaves are on the ground.  Maybe they will lose their appeal!


Coming up soon:
A long overdue book review of "How to be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick"
An endocrine update after my appointment at the end of the month
Pictures of recent events, Huck, and me!
A 4 year since my diagnosis of Cushing's update

Looking forward to posting more often!



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  1. I've heard great things about that book. Will be interested to hear what you think. Hope you enjoyed NH!

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