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monicad1974 Patient Expert

marshall, North Carolina
I'm sorry it's been so long since I've been on here. I'm 36 now been blogging alot please come check out what I've been doing. I have really been working hard to get the word out about hydro awareness.  Hydro peeps please come find me! I need your support! I found a few online tonight.... Full Bio
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Looking Lost Friends by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health With the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, my surgery and the recent death of a very dear friend I don't want to think about this any more. Read on »
Tragedy in Newtown Connecticut by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 20 children and 6 adults were killed in a mass shooting by Adam Lanza yesterday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He entered the school by shooting out the front glass windo ... Read on »
Need sleep? eat a banana by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Bananas are a source of tryptophan, containing 0.012 g, a small portion of the amount you need each day: 12.5 mg per kg of your body weight. Tryptophan, an amino acid ... Read on »
Its Time To Get Your Flu Shot by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The flu season is off to its earliest start in 10 years. Already 2 people have died in North Carolina. I hope you are not a big baby like I was for so man ... Read on »
A Who? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health No, This is not the Dr. Suess, How the Grinch stole Christmas. But every time I tell people what kind of dog Smoky is I get the same response. "A Who? He is a pekezupoo. ... Read on »
Anesthesia side effects by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Most everyone has experienced the side effects of anesthesia. You may think I am referring to waking up nauseous. Or even the side effects I had from my hydrocephalus wi ... Read on »
Good News by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I had wanted to post about Smoky this morning but I have good new to share. I only talked to a few of my closest friends about what has been happening. I got a ... Read on »
Surgery update by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I have a very high threshold for pain but I am aware when you have surgery in a different area of your body than you are normally use to having your pain it can ... Read on »
Late Day Surgery by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health If by all means when scheduling surgery try to schedule your procedure for early morning First its nice to just get up and get you surgery over with and not have to dre ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I want to wish everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day. I know recently with hurricane Sandy many families are not in there homes. They are having to live witho ... Read on »
"Another" Cause of Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered a new cause of hydrocephalus, a devastating neurological disorder that affects between one and three of every 1 ... Read on »
Seems To Be A Cover Up by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health As we all know taking a pain medicine for one reason or another can help. We also know we can abuse pain medicine. But have you thought about your pain meds may be covering ... Read on »
Balance Issues by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health One of my secrets that I have had since I was a child is that I can't skate. This is something I wanted to. All of my friends were meeting at the local skating place. ... Read on »
Surgery Count Down by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I'm really confused and worried about what is going on. In less than a week I am having surgery for a problem I knew nothing about 2 months ago. In the past few month ... Read on »
8:35 AM by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Search in News Archives Local Deals Yellow Pages   ... Read on »
Tree Trimming at Jane's by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health   I want to share some pictures of my what I did this weekend. Its not exactly hydro related. But this is "Jane"           This is Kacey her fur baby. He hardl ... Read on »
Smoky Is Special by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I have so much I want to tell you that thelittle dog is doing. I'm recently amazed at so many things he does. At 2 months and two days old Smoky is already showing sign ... Read on »
Thinking Of Billie by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I know!! I know!! That's not the popular phrase most are use to hearing. But who are most? They sure aren't like most of my friends that have hydrocephalus. We sleep cra ... Read on »
Who Wants A Cup Of Headache? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I'm trying A New blogger app because I didn't like the the one that was suggested by my cell provider. I have been sick with chills and aching for the first time in a lon ... Read on »
Surgery October 30th resceduled by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I had surgery scheduled for this past week. Actually It has been sceduled and rescheduled for the second time now because of changes in the procedure. N ... Read on »