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Wendy H.

Durham, North Carolina
A little about me....I'm a bit of an idealist.  I want everyone to be happy and think everyone should want the same for others.  I don't understand mean people.  I cry easily and laugh often.  I love cartoons.  I believe I have the best husband in the world.  I like... Full Bio
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Dear Santa, by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I write you a letter, by mechtaniya at deviantArt.com Dearest Santa please check your list, I’ve tried to be, extra nice. I could ask for a lot, but am so ... Read on »
What’s up and on my mind…a Free Write… by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Please note…I’m just going to write and not pay too much attention to grammar or spelling or anything like that, I’m not going to re-read because I don’t want to filter wh ... Read on »
DENIED! by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness   Disability Knocks Yes, I know MOST people are denied disability the first time they apply, but this is the first time I’ve heard this crazy reason! I was ... Read on »
Learning how to hear….again. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I know, I got my processors on Halloween, and I’m just now writing.  What took me so long??  I wanted a picture.  But I still don’t have one.  Sorry.  I promise I will soo ... Read on »
Short chat….Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I don’t have the stamina to be on the computer for long today so we’ll have to make this chat a short one.  Go ahead, pour yourself a cup of tea, grab a biscuit (cookie) a ... Read on »
Cochlear Implant #2…a short update by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I haven’t been on the computer much since my surgery.  I simply do not feel well shortly after I get on, I get all hot and dizzy…so no computer for me.  (please note, I di ... Read on »
Round and Round I go…where or when I’ll stop nobody knows… by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I feel like I haven’t been here in ages, and I probably haven’t. I have to make this short, but wanted to give a little explanation as to why I’ve disappeared…when I h ... Read on »
Things on my mind…. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Got Ewe On My Mind by LoopyDave on DeviantArt.com Please note, this post is just random thoughts I’m having and want to get out of my head for a bit. I’ve had a ... Read on »
Customer Service and Health Care by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Doctor’s Waiting Room, by CarolynYM at DeviantArt. Why do a lot of doctors and/or their staff think they are doing patients a favor by seeing them?  We are their c ... Read on »
Filing Disabilty by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness We finally filed the paperwork for disability, and two days later I got a packet wanting more information about how my illness(es) limit my activities. This entire pro ... Read on »
What’s going on with me? by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I know you are asking “What is going on with Wendy?”, she wrote a post about how much better she was feeling emotionally and then she just disappeared.  What? It wasn’t th ... Read on »
I have a confession… by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness For over a year I have been clinically depressed.  I have had some small doses of mania in there, but mostly I have been shrouded in a black cloth with no hope of seeing t ... Read on »
20 years and I still miss you every day….I love you mom. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness My mom as a young lady. The anniversary of my mother’s death was June 23rd.  I simply cannot believe it’s been 20 years since my mother passed away.  Cancer is not ... Read on »
Under Pressure….CSF pressure Up – Down – who knows. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness The Headache, by Kamshubel (from DeviantArt.com In my last post I talked a bit about my headaches, and the Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) being a bit out of control.  ... Read on »
Me So Stoopid! by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I know I’m having a hard time with cognitive issues lately.  I can’t remember a lot, and there are times I’m just confused.   I should have taken precautions because of th ... Read on »
Cough….cough…. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness To find out more about asthma please click on this picture, or search the internet. Yes, I am coughing a lot again.  I’ve been coughing for quite some time, it got ... Read on »
Pictures…do they say a thousand words? by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness I haven’t posted pictures in a while.  Thought I’d share a few.  I’ll update on me later…..today, scenes from my life. photo of courtyard at Duke Clinics in Durham, ... Read on »
What is going on??? by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness Did we buy a house built on a burial ground?  Are we to be cursed forever?  I can have positive thoughts and depression in the same day…..yes I am feeling the bipolar bug ... Read on »
Not a Good Day by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness We’ve been home almost two weeks, it doesn’t feel that long to me.  The first few days I felt better, just exhausted, so I rested a lot.  Then I started feeling wonky, and ... Read on »
Leaving in a Mini-Van…. by Wendy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Illness don’t know when I’ll be home again…  (yes I butchered the song, “Leaving on a Jet Plane”). We will be leaving Tucson tomorrow, Tuesday, March 19th.  I’m very ready to ... Read on »