“what was your number”

Thinking about tomorrow it’s INR day which means people close to me instead of hello greet me with “what was your INR” and by those in the know simply “what was your number.”   All conversations now involve a pleura of alphabet soup letters. INR (International Normalized RATIO) is a test to determine the clotting…

HOW DID IT SNEAK UP ON ME….

A Year Already …… Can’t Be ….. World Series? Time Change? Halloween? ….. Nope a Transeophageal Echo this morning ….. Fun Fun Fun!  Heart Disease is the leading killer of both men and woman between the ages of 40 and 65 and if caught early can be treated. I am a good example of being…

The other day on the way  to my INR I pulled up behind a garbage truck.  That’s never a good way to start a day. “Crap,” I thought, “Things can’t get any worse.” Naturally I was wrong, because whenever I say that, well, you know what happens.  This time, immediately after I thought it couldn’t…