Update from Dr. Lee's office

I had an appointment with Dr. Lee yesterday, and while I am still "OK", there are some trends that need to be reversed.

First, I am turning into a very large spud, weighing in at 275. True, a vacation followed by a week of preparations for a major party on the 4th didn't help, but still, I need to figure out how to loose weight. I have never voluntarily lost weight. Only twice have I lost weight, once when I had pneumonia, and then when I was having radiation. I need a third way.

Second, my IGD number is creeping up and up. Still within the normal range, but it went up from zero. Steadily.

The neuropathy in my feet and fingers are ever present. Typing -- being a touch typist -- can yeald surprising results. Walking and standing with little feeling in the feet can be a challenge too. I find that I don't lift my feet up, and snag stuff, causing a trip response. Since I don't have control over those micro adjustments that everyone uses to stay upright, I tend to stumble.

Memory, names, and descriptions can still escape me. Instead of caulk, I blurt out "white stuff in a tube that you squirt out to fill gaps in the trim before you paint stuff".

Bottom line, I am a fat stumbling, chemo brained idiot.

Eeesh, I need a nap.

jc
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