GROWING OLD WITH GRACIE

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Western Maryland, United States

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Hanging On


Last month around this time I kept my baby grandson Jasper for the first time.  He is 8 months old.  Jasper screamed at the top of his lungs for over 2 hours.  I felt helpless.  I had a horrible vertigo attack while trying to console him...  then I texted his parents and asked them to please come home.  

Since that night, I have been suffering from ...  something...  I'm not sure what.  I've been dizzy or off balance almost every day.  I've been to the Med Express 3 times.  Anxiety - yep, that too.  Tired.  Lightheaded.  Headaches off and on.  Pressure in my head.   I can't seem to shake it and I don't know exactly what it is that has taken hold of me.  

I have had a few 'good' days...  but then I go back to dizzy again.  My head feels like it is swimming sometimes.  I'm starting to think that I will never gain my balance again.  I thought it was allergies, so I purchased a room purifier (not izon) with heppa filter.  After the first night using it, I felt worse.  

*sigh*

So my summer has been me...  Just hanging on.... LITERALLY!



I am thankful though, that I was well enough to make the trip with Gary to PA for his class reunion a couple weekends ago  and to NJ to visit our newest grand angel, Greyson.  



Gary with his first grand baby on his side....

 How is Gracie you ask?  

Well, when she's not wrestling with her alligator, 
she's sleeping on it.


I hope YOU are enjoying your summer!