Jaybay's MedHelp Blogs https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/82861 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Another Life Lost to Substance Abuse I find myself on an emotional rollercoaster today. Early this morning I learned that a long-time acq Jaybay Sat, 07 Jan 2012 12:12:41 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/334430/Another-Life-Lost-to-Substance-Abuse https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/334430/Another-Life-Lost-to-Substance-Abuse The Insanity Ends TODAY The past two days nearly killed me. After DH drank his way through Friday and Saturday and I was com Jaybay Sun, 19 Jun 2011 13:12:42 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/297149/The-Insanity-Ends-TODAY https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/297149/The-Insanity-Ends-TODAY 2010 - About to be kicked out at last! I have never been so glad to see a year end more than 2010. Seems like saying that has been a broken Jaybay Thu, 30 Dec 2010 21:43:31 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/256221/2010---About-to-be-kicked-out-at-last https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/256221/2010---About-to-be-kicked-out-at-last The Ghost of Christmas Past - and Present! (see update) I was baptized and joined my church in December 1999. For the first time in my life, I attended the Jaybay Thu, 23 Dec 2010 12:54:38 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/254707/The-Ghost-of-Christmas-Past---and-Present-see-update https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/254707/The-Ghost-of-Christmas-Past---and-Present-see-update Brain Surgery for Epilepsy My nephew Alex is 6 years old and has suffered terribly with epilepsy since before two years of age. Jaybay Thu, 29 Jul 2010 10:12:46 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/216616/Brain-Surgery-for-Epilepsy https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/216616/Brain-Surgery-for-Epilepsy Mom is gone (edited title from yesterday. See below) First, anyone one in Houston - do NOT send your loved ones to Vosswood Nursing Center. My mother has Jaybay Thu, 25 Mar 2010 16:16:40 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/175081/Mom-is-gone-edited-title-from-yesterday-See-below https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/175081/Mom-is-gone-edited-title-from-yesterday-See-below My mother is back! Well folks, for a change I have some unbelievably good news. After Mom fell last Wednesday and becom Jaybay Sun, 14 Mar 2010 12:15:39 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/170535/My-mother-is-back https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/170535/My-mother-is-back Mom dying in own filth and no help in sight I posted this on the Caregiver Community forum, and now pasting it here in the hope that someone migh Jaybay Sat, 06 Mar 2010 10:25:57 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/168014/Mom-dying-in-own-filth-and-no-help-in-sight https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/168014/Mom-dying-in-own-filth-and-no-help-in-sight Testimony I haven't been here much since we lost our house to a flood in April. For so long it seems that each Jaybay Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:30:26 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/137423/Testimony https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/137423/Testimony West Houston Flood - I am now an activist Lots of info here folks. Haven't been around because I've had to play activist to try to get some FE Jaybay Sun, 10 May 2009 09:31:01 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/87932/West-Houston-Flood---I-am-now-an-activist https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/87932/West-Houston-Flood---I-am-now-an-activist Finally Some Good News No, make that GREAT NEWS! I went to church this morning to get away from the war zone and recharge m Jaybay Sun, 03 May 2009 22:33:00 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/85997/Finally-Some-Good-News https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/85997/Finally-Some-Good-News Flood Pics http://news.webshots.com/slideshow/571595852yTlSRj Copy and paste the above link to your web brows Jaybay Sun, 03 May 2009 00:20:56 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/85720/Flood-Pics https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/85720/Flood-Pics Smoking Ruin Continued Hi everyone. I've been so fried and exhausted I haven't been able to check in at all. Good news: we'r Jaybay Thu, 30 Apr 2009 22:01:31 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/85177/Smoking-Ruin-Continued https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/85177/Smoking-Ruin-Continued Our lives are a smoking ruin... Or should I say, a non-smoking ruin. Our home in Bear Creek (west of Houston, TX) filled with 14" of Jaybay Wed, 29 Apr 2009 07:15:19 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/84603/Our-lives-are-a-smoking-ruin https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/84603/Our-lives-are-a-smoking-ruin Mom Back in Hospital - Not Good News Crazy week last week and likely worse this week. We took Mom to the ER Saturday night as she was in Jaybay Mon, 20 Apr 2009 06:51:59 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/81717/Mom-Back-in-Hospital---Not-Good-News https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/81717/Mom-Back-in-Hospital---Not-Good-News Mom is home - temporarily I've been through stressful times in my life with my own health, but the past few weeks of dealing wi Jaybay Fri, 03 Apr 2009 21:09:23 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/76831/Mom-is-home---temporarily https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/76831/Mom-is-home---temporarily Mom in the Hospital My mother's health tanked this week and I had to get her into the hospital this morning. She has spe Jaybay Wed, 01 Apr 2009 20:27:49 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/76223/Mom-in-the-Hospital https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/76223/Mom-in-the-Hospital Please Pray for my Mom I haven't been around much due to everything going wrong in my life. Aside from my own medical issue Jaybay Thu, 26 Mar 2009 13:13:32 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/74372/Please-Pray-for-my-Mom https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/74372/Please-Pray-for-my-Mom No Job. No Income. No nada. It happened today. My husband was laid off and we have no income and little savings. Guess it's tim Jaybay Thu, 19 Feb 2009 20:17:06 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/63944/No-Job-No-Income-No-nada https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/63944/No-Job-No-Income-No-nada Abandoned Pups in West Houston - Need Foster Care and Adoption Have a look at the pups in this photo. The were dumped in a box by the side of a road in southwest H Jaybay Fri, 13 Feb 2009 11:23:42 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/62036/Abandoned-Pups-in-West-Houston---Need-Foster-Care-and-Adoption https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/62036/Abandoned-Pups-in-West-Houston---Need-Foster-Care-and-Adoption