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{February 18, 2013}   Sick Monday Update

Not much of an update this week. I weighed this morning and I was the same as I was last week, so no weight loss to cheer me up. I’m feeling a teensy bit better but still sick so I’m heading to the doctor in a little while to see what exactly is wrong and to hopefully feel better quicker! I also intend to bring up my knee problem as I have noticed not only my right knee but my left knee popping every once in awhile….bad enough when one knee is betraying you, but if both decide to revolt against me, then I’m in trouble! So…I’m hoping to get some answers today, that I’ll feel better as soon as possible and that this weight loss will start becoming consistent once again! Here’s hoping…and praying, anyways!

Hope everyone has a great day! 🙂

{February 16, 2013}   Blogging in Bed

Today is one of those days where I wish I had a brilliant post already done and ready to post. You see, blogging today was one of the last things I felt like doing. I am currently in bed with a sweater, nose either running or stopped up when I’m not sneezing, head aching as well as the rest of me and feeling like my body is in pieces.Sorry ahead of time if any guys are reading this but I was also blessed with my monthly a couple days ago so my head feels like it’s separated and in one location and everything below my neck feels like it’s in another. Today was supposed to be a Date Day with the hubby but obviously that got canceled. So I apologize for a rather dull post today but I must now go back to resting so I can feel normal again!

{January 15, 2013}   Irritable Male Syndrome?

No, I didn’t make this up! In fact, I had never heard of such a thing until I was taking a survey a little while ago and it asked if I had ever coped with or coped with someone who had this long list of ailments. One of them listed was Irritable Male Syndrome and I had a good laugh……but I looked it up and turns out it’s a real diagnosis! You learn something new everyday!

Irritable Male Syndrome is also known as Old Man Syndrome and is said to be caused by stress and rapid hormone changes that happen later in life. Symptoms are: Anger and social withdrawal, Irritability, Hypersensitivity, Anxiety, Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Depression, Lack of Libido, and Back and Head Aches…..Is it JUST me or is this starting to sound like the male version of PMS?! I mean, I have heard women say that Men can act like women who are PMSing sometimes, but this is the first that I have seen a medical definition!

Some external factors that can cause a man’s testosterone to drop where he morphs into this IMS are certain medications, poor diet, excessive alcohol consumption, illness, lack of sleep, lack of sex, stress or surgery…..OK, HOLD up, first of all, a MAN MUST have listed these factors! Lack of sex, huh??? Yea, sounds like an excuse to explain grumpiness there! :p

Second of all, sounds like this male version of PMS is practically caused by just about EVERYTHING! This IMS is starting to sound like Grumpy Male Syndrome! So what do YOU think? A man’s explanation for grumpiness that he can use 100% of the time when we women only get to use our PMS for what, 25-40% of the time? LOL

I really would like to hear opinions here! IMS…Real or Made up by Men the way they think we make up PMS? Honestly, me having a Bipolar Husband, a lot of the IMS symptoms are pretty much the same, so….is IMS really a form of Bipolar? Hmmm….I wonder!

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