I would respond to each of you, but I still haven't figured out how to extract email addresses from Blogger...I know, I'm dumb. I am so excited that some people are still reading, and for that I thank you!
Somewhat good news from the doctors...my ailments are not life-threatening. In fact, it seems my body is just over-reacting to symptoms that most people wouldn't even notice; i.e. if I have an extra heart beat my body starts to treat it as a past condition--atrial flutter--instead of just ignoring the extra heart beat and starts to respond as if the problem was larger. This means I just have to get used to it and deal with it. But I am allowed to start working out again!!! Yay! Even though we have a fully equipped gym in the basement, I may join a local gym for a couple of months...they offer a month-to-month membership...just so someone is around as I get started again.