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andyman
08-24-2005, 03:52 AM
Does anyone keep a journal? I've started one recently. It's basically just to keep track of my meds, supplements, changes, symptoms, diet, sleep etc. I'm hoping it will help me to see what's what as I go along.

If anyone else is keeping one I'd like to hear what you put in it, any successful actions etc.

Thanks!

Andyman

ClaireMacl
08-24-2005, 04:45 AM
I keep a general journal and a private one on livejournal... I like that function and I get to be moody without insulting anyone ;)

hippimom2
08-24-2005, 06:37 AM
Keeping a journal is a great idea. It helps me keep track of things between Dr. appointments. symptoms happen that I might forget about if I didn't write them down. My problem is that I don't take the time to keep a journal as often as I should.

SoleSinger
08-24-2005, 06:37 AM
I have several journals. I have a private journal, a livejournal, and a journal that I just started keeping track of symptoms and medical questions and stuff like that there.

Missy
08-24-2005, 06:58 PM
I keep an excel spreadsheet of all my lab draws, results with dates. This helps me see any trends my doctors might be missing.

andyman
08-26-2005, 03:30 AM
Thanks for the input!!

What is "livejournal"?

Thanks,

Andy

SoleSinger
08-26-2005, 07:32 AM
Livejournal is an online journal. It's actually pretty cool.

andyman
08-27-2005, 04:46 AM
It looks interesting. Do you write stuff and share it with others or do you just use it for your own writings etc? I'm just curious.

Thanks,

Andyman

ClaireMacl
08-27-2005, 05:10 AM
I use LJ for both.... if I feel like writing something I want for myself, I mark it private, but usually I just babble thoughts. There are also a few Lupus groups on LJ, although the posts are usually from new members wondering about this and that.

LJ is great if you can get a few friends on it, I've learnt alot about my friends in the time I've been on it :)

SoleSinger
08-27-2005, 06:56 AM
I also use it for both... Though I didn't know there were lupus groups on it... I also use it for a place to write poetry and stuff like that...

andyman
08-28-2005, 04:06 AM
Thanks~!

Andyman

andyman
08-28-2005, 04:06 AM
Thanks~!

Andyman

ClaireMacl
08-29-2005, 01:50 AM
Though I didn't know there were lupus groups on it...

Just do a search for Lupus and you'll see a huge list of groups, then members with interests in that topic come up :)

andyman
08-29-2005, 03:10 AM
Cool biz! I'll check it out.

Thanks again.

Andyman