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June 2nd

Sunday, June 02, 2013

So far even though it is only 8:30 it is a better day. My pain yesterday was wicked, my elbow and back were so bad, and then mid morning my neck wouldn't turn to the left, like maybe 3 inches if that, which gave me a headachea t the base of my head. It turned extremely hot 93 F around 30 C. which was a huge change so thinking some of the pain was that. I was so hot and my face was wet my hair damp, thought I won't complain we have been waiting for nice weather but could have come gradually.
So slept well last night, woke wih minimal pain and went for our walk, we saw bunnies. then back and neck is tighening up again so will take magic bag and heat it up. My elbow will have to go to dr for sure it is so bad and not getting better with hubby taking allie's leash when we walk.
Today not sure what all we will do, not a lot lol which will be good. also not sure what the weather is for today so will have to see.
Hope you all have a good sunday and a great week ahead.

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    I hope you get some relief soon.

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RAINBOWMF 6/2/2013 10:13PM

    I hope your Sunday got better


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ALEXSGIRL1 6/2/2013 7:27PM

    try to have a pleasant sunday hugs

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GINILEE4 6/2/2013 4:38PM


Hope the doctor can help with the pain in your elbow. I have a lot of pain inmy neck due to degenerative discs so I can sympathize with your nieck pain. I hope tomorrow is a good day for you.


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SUSIEPH1 6/2/2013 4:11PM

    Take care of you , hope your pain lessens as you learn to eat healthy and exercise.
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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 6/2/2013 2:40PM

    take care and sorry to hear you are in so much pain

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LILYDOG11 6/2/2013 11:06AM

    emoticon hope you feel better today.

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NEW-CAZ 6/2/2013 8:21AM

    Hope the pain wears off Cinders, have a great Sunday emoticon

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June 1st a sad day

Saturday, June 01, 2013

I find it impossible to think that 4years have passed. I remember coming here and saying my mum died today. Some days it seems like yesterday, some seems like forever. I miss her so much, to call and ask, or tell or share. I often think how she would have loved Lisa's wedding, and holding Thomas and Eva who she never met. Oh well that is life, she is no longer in pain and we will go on.
Today we are going to go to the farmers market and then to get a few things we need for here. I will have a good day and yea a few sad moments but it is about remembering and then living in the now. That is what she would want anyway. She didnt even understand why people would " hang" around people that were dying she thought that was nuts and morbid. Sorry mum but you didnt die alone, not when I was around thats for sure. Many things I would have done differently but hindsight doesnt help in this issue so carry on.
Okay yesterday was an awesome day. First hot day yet, and had tank top and shorts on, so had to be hot. Today is supposed to be occasional thundershowers. I am hoping not till we get home as don't want allie spooked, she has never heard thunder.
Well time to get a cup of tea. and find a light breakfast as hubby won't want to eat before we go but I need to.
Had a bad night again from 4 am on. My back gets too sore laying down that long and had charley horses a lot last night, not wicked but wake me up and think dont screach. lol
I am trying to figure what is causing this past 2 wks or so of increased pain and can only pinpoint 2 things......... one is the weather being so flucuating and that I got worse as summer approached for the past 3 years. The other is I am having more sugar than naturopath suggested. I am still not having added sugar, but having sparkling water and adding juice ( well okay for 1 or 2 times day but that is becoming more often), Also some of the stuff I have made has honey and that is sugar even though I can have a bit.
So starting today for a week I am cutting all sugar out again just to see. Back to being as dliigent as I was for the first 3 wks. Water and green tea only and none of the baking which is fine as didnt bring much here. I go see her in a week which will give me some basis to tell her stuff. cos I don't know what else, other than eliminating more which is fine if she thinks it will help, but really I had a few good weeks and days and ate all the reg foods. so....... not sure but worth a try.
Off to turn on water heater, want to shower and wash hair before we go and to get some breaky.
HUGS and hey everyone that can hug or call your mum just say hi. IF you don't normally just say Cindy says to say hi cos she misses her mum and wishes she could just say hi.

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    I totally loved the pictures of your mom. She looks and sounds like someone I wish I had known. emoticon

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    Sorry for your loss. The anniversary is always difficult but remember the wonderful times you all had together. I know she is watching you and would be happy that you remember.

I hope cutting out the sugar will help with the pain and hopefully our naturopath can offer more help too.

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KALIGIRL 6/1/2013 4:46PM

    Wonderful pictures of your mom - glad to hear about the sugar!

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ALEXSGIRL1 6/1/2013 2:25PM

    your mother was so beautiful she is with your every day. I hope you have a nice day filled with beautiful memories sorry for your loss

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MNNICE 6/1/2013 10:34AM

    When I hear of people who have poor relationships with their mothers (or no relationship at all), I am so thankful for the wonderful mom I had (dad too). Even though I miss her, I realize how lucky I am to have not only the good memories, but more importantly the values she taught me by her example. It is a day to remember her, but be sure to include some smiles with your tears!

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LILYDOG11 6/1/2013 10:20AM

    Nice pictures !! Sorry that you lost your Mom.

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NEW-CAZ 6/1/2013 9:20AM

    Be happy Cinders, she would want you to be hun emoticon

Enjoy your day babe emoticon

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TXGRANDMA 6/1/2013 8:27AM

    So sorry for your loss...........I lost my Mom 8 years ago on April 2, and like you said, I miss her every day. I want to call and share something or call and ask her a question......but those days are over. My Dad followed her 4 years later, but he really wanted to go when she did, he loved her so much!

Stay safe during the storms.......You mentioned charley horses waking you up. My husband used to have those too, until he started taking a calcium supplement, and now, he isn't bothered with them anymore. I hope you do find the source of your increased pain!
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RAINBOWMF 6/1/2013 7:36AM

    Carry on be Happy, she would have wanted that.
The cycle of life is just something we can't change.

Enjoy your day and celebrate your Mom.

Hugs Mary

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SUSIEPH1 6/1/2013 7:07AM

    I feel your pain. I lost my mother 6 years ago and I also miss her so much.. I don't think I will ever not miss her.
I think the sugar is the problem .. They call it is the sweet poison. I have eliminated sugar entirely from my food. And am feeling so much better .. Glad the weather is kind and you can enjoy some sun .. love and hugs Susie emoticon emoticon

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HAPPYMENOW58 6/1/2013 7:06AM

    Your mother was beautiful and you have such nice memories of her...You will always carry her in your heart...Buy yourself something today that she would have liked...It will make you feel closer to her....God bless you.....

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May 30th

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Well after a terrible pain night Tues and some pain wed. I am back to my reg. level of pain. NO idea what did it, but only can think weather again, it went from rain to HOT to rain again. So yesterday it was in the 20s, ( C ) like around 73 and the day before we had frost and about mabye 50 F. So not sure if that was it or not. Last night it rained and supposed to today but be 19 again. The rest of the week is to be warm/hot and nice. So will see how my pain reacts.
Hubby had a great birthday, we went to the trailer, and then dropped off allie and put some stuff away, Went to his sister who had a small cake for him and a card, then got a strange text from son in law. they were at the trailer as a suprise LOL Anyway..... we finished our tea and went back and they stayed for supper and we had a great time.
Today we have to go to walmart as we were going to go on way home last eve, but had to get right back. Just a short pop in to get a whipper snipper to do the small lawn here, and perhaps a chair or two. Then stop at grocery store as I forgot the pb. OMG Heaven forbid!!
Lol yea I have a bit of all natural pb on my gf homemade english muffin but it is ALLIE she gets it in her kong every am,and I forgot thekong too. NOt buying a new one but will give her some in her bowl. Took her a bit today after breakfast to stop sitting at the fridge looking at me. lol
Well off to get some breakfast, hot cereal as it is none too warm yet, put the furnace on in trailer againt his am, but we didnt need it last night.
Okay all have a great day, me I plan to read, copy some recipes, walk with allie and DH!! , go to store, do some more stretches. Oh a slower and lazy day,just being here and enjoying it, no matter what pain level I have.
HUGS all

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TXMEMAW6 5/31/2013 12:01PM

    So glad to hear your pain is better. I know the weather plays havoc with my arthritis pain. Also glad to hear that your DH had a great birthday. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Hugs!

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MSKRIS7 5/31/2013 8:42AM

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RAINBOWMF 5/31/2013 12:51AM

    The weather is just not good for ache and pains

Hope you are feeling much better

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ALEXSGIRL1 5/30/2013 7:19PM

    glad your pain has lessened

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VON_1962 5/30/2013 6:39PM

    Great to read that your pain is better! Allie is spoiled with her Kong. Riley never used his. Sorry I missed Mur's birthday. I am glad all went great for him. Happy Belated Birthday Mur! Hope to see you online tonight.

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SUSIEPH1 5/30/2013 5:21PM

    So glad your pain has lessened,and you all had a good day .. Happy Birthday to DH and Bobby sends doggies kisses to Alli.
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    I'm glad your hubby had a great birthday.

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LILYDOG11 5/30/2013 10:55AM

    Glad your pain is not as intense as days before. Allie sounds like a character emoticon glad the birthday was good. Enjoy the rest of your day.

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NEW-CAZ 5/30/2013 8:38AM

    Glad you're feeling a little better Cinders and that Mur had a great day celebrating.

Have a good day today emoticon

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Happy 55th Birthday to my hubby

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Good morning sparkers. I am so so happy to be up and even after being only up 45 misn and walking a shorter walk, I am feeling 75% better than when laying in bed. I am not sure what has happened to make my pain so super bad again, but last night was pure hell. I went to bed and hubby came up to change and I asked can you heat the magic bag for my hands, sure, I leaned a tad to turn off the bedside table light and OMG my back. Even typing this much my L thumb is throbbing so be back in min. lol
This is when I wonder if it is more than osteoarthritis, where I can be really doing pretty well, to back to today would be square 2or 3 only not back to start cos my back is not too bad when sitting really straight. This is more pain in joints....OH WELL that was my medical complaint of the day, now on with my day.
I must say I am very proud that I have gotten past a lot of my pain, before I know you allmust have gotten tired of a full blog of pain and tired and sore. Now yea I still want to lament lol but then get on with it.
We are going to the trailer and going to have a good time. Going mid morning, droppign stuff and allie off there. then going to sil for lunch, she is gettign him a small cake which she will share. I said thought they said no gluten when you hyave the shingles, oh will cheat. I said okay cos can bring you a muffin cos I am not cheating. I have to say not eating as well, cos less salads and such but no gluten a tad more honey cos of eating muffins but told her my pain even worse isn't worth a pc of cake and hubby would say no anyway, not that I have to listen to him, but he is trying to help so much. ( In that respect but still not around house, don't think that will change )
So getting off here, going to make him a card, check if the urethane on his gift is dry... hope so but if not will tell him close your eyes an d never mind putting out your hand, I will hold this LOL
Hope you all have a great day HUGS and I am so happy I am doing better today, GOING TO BE A GREAT DAY !!!!

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KALIGIRL 5/30/2013 9:15AM

    Sounds like it will be an emoticon day!

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ALEXSGIRL1 5/29/2013 8:07PM

    emoticon to your husband I hope the pain lets up

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    Happy birthday to your hubby. I hope your pain eases up so you can enjoy the day with hubby.

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RAINBOWMF 5/29/2013 7:44AM

    Happy Birthday to Hubby

Hope your day goes well, try to enjoy.


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NEW-CAZ 5/29/2013 7:31AM

    Glad you're feeling a bit better today Jamie, enjoy your trip and wish the ole fella a Happy Birthday from us. emoticon Mur!

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SUSIEPH1 5/29/2013 7:30AM

    Happy Birthday to your DH,
So Sorry you are experiencing so much pain ..
Hoping you have a better day tomorrow..
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Hugs Su emoticon sie

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Sat. still raining and dull

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Not as much rain as forcasted and no thunder so in all a good day. We got off to the trailer and arrived just as the meeting was starting so had to stand in the back but that's okay. Get this... a guy was watching me, I thought he looks just a wee bit familiar... I said to hubby does that guy in the montreal Canadians cap look familiar. he is looking at me. NO he is probably just turning his head so he can hear. So he gets up and says to hubby were you in the military, did you live in Masset. LOL he was my boss when I worked part time at the store there. I said Okay I do remember you and then the more I watched his wife the more I thought yea I remember her too. lol but neither of us said our names and he can find ours on the chart as new people but I looked and only 1 name is familiar and one that is french so thinking it is him. lol next time I see him I will ask.
Hubby says that was neat, cos we left there in 1990 so that is long time, you haven't aged LOL
Had a great visit with sister in law. despite the shingles she is doing well, has pain and also the shingles have met up and also are on her arm. But she bought herself a few new clothes and stuff which is great as she is always in baggy frumpy blak or dk colours. she had a new to that was bright and colourful and she looked good. she had just come from the farmers market and had gotten herself some healthy food too. So am glad for her.
Not much more, I have had a fairly good day pain wise. a few sharp pains in my L foot and now my L arm is super itchy. Haven't been itchy in while but started eariler today and then again now. Put calamine lotion but isn't helping. gets a bump that nearly blisters and then stops and is just a red mark. it will stop again. Think in abit will go work on hubbys gift again. trying to figure the size of the letters so they fit right then to get them transferred on the wood.
Debating on
Home away from home. ... or home is where we park it. it is a wooden sign for outside the trailer with a saying and our first names... going to get a rock and paint with our site number as we can take this sign whereever we go so dont want this site number on this sign.

Okay off I go. cya HUGS

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MORTICIAADDAMS 5/28/2013 10:50PM

    I've been thinking about getting the shingles vaccine.

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GINILEE4 5/26/2013 4:26AM


Clever girl, painting the number on a rock. I like ' Home is where we park it', That is cute. Neat that you met some people you already know. Have a great day and I hope the itchies go away.


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NEW-CAZ 5/26/2013 3:04AM

    Hope your SIL gets over the shingles soon.

Cools to see a person from your past!

Hope you feel better soon Jamie emoticon emoticon

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RAINBOWMF 5/26/2013 12:33AM

    Your sign sounds like a great gift.

Sorry about your sister's shingles, it took me months to get over them.

Have a good Sunday


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LILYDOG11 5/25/2013 9:46PM

    You must look good for someone to recognize you from 1990's. your sign for the trailer "home is where you park it" I'm partial to. Hope your sister gets over the shingles soon.
Have a good time emoticon

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ALEXSGIRL1 5/25/2013 7:29PM

    cant wait to see the sign sounds like a good day shingles are no fun glad she is doing better

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SUSIEPH1 5/25/2013 7:01PM

    Sounds like a good day .. Isn't is amazing when you go somewhere and your past catches up with you.
Sorry sister has shingles. I had them many years ago and it is awful.
Hope you feel better soon too.
Your pressy for your DH sounds lovely .. Hope we get a pic of the finished articlexx
Take care .. Hugs Susie. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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