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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Had a good day today, despite a lot of nerve pain in my foot and big toe. Really painful, so much that I wasn't able to walk llater in the day and screached each time my toe would touch floor. Man what is up with that. My other foot is a tad sore in the toes too. LOL am I storing stress in my toes LOL
Back is a bit sore and my knees are quite bad too but nothing like my toes.
ANYWAY emoticon Mother-Nature was over to visit and meet allie, Glad to say she jumped only a few times and settled nnot long after, she acutally didnt bother us at all. Maybe she is learning LOL Had a great chat and visit and am hoping she gets good news about her knees with the specialist - we have the same dr.
Also met up with old co worker on FB, and we are meeting up for tea on monday, I was her mentor when she started the course and worked with her for few months.
Hubby and I went for a drive to see this new start up of Cottage country in another area that is nearer to city, but they don't have anythign started, have sold stuff but not even enough of a road to drive in and see. But we found it out of the way even more than where our land is so probably will stick with what we have.
Well have to figure out my notes that I have been keepuing as I have to make that letter to long term that I give my dr who will help colaborate... hope it works as really don't want to have to go to a lawyer not my way at all. but will see.
Guess will go and read for while. HUGS all

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    At some point we all have to deal with lawyers. Ask around and people will recommend a good one. They are like doctors, teachers, and anyone else. Some are good, some aren't. There will be one that is right for you.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 8/30/2013 7:24AM

    sounds like a nice day, sorry about the pain though

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SUSIEPH1 8/30/2013 2:10AM

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SOPHIEDO13 8/29/2013 9:15PM

  Hope your toe feels better tomorrow !! And best wishes on your letter.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 8/29/2013 8:53PM

    You had a busy day!

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Well mixed emotions today. I hate confrontation of any kind. I back down, give in, hate hate to argue and only do so with hubby if it is something I really believe. Well guess I better believe in myself and my self worth.
Long term called today, saying they were sending me a letter, which will explain stuff. I asked a lot of questions,called her back and asked more. Seems if I don't agree with what they say, which is my funding stops sept, and I am able to do certain jobs, then I can appeal administratively ( myself ) or medically ( dr and me). I also have to get all my dr stuff since April as that is the last they have. I said well have fallen, have fibro, my thumbs are worse, xray said mid back is bad, so she said get the documentation and send it in. Has to be done by Nov 9. I have a dr apt for end of Oct. so hoping I can beg beg to get in eariler. But I am going to write a letter to him, asking him for all the stuff and such and an apt and a ltter saying why I think I can't do what they are asking. I am hoping that when he reads it he will tell her to get me an apointment. SOOOOOOOOO
Since that phone call I have had a heavy feeling in my belly and super anxious and stressed. Jumpy etc. Hubby says we can get a lawyer that only gets paid if you win. I am having more balance issues, tripping over my own feet, etc.
Anyway it is nearly midnight wanted to watch extreme wt loss as like chris powell, and fell asleep 10 mins before it was over. lol Now am awake and will have to read to get to sleep. I hope I sleep better, as waking with hot and cold and knee pain.
Oh well I can walk, talk, eat, drink take care of myself so am still thankful. I have to figure what to do. Hubby, and most friends say Diff than a few days ago when they said it is OVER sept. and we were trying to figure what to do financially. Anyway......... life goes on, it isn't life ending, and will work out somehow. It could be 100% worse. I still have all my family, my health as it is and love. I also have a lot of great spark friends that will keep me sane! HUGS and hope you all sleep well and for my other side of the world had a good sleep and a great day.

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    It sounds like they are wiling to reconsider if you supply them with proof that you can't work. I would definitely send them what they want. It may be enough to change their minds.

If you end up having to work to satisfy them do you have to take the jobs they suggested? Maybe you could find something to do that you normally do and can usually handle. Could you work part time? It would at least be easier than a full time job.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 8/28/2013 9:39AM

    hugs and definately appeal

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SUSIEPH1 8/28/2013 5:06AM

    I think you should ring the office manager and explain what it happening .. She will get you a earlier appointment to see your doctor ..
The sooner you see him and get this sorted the better.
You certainly don't need this added stress .. Hugs and love. Susie emoticon emoticon

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 8/28/2013 4:16AM

    That's a lot of stress to be under which is hard on the body. I'm sorry you have to be going through that.

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FENWAYGIRL18 8/28/2013 12:10AM

    If I were you'd I'd not only write to the doctor to try and get in early, but give the office manager a call of his office they are usually the ones that can make exceptions I know I use to work at a doctors office and if someone really needed to get in she'd come see the medical assistant and make it happen. Doctors are usually in the dark it's the medical assistants and office managers that can make things happen TRY THE OFFICE MANAGER SHE HAS MORE PULL!
Good luck! emoticon

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Well along with the weather, my body is def. telling me I did too much. My back ironically is only a tad sore, but behind my R knee, L foot, R ankle and OH my thumbs... Weather is changing along with helpiing hubby outside yesterday and a bit today. Really hurting today. Wish there was a way for long term to see this and not think yea right, but oh well it is what it is.
Long term, or the other guy didnt call today. Plenty of time as we aren't planning to go to trailer till sept 3rd. Then only for few days as then home when dad leaves then work on his area.
Just heard that sil that lost all that wt, and works at the gym, has found out she has arthritis in her knee, foot and ankle and she allready knew it was in her thumbs. Said ha not related by blood but the same pain same places other than my back.
Well not a lot to sayjust dropping in to say hi and that I am around. Tomorrow go to said sil for supper as mil, and other sil are coming over from PEI. They are only staying till thurs and wed will be busy so this is the only time we will see them. Fine other than hubby told dad we would eat with him tomorrow eve, after I said should be this eve as bet dar. will want us over for supper. OH well he can go tell dad that we can't eat home.

Okay off to check a few things then going to go rest for a bit then get up again, as find if I go to bed too early I just hurt earlier and wake up around 3 or 4.
Hope all are well and doing their best. HUGS

sil just called... brother and wife are coming too and can come on wed. so it has been changed. so supper with dad tomorrow and I have time to make my gf bread etc. rain tomorrow so an inside working day.

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SUSIEPH1 8/27/2013 5:52AM

    Hope you feel better soon Cindy .. I know form experience how much you hurt .. Hugs my friend .. Susie emoticon emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 8/27/2013 2:37AM

    I hope you're feeling better this morning Cinders have a great day emoticon

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    Seems like everyone i encounter these days has lots of physical problems. Not sure if it's our age or just the times. Women work way too hard these days.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 8/26/2013 8:06PM

    I hope you get to feeling better.

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CRAFTSFAN1 8/26/2013 7:30PM

    HEALTHY4ME, changes in weather sometimes means changes on pains. I hope that your pain diminishes and you have longer and better resting time. Have a wonderful day.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 8/26/2013 7:25PM

    hope you had a good day and the pain was less

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Allie Pictures

Friday, August 23, 2013

A good spark friend that has been gone for while, wanted to see pics of ALlie. I had told her to go look and then realized that they are in blogs. Easier for me to do it this way than to go find the blogs. So here is Allie from when we got her till now....

CJ enjoy our new baby...

Allie at 9 wks she is the one closest to the tv. Her sister Zuri my dd adpoted.

This should have been first, this is son in law with Allie before we got her.

again right when we got her

Thanksgiving. her birthday is Aug 3 our thanksgiving in in oct.

after her spay

5 months

These 2 were in Jan 2013

Allies birthday she is 1. August 3rd.

So yes we sure do miss marlo she was a great dog, but allie has helped heal us and has sure got me out walking!

My baby marlo!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 8/26/2013 4:22AM

    cute dog!

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JOYINKY 8/25/2013 8:35PM

    She's beautiful!

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PCOH051610 8/25/2013 5:29PM

    Marlo was previous but I'm so glad you got another dog! Allie is so cute!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 8/24/2013 10:29PM

    Marlo was really cute and so is Allie. I'm so glad you got her!!

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SUSIEPH1 8/23/2013 7:51PM

    Hi Cindy .
emoticon emoticon emoticon Lovely photos .. Allie is such a sweetie .. So sorry you lost Marlo .. I am sure she is at Rainbow Bridge .
Love Susie

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KALISWALKER 8/23/2013 3:11PM

    What a good looking dog!

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CJROMB 8/23/2013 2:16PM

    oh, my! She's totally CUTE! I love the one with her little paws forward, from right after you got her. I totally get that you'd still miss Marlo. I loved her and never even met her! But I also love that you kept your heart open and gave another sweet puppy a home. No doubt it's a very lucky puppy.

Thanx for writing this and posting these pics for me!!!

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LOSTLIME 8/23/2013 12:01PM

    Both your dogs are cute! I know what it feels like to lose a dog. A year ago we lost our
cockapoo Ace. He was a great dog. We then got a chihuahua-shih tzu mix. He is a yr old. He is so different from Ace but I love him. We never forget Ace. We have a shadow box with his picture,a piece of hair, his winter coat and collar. Enjoy your dog.
But never forget Marlo.

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NEW-CAZ 8/23/2013 10:06AM

    No dog could replace Marlo but Allie is just as adorable! emoticon

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 8/23/2013 8:56AM

    Its amazing how much she has grown in a year, she is so cute, Marlo was beautiful and so very friendly and sociable. I can see how you miss her so much

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Friday Morning

Friday, August 23, 2013

What a great way to start the day, not often I get this and am so thankful. This morning I don't hurt anywhere. Been up for an hr, have walked allie and so far great, awesome. Last night for some reason I slept great. I turned out the light at 12. Remember saying hi to hubby at around 1 and don't remember anything else till 6:58 and then 7:01 as Allie said good morning.Usually my night is punctuated with me waking to move, or my knees hurting or lately my R hand going numb, yes hand not just fingers. But last night awwww sleep lol

This has been one of the better weeks up here, The weather was great with a warm breeze when it was cool and shade when it got hot. Sat out with next door at the fire, walked the dog, we discussed what to do with finances with a few diff. scenarios.

In the long run we are back to where we were with the cottage and smaller truck/trailer combo. Hubby has been playing with the idea of trading the car for truck, and offereing to city folk for a fee, to haul their recyclable ( ie, oils, old paint etc. ) to the depot as for all of this city there is only one place for stuff that you cant garbage. other than paint it can go to the recycle depot. also to perhaps do courier runs and small picups of someone needed something, not moving a household but if you get something off kijiji and need someone to get it. Will see, I am not sure he will do it but we need the truck anyway so will see.

I am back to good eating since Wed. not totally there but way better. Feeling better too although haven't gotten all the sugar and grain and yea I even had an ice cream, so haven't gotten it all out. But know that when I get home it will be as will be shopping for only what we need for health. Fine as have done it before and can do it again. Right now having a bowl of mixed fresh berries.

Well will go check my emails, and get that sorted, then off this goes, and by then hubby will be up and we will eat. He got all the outside stuff packed away last night as it was to rain this am. and yea it is lol So just the clothes, laundry and fridge to do and off we go. We take our time doing so but will be glad to be home.

Have to do a good check on dad as dd said he felt dizzy on wed. when he was out, but she stayed and did his cleaning and he was okay. Told her to call us or him to and we would come home. Could have been a bug as day 1 here I was not great but it left overnight. Well off I go to get my day started. Home, laundry, groceries and a talk with dad about his rent, and such if I don't get my long term which is 99.9 % likely.

HUGS and for once I can sy I am doing well!! I am thankful that I an think positive even when I don't feel great at least a little bit and know that when I feel this good it is a blessing, no matter how long it stays! LOL

editing to say darn... after writing this I got up to move around and yea the pain is back around my butt and thighs, for the past 2 day have had extreme pain where my legs attach to my body and a bit in my butt. Strange but is like the muscle is pulled to go down or up the stairs is wicked, the 3 to get into the trailer were OUCH so can't imagine the 2 levels at home. Perhaps it will work it out going up and down LOL

See you later!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 8/24/2013 10:27PM

    Totally loved to see you feeling so well. It made my day!

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 8/23/2013 9:09AM

    sounds like a good time at the trailer, safe travels driving home

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