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Thursday, June 14, 2012



I did much better with eating yesterday. So far not bad but still a lot of time left in day. Worrying so much about Angel is not helping.Found out she has been in contact with him and not working her job as she should. On top of that now Brianna is now having a bad bladder / kidney infection.
Bill is working on a long list of honey-do's he made.
It is getting so hot here.
My black snake is back.



It is nap time

  
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KATIE233 6/15/2012 2:35PM

    yuck snake. those infections are not fun i have them once in awhile. tell her to get cranberry juice or drink cranberry apple herb tea.have a good nap.

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ANNARUTH2 6/15/2012 8:05AM

    don't like snakes but I know the blacksnakes are helpful (for some reason) :)

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DEE107 6/15/2012 12:11AM

    love your pictures but dont like snakes thanks for sharing hope you feel better

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DEEO12 6/14/2012 9:54PM

    Lots of stress. I thought i dent you some good luck the other day? I'll send it again in case it got lost getting to you. emoticon

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GLORYB2014 6/14/2012 9:49PM

    The snake is harmless, right? And it's suppose to do some good in the garden, so the other critters won't mind sharing with it!
Love the little squirrel!
And near fell off the couch laughing when I read your cartoon at the last!
Thank you for all!
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CT-FL-SNOWBIRD 6/14/2012 9:04PM

    Snakes are suppose to be beneficial to the garden, right? But why do they have to be so creepy?!
I'm sorry that Angel is causing you so much stress. When will it ever end!
I'll have you in my prayers.
I hope Brianna feels better ASAP.

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PATRICIAANN46 6/14/2012 7:50PM

  Hi Eleni........
I am glad to hear that your eating is better. You are like me.........if there is a lot of stress going on around me, I eat more than I should.
Does Brianna drink a lot of water? If not, she should make it a point to drink at least 8 glasses/day. I have also found that taking a Cranberry Supplement daily helps. She could get them at Walmart or Health Stores. I know exactly what she is going through. They are so painful and exhausting!
I thought of you today when I was working in my East garden. I had a butterfly that landed on my arm several times and would just sit there while I was pulling weeds. I thought that when I moved, it would fly away, but it didn't.
I hope things get better for April soon. I am sure that the stress is getting to Brianna too.
Take care.
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TILLIEBEE 6/14/2012 7:36PM

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FEISTYMAMA 6/14/2012 7:08PM

    I thought about you and your snake today too!! I got goosebumps just thinking about it.

Angel will get through this. It must be hard to sit back and let it happen. I hope she finds her way soon.

I heard kidney infections really hurt. Poor kiddo.

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RURAL3 6/14/2012 4:34PM

    are you sure its the same snake? Could be somebody that heard about your place from someone else. What a great place to take a vacation: Bill and Eleni's emoticon

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MPARKER67 6/14/2012 3:31PM

    Sorry I have been alone so long, I can't imagine sharing my home with anyone! Most of us are not as lucky as you are with Bill.
P.S. I rather have the black snake in the garden then the one in a couple day's earlier blog.

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My grand daughter Brianna was a real hero yesterday

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

I know it isn't morning but I like this


She may have saved a lady's life.The car in front of her started rolling backwards and then woman got out clutching her chest.Brianna jumped out of her car and helped lady off road and called 911.
Been quiet here. Haven't heard from Angel and good that is best, It is so upsetting to see her so upset.
I am determined to get back to eating the way I should. I had a light lunch and have fresh cauliflower and corn in steamer. Bill will pick up some chicken to go with it.
I had a large dark swallowtail buzz thru yard but didn't stay long enough to get a picture.
Here is the hibiscus that was just buds yesterday



  
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TRACYZABELLE 6/18/2012 2:41AM

    Good job Brianna~

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KATIE233 6/15/2012 2:31PM

    that is good news well done Brianna. like your icons cute specially the bottom one. well i got my tower back this thing goes threw power supplies like going out of style it,s two now since i got it.that is 4 years ago.anyways it,s running good.take care and have a super day.

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LKWQUILTER 6/14/2012 2:16PM

    Brianna is a true gem Eleni. Praying for Angel and do know what a trial our children can be. Once they are grown, all we can do is watch--can't make their decisions or force ours on them.

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RURAL3 6/14/2012 10:50AM

    love that baby pic. Brianna is a wonderful young lady with more fine qualities every day. I pray that Angel is doing better. It is a a long hard road she has travelled.

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DEE107 6/14/2012 12:15AM

    thanks for sharing

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0309COOKIE 6/13/2012 11:32PM

    That was some quick thinking on Brianna's part. Way to go!

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FEISTYMAMA 6/13/2012 10:09PM

    Way to go Brianna!! She's quite the young lady. She made her Grandma proud!

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ILOVELIFE2012 6/13/2012 8:58PM

    what good news..... perfect timing, good job on eating well!

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GLORYB2014 6/13/2012 8:16PM

    There was one happy lady yesterday due to Brianna! Way to go, she probably did save her life! I don't know Brianna but I, too, feel proud of her!

Beautiful Hibiscus Eleni and I love the color of it! Thanks for sharing!

Steamed veggies and chicken is a great meal, bet you enjoyed that! You just gave me an idea for tomorrow's main meal!
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TILLIEBEE 6/13/2012 8:11PM

    WOW! That's really something!
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CT-FL-SNOWBIRD 6/13/2012 7:34PM

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GOOD JOB, BRIANNA!

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PATRICIAANN46 6/13/2012 6:48PM

  Hi Eleni..........
GOOD FOR BRIANNA!!! I taught a Health Careers Course to Seniors in High School and had students from 5 different schools. The class was held at a local Nursing Home. I team taught the class with a Registered Nurse. She taught the CNA classes and also CPR and I taught the body physiology. It was one of the most positive experiences I have ever had in teaching. Even if the graduating Seniors NEVER went into a health career, they always had the information to use in their own lives and the lives of their families. The third year of teaching the class, we had a girl who saved her Uncle's life. She was at a family reunion when her uncle complained of chest pains and almost passed out. She called 911 and while waiting for the ambulance to come, she did chest compressions until the para-medics could take over. The doctor told her later that her quick thinking saved her Uncle's life. He had had a massive heart attack and wouldn't have lasted until the ambulance arrived without her help. Brianna should be very proud. I hope that someone does let her know how everything turned out.
It sounds like you are eating very healthy to me. emoticon
Patti

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DEEO12 6/13/2012 5:56PM

    Brianna did great in responding so quickly! She may have truly just saved a life.
WTG in eating healthy tonight emoticon. Nice pics of those flowers!

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KASEYCOFF 6/13/2012 5:33PM

    Wow, I don't know that I would have such a cool head in that kind of situation - I hope someone follows up on that to let her know how the woman's doing. And it wouldn't be a bad idea if someone acknowledged Brianna's quick thinking, too!
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DANMAR1 6/13/2012 5:27PM

  You must be so proud!!

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Another Do Nothing Day

Tuesday, June 12, 2012



Haven't done much today. But we know I rarely do anyway.
Am not doing well with eating.Keep trying but then night time comes.
Angel is not doing well.
Here are a few pics. The hibiscus was in the shade so pic is a little cloudy. It has several buds that will bloom soon.


Misc


Patti- I didn't realize how much better this plant did.


I did not take these pics. My grand daughter did at a local park



  
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MDMNINA 6/13/2012 11:22AM

    emoticon Right back to you!

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GLORYB2014 6/13/2012 10:26AM

    Beautiful flowers and sweet Abigail.
But . . . is that alligator in the park???
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SHIRLEYX 6/13/2012 9:04AM

    My heart goes out to Angel. It is so hard on us when our kids go through a rough time.
I am starting a new streak of giving myself a star on the monthly calendar of my small dayminder every time I don't snack at night. Sometimes I do better with visual aids. LOL

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FEISTYMAMA 6/13/2012 7:19AM

    Abigail is a doll. It looks like her hair is getting lighter. Must be that Florida sun.

Beautiful flowers!!! I haven't planted a darn thing. That's OK, I'd kill it anyway.

Separation/break-ups are difficult. I think it will take lots of time for Angel to recover.

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DEE107 6/13/2012 12:16AM

    great pictures thanks

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KATIE233 6/12/2012 11:40PM

    aw thank you for the hug. i think you need some too. emoticon emoticon emoticonlike the pics. you take care and sleep well.have a good day tomorrow i hope. emoticon

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PATRICIAANN46 6/12/2012 10:25PM

  Hi Eleni.......
It will take time with Angel as it sounds like she really loved him. All you can do is love her. I will keep her in my prayers. I am sure that she is thankful to have Brianna close by too.

If you had just 1 Cleome plant in that pot, it could grow to over 5' tall. I have so many growing in several areas right now. When they begin to bloom, I will send you some pictures.

Elizabeth will love the picture of the little alligator and I LOVE the pictures of Abigail. What a little sweetheart.

Take care and try not to be too sad.........it is easier to eat when you are sad. You have to be strong in all areas right now. If it helps, call your friend Debbie.

I wish I could be of more help.
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DEEO12 6/12/2012 9:01PM

    You can keep the alligator lol. Nice pics and tomorrow is a new day. emoticon emoticon

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2BFREE2LIVE 6/12/2012 7:49PM

    Thanks for the beautiful pictures and the hug. Keeping Angel in my thoughts and prayers. emoticon

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CINDYB3511 6/12/2012 7:13PM

    pretty flowers

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Not great day

Monday, June 11, 2012

I know it isn't morning but I liked this

Angel is not doing well. Spent most of day just crying. She is a mess mentally and financely . I can help with some money but she has to do the rest. All her friends are trying to convince her it is his loss. Her being madly in love doesn't help.

And ofcourse when it rains it pours. Brianna's car won't run and the house AC quit today.
So I am very worried about her. Sorry for the downer blog.
On lighter side.Bill moved some of my plants around so I could see them better. He has back room almost all done and it looks great.

  
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MDMNINA 6/12/2012 12:14PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

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SHIRLEYX 6/12/2012 10:01AM

    I am sorry that Angel is hurt. It is heartbreaking to watch her, but you know that it is for the best. As you said, better now than later.

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GLORYB2014 6/12/2012 7:57AM

    You've got a kind heart Eleni and worry about all your family.
This is a crisis time for Angel but she's young and she will come to terms with it and things will work out.
Help her if you can but don't let yourself get down!
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TRACYZABELLE 6/12/2012 4:40AM

    When it rains it pours... Your daughter's heart will heal, cars can be fixed and I know all about the AC crapping out! I replaced my central air unit 2 yrs ago!

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KATIE233 6/11/2012 11:28PM

    so sorry to hear Angel is having so much trouble. will keep her in my thoughts and prayer.hope gets better some how.Bill is such a good handy man aeh!did you sayhe was painting in the room or what was he doing. well i,m on my lap top for awhile my desk top tower quit so got to get my brother to look at it.i new something was wrong i couldn,t get on my words with friends most of the time.so it just stop and shut down.i don,t know if it,s a virus or something inside the tower quit.so he will look at it.my lap top is faster anyways.take care and big hugs

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FEISTYMAMA 6/11/2012 10:49PM

    I'm sorry to hear Angel is taking this hard. It's not easy when you're head over heels for somebody. It is his loss but of course she doesn't see that right now. Poor thing.

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DEE107 6/11/2012 10:45PM

    praying for you and your family hugs

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PATRICIAANN46 6/11/2012 9:00PM

  Hi Eleni..........
I am so sorry to hear of Angel's problems............I will put her on my prayer list. It does seem that when one thing goes wrong for someone, you can count on there being more to follow. She had been doing so well........I hope this doesn't get her too down.

Ken finally agreed to go to a Hearing Aid Specialist today. He really got a thorough exam (it took 2 hours) and the hearing aids seemed to help with his severe tinitus. They are VERY COSTLY though, so he is going to do some comparison shopping.

Must hit the hay early tonight as I have to be up by 6AM to head for the American Girl Warehouse.

Later........
Patti

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JILL313 6/11/2012 9:00PM

    Unfortunately, it is so true that we hurt when we see our kids hurting also. And then Brianna's car and the AC trouble. When it rains it pours it seems. I'll be praying for you and your family. Bill is a "jewel". Take care of yourself and your sweetie and the rest will fall in place.

Hugs,

Jill

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DEEO12 6/11/2012 8:43PM

    Sorry Angel is not happy right now. I really do hope things get better and they will with time. Just hard for her right now.

You must be going crazy with your AC broken. Glad bill moved some plants around for you.

Sorry to hear Brianna's car is not working.

What a day for you. I will send some good luck you way. Not today though because i have had a bad day too. Maybe it is just in the air today for things to go badly. i am hoping for good luck tomorrow and ill send some your way!



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Lazy Day

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Been a lazy day for me. Bill went to grocery store alone.I just didn't feel like it.I
have to really try not to stress too much in coming days. My Angel's boyfriend moved out today. I was afraid he was too good to be true. It was almost already hard for Angel to trust a man and this will really do it. It will be rough for her for awhile. He went to getting another place together and getting married to I can't live with you but I want to still date. I hope she gets thru this without anything bad happening. It will be rough for Brianna too. Better he did it now than later.
Scale was way down today so most of fluid is gone and I did better with calories today.

  
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KATIE233 6/11/2012 11:40PM

    is,t that a pisser! cold feet aeh!oh well better now than later. i know there must be a good guy some where for her.glad the scales are down and the fluid is down too.you take care try not to worry to much i know it,s hard not too. emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAANN46 6/11/2012 9:05PM

  Hi Eleni........
I should have read this one first. No wonder Angel is so sad. I remember you saying how much you liked this guy and that he was so good for Angel. You are right though......it's better that it happened before she got in even deeper. There has to be the right guy out there for her somewhere............I hope so.
Take care......
Patti

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DANCINGGRAM 6/11/2012 7:26PM

    I have too many lazy days,so I hear ya. At least you lost the water weight. I'm always the same given a pound here or there.

It's that Y chromosome. You know it takes time. It's so true that if it's meant to be it will be.

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GLORYB2014 6/11/2012 8:09AM

    Best to part now rather than later down the line but what a downer for Angel!!

Congrats on your weight being way down, wish I could lose the excess fluids in my body!
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DEE107 6/11/2012 12:22AM

    hugs what a jerk hugs

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DEEO12 6/10/2012 10:24PM

    Sorry to hear about your Grand daughter. I hope she can get through this just find. Her night in shining armhor is out there. Just sometimes it takes time to fing him. Glad to hear your weight was water and the scale went down!

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FEISTYMAMA 6/10/2012 7:54PM

    My heart goes out to Angel. This will be a difficult time for her and Brianna even though they'll still be dating. I hope it works out for her.

YAY for the scale being down! Mine still doesn't have batteries, and it won't have any for a long time!!

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NEWSTART127 6/10/2012 7:42PM

    Hugs to Angel and Brianna - and you, too! YAY on the scale going down.

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0309COOKIE 6/10/2012 7:23PM

    Sorry to hear about Angel's situation. I will say a prayer for her.

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