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Thursday, October 18, 2012

I am putting off a big trip to my doctors office. I need to address so many issues, but the foot pain is getting to the point of me not being able to sleep or walk very much. If I hooked my jumper cables up to my car battery and put them on my feet, that is the pain I feel all of the time,,
Nerve damage has been ruled out before, I am thinking it is the arthritis and fibro combined, BUT I do not have the Hippocratic Oath on my wall either...

I am thinking I need to start the stool sample by mail thingie too.. With my history of colon polyps at age 21, Linda's Law, and my close call with my mammogram/ultrasound, I want to cover all my bases.. the old body parts seem to pass pain or ills to one another, what's that all about??
My feet were fine all of my life, no diabetes, high BP or cholesterol, but bad hair. Now my hair looks great but from there down, things have sprung,popped, sagged, hurt, shifted all over.

ONe thing I have going for me is I do not have ear or nose hair:: yet.. God help me when I reach that point,, like the two old guys on the Muppets in the loge.. all hairy and cranky and old fartsy!!!

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PATRICIAAK 10/18/2012 11:34PM

    Putting off going to the dr. doesn't help. Get your appt. made!

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ALDEBARANIAN 10/18/2012 9:53PM

    One thing nice about being all hairy and cranky and old fartsy - not being bothered by those pesky women! heheheh.

But seriously, hope you're feeling better soon.

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TRENTDREAMER 10/18/2012 6:32PM

    "ONe thing I have going for me is I do not have ear or nose hair:: yet.. God help me when I reach that point,, like the two old guys on the Muppets in the loge.. all hairy and cranky and old fartsy!!! "
* Hey! Don't be h8ing on Statler and Waldorf. They are inevitably who I and one of my bffs are going to end up like in several decades.

Seriously though, I hope that your feet get better. I'm really sorry for the pain that you are going through.

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GERIKRAGH 10/18/2012 4:57PM

    God bless us one and all! Growing old can be the pits.

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____or get off the pot...

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Saturday we had our furnace on briefly to get the chill out of the house,,for an hour.. it was 30 degrees,, Today it is 71 degrees. We wear summer clothes with a winter coat over them,,
one hour we have the A/C on , the next we have the heat on!!

With only 69 days left until Christmas, I am going to get my Christmas cards organized and ready to send out soon.. I have a family cookie bake and party to go to on Thanksgiving weekend at me best friend's house,, that is when I usually write out my cards, ,, I am attending a dinner at mom's assisted living facility the last Thursday of Oct,,

Have not heard form either sister, so we will be spending Christmas alone here again this year..okay with us.. we meet with my great niece and nephew during the holidays, but other than that , I just go to work and try to get through the winter,, Going to church then is a great deal for me..

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NORASPAT 10/18/2012 4:36PM

    Hi LINDA, sorry your feet are hurting.
My left one feels like someone stabs me off and on with a knife.
I went to a podiatrist and he made me orthotics,He makes them himself.
I decided to use them and they are helping. I am thinking I might have them make me a custom fit pair but they are not covered by any insurance and they are $350.00 DH had them made for his foot pain and as long as he has them in his shoes the bones stay in place.

If it gets worse he will have to have the foot bones Fused together. I hope you are able to get some help, I know how bitching it is to have this foot pain, as well as the fibro.

I find it much worse i emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon n winter time, I am definiely NOT a winter person HUGS Pat in Maine.

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FLEMIDG 10/18/2012 12:16AM

    I don't even want to think about Christmas yet. Glad you are so organized.

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PATRICIAAK 10/17/2012 11:22PM

    I haven't looked beyond Thanksgiving.

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TRENTDREAMER 10/17/2012 10:13PM

    Seasons Greetings!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/17/2012 5:12PM

    You are so organized.
Way ahead of me.

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MISSB8604 10/17/2012 3:22PM

    Sounds like a lot of good plans!

We're still not sure what we're doing, but I believe the plan is it that we'll be staying home for Christmas.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

We went to visit mom after work today, went to her house and replaced some burned out bulbs, cleaned some of her lighting fixtures.. cleaned out some drawers..
It is getting colder and wetter and leafier .. ground is covered with them.. I need a good windstorm to blow them in to the neighbor's yard!!!!!

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PATRICIAAK 10/17/2012 12:41AM

    Great to be able to help your Mom.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/16/2012 4:20PM

    LOL Wouldn't that be a riot. Having the wind blow all the leaves into the neighbors yard.

Yeah I feel the change of weather here too. I ahve not missed the rain.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Another day, another dollar. I am happy that my tests came back negative, happy that my dad's vets pay was reinstated for Mom's care after seven months of no $$$..

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PATRICIAAK 10/15/2012 10:28PM


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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/15/2012 7:42PM

    Good job Lin!

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SENIMMO 10/15/2012 7:07PM

    Glad things are looking up! emoticon

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RACEWELLWON 10/15/2012 6:08PM

    Good news all around !! Got the novel - sent message !

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NORASPAT 10/15/2012 5:58PM

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LINDA, emoticon All of your hard work has paid off for your MOM, well done you worked hard on it and I am glad you pursued it to the end.


Happy to hear tests are good hope you will feel better soon HUGS emoticon

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Birthday Girl!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Today at 10:54 a.m., my DD will be 31 years old!! It does not seem possible that that little 6#11oz baby with SIDS, hooked up to a monitor, so teensy, has grown into a beautiful woman in that blink of my eye!!

Our ritual of skipping the commercial birthday card and treating one another to a birthday dinner anywhere of eh birthday girl's choosing, has us going to Mandarin House for her dinner today. It has been pouring rain for over a day now,, I hope we do not drown. I actually had to break down and turn the furnace on yesterday to get the chill out of the house. It was 40 degreesF.

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RACEWELLWON 10/14/2012 7:56PM

    You have a wonderful DD - she is very fortunate to have you Linda as her Mother - Enjoy yourself - bring umbrella - Hugs emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/14/2012 5:54PM

    I hope it's a wonderful birthday dinner for her. Wish i were there to help celebrate it.

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NORASPAT 10/14/2012 5:09PM

    LINDA, I will remember forever that YOUR DD is the day right after my birthday,

Happy Birthday to your Darling Daughter from Pat in Maine.
Enjoy your birthday evening meal together, with joy and happiness.
emoticon To you LINDA it's the anniversary you brought your DD in to your life.

emoticon To your Darling Daughter who you love so much, emoticon emoticon emoticon Pat in Maine, have a wonderful evening together. emoticon emoticon

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LECATES 10/14/2012 1:14PM

    Tell her Happy Birthday from me.

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CVRONEK 10/14/2012 11:19AM

    Greetings! I love your daughter and we have been sparkfriends, for awhile.

What a beautiful girl and so sweet.
She is always ready to make me laugh, pick me up when I am down or inspire me.

Thank you for doing such a wonderful job raising her. emoticon

Hope you all have a nice birthday dinner, out. emoticon to your 31, year old.

I have 32, 30 and 25 year olds and the 25 year old, is my daughter that is on SP, with me.
Nice to know another mother/daughter team. emoticon

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ALDEBARANIAN 10/14/2012 10:09AM

    Sounds great. Hope you emoticon enjoy the time together and the outing.

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SUGARPUNK52 10/14/2012 8:07AM

  Happy Birthday to DD! Enjoy your dinner out!

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DEBGIL 10/14/2012 8:05AM

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Hope you and Mom backstroke to the restaurant and have a wonderful day!

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PATRICIAAK 10/14/2012 7:31AM

    Happy Birthday to her. Enjoy dinner.

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JILLITA55 10/14/2012 6:04AM

    Happy Birthday to DD! They do grow up fast. Heck I am 57 and I don't think I am that old.
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