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Still more snow...

Monday, February 04, 2013

A hearty ten degrees this morning,, heated up to 12 now..
I cherish my fleece throws, nighties,,, got utility bill and it is maintaining, I thought it would be over the clouds after both of us being so sick and with chills, I actually cranked the furnace up to 62 degrees a few times!! I never do that..

Not much moving around here, roads are slippery, wind chill is too much to do anything but get from point A to point B.
Still waiting from my virtual vacation with Joy,,

  
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PAPASMURF1957 2/5/2013 12:03PM

    I read your blog and feel spoiled!!! The temps here would almost have you out in t-shirts and shorts. Stay warm, stay safe!!!

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PATRICIAAK 2/4/2013 10:57PM

    Ditto for the snow here.

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ALDEBARANIAN 2/4/2013 6:17PM

    Glad to hear a good report. Keep warm and cozy. We be thinking of you.

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LINDY2013 2/4/2013 5:50PM

    Yikes! I am impressed, only Cranked UP to 62 degrees when the weather is a steady 10 degrees outside? I guess it feels warmer than the outside. I am such a weenie when it comes to cold. It is 62 degrees in the house right now, and I was contemplating making a fire!
Take care, stay safe...and warm!
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NORASPAT 2/4/2013 2:20PM

    Are the two of you still off to Hawaii again.

We still have no snow and so DH has been able to walk outdoors that has really helped.
I am doing a challenge for this month and hope to finally make a difference but not holding my breath on that one. I added a little incentive, If I do get there I will buy one of the fit bits as a reward. I hope you and joy are ready to go HUGS love you LINDA Pat in Maine. I hope it warms up for you, emoticon emoticon emoticon

I hope you pain is better under control now I sure do hope so. emoticon

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Sunday

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Trying to move more today,, lots to do indoors,, more snow last night, but not enough to make drifts. Another two months of snow and it should warm up..
So glad I have a home and heat....

  
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PATRICIAAK 2/4/2013 12:52AM

    We're having snow. too

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MUSOLF6 2/3/2013 12:39PM

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NORASPAT 2/3/2013 9:43AM

    OOPS wrong day but yesterdays essay will suffice if you missed it.

I did it today sorry. HUGS Pat emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DARJR50 2/3/2013 9:23AM

  I can relate. My body is revolting against the exercise but I am working through it. We too have been having snow and brutal cold lately. Thankfully I have a nice warm hangar to work in while working on my old car. Only about 6 blocks to the gym so I am set there as well.

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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 2/3/2013 9:18AM

    The groundhog didn't see his shadow. Spring is right around the corner emoticon

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Oh, my aching, twisted torso!

Saturday, February 02, 2013

I think my birthday a couple weeks ago was in doggie years because I sure feel like it!!
Reading about how some sparkers are cold in their forty or fifty degree weather, or heaven forbid, seventy degrees, makes me want to hop on a plane to St. Thomas to re-visit the beaches, the reef and the S*U*N*!!!!
Still in pain form yesterdays flareup, pain pills knocked me out for six hours in the chair,, too much to do today to take another(half pill). After cleaning, I am going to do some more of Nicole's stretching vids.. I also like the pendulum and squats with the ball.

NO sun again today and more snow,, windy. You need to slather on lotion to exposed body parts, balm to lips and never, ever smile outdoors.. frozen teeth hurt as much as frozen limbs!

  
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NORASPAT 2/3/2013 9:41AM

    LINDA, I use rice bags for my aches and pains and DH has benefited from them too. I have to make some more because he is using mine and I have given so many away. I used to make them and sell them in my shop.
I make them fairly large and flat so they fit in the microwave. I make them with 100% cotton and food grade rice. Other people use corn or buckwheat I like the weight of the rice and I know there are no allergens in there. I never add lavender as some do I just want the clean heat .
If you want to improvise put some rice in a sock and try it. If you want me to make you one I will sew the cover and you or your DD can fill it. Then you will have to sew across the top. They weigh so much in the mail I do it that way. I can send you the two I make. If neither of you sew I will make and fill just one and check out the mailing-you are worth but I was hoping to make a big one. If you tell me which joints i can make them the right size for you HUGS Pat in Maine. HUGS sorry you are hurting so bad. I have been using an electric blanket when my back was very bad after helping DH with his therapy . They should have arranged a therapist but hid sight is 20 /20 I wish I had wised up. I am sure we did well but it did my back in big time I am ready for pain pills but I also cannot taker them I refuse to pay for ant RX I ask for 2 or three days supply because I know I will likely have to dispose of them HUGS Pat

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PATRICIAAK 2/2/2013 5:12PM

    In the teens here with snow, blowing and a winter advisorary. Iam snugly indoors now though. Was out in it earlier.

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RACEWELLWON 2/2/2013 12:50PM

    Same here - but Phil did not see his shadow - so think spring !! Yeah right as I am shoveling !! Hope you are better !! Hugs K emoticon

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_MOBII_ 2/2/2013 9:17AM

    I used to always say, 'I would rather be cold than hot because you can always put more on....'
That was up until a couple of years ago and my joints decided that cold is WAY worse!

Be easy on yourself today, don't try to make up for activity that you missed yesterday because of that half pill. (Pills knock me for a loop also)

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GAYLLYNNE 2/2/2013 8:35AM

    Hang in there!!! It's only 26 degrees today here!! I hate it too!

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Pain day

Friday, February 01, 2013

It seems like I can go for so long without having a fibro flare up but then, BAM! When I went to bed last night, I all of a sudden felt like the first time I ever went canoeing.. The next day when you wake up and every fiber of your being is screaming in agony. Every joint and muscle is inflamed, I can barely stand up straight, all visible joints are red and hot to the touch.
I want to just go to bed, but I cannot just lie around unless I am deathly ill.. I took a half of a pain pill, am sitting here until I can get through enough of the pain to get on my stability ball to stretch a few things out..
I cannot believe how fast this hit me,,never had it like this before,, I think I want to send my 60th birthday back where it came from...

I am still blessed in that I have a bed, pain pills,etc,,,

  
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FLEMIDG 2/2/2013 12:13AM

    Sorry to hear that you are in such pain. I do hope those pain meds help you out along with some of the stretches you are planning. Take care.

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PATRICIAAK 2/2/2013 12:04AM

    Would an epsom salts bath help?

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LM.JACKSON 2/1/2013 7:22PM

    I can't imagine what you are going through ... I've known others with the same issue and know it can be a powerful force. Hope you get through this bought and on to better days. emoticon

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JEANINNEWCASTLE 2/1/2013 3:40PM

  I'm sorry. I'm having a pain day too. Keep thinking positively.

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ALDEBARANIAN 2/1/2013 3:18PM

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I'm going to go to YouTube and listen to "Her Diamonds" a few times and think of you.

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ZIGGY122 2/1/2013 1:52PM

    emoticon emoticon hope you get relief soon

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_MOBII_ 2/1/2013 1:44PM

    Owie...I hope you find some relief soon!

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CAROLIAN 2/1/2013 1:43PM

    Poor you I know how you feel it is a bugger when it just flares from nowhere and suddenly for no reason Hope you get some relief when meds take effect HUGS xxx emoticon

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Finding the good..

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Today was(not how I perceive it, but actually was)very cold, snowy, windy50mph winds,, dark,


but it was also full of jokes at work, enough money in my account to pay my bills, food in my fridge, heat from my furnace, hot and cold running water, a house that I own outright, a car, safe travel, no bombs dropping, no snipers, good neighbors.
I have flannel sheets, am not living under the bridge and I have a job. Thank you.

  
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INFLATED 2/5/2013 7:55AM

    Thank you for counting your blessings. I am richly blessed in Christ. It is 7:52 AM and I should get away from my computer and do some Bible reading and praying. It could be much worse when I look at the world news.

Thanks for your comment about Jack, the cat on my blog, "The Look of Love Is In Your Eyes."

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MUSOLF6 2/1/2013 8:40AM

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KASEYCOFF 2/1/2013 2:57AM

    I hear you - sometimes it's not just a question of half-full, but even better, my cup runneth over...
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AUNTRENEE 1/31/2013 10:24PM

    Amen on the good side.


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PATRICIAAK 1/31/2013 7:09PM

    like the positive

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BOSS61 1/31/2013 6:44PM

    You are on Spark. And thus, have NO need for food in your fridge!

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ALDEBARANIAN 1/31/2013 6:41PM

    Sounds wonderful.

Stop on by the Cybercafe and enjoy some more good company. For some reason I think of you when I read the posts there.

http://www.sparkpeopl
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imboard=1&imparent=28351172


You'll have to copy/past to use that link though.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 1/31/2013 5:58PM

    Those of you less fortunate than you are are having rough times. We're being grilled to ahve our heat and food supply shortened and medical insuance stopped or reduced. It's not all a bed of roses.

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