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Saturday

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Snowing again, getting colder out,, possible single digits ..
I finally broke down and took half a pain pill along with some Coricidin BP at bedtime.. Slept great, only up twice to visit Johnny!!

After some tax paper searches this morning, I have decided to clean the kitchen up and start baking.. Cookies, muffins, cake.. chicken noodle soup too.. I love to cook and bake and it will heat the house and me, up somewhat!! Got to wear a disposable glove though, until I can get this bandage off my finger!!!! emoticon emoticon

  
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ALDEBARANIAN 2/16/2013 9:31PM

    What a busy couple of days you've had!
Spring is on the way. :)

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PATRICIAAK 2/16/2013 2:16PM

    We have snow, too.
enjoy the baked goods and soup.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/16/2013 11:34AM

    It all sounds good.

Stay warm

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_MOBII_ 2/16/2013 11:06AM

    Glad you got some rest in. I love making soup and baking when its cold out, it just makes everything cozier!

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RACEWELLWON 2/16/2013 9:45AM

    Well your garden will look great due to moisture ! Did you sleep with finger up ? Chicken soup cures everything !! Mmmmm - everything sounds D-lish. Hope your on the Mend soon !! Hugs K emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MAESTRAPLANK12 2/16/2013 9:01AM

    Snowing? Guess what...we have rain today in the evergreen state of Washington. Surprise! Actually, I don't mind the rain because we get rainbows. I always look for the rainbow in everything. I also love to cook. It makes the house smell so good and my husband very happy. LOL! I can really relate to your reluctance to take pain pills. I admire this reluctance. I had a recent bout with coughing and wheezing and refused to take the codeine cough syrup for four days.....finally I broke down and took only a few doses to see me through the coughing spell. I am 507 days sober and I do not want ever to return to addiction. I did not like the immediate dopey feeling I experienced with the cough syrup. I am praying for you today to get better. I love your SparkPage....green is a color I love....especially this dark teal hue. Have a fantastic day!!!! emoticon

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Friday

Friday, February 15, 2013

Errand day, spent almost all day at dad's house washing stuffed animals and other laundry, organizing receipts, tax papers. Packed more garage sale things, hauled another carload there from home..
There's no place like home.....

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 2/15/2013 6:40PM

    Another busy day for you. Hope you are able to get some rest over the weekend. Take care of yourself.
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PATRICIAAK 2/15/2013 6:34PM

    eventually, there will be a light at the end of the tunnel.

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ALEXSGIRL1 2/15/2013 5:57PM

    emoticon that was a lot of work remember to spend time taking care of you too

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/15/2013 5:40PM

    & a busy weekend of course.

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MYUTMOST4HIM 2/15/2013 5:06PM

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Happy Slasher(I mean St. Valentine's Day!

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Obviously I have not spent enough days in the hospital this year, so only two days since my last visit there, I spent the morning in the E.R. this time for me..
I was working on a machine at work and slashed my index finger, spewing blood everywhere, making a deep gash. It is an irregular slash, so instead of stitches, I suggested they glue me back together so I do not have stitches,,
went back to work for an hour, came home,, off next three days.. so happy I wrote out all of those checks yesterday... hard to use my digits for this type of thing with the pointer wrapped in miles of gauze.

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 2/15/2013 6:39PM

    So sorry 2013 isn't going well for you. I sure hope this is the last of the crazies for you and yours. So glad that they have that glue available...it is AWESOME!! That is what they used when they did my brain surgery and I loved it. So much better than stitches and staples.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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_MOBII_ 2/15/2013 11:01AM

    Oh Dear. I am moving up that way, I may just send you all my bubble wrap when I unpack! I hope you are feeling better and that your finger heals soon!

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FLEMIDG 2/15/2013 12:10AM

    Of course you had to injure the hand you write with didn't you? Hope you are feeling better very soon. Take care of yourself.

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PATRICIAAK 2/14/2013 5:53PM

    Ouch. Take care of yourself.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/14/2013 4:41PM

    EGADS!!! be careful Lin!
Sounds like me slicing hillshire sausage with a butcher knife blind and not even looking at what i'm cutting and end up with stitches.

Hope if feels better soon.

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RACEWELLWON 2/14/2013 4:01PM

    Ouch ! What is going on with you girls ! Well , again hope you feel better !
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ALDEBARANIAN 2/14/2013 3:55PM

    Oh no! *sigh* What a bummer. Too many things going wrong for you just now. Thyme for a change. Time for the sun to shine a little. emoticon

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JEANINNEWCASTLE 2/14/2013 3:47PM

  Oh no! I'm glad that they were able to glue you back together.

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MCKMMAUREEN 2/14/2013 2:43PM

    I am sure you are not getting paid enough to lose a fingertip. Relax well through your healing. emoticon

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Wednesday

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

I am so happy that by the time I get to work, I am not coughing or sneezing,, When I get home it all riles up and I can take medicine.
I was supposed ot meet friends for dinner at a very nice place this afternoon, but just called to decline,, the coughing jags and etc, are not conducive to that place.. I kept trying to tell them I was sick, that DD was going to E.R, but they persisted,, I am also glad I cancelled..

Dd got major steroids ordered,, 50 mg a day for five days,, the antibiotics should help her feel better by tomorrow.. she also got IM meds before leaving the hospital, so got an extra boost there.

I have learned to be more flexible with mom requiring so much of my time.
So, today I did double duty for catching up on my things,,, left work, drove to township hall to pay hers and my property taxes that are due tomorrow.. went to credit union to move some $$ around, came home started stripping beds, doing laundry( DD skin is falling off in large pieces,,) so treated bedding, bed with dust mite stuff, she vacuumed it,, will vac it again before replacing bedding, laundry is half finished, so I sat and paid mom's bills, balanced both check books,, got another call from her place,, now she needs PT from her last hospital visit and then another nurse called me to tell me that mom again has cellulitis, so home health care will be starting soon on her,,

I hope everybody out there is taking care of themselves and nursing their colds.

Last eyar we never had one cold or any flu or anything,, This year is a doozy for all, according to teh nurses and docs..

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 2/15/2013 6:36PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, DD, and your mom.
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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/13/2013 8:38PM

    I hope everyone begins to feel better

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PATRICIAAK 2/13/2013 5:54PM

    wise choices

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THINAGIN2 2/13/2013 4:55PM

    I hope that you get to feeling better soon! Take care of yourself!

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KNYAGENYA 2/13/2013 3:45PM

    Wow! You are busy today. Make sure to make time for you.

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tuesday

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Forced myself to go to work today,, raced home to take DD to Emergency room.. When we finally got in a treatment room, the nurse told ME to put the gown on.. I was coughing and blowing my nose, sneezing, hacking,,

we finally got home after six hours.. had to stop at Krogers to get her Rx's filled, home now, doing laundry, getting something to eat and off to bed,, we are POOPED..

  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 2/15/2013 6:34PM

    Hope you and your DD get better quickly. It is definitely no fun not feeling well. Hugs and prayers coming your way.
Blessings and hugs,
Helen
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MUSOLF6 2/13/2013 5:48AM

    Hope you guys feel better soon emoticon emoticon

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FLEMIDG 2/13/2013 12:37AM

    Sorry to hear you're not feeling well. Hope you're both back in good health in no time.

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PATRICIAAK 2/12/2013 9:24PM

    Coughing, sneezing and blowing your nose belong at home - not at work. The other employees don't need to share your germs!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/12/2013 8:37PM

    That sounds BAD when it's a mistaken identity...
Geez get better.
What's wrong with K? Same thing?

I'm so blessed I ahven't ahd a cold of flu in years and years.

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CATE195 2/12/2013 8:24PM

    Unfortunately, life has days like that. Let's hope tomorrow is a better day.
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JO88BAKO 2/12/2013 8:22PM

    Going to the ER is exhausting. Hope you guys girls get to feeling better.

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