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Friday, May 03, 2013

What a week, but I survived.
The inspection is over for another five months,, it was extremely hot since air filtration system was broken. I found out today that another, very young co-worker went home after almost passing out yesterday,, from the heat.
They repaired the HVAC today..
Made some $$$ selling pool pump and filter,, ex did not show up today,,
oh well, probably tomorrow.. don't care, trying to not get BP up.. Franny Flexible today.. listening to Brenda Lee and dreaming of poodle skirts and Grand Ole Opry...

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TEALHAWK 5/4/2013 1:53PM

  Enjoy the weekend

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NORASPAT 5/3/2013 9:43PM

    Have great weekend LINDA, I am still trying to get the yard organised. Once it is too hot I just will not do it, I am bug bitten and I ITCH!!!
Great you were able to sell the pool stuff. HUGS and much love Pat in Maine.

emoticon emoticon emoticon ENJOY your week-end!!

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PATRICIAAK 5/3/2013 6:32PM

    enjoy the weekend

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/3/2013 4:37PM

    It sounds like your work place has not been a healthy environment.

Dream on.

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Thursday, May 02, 2013

Very fast day at work, so glad I got out early while he inspector was cruising around, checking everybody and everything. Tomorrow is a different story. Ex hub is also coming over to clean yard while I am gone, then coworker and hubby coming after we get out of work, to take pool filter and pump away. I am going with them out of town since they are using my dolly to transport.

I am so looking forward to the weekend...

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BARBANNA 5/3/2013 11:06AM

    Thanks for stopping by my Spark Page and offering great advice and nice compliments! I love my family and we have the normal ups and downs as any. The pictures of my daughter were taken for a portfolio for entertainment. She is into acting and singing so we have invested a lot of time and effort into this cause and hope to reep some benefits someday. Have a great Derby Day and Mothers Day weekend! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 5/2/2013 8:24PM

    Enjoy. Is DD going also?

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ALDEBARANIAN 5/2/2013 5:07PM

    Please treat yourself gently. God don't make no junk.

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GRAMMY_22 5/2/2013 4:51PM

    I hope that the weekend turns out better than you planned.


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NORASPAT 5/2/2013 3:45PM

    Sorry about the apparent water problem. Good for you to get out of town and enjoy your weekend, HUGS LINDA From Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TEALHAWK 5/2/2013 3:21PM

  Hope you have a great weekend. i am going to the park soon to let the grandbabies play on the swings for babies and Toddlers and the slides. they will love a trip to the park, and so will the dogs.

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Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Nice day today, still very hot at work.. 82 degrees outdoors..
Yesterday I decided to walk away from the glucose monitor and try to get my BP down. NO -go, but I did eat a nice big salad with leftover turkey breast and grape tomatoes and onions for dinner, then promptly fell asleep in the chair for about two and half hours,, DD woke me up, I walked right in to the bedroom, fell on my mattress ,and did not wake up until after 1 am. Back from BR I fell back in bed and slept like the dead until my alarm at four-ish..
This morning I rose five minutes earlier to attack this darned monitor again!!
It turns out that I must not have pushed the test strip in hard enough to even activate everything before. This morning I did the whole process in about two minutes! Never saw one used before or was shown by anybody. Not trying to be smug: A monkey could do this !!!! emoticon

My BS was slightly high,, 129, but since I am clueless, I will take it for hoping I will live another day,, I want to get it below 100, but at four am, it is hard, considering I do not rise the same time every day.. tomorrow I do not work until 7 am, but will rise at five-ish just to test to keep them the same,,
Doc told me I only have to test before breakfast and if I feel weird.

We have inspections and testing the next two days at work, so it will be f=very stressful. My BP is still high, but I am hooping this new med will start working soon.. I have had six doses already..

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TEALHAWK 5/1/2013 11:25PM

  Hope you can feel better soon

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ALDEBARANIAN 5/1/2013 7:28PM

    "Keep moving forward."

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PATRICIAAK 5/1/2013 7:04PM

    Cont to live as healthy as you can

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/1/2013 4:26PM

    At the Doc's they can never get my reflexes jumping but when i do my blood sugar reading on the meter boy do my reflexes jump. It took me about 4 days to learn to do it right.

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KJELLYBEAN15 5/1/2013 1:35PM

    Well if the meds dont kick in soon, hopefully it'll improve when your inspections and testing are done. Stress can affect your BP big time. But it sounds like you are on it. Im sure you will see improvements soon. Take care of yourself.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Extreme humidity here,, 100%, raining again. Very hot at work,, people getting sick..
I still need to practice using to monitor,, tried it at four this morning, thinking I was not awake yet,, got some blood, but apparently not enough to test or activate to monitor.
I felt lots better at work today,, Need to take my BP too.
Doc ordered more labs, I promised to log my BS and BP, so I am very loyal to what I tell him, I never stop doing something or a med,ever.. without calling him first.

Our asthma is kicking in badly,, it feels like we are breathing through a wet blanket..

Dd and I cruised into Kroger and saved 50 cents a gallon on gas,, Filled my tank and our five gas cans for future fill-ups this month.. I came home, paid bills, much more like myself today,, hoping to new BP med works better..

107 DAYS TILL VACATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 4/30/2013 7:59PM

    Get healthy

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/30/2013 6:24PM

    A little suggestion on checking your blood sugar on the meter in the am right out of bed go to wash your hands in hot or warm water. Towel dry and shake your hands a bit before pricking. never use alcohol prep for that. the warm water and shaking the hands will bring the blood up and running.

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CHERIJ16 4/30/2013 3:41PM

    If it's any consolation; the weather in Brownsville TX is extremely humid today too. We are leaving here around the 10th. and heading for Michigan. I hope the weather gets nicer for you and me! (LOL)

Hope you have a good day! emoticon

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TEALHAWK 4/30/2013 2:19PM

  Have a great day

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Longs tor y kinid of short: went to work, almost fainted, neck and arms felt like lead, dizzy, flop sweat.., thougth I was going to stroke out..

called DD to come drive me home, went to docs office later, doc changed my BP med, ordered a glucose monitor to test BS.
Have not used it yet, just got home from pharmacy,,
I took my BP at home
8 am 155/88
11 am: 177/98

Docs office 11:30

this was AFTER taking both BP med and Beta blocker meds...
hoping the new med works,, not looking forward to using the glucose monitor..

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TEALHAWK 4/29/2013 9:42PM

  Take care and get better

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PATRICIAAK 4/29/2013 8:35PM

    Yikes! Take care of yourself!

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RACEWELLWON 4/29/2013 6:53PM

    Wow too high - what's going on ? Hope your Ok - emoticon Hugs Karen emoticon Keep me posted

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/29/2013 4:16PM

    WOW! I hope you feel better soon.

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