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Sunday, May 05, 2013

It is another beautiful day here in Mid Michigan. Tick-tock of the clock, cardinals, woodpeckers, finches, robins and mourning doves talking to each other.
Today DD and I are hopefully going to work in the yard. I want to power wash the deck and siding.
Time to put a couple coats of water proofing on that deck.
If I ever get another one, it will be a composite material, no maintenance!

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HICKOK-HALEY 5/6/2013 3:59AM

    The deck sounds nice. I wish we had one. Sounds like the weather is getting better for you. Time to put bird seed out!! emoticon

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NORASPAT 5/5/2013 10:52PM

    Finally you are catching some good weather. We went out of town just 30 miles and it was 71 degrees there as we left and the temperature was in middle 50's when we got home after supper. I was going to go outside but I was so weary and it was definitely too cold for me. HUGS LINDA, I am so glad your weather is getting better. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NEEDTOLOOSE1 5/5/2013 8:50PM

    Enjoy the nice day, it is nice here as well. I am so ready for summer

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BARBANNA 5/5/2013 4:45PM

    Glad you have great weather, we have lots of rain! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your comment was so very funny about the gate but that's no longer available. I wish we had a way to keep her safe but she's a women on the loose.

I hope you get a lot done today and have a great week!! emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/5/2013 3:44PM

    It's a beautiful day here as well 80 degrees! Summertime!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 5/5/2013 12:57PM

    I love all the birdsounds out here in the country. DH has birdhouses and feeders all around. I call him the birdie "landlord."
A few years ago we replaced our wooden deck with "trex" - a great decision.

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ALDEBARANIAN 5/5/2013 12:02PM

    I'm hearin ya

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CSDAYS 5/5/2013 8:09AM

    My husband did the deck this week. I told him not to get it--it is his!!

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PATRICIAAK 5/5/2013 8:09AM

    Enjoy the sun as you spruce things up

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Saturday, May 04, 2013

I am up, still tired, but putzing around here, picking up little things here and there. papers strewn on countertops, mail to go through. bills to sort, organize and pay. DD still asleep, waiting for her dad to show up .
So far, it isa nice, sunny day.. we slept with our windows open! A far cry from last week with snow.
I am trying to be vigilant about taking an d logging my BP and BS every day. I test BS on rising, BP a.m and p.m.

Sitting here in the quiet that is early Saturday morning, all I hear is birds (mostly a big woodpecker in my front yard) and the pendulum of my clock. I love it.. time for some meditation to begin the day.
I hope everybody makes the most of this day!!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 5/4/2013 9:57PM

    I hope everything starts to improve

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NORASPAT 5/4/2013 8:19PM

Hi LINDA thanks for writing on my Blog. emoticon
I must be like you, I LOVE the sound of ticking clocks and birds singing. I do not like TV but I do enjoy a NETflix movie with Dh now and then. He only watches in the evening, this is my Spark time.
HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

Enjoy your SUNDAY!!! Pat !!

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PATRICIAAK 5/4/2013 12:56PM

    It's important to take time for reflection and meditation.
After my week, I took a much needed nap today.

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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

Comment edited on: 5/3/2013 11:07:42 AM

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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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