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Sunday, March 06, 2011

spent all of yesterday with bride and groom, researching table decorations and munchies, bought two vases for our bouquets on the cake table..
we got two more inches of snow over the sleet, so it was very windy and wet, cold,,
I am still trying to fill my kitchen cabinets, but mom, work, pain and wedding get in the way,, did some cleaning while waiting for them to come and we shopped in two cities...
I took my pain pill when I woke up in the middle of the night and it really let me sleep for a change!! Cannot do it that way during the week, will try to go back to taking it with other meds.. LIFE IS A JOB!!!!!!!!

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KILLERANGEL47 4/14/2011 10:54PM

    Good on you for keeping yourself active and busy! emoticon emoticon

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NORASPAT 3/6/2011 5:19PM

    I guess i lost your subscription again its a good thing i am always curious about whats is going on in your life. I know there is always something you are involved in. Lucky bride and groom to have you helping them get things organised. So really nice of you. Enjoy your friends. When is the wedding?
I checked that box again!!!!
HUGS Pat in maine. Lots or ain swithing to snow I hope, it might slow the thaw. Pat emoticon emoticonFRIEND LINDA

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TODDSMOM 3/6/2011 1:54PM

    That is a lot to do!

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CAROLIAN 3/6/2011 11:44AM

    very busy but don't forget a little me time lol emoticon

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HADYDADUBR 3/6/2011 9:30AM

    Busy lady.

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BRADIA 3/6/2011 8:46AM

    wow, what a schedule

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/6/2011 8:44AM

    Glad you got a lot done.

Sure hope that apin would go away.

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Saturday, March 05, 2011

Pain woke me,, fell asleep early last night and woke sitting up inbed at 1 a.m. with tv blaring,, so exhausted I zonked out before taking my evening meds,, gues they are not lifesavers, I am still alive, but took them then.. still debating taking a pain pill,, it hurts so much but narcotic zonks me out,, hate lsleeping my day off.. not fair to finally be away fromwork and use it up in LaLa land..

still debating a reserved cottage in the U.P.... thanks for all your input,

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KILLERANGEL47 4/14/2011 10:52PM

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OCTOBER2842 3/6/2011 5:26AM

    Hope today brings you some relief. I will keep you in my prayers and ask that you get some relief from pain and troubles.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/5/2011 8:12PM

    Sorry you are suffering so much pain.

I ahd to stop taking my Aleve a week ago which helped mya rthritis in hands, hips, shoulders, neck and my TMJ in Jaw. I'm a wreck these days. It's preparatory for surgery on Wednesday. but the pain ugh!

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HADYDADUBR 3/5/2011 6:42PM

    Hope you get some sleep tonight.

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CAROLIAN 3/5/2011 3:24PM

    i too have this problem from time to time i just fill a hot water bottle and curl under the duvet with some soft music playing and the smaell of lavender oil on my pillow emoticon

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Dad's birthday

Friday, March 04, 2011

today Dad would hav eben 84 years old,, I do not dwell on it, just fondly remember him,, he died six days after his 73rd one,,
His new life will go by more slowly,eternity... so glad he was in my life too..

I am bone tired today,, this past week has been extremely hard on me at work. With all the medication changes adn additions, more hours at work, and added stressors about mom,, and my mortality, I feel overwhelmed and know I need to get away,, I want to rent a cottage in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on Lake Superior or one of the lesser lakes near Paradise, Michigan,, I am familiar with it all, but will be going alone if I do it.. got tos ee if I can afford to do it first,,
DD does not want to go relax with a book on the beach, laze away the days, she is a homebody,,
still debating if I want to do it and drive to Connie's home in Munising for a couple days too.. I know the whole norhtern part of the state like the abck of myhand and have been across teh Mackinac Bridge as many times as I have been in my own driveway,, so I am really considering the trip,, 7 hours north, no big deal,, then another few hours to browse the sights during the week.. so tempting..
I know I will not live long enogh to ever retire up there as I planned, so this may be my only alternative..

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KILLERANGEL47 4/14/2011 10:51PM

    You poor thing! emoticon I hope things are getting better for you! emoticon emoticon

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KASEYCOFF 3/5/2011 3:46AM

    I know what you mean about hearing a 'call' from a faraway place: I was born in upstate NY, and while I would not any longer want to face the winters there, summertime will see me waxing nostalgic...

If you want my two cents' worth, go. Go while you have the inclination and the opportunity. Time spent alone can be richer and more rewarding than time spent in the company of others. Thinks me.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/4/2011 9:56PM

    For a weeks vacation of rest and relaxation if that's what you want to do do it. It sounds fun.

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HADYDADUBR 3/4/2011 5:49PM

    You go for it. I can see you sitting in the sun reading your book. emoticon

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NORASPAT 3/4/2011 4:59PM

    Sounds like a great Plan for you to do. None of us are getting any younger. I dreamed of travel but DH did not, he is like your DD a real home body unless I make all of the plans and afterwards he has a great time. It was easy when I was earning money with my very small business. Now with no real income I do not dare to plan or spend. I agree it's a hard decision to make. Hugs Pat in Maine.
I really hope emoticonPat.

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DEBGIL 3/4/2011 3:54PM

    Good to have dreams to plan for!

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

I thought I woudl actually have a day to rest,, ended up making calls and copies,, nephew called form downstate to request a death certificate from my Dad whowa son the title of nephew's car, which he wants to scrap.. he also needs mom to sign the title over,, she has refused for years and then complained that nephew would not get rid of junky car!! Surprise!
Made calls to veterans regarding benefits for mom. Taught myself how to shrink documents on my printer, making Dad's death certificate letter size nstead of legal size, for mailing!! One of life's little achievements!! Big for me, teensy for most people!!
Heck, I had this car for the past alosmt five years and just discovered this wniter that I have remote start on it!! I thought it was something that had to be activated, so never tried to use it!! DUH! NO brain, no pain!! (I wish)..

lots more calls to make, papers to get signed, I need a secretary!!

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OCTOBER2842 3/4/2011 6:05AM

    Never too old to learn new things

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/3/2011 6:32PM

    You are always doing something. So very busy. I think you should hire a secretary to help you out.

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    Sounds like you are going to busy with tying up loose ends for awhile. Good Luck!

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Worked later today, went to store for a quick shop, home, showered, did laundry, am enjoying my moose/venison chili topped with unsalted tortilla chip crumbs.
DD refused to put new vacuum sweeper together, she is tired from our ten minute spree!! Poor baby.. am taking a pain pill tonight,, got to sleep..

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OCTOBER2842 3/3/2011 8:04AM

    We had venison chili yesterday too and it was good, got left overs for today

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COOLGRANDMA03 3/2/2011 7:19PM

    chili sounds good... Good day for you

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DEBBIEANNE1124 3/2/2011 4:34PM

    Hope you both feel better really soon.

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