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Friday, September 17, 2010

Pooky had another seizure a few minutes ago,, had one last night too.. had one a couple weeks ago.. that makes two Grand Mal and one petit mal..

I am getting scared that she is getting closer to heaven..

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YUKONCHICK 9/18/2010 6:33PM

    I hope you've taken her to a vet for an assessment. Letting her suffer isn't what you want to do. Or maybe meds can help, etc. Either way, letting an animal suffer and die when there is something you can do isn't what you want, either. Let your conscience be your guide.

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HADYDADUBR 9/17/2010 8:54PM

    So sorry.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/17/2010 8:10PM

    I'm so sorry, friend.
Don't be scared. Be releived for her.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

My beautiful hickory cabinets are here, as are the countertops!! Yea!!!
I practically dragged the driver out of his cab to hurry to unload everything 26 huge cartons! My garage is filled with it all!!
We opened a couple boxes so I could see some wood grain!!(And sniff and fondle it all)!!!!!
The valance for over the sink has a big hunk of dark woodgrain CENTERED in the middle!! SOmebody took the time to do that!!
We opened a cabinet and they actually took the time to make the center panels match with all dark, but teh outer part is all natural, beautiful!!
I almost cried I was so happy!!
Twenty five years of waiting and here they are!!
Firmed up date of Sept 28 for start of project,, hard part is over, unless you count the part of me burning a hole in plastic and/or writing checks!!
Even the flooring guy showed up at the same time as Dan, Patsy and cabinet deliverer,, also Fed Ex showed up in the middle of our unloading to deliver my replacement monitor..
no room at the end of my street for any more deliveries!!

My garage is full, my cup runneth over!!
okay, going back out to sniff and caress my countertops and doors!! mmmmmmm..

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OCTOBER2842 9/17/2010 6:38AM

    That is sooooooooooo emoticon. I bet you can't wait. I'd love to see the finished product. You will have to share. Where did you order cabinets at?

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HADYDADUBR 9/16/2010 9:36PM

    Woohoo !!! Glad they finally arrived.
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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/16/2010 6:04PM

    Oh boy! Happy is an understatement. that is excellent. Invite moms over for a sniffing ap[rty??? she miht enjoy it too. We can even get her high on the stuff. Keep me posted you here?

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MFFNSLYR 9/16/2010 5:32PM

    LOL! Enjoy! Home improvement is the BOMB!

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Pooky had a seizure just as we started our walk this morning,, on the road.. scared the be-jeebers out of me, we have a follow-up appointment this week with teh vet,, not usre what will happen it is all up to me,, I cannot make that decision yet,, never had to do it,,
she wanted tp keep on going for teh walk when she finally came out of it though, I am scared to go very far down our street, just took her a few houses up and back a few times, she was not happy.. even though she was not that sure-footed..
sticking close to home today.. got to get up at three tomorrow morning for work.. clean and rest today..watch the dog...

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NOLAZYBUTT110 9/14/2010 10:15PM

    A year ago, I lost two dogs. one dashhound and a sh*tzu; three months apart. One died shorty after she had a couging spell. But she had so many tumors and cataracts; Old age I suspect. She was born with a heart murmur and I was surprised she lasted 12 years. and the dashound had Cushings Disease, which was weird, she was healthy until I got sick, I had a form of Cushings Disease and as I was getting stable, the dog was slowly deteriorating. WE were forced to put her to sleep. The Vet said it would be cruel if we did not get her the medication and we really could not afford it. I was hoping to help her with herbs, but the Vet said she would die in two weeks and that would be inhumane to allow her to suffer, so my daughter had her put to sleep. It broke my heart for she was the only real friend I had that understood me. Dogs love me. I cried as if she was a baby. I still miss her and its been over a year since we had to put her to sleep. So I know how hard it cant be losing a pet if she were to be out down. My heart is sad for yours. I hope you did not have to put ehr down. I had seizures for 5 years after a car accident and what kept them under control was a sedative, scullcap, an herb. I coudl not take dilantin. They can help sedate dogs too. Hope you did not have to put her/ him to sleep. emoticon

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KILLERANGEL47 8/31/2010 8:09AM

    I'm sorry about you poor little dog! emoticon I hope Pooky will be fine. emoticon

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TERRIEJO53 8/30/2010 4:13PM

    Poor puppy. I've never had a dog that gets seizures, so I've never looked in to what causes them, how it can effect a dog's overall health, etc. How old is Pooky? Has this been an ongoing problem. How is her health otherwise? I hope you are bearing up well ... our pets, like our children, often suffer less than we do when something like this happens.

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HADYDADUBR 8/29/2010 9:44PM

    Poor Pooky.
Hope they go away.

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ASPENHUGGER 8/29/2010 3:36PM

    I hope it was just a passing thing, but also hope that if not -- the vet will know what to do to let Pooky have a few more years of pain-free, happy life. Keep us informed -- we are all pet owners & lovers and are sharing your worry and fear with you!
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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/29/2010 1:15PM

    I'm so vry sorry for pooky! She ahd to do her business that's why she wanted to keep on. dogs are far more stronger than we are in times like this. bloess her heart.

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SUNRISE14 8/29/2010 9:13AM

    Your vet can control those seizures fairly cheap. I use to have them and they gave me phenabaratol and i think thats what they can give your dog i persume? I use to have a dog that had them and they went away on their own don't be to quick to do something durastic ! Please let me know how things are going i will be praying for you God cares about your pets to! emoticon

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Knitting up loose ends, again..

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

met claims agent at moms after work, (Kristy was there all morning to do her laundry,etc), checked her car to see if she had banged it up at the marble orchard when she hit the tree, graves, floral baskets,etc a couple weeks ago, but it is intact(I tell you, this woman could fall off the Statue of Liberty and land on fluffy cushion,,) nothing ever REALLY happens TO her,,if it was me, it would be a mess...

stopped at moms bank to make deposit, then at gas station to put a few drops of gas in rental before returning it, then on to dealership to pick up Cedric!!
It was actually a happy trip there for the first time! Been there about twenty times since last December, but when I saw how spiffy Cedric looks now, I felt great!!

The slick thing is: When Mrs. Social Skills hit him, Cedric was sporting all the scratches, missing paint, dings and dents from Mom's driving skills before I got him from her.. She ended up paying for the replacement of all the parts that she hit that were already a mess.. I was so worried about selling him with all his mess in front..

Rob, the body shop manager, felt so sorry for me, he had the guys bump out a big scratch above the driver door lock,, nowhere near the accident, but now Cedric is SHOWROOM SHINY AND NEW~!~
He is happy to be sleeping in his own garage though.. all those strange trucks in the shop,,HUMOR ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

Did some Christmas shopping online,, had a salad and hopefully, tomorrow I can get some ME things done!! So glad Kristy did the laundry and mowed the lawn while I was gone!!

Estimates for moms house repair hopefully this week...

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OCTOBER2842 8/25/2010 9:24PM

    You are a hoot and a half, love reading of your adventures emoticon emoticon

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JOHAL52 8/25/2010 8:51AM

    Christmas shopping????

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DEBGIL 8/25/2010 7:07AM

    Oh my girl. What adventures you do have. Please know I keep you in thoughts and prayers even when I don't get a chance to be on Sparks very often right now. You always brighten a chat board! (((big BIG huggles)))


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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/25/2010 12:54AM

    Me time during the week? are you really tahgat lucky?

Cedric now i beleive she is the Garage managers wife.

At least moms is nice to Kristy.

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GAARAMA 8/24/2010 10:39PM

    Cedric,now that's an interesting name for a car. Happy to hear he is back home where he belongs.


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DJ4HEALTH 8/24/2010 8:06PM

    Glad that you got your car back. Have fun!!

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neverending twilight zone:my life

Monday, August 16, 2010

I finally got my car in the body shop for repair after my big MOM incident, got my rental car, came home, stripped and made my bed, did two loads of laundry, mowed lawn, scoured full bathroom, etc,, thinking I was safe,, but, no, mom just called,, A TREE FELL ON HER HOUSE!!!!!!!!!!
She was not home at the time,, at the marble orchard of course,, but she wanted me to drop everything and go there and do it all,, she called after five, of course, does not even know her insurance company(her sister in law worked there for 45 years, ),, I guess she will be waiting, I have my guy coming over tomorrow after work for kitchen, Thursday is vet day for dog, after work,,

She already dropped her garage door transmitter, would not put it back together, so ordered another one,, not sure what will be next..

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JOHAL52 8/25/2010 8:54AM

    I still think your mom should be committed.

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OCTOBER2842 8/17/2010 5:23AM

    Do you have no brothers or sisters to help you get through. Just kidding, how dull would your life be without her. You only have one mom, so grin and bear it

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DEBBIEANNE1124 8/16/2010 7:08PM

    Just chuckles and makes a face at your no good mama.
One day she will learn that her loving daughter has a life to live, too.

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