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bad news for me

Monday, October 24, 2011

Went to neurosurgeon appointment: Due to diabetes, suture line is not healed enough to warrant return to work, for over three more weeks. HE wanted me to be off two more months!! I would not be able to live without income that long, this is bad enough..

I whittled him down to third week of NOvember,, just paid bills, not much left in my accounts,, I just cannot get ahead..
I am praying that I can make up time next year,, it is too late now for 2011..
good news is: I just received my Dvd that I won spinning the points wheel!! Nicole's new bloast DVD!! Yea!! There is always a bright spot in your life...

  
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SARINA1978 10/26/2011 8:46AM

    Sorry about your bad news and hope you feel better. Congrats on the win though. :)

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JOYSGARDEN 10/25/2011 2:11PM

    Lin, just hang in there GF. You know they say God doesn't lay any more on you than you can handle. You will get well, and back to your busy life. Try Debbieannes suggestion about at least the mortgage. Usually if you need to make just the interest payment for 2 or 3 months, they will work with you, and you can make up the payments as you go along. Of course it depends on how much of what you are paying, is interest, and how much goes on the principal. If it's just a few dollars, it's not worth it, but it is worth asking about. Just take care of you.

Debbieanne, how is Dennis? Lots of trouble and sadness on this page. I'm going to send a note to Janicecole. Sounds like she's got troubles too....

Take care....

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REEKU731 10/25/2011 9:24AM

    I'm sorry to hear about this hon!! I'll be sending lots of happy thoughts your way! I'm hoping that you're going to be back on track ASAP!!

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DUTCHPETE641 10/25/2011 7:26AM

    So sorry to hear that. My thoughts are with you and I wish you a speedy recovery.

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NORASPAT 10/24/2011 10:23PM

    LINDA, That is really a downer. I was thinking you would be back at work soon. Sorry it has come to another three weeks off work. I hope the hand is getting better hopefully no infection just slow healing.
I am on Antibiotic and i have a cranking head ache Sorry Linda, I just cannot think straight.
PLEASE take care I will catch you tomorrow. HUGS My dear friend Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JANICECOLE1961 10/24/2011 3:49PM

  SORRY, I HAVE DIABETES AND HEAL SOOOO SLOWLY TOO. GETTING READY TO HAVE HAND SURGERY DUE TO A BROKEN HAND BACK IN APRIL. I WONDER HOW LONG IT WILL TAKE TO HEAL??? I'M ON 2 CRUTCHES DUE TO LEGS, I CAN'T FEEL, THAT'S ANOTHER STORY, AND I WONDER HOW I'M GONNA DO IT. MY AWESOME HUSBAND LEFT FOR A YOUNGER WOMAN, I'M 50, SHE'S 38, GO FIGURE. SO I'M LIVING ON 871.00 A MONTH INCLUDING MY HOUSE PAYMENT. IT'S VERY HARD WOW... I JUST LET OFF SOME STEAM ON YOU. SO VERY SORRY...THIS IS ABOUT YOU, NOT ME.
KEEP YOUR CHIN UP GIRL AND ASK GOD TO HELP OUT. HE'LL GIVE YOU A HAND.
SEE YA, JANICE emoticon

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BRATS4 10/24/2011 3:47PM

    i'll be praying for you

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/24/2011 3:41PM

    if you have trouble with yoru bills talk to them about it and they will let it slide. After all i know you have been good even excellent with yoru payments. don't worry and rest yiour ahnd. Do what your Dr. says to do and not to do. Eat right keep your numbers good.

Dennis ahd foot surgery Friday went home and next day ahd lots of vomitting and fever he's diabetic and back in the hospital. Ughhhhhh

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it is apple time!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Went to the fruit market for apples,, fresh from Michigan orchards.. yummers..
so many kinds,, gonna stew some with spices for applesauce, slice for dipping with peanut butter and nutella.
got a case of greeek yodgurt for $3!!

  
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BRATS4 10/25/2011 3:32PM

    great.how did you get the yogurt so cheap?i'll take a case or two

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KILLERANGEL47 10/23/2011 11:24PM

    *drools* Sounds yummy!! emoticon Enjoy!! emoticon

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KIMBERLYSWEET 10/23/2011 8:06PM

    What a find.I haven't tried the Greek yogurt yet I'm just stuck on Aldi's brand raspberry.I like making homemade chunky applesauce.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/23/2011 7:59PM

    Sounds good Linda.
Great price. Cosco sells a ccase of my favorite greek yogurt for $6.00. I love apples cored and peeled in the crockpot with cinnamon and brown sugar. Yummmm

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Saturday

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Furnace blaring, I hate Autumn!!!!!!!!!

  
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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/22/2011 9:58AM

    Already you're using your furnace?
Hmmmmmmmm
I've been sitting here since about 4 am just in my tee shirt and granny panties is all.

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picking up after storm

Friday, October 21, 2011

We were very blessed that none of the 30+ trees fell on our home or pool. Neighbors had their forty foot-high spruce tree rip put at the root and fall between their home and another, across their front yard and onto the driveway and partially in the road! This tree was planted in the late 1940's when those homes were built.. very large, very heavy and very dead now,,
We had some limbs fall behind the pool, on the pool cover and stabbed into the ground like big black swords!!!
We are now pumping the 10-15,000 gallons of water off the pool cover, then will tackle the many, many, many bushels of leaves and smaller branches to clear them off the cover to make way for snow and ice. It is an all-day job, but half the water is now pumped off,,
Never a dull moment here, but the excitement is never exactly glamorous...

  
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HADYDADUBR 10/22/2011 11:53AM

    Glad you are ok and you don't have house damage. Trees can be cleaned up.
Our town is still cleaning up from the Tornado in Aug.


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JUNEBUG1944 10/21/2011 10:35PM

    Glad you didn't have any bad damage and only need lots of elbow grease to get cleaned up!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/21/2011 7:56PM

    OH my goodness! That neighbors tree! Lucky it didn't hit anyones home or windows.



You two are always so very busy. least you don't need to water your plants for a while now.

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Thursday

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The winds are even stronger today than yesterday,, (50+mph) we have a flood and wind advisory until tomorrow. It is raining so hard that I cannot see anything out my windows. Even the streetlight... too dark yet to see if the pool cover stayed on after we re-attached it last evening.
DD said she thought somebody drove into the house last night before bedtime, it was the bushes slamming against OUR BRICK HOUSE!!!

Up to four inches of rain in less than 24 hours, we live in Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron, so this is a very big deal! No outdoors today... so glad we got the parents house fixed when we did.. not sure which county their trash can will end up in though.. since DD had her wisdom teeth extracted, we have not been back there to retrieve it from near the road.. Cie` la vis`!!!

  
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OCTOBER2842 10/21/2011 7:03AM

    Good morning, yes I did the the article in the mail, thanks muchly. I did send you a note on a blog but maybe you did not get it. My DH has a cousin who married Sam Castillo and they live in Essexville, any relation. Joni was a Sweeney gal from Saginaw.

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NORASPAT 10/20/2011 10:29PM

    LINDA WE HAVE NOTHING AS BAD AS THAT WE JUST HAVE RAIN HERE. WE DID GET THE POOL COVER EMPTY OF LEAVES AND WATER AND NOW THE DECIDUOUS LEAVES ARE FALLING. I HOPE THERE IS NO WIND AND THOSE LEAVES DO NOT BLOW ALL OVER US. I KNOW IT WILL HAPPEN. I CAN HOPE CANT I?.
I HOPE YOU ARE PREPARED, I AM SURE YOU ARE AS WE ALREADY ARE FOR THE WHITE STUFF. WE HAVE HAD MILDER TEMPS OF LATE AND MANY OF THE TREES ARE STILL GREEN. I PANTED GRASS I HAVE NEVER WATERED IT AND THE PINE NEEDLES AND RAIN PROTECTED IT FROM THE BIRDS. I WISH I HAD DON THE OTHER 2 AREAS THAT NEED TO BE DONE BUT THE ONE I DID WAS THE BIGGEST SO WE ARE HAPPY IT HAS TAKEN SO WELL. HUGS- BE SAFE PAT- IN MAINE. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 10/20/2011 2:48PM

    Oh boy! You have it rough over there it early. Stay safe. Keep warm.
It's a lovely sunny day here today. I loved my walking this morning no sweater or anything.

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SGILBER6 10/20/2011 9:39AM

    Wow sounds kind of scary! Stay safe and I hope you have candles and supplies for any power outages! Sounds like a good day for some board games inside!!

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