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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Tomato semolina and Cilantro soup

Chicken and White bean soup

Roasted Orange Pepper soup

Leek asparagus and herb soup

Sweet potato soup with ginger

Fresh Vegetable soup with lime

Lentil soup with chiptole yogurt

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KNITTINGCAT 10/3/2012 10:51PM


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JTREMBATH 9/30/2012 2:58PM

    Thank you for those soup recipies some sound really nice.

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ARTJAC 9/30/2012 1:25AM


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JANTWO 9/30/2012 12:35AM

    Thank you for sharing the recipes. I love tomato and sweet potatoes!!!! I have not tried sweet potato soup, but I grew up eating tomato soup!!!!! emoticon

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EVWINGS 9/29/2012 11:53PM

    Oooooooooooo These sound really good. I love soups at all times of the year. Thanks for sharing!!

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SUGARPUNK52 9/29/2012 11:53PM

  Thank you!

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    Thanks for sharing these. :)

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 9/29/2012 3:45PM

    This is the perfect time of the year for soup recipes. Thanks!

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PINKNFITCARLA 9/29/2012 12:36PM

    Thank you so much for sharing! I love soups and homemade can have so much less sodium!

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VONBLACKBIRD 9/29/2012 10:52AM

    I love soup and all these sound terrific but the tomato and cilantro..I'm one of those who hate tomato basil would be a good substitute..thanks for sharing all these. emoticon

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GOOZLEBEAR 9/29/2012 10:24AM

    They do sound great, thanks for the links!

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USMAWIFE 9/29/2012 10:22AM

    the calorie and sodium counts are great on them also

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NANAW12001 9/29/2012 10:09AM

  Some of these sound delicious. Thanks.

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Friday, September 28, 2012

So today I managed to keep my sanity through all. Trying to find a surgeon to do a consult with as well as deal with all the other stuff in lfe.

just trying to stay sane and knitting to put my stress into something to wear.

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JTREMBATH 9/29/2012 8:08PM

    Hang in there we are all behind you good luck.

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EMILYDOODLE 9/28/2012 10:29PM

  Good luck! Hang in there, i will be praying for you!

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KARIDIAN1 9/28/2012 10:16PM

    My hubby just had surgery today, all went well. But I can understand what you are dealing with.

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Honestly, did I piss someone off

Thursday, September 27, 2012

This moring I had to go back to the urgent care center to get hubby's labs and guess what, they did not run half of them. they called it an oversight I call it stupidity. So now he has to schedule some time off work to go to our regular doctor, get his labs done as well as a quick checkup.

I got my results that were mssing fromm last weeks lab run. the inital tests came back within normal limits., however one for an insulin growth factor came in very abnormal. when I checked online, this is what my doctor was dreading. It means there is a tumor , most likely bengin in my hollow pitutary. So when I see the doctor on Tuesday it is going to mean another round of blood to figure out the truly levels and then send me off to another surgeon.

Then just as I digest that, our son calls and says the damage is now in the 35-45K range. One thing that happened though was as the police was serving the guy with the restrainig order, police had no idea what he was wanted for arson and let him go. So now they are looking for him again

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PURPLELVR7 9/29/2012 9:04AM


praying for you that things will improve

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WONDERFUL2BME 9/28/2012 7:49PM

    Incompetency is one of my pet peeves to say the least. Good luck!

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ANGELICA254 9/28/2012 7:18AM

    emoticon emoticon keeping my fingers crossed for you!

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DANLIN60 9/28/2012 5:15AM

    Hope everything gets better for you sounds like one huge screw up all the way around I will pray for good results for you.



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KAREN91 9/28/2012 1:25AM

    I will pray for you and your family! I hope your health and problems improve.

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PINKNFITCARLA 9/27/2012 10:25PM

    How terrible...all of it. I sure hope tomorrow is better for you! emoticon

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AMANDANYU 9/27/2012 9:59PM

    So sorry to hear about all of your misfortunes. I know it may sound trite but things will eventually get better. I wish you all the best in getting these issues resolved. I'm positive you're strong enough to see it through. emoticon

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LITTLE_QUEEN 9/27/2012 8:53PM

    you have got to be kidding me? sounds like lab messed up and sounds like police messed up

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 9/27/2012 8:52PM

    I think I'd avoid using the urgent care center from now if at all possible from now on if I were you. Hope things get better for you!!

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GOOZLEBEAR 9/27/2012 8:47PM

    Some days it's like "why did we even get up"! I'm sorry you are going through so much with your tests and hubby's and now this with your son. I can't do much except offer you my friendship and hugs, prayers too.


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Why yesterday was so bad

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Yesterday was just a continuation of Monday and then it took a turn and got worse

Went in to the doctors office to get weighed in and bp taken. One nurse really weighs me well but the other always adds pounds on. I got the extra pounds nurse. I asked if they received the rest of my labs as well as hubby's labs. My last two tests never arrived and hubby's did not arrive. So i had to drive over to the urgent care center (I could have walked but it was not was not a safe ground to walk on)

Get there and no one knew what I was talking about. duh.. just pull his folder out. After 40 minutes there they only found one test the rest were still not ready. ok. but once in they would not fax them next door I had to come pick up them (that is on the schedule for this morning)

Got home and was taking care of something, when an email from our youngest son popped up.

In 2008 when he started law school in Durham,, it was cheaper for him to buy a town house than to live in a rental off campus. So dad and I co signed with him and life was good. then he graduated and could not sell the place and decided to rent it out. First rental family had to be evicted within 90 days of moving in for failure to pay rent. So then he got another couple in with excellent credit in. the couple has 3 children.

So the real estate agent contacted him yesterday saying the couple is having domestic issues and the woman took out a restraining order on him. the guy did not like that and promised to get into the place and trash it. So yesterday the plan was to rekey the place so the woman and kids would feel a bit safer.

The locksmith arrived with the real estate manager and upon opening the door to the condo smoke was found. the fireman were called and when they showed up found a fire outside the condo going into both of the adjoining condo's yards. When then broke down the down to our son's condo they found a fire in the living room, lots of smoke. they put out the fire and obviously the place is flooded and they house if filled with smoke.

Right now they are calling it suspious due to the way the fire was set with books around the computer and a few other items, plus the restraining order and how he said he was going to get her.

One resident had seen a suspious man walking around earlier smoking a cigarette. thought was he was the lookout for this guy since he was in the front area and the fire happened through the back. She is going to give a descrtiption to the police later today.

The good thing is that no one was hurt but this has displaced the woman and the kids and perhaps two other familites. just happy the ac units did not have to be on as they were melted from the fire.

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UPPITYANN 12/21/2013 3:14PM

  RENTERS, so many horror stories. I've heard quite a few.

I feel really sorry for good people who desperately want to find some place to rent. The problem is that there have been just too many bad experiences like this which make many people wary of ever renting a house to anybody.

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PINKNFITCARLA 9/27/2012 10:24PM

    Oh no! So sorry to hear this :-(

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JTREMBATH 9/27/2012 3:25AM

    Gee you sure have had your fair share of tradgedy to last any one a life time.

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BABY_GIRL69 9/26/2012 9:15PM

    That's a lot of activity of bad all around. I'm sorry you went through all this...I pray it gets better tomorrow for you.

God bless,


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TURTLESLOW14 9/26/2012 5:19PM

    Oh I am so sorry for such a bad day. I am glad that no one was injured, however sorry for the woman and her children. I hope the rest of your day today was at least a peaceful one.

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BARBARASDIET 9/26/2012 1:46PM

    That is terrible! At least no one was hurt!

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VONBLACKBIRD 9/26/2012 10:46AM

    oooooooooooooooo this is awful. We co-signed for our middle son's 1st house too and they just built a new one and the old one is just sitting..they don't want to rent it and have tried selling too and no go on that they are just paying the mortgage and sitting on it and looking at it as investment..maybe later rent it if they find the right people. Being a small town, most everyone knows everyone else so may not have the headaches but you never know. I sure feel for you all..Take care of yourself with all this stress. emoticon

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BIKECHIC1 9/26/2012 9:51AM

    There are some crazy people on this planet...sounds like you had a really bad day, hope it gets better soon and hope everything gets sorted out. Thinking of you.

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My streak continues

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Today was just a continuation of yesterday with one major disaster, but not going to share that until we get more details tomorrow.

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JTREMBATH 9/26/2012 3:03AM

    emoticon We are there for you.

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MCJULIEO 9/25/2012 10:12PM

    Hang in there! We're rooting for you!

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PINKNFITCARLA 9/25/2012 9:46PM

    I'm so sorry. Like Lori, I thought it was going to be congratulating you for a good streak! emoticon

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NESARIAN 9/25/2012 8:37PM

    Hope it turns our surprisingly well. emoticon

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