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A lot of snow

Friday, February 08, 2013

We had almost 8 inches of snow from the storm system that went through yesterday. Our weather was not nearly as bad as what the east coast will be getting, but it's more snow than we usually get in my area. My car was stuck when I tried to move it for the plow, but 3 neighbors that happened to be driving by at that time noticed that I was having trouble and stopped to help, and got me out.

I was tired out just from cleaning the snow off the car, but fortunately, I had another neighbor that shoveled my walkway out for me.

Around 1pm I started feeling very fatigued. I suspect my hemoglobin is probably dropping again. Even though I had this week off from chemo, the blood counts can still drop 10-14 days after a treatment. You would think the week I don't have chemo I would feel better, but that is not always the case; often, it's when my fatigue is the worst.

My best friend Rhonda came over a couple of days ago and helped me with some stuff on the new computer; she got my Kindle set up so I can download books from the computer again like I did on my old one. She also showed me an easy way to upload my pictures by inserting my camera's memory card into the computer; much easier than the way I use to do it, which was using the cable that came with the camera and using the Kodak software. She also showed me how to organize my photos into folders, so I have been spending a few minutes each day organizing all my photos. (I was able to save the photos that I had on my old computer because my hard drive was backed up with Carbonite.)
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  • v OPALMOON
    Great to hear you've had so many friends to help you out. Sorry to hear about the fatigue though...do hope you pick up soon. That's good going on your photos and setting up the Kindle. Take care and keep warm!
    1265 days ago
  • v GODDESS181
    Just back on SparkPeople. You were one of the first SparkFriends I checked on. Happy to read your post. Enjoy the new computer!
    Anne
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    1265 days ago
  • v 1STATEOFDENIAL
    I'm glad you have good neighbors to help you out. (I'm envious.) Hope the storm that's hitting MN this weekend avoids you!
    1266 days ago
  • v KARENLEIGH32
    I heard that the snow storm has been unrelenting! Stay warm!
    1267 days ago
  • v GOANNA2
    Wow, that is a lot of snow. You are so lucky to have
    wonderful neighbours to help you. I'm sorry you are
    feeling tired. Try and get some good rest and relax
    with your Kindle books. Lucky you for having your
    friend show you how to upload your photos. I have
    no idea. I keep asking my son, but he never has time.
    Have a wonderful weekend. emoticon
    1267 days ago
  • v NOMIS1
    You are fortunate to have good friends and neighbors. What is carbonite?
    1267 days ago
  • v BETHGILLIGAN
    You're very lucky to have good neighbors and a good friend. Hope you can get some rest and get a little energy back!
    1267 days ago
  • v MRE1956
    Wish I had neighbors as great as yours!
    1267 days ago
  • v PATRICIA441
    So glad that there were neighbors around to help you out. Glad you are able to download some books on your Kindle too. Nothing like a good book to read especially with a cat on your lap! Loving Hugs. Pat
    1267 days ago
  • v ELLFIN3
    You have so very many nice guardian Angels around You! How AWESOME They stopped and got You unstuck! And Your Friend helping with Your computer! It says a lot about You! A lot of folks are mean and don't get help!! I am glad You are getting the help You need!! Enjoy working on getting Your photos organized!! Love You!! ((HUGS))
    1267 days ago
  • v CARRAND
    You have such wonderful neighbors!
    1267 days ago
  • v SLIMMERJESSE
    That's great that your neighbors helped you with the snow. Isn't the Kindle sooo much fun? Take care.
    1267 days ago
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