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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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Today I needed a few things and thought, "I can walk into Walgreen's w/o the walker, push the cart and pick up a few of their sale items. I always ask someone to help me with the drinking water anyway.

emoticon I did it. Walked out, they put some of my stuff in the car, like the water and I drove to a nearby town and had lunch with a friend. Walked in, walked to the buffet, walked out and came home.

Here I am sparking and drinking water.


I received a call saying my computer was compromised. He had a very heavy accent and I asked what company he was calling from. He would not tell me, just repeated my computer was compromised. I hung up.

I called a friend who is a computer expert and asked him if it was spam. He said yes, that he had received the same call and had hung up on them also.

So emoticon be emoticon and don't buy something you don't need or give them your credit card number.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SPARKFRAN514 6/3/2013 11:14PM

    Glad that the walking is getting easier emoticon good for you to hang up on the computer scam. i have done the same thing. lots of people out to trick us. I got a call last week telling me they were from my car insurance company and some one had called and said had canceled my coverage and they needed to be sure they had the information correct and needed some information . thanks I will call you back. and hung up. called the company and they had not called me and did not call but send letters checked my account and i was fine. we just need to be on our toes all the time. thanks for the reminder. glad you have your sparky Beverage thanks for the reminder off the kitchen to get some. emoticon again on the walking

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  Irene, you are doing so good because of how much you are loved and valued and appreciated by Jesus and His grace sure is more then sufficient for all things. Yes and Amen.

He has so much for you to do because you really are a lady with the heart of Jesus and His love for all souls.

You help so many with your warm and caring heart and soul.

Thanks for the warning and yes I would have also hung up. I personally think that is Holy Spirit leading us into all truth about all things.

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MADEIT3 5/28/2013 8:19AM

    Last time I went to Walmart, I got a flat tire. Fortunately there was a knight in shining armor who changed my tire!! Good for you for the walk and also good that you hung up on those rude people that try to scam us!!

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GAILRUU 5/25/2013 9:51AM

    Never buy anything over the phone, especially if it is an unsolicited call! You might report the call to the police although I doubt they could trace it.

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LAINYC 5/23/2013 2:16PM


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EJOY-EVELYN 5/23/2013 12:52AM

    emoticon This is incredible progress!

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YELLOW09RED 5/22/2013 12:10PM

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For all you did by yourself. WoW!
I'm so glad for you Irene.
Have a blessed Wed.

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HARROWJET 5/22/2013 10:18AM

    Congratulations on the walking.

We have had those computer calls too and hang up. It is good to be aware.

Judy emoticon

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PROUD-GRANDMA 5/22/2013 8:49AM

    You're doing great! emoticon

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PURPLELVR7 5/22/2013 7:47AM

    Glad to hear you are doing so well
I have had them call me - I hung up

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SHIRLEYX 5/22/2013 7:39AM

    emoticon on being able to walk so far without the walker and being able to enjoy lunching with a friend.
emoticon for the warning!

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KOPSBABY 5/22/2013 7:09AM

    Good for you Irene. I work at a bank and here of many different scams every day. You were wise to hang up.

Good job on the walking. You're doing so well.

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BECCA315 5/22/2013 7:06AM

    Good job on avoiding the scam! Becca

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MAMISHELI53 5/22/2013 6:52AM

    emoticon Great job on the walking around!

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FISHER011 5/22/2013 2:46AM

    Thanks for the warning!
Sounds like you did fine without the walker!

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123ELAINE456 5/22/2013 12:00AM

  Sounds like You had a Very Delighful Enjoyable Day. Glad for You. Thanks for the Warning. You can never be To Careful when It Comes To Scams. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Super Good Day. Take Care and Be Careful. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SOPHIEDO13 5/21/2013 9:38PM

    Thanks for the heads up on scams

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RUNNERRACHEL 5/21/2013 8:56PM

    Good for you! Sounds like you had a productive day, and were kept safe. emoticon

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MJ7DM33 5/21/2013 8:06PM

  WTG! Thank-You!

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DADDYS_GIRL6 5/21/2013 8:00PM

    So thankful you were wise to that call! So thankful you can walk with out your walker!!

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BLPRETTYGIRL1 5/21/2013 7:59PM

    So nice to be independent again You go girl! emoticon

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GGMFAY 5/21/2013 7:42PM

    Nice going with your walking Irene.

My yahoo account has been doing a good job of screening out spam...until today when I had 2 that involved money. Scamming is getting to be a profession.

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LKWQUILTER 5/21/2013 7:02PM

    You are doing SUPER GREAT Irene. So happy for you.

I am really good at hanging up on folks that I don't know. Because I am not real computer smart, I don't believe/listen to strangers that call me about my computer. Thanks for the good tip.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 5/21/2013 6:49PM

  you are amazing so great to hear you are walking so well

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SUNSHINEGB 5/21/2013 6:35PM

    You're doing GREAT, Irene! Isn't it wonderful to be walking around w/o the walker? And you are doing a lot of walking, young lady!
Thank you for the warning, it's always good when someone gives you a 'heads up' about these things. So many scams out there and we NEVER talk to sales people over the phone, never! We don't buy from anyone at the door either. Gotta be emoticon to outwit them!
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SANDRALEET 5/21/2013 6:33PM

    We can emoticon emoticon do much when we put our mind to it We are old not helpless

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CVRONEK 5/21/2013 6:02PM

    Good job on both counts, Irene. emoticon

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BLUESTARMOM 5/21/2013 5:35PM

    Good job on leaving the walker behind!
Scammers like that are scary- glad you hung up on him.

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 5/21/2013 5:07PM

    You did just right. When they call here I hand them to Kevin, who is a Microsoft tech and worked as a network analyst for EarthLink. We never get a call from that place again when he gets through with them!! Haha!!

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L*I*T*A* 5/21/2013 5:05PM

    Irene...................... emoticon emoticon

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APFJOMOGURL 5/21/2013 5:00PM

    I got a text yesterday saying to call a number back that my gmail account had been compromised I just deleted the text.

Irene you are doing well getting back into the swing of things.

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NELLIEC 5/21/2013 4:46PM

    I got a call on Skype very similar to that and I hung up!

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RAINBOWMF 5/21/2013 4:38PM

    Yeaooooooooo Irene you are doing so well. Happy for you.

Smart, Lady on the hang up!

Hugs Mary

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 5/21/2013 4:38PM

    I'm so glad you are doing better and better!

And thanks for the warning. There are a lot of tricks out there and sadly, people do fall for them. We always have to be careful. I figure if you have even the TINIEST bit of doubt, then trust your instincts!

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LADYLUCK72 5/21/2013 4:37PM

  Spark-On Jean! emoticon I think you are an amazing human being. I too suffer from medical problems that affect my mobility, but you have given me the strength to keep up my fight. And I am not a computer expert so thanks for the help about people and what could happen. God bless you and keep sparking!! emoticon emoticon

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ERINOUELLETTE 5/21/2013 4:34PM

  Great job keep it up!! and Thanks for the warning!

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NANA-JEAN 5/21/2013 4:19PM

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You are doing great! Thank you for the warning!


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PICKIE98 5/21/2013 4:18PM

    Thank you so much for that warning!

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