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Day 897... Doh!

Sunday, March 09, 2014

So, here is some advice I need to remember... don't try and cook while your fingers are numb. You increase the chances of doing something stupid. My fingers were completely numb after walking outside in the cold all afternoon, when I decided to start cooking dinner. No problem, right? Not! I didn't notice how hot the pan was when I grabbed it until later when the burn blisters popped up. Now my fingers hurt. At least it wasn't the previously injured hand. That would have been adding insult to injury.

On a happier note, I walked Cooper for a total of over 3 hours today, walked 3 hours without him, plus did a little yoga and ST. I got a later start than usual due to the time change, so I have pretty much been moving since I got up. I sat down to eat my meals, but that was about all the sitting I have done today. My feet are a bit tired. (Understatement!) While it was quite cold out for all that walking the sun did make the occasional appearance which brightened my mood.

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  • v GOULDSGRANITE
    You need a healing from the tips of your fingers to the tips of your toes! Take it easy tonite. emoticon to the sunshine!
    899 days ago
  • v BONNIEMARGAY
    Go, Cooper! GO!
    899 days ago
  • v DESERTDREAMERS
    I figured out something the other day at work. A patient was dragged in by his grandaughter (he didn't want to make a fuss, you know). His blood sugars on his home gkucometer was reading "HI" - which is not a friendly greeting. I did a finger stick, but his finger tips were so cold and hard, I had trouble getting the blood drop out, and my number read "LO". Hmmm - gave him a warmed IV bag to hold, his fingers warmed & softened, & got the "HI" reading. Whipped him back to a room in the ER. So, trick for the day for diabetics - gently warm your fingers before testing your blood (don't grab hot handles, tho - owie, Chandra)
    899 days ago
  • v SIMPLELIFE4REAL
    As always, you impress me with your walking.

    I'm now up to 1.5 miles...nothing compared to you, but you remind me to move even when I don't feel like it!
    899 days ago
  • v DIANEDOESSMILES
    Sure hope as ur hands thaw out that you did NOT blister them badly !! Even a small one can seem like an unreal HURT !!

    Hmmm Chandra we have MORE GRRRR SNOW coming on Weds,, could be 6"s or MORE,, they are NOT surah yet.

    WILL WINTAH EVAH BE DONE??? This weekend was FINALLY NICE,,, Sat it hit 44 and Sun it hit 36. While MAYBE to someone from the south may not totally understand this,, U And I DO !! WOOHOOOO !! but, I am SOOO TIRED of the snow !! I do NOT even care if this yr,, we beat any records,,, normally I AM ALL FOR IT !
    899 days ago
  • v CHERIRIDDELL
    Your poor hands I hope they feel better soon !
    900 days ago
  • v HEALTHYGRAMMY49
    Ouch! Hope your fingers heal quickly. emoticon
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    900 days ago
  • v BIGPAWSUP
    Oh your poor hands! I'm really hoping the burns are not too bad.
    900 days ago
  • v PEZMOM1
    Hope your hand heals fast. Good job with the walking.
    900 days ago
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