I have enough money for the reservations for the Class of '72 reunion main event... and for MOST of the fuel to get there. IF I can talk my brother in law into letting me sleep on their floor, I MIGHT be able to stay at my sister's h... Read more
HOW Long has it Been?? OMG!
The sewing machine is going to the sweat shop in the sky... LOL
I like the old metal machines better than the new ones, because they can usually handle heavy fabrics better, but they're like classic cars... the upkeep is what kills ya! LOL... Read more
Dancing in the Rain...
This was written a while ago... (the date is at the bottom) when I was having a hard time...
When not actively pursuing activity
That requires attention,
Most people hear their own voice,
Or that of a friend or pare... Read more
CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES!
So... the part for the van is going to cost more than we thought... turns out the "PullAPart" place thought that my Chrysler Town & Country had the same parts as the Dodge version, a year or two older.
BZZ. Wrong answer!
Tye (the ... Read more
A Door Closes, A Window Opens... LOL
Lots of pain issues today... I figured it was the weather changing again--it's been too nice for too long here! LOL
All those new insulin instructions? I've been crashing in the middle of the night again. The last three nights, it's been... Read more
It's Sunday night, and past my bedtime... crazy weekend, been kind of sick... maybe just the duck, maybe allergies, who knows. Mostly though, just no energy...
Maybe, too, it's just stress...
Wednesday last week, I got a letter from M... Read more
Phew! Crazy Day!
Woke early today, like... 2:15 or so. BGL fine, though I did eat some nuts... My hands itching and tingling-- and I realized that I forgotten my medications (my B12 in particular!) last night--and it's too close to the next dose to be taking it... Read more
Another poetic offering...
Back in 2006, my "saga" began with a visit to the ER. I'd never been diagnosed with or--knowingly-- experienced high blood pressure before, but I had this wicked headache... and it was because my BP was 210/120... and my pulse was 110... I didn... Read more
VERY brief update on Just Stuff...
Got the monitor "uninstalled" and the data printed out today. I went over them briefly with the educator so she could ask questions and make some notes on the printouts for the doctor... and she said she'd call me with his conclusions by this t... Read more
A quick Explanation...
Just a quick answer to CBEVNOW's question... I have diabetic retinopathy, a condition (a complication) where high blood sugar causes damage to the blood vessels in the back of the eyeball. It's made worse by high blood pressure, too--and I have... Read more
I know I haven't been online on SP as much as normal lately, I did mention a while ago that I'd been spending so much time on SP that I wasn't getting my workouts in! LOL Well, as it turns out, there's a bit more to the story than even I though... Read more
And the beat goes on...
Monday I bought two "new" tires. Blew my budget out of the water, but the steel was showing through the sidewalls on my old ones...!
Yesterday, the front driver's side tire picked up a nail. Yep. One of the new ones. Flat. And I don't ... Read more
Beautiful day here the last two days, in the 60's...
I was telling WendyJM4 that years ago, there was a TV show called "Here Come the Brides"... their theme song started out "the bluest skies you've ever seen are in Seattle, and the hills ... Read more
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NOT a BOX of Chocolates...
Is like dark chocolate.
Dark and bitter,
Tempered by the richness of fats,
And sweetness of the sugar,
Becomes a rare and delightful treat.
Holds things dark and bitter,
Tempered by the ... Read more