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We read your post-Irene.
We are praying for your recovery soon and for you to post when ever you are up to it!


Cleaning lady is coming today instead of Saturday- as we have out of town guests arriving tomorrow.
There will be 4 -90 year olds and me-age 88 -goung out to lunch:)
3 childhood friends of DH! Pretty special group!
-That is if roads are ok tomorrow as expected.
Our schools closed today because of icy roads this morning but temps expect to be up to 48 degrees tomorrow.
Will keep you posted.
Hugs, Pat

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Please, pretty please read my blog just posted.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
The Lord bless you
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The Lord make His face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
Numbers 6:22-26 (NIV)



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Good idea, Irene to keep the sunflowers seeds in fridge. Otherwise they can go rancid!
Same goes for Flaxseed. That is why we now keeo our Sparks Oatmeal mix in fridge too.

Great list of unappreciated healthy foods , Marsha! Sounds mighty like the G-BOMBS list. To me. Just add GREENS and MUSHROOMS to it and we've got it covered! Thanks for posting !
Marsha, i wish I had half your ambition. You certainly get a lot accomplished every day!
Poor Karen! Hope she gets the help she needs and soon!!

Ree, how nice that your therapist even does your feet! What a treat!
I noticed my feet needed a little pampering too. I made up a little pot of Cocoanut oil and keep it by my chair and bed, and couple times a day i rub the soles with that. It is already softening the callouses and helping with circulation too.

Thank you too to Mani and Roberta , and Marsha too-for your kind thoughts! DH and I appreciate your kindness too!

I better get busy ! Refrigerator needs emptying , sorting and cleaning. That will take the rest of morning!
DH usually helps me with that but he is in garage ,sanding and painting window frames that our DSIL who keeps him supplied with , to finish up the apartment they are working on for DGD:)
DSIL knows He is happiest when he is working on something. Never a dull moment around here!

Hugs to all, Pat.
Ps-
I Didn't finish with cleaning the fridge til 2:00 pm! DH actually helped me put everything back in clean fridge after he finished up in garage. .he actually got 2 more windows done before coming in to lunch.
I got another job done also. Washed 3 boxes of fresh mushrooms, chopped them up , stir fried them til done, cooled and then bagged them up in serving size portions for freezer.
Later i plan to do the same with. My red, green and yellow peppers. I
Both will be ready to add to sautéed onions for a quick rice stir fry other days.
Now it is nap time BEFORE I do the dishes! But feeling quite satisfied with my achievements today :)



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Marsha a wealth of information. We need to heed these things more. I found out if you keep the sunflower seeds refrigerated after opening they last long. I love black beans with whole wheat rice and think next time I will add some veggies also.

So sorry about Karen's mother. Tough decisions but they must be made.

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and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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Thanks Irene for checking in. I know you look forward to your day. Glad DH is adjusting. Karen and Geo. are going through that with her Mother, and she is not cooperative at all. Karen has stayed day and night with her for over a week. She is checking into options.

Have a good foot day Wed.

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Been a busy day. Been outside sweeping leaves. I will be so glad when they stop falling. The man finished the screening of the pool cage, glad that is done. Having him give me an estimate on another job I have to have done.

Thought this was worth sharing.


underappreciatedsuperfoods

5 Underappreciated Super Foods

Sunflower Seeds: A good source of vitamin E. Contain anti-inflammatory properties and other components known to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Bell peppers: Full of powerful anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals, which can help lower cholesterol and reduce risk of certain cancers.

Beans: Powerful source of protein and complex carbohydrates, as well as fiber and important vitamins and minerals. Beans are proven to reduce cholesterol levels, body weight, the risk of heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and some instances of cancer.

Garlic: Protects against heart disease, reduces blood pressure, lowers cholesterol levels and provides anti-clotting features.

Onions: Hold a lot of nutrition including fiber, minerals and vitamins C and B6.


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Yes! Happy Me Day to Ree!! So glad you have a time for yourself!

I finally ventured out and got a hair shape last week and will have a standing appointment starting Thurs. I am still not too steady walking so hairdresser meets me at car and leads me back as well:).

Hugs, Pat

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Thank you Pat.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
The Lord bless you
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The Lord make His face shine upon you
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the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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Ree I am glad you have a me day where you can do what you need to do to take care of yourself. It is difficult for me as I don't know when I'll go to the bathroom. I don't usually venture far from home unless it is a doctor's visit.
We just keep trucking along.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
The Lord bless you
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The Lord make His face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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3/2/15 1:47 A

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Sorry I haven't chatted for a while , we are ok Maurice goes to day care once a week now, ges settked to it better than I exoected so niw Wednesdays are my ME days , I haf my hair cut and styled last week ,
It's feet day today ! Chiropody lady comes to cut nails and look after our feet ,
Hope you are all well . Irene

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Yes! Maybe you already do this- Pull ups are expensive so I just keep lining mine with Always pads from top to bottom.
Just have to remove the soiled ones each trip to bathroom.

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The 27th and the 28th I couldn't keep out of the bathroom. Don't know if you read my blog "my cup tried to tell me" and it will tell you what happened. My pull ups were dirtied.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
The Lord bless you
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The Lord make His face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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I am glad I have my computer, SPARK, TV, Kindle and other books including several versions of the Bible.
Pat we are in the GOLDEN years whatever that is.
Love you.
There is a lady on another team. Since the early age of 7 she was diagnosed with something that slowly has taken over her whole body but most days she can still walk. It is amazing her stamina and I so admire her. Her mother takes care of her.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
The Lord bless you
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The Lord make His face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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You do alot, Irene, for what you are going through right now!
I know because i have been in same situation myself after my two bowl surgeries since the end of August.
Just don't despair. It's a new kind of life but we can do it!
What ever life throw at us, we are up to the challenge if we
never give up.!
Hugs, Pat


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This was such a busy day. I woke up knee hurting as if I sleep too many hours straight that happens and was tired all morning. Brian came over and filled a pill box, the nurse came and my friends who do my shopping came. I was completely worn out and didn't have time for breakfast until late.
Finally everything quieted down in the p.m and I had a nap and feel better.
I am not supposed to have my feet hanging down too much so don't have much time after I get my points, post the devotionals, do the trivia, answer spark mail, and reply to those who send goodies or comment on my page. That keeps me busy.

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The Lord make His face shine upon you
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the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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2/24/15 11:05 P

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emoticon Marsha

IRENE FROM TEXAS
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the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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Irene, that sounds good. I love acorn squash, I cooked one lasr week, and froze half of ir.

Nighty night.

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emoticon Pat and Marsha. My nurse brought me some acorn squash all mashed up. I put cinnamon on it. Good.
Also brought me baked catfish with nothing on it, just the naked fish fillets.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
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The Lord make His face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
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Thanks Pat, they released her tonight to go home. Karen has her at home, and Geo. is picking up the prescriptions. I just don't know why they released her. Karen will stay with her tonight and go from there.

You are so dedicated in the healthy way of eating. A big congratuations to you.

I am tired tonight and going to hit the sack.

Hope everyone has a good night's rest. I didn't sleep too good last night.

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Hello team-
Marsha, i hope Senior Helpers can get someone there right away for Karen's mother.
And that it works out for her.
Glad you got to see family member today . Problems or not support of family can overcome most everything!

Irene-from reading Dr. Neal Barnard , ALL meat is bad for us and yes Beef is the worst!. I believe what Dr Barnard says about food because Dr. Ornish believes in him. Dr. Dean Ornish author of "Reversing Heart Disease" is the Dr. I followed advice from 20 years ago when my DH had his heart attach and open heart surgery.i credit Dr. Ornish for saving his life . He has lived to the ripe old age of 90 plus!

Well today our weather cleared up a bit and our guests were able to come and spend the afternoon. They mean a lot to us as they were neighbors when we lived on the farm. And even went to school with DH! They had wanted to take us out to dinner but I wasn't quite up to it so the men went out to a buffet and picked up meals for all of us including desserts-of course.

Tomorrow I am back to following Dr. Neal Barnards meal plans. DH will be happy as it starts out with pancakes and maple syrup plus fruit! Right up his alley:)

Hugs, Pat

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Good evening to all. Judy took me down to the hospital where Karen’s Mother is, and got to see Geo and Karen, and her Mother. They are going to release her tomorrow, and she is in no way able to care by herself, and refuses to go to their house, which they both work so that wouldn’t work. Karen has no power of attorney so she can’t do anything. Geo has called Senior Helpers and will talk with them tomorrow. I had them for Brooks before Hospice was called in. That way she can stay in her own home.

I am tired tonight, been a busy day. Didn’t get to Senior Yoga at the Y but was glad to get to see Karen, Geo and her Mother.

Hugs and prayers to all.

Have a good night’s rest.

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Ree hope Maurice is doing well today. Keep us posted if you have time.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
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Pat I am on a vegetarian diet with fish in moderation. Beef is the worst thing you can eat for my problem.

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Hi there from freezing Central Texas!
We had to cancel dinner out today with friends who were planning to drive here from other towns in Texas. Weather man talked of freezing sleet so we are postponing our get to-gether for now! We didn't want them taking any chances on possible slippery roads.

Marsha--Sorry to hear of your sons mother- in-laws problems. We went through the same thing with my mom! She became very agitated with me but continued to like DH!! No fun when that occurs!

Ree- Glad to hear Maurice got over his foot problem ! Yes, you certainly know better what ails him that the "experts", You are doing a great job all by yourself.

Thinking of you, Mani , and pray you are getting stronger every day!

My DH just called our local clinic to see if they ever received the x-Ray info from the specialist.
Apparently not but they are looking in to it.

Roberta, when do you make the big move? Please keep us posted!

Irene- I hope you are feeling better as well and keeping those ammonia levels in control!
How often do they check? Are you on a special diet also? Yes, we know your weather is much warmer than Central Texas! Enjoy!

As I mentioned before our Baylor Lady Bears won their Big 12 Championship . Now tickets are on sale for their competition in the tournaments. We just made the painful decision to not try to go in person this year. We think at our age we better just be satisfied with watching them on TV! No stairs to climb with sore ankles, or possible need to go to bathroom, etc. Even WE know when it's best to stay home:)

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Good moning to all. Wanted to get on before I got started. If Judy gets through picking up food this morning for the church food pantry in time we will go for the 12:30 Senior Yoga class at the Y. I know I need it, and it helps her from lifting so much food for the food bank.

Geo. Jr. is on his way down to the hospital, will he is there by now, as he left this morning at 6:30. Karen had an appt with an insurance company this morning, and then she will go. I just pray that Sylvia had a good night, and they can find the real cause of the way she is acting. I just pray that they don't send her home too early. Insurance companies don't want patients to stay as long anymore. Sad. They took her off the Tyroid medicine as it does strange things to the brain. Prayers are appreciated.

Having my first cup of coffee, and don't know what I will have for breakfast, I will fix a breakfast sandwich for Judy when she gets home.

BBL
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Good night girls. Ree I'm glad the swelling went down in Maurice's foot.

IRENE FROM TEXAS
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Good night to all, been a busy, emotional day. Judy suggested we get out of the house so we went to visit a friend of our from church in an assisted living home. It did me good, and we enjoyed visiting her, and she enjoyed visiting with us. I took her an transportation chair so when she goes to the doctor It will be easier to get her there. I used it for Brooks and it folds up flat so that is good.]

I am tired tonight, but a good tired. If all works out that Judy gets off from picking up food in time, we are planning on going to the Senior Yoga at the Y. Have clothes laid out.

Please remember Karen, and her Mother in prayer, a sad situation, she is back in the hospital , but don't know how long. Geo. and Karen will go tomorrow morning and talk with the doctor. She just esn't herself, and talks very mean to them, and accusing them of things that they would never think of doing. Karen is talking this hard.

I am off to bed, hope everyone has a good night's rest. Hugs and praers to all of you.

Thanks so much for all the prayers.

Marsha/FL

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Middle of night chat ! Maurice rested his foot yesterday morning then the swelling went down and he was ok . There are no have dangerous insects in UK ,
There are medical walk in. 24 hour clinics in cities and big places. We have no car now so I woould gave to get a taxi to go, I would if I had to but didn't think his foot was anything urgent ,
Must try to get some sleep now, good night . Ree

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REE so sorry. I know what you are going through and it isn't easy.
Hope his foot didn't suffer a spider bite.
Do they have a clinic near by? We have night clinics and I think there are some 24 hour clinics.

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Way down here we have had colder than usual some days. But if we get into the 40's we think that is cold Pat.

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I am still here, struggling at times but doing the best I can, Maurice went to the furst full day care but asked tocome home after lunch. He thinks ge can come and go as he likes. We will try again this week .
I told his doctor he gets very tired and breathless when walking, I was told take him for a 30 min walk daily,
What ? I did try , but it's too much for him so I am going by my own instincts now , I know him better than the doctor does and what he's capable of. He's hurt his foot now so won't be walking far, I do not know how he hurt it. .he did itin the night, I couldn't get a sock on it this morning, it's Sunday so no hope of a local doctor and I can't get him to a hospital , so will rest it today and see how it is tomorrow , It's one thing after another . Ree

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Good for you Roberta! With your positive attitude, you are always ready to take on what ever life changes occur. And you are a good example of for us all to follow. !
Like grandma Moses said " Life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be!"
We all wish you the best as you go off to your new apartment life.

Marsha, sounds like you are feeling a little better. Glad to hear you are starting to get out and about again.
I too am excited today because i made a hair appointment for this afternoon. The first since before my surgery . I really need a good shaping up!
And I agree, dogs , can be such comfort to those not feeling well. And are a lot smarter than some people realize. They sense when people need comforting.

We went to bed so early last night, about 9:15 , so woke up super early this morning. Up at 5:30.
I have coffee made , plus hot lemon water for each of us- and breakfast set out for DH and me. . He and Brooklyn ,our little ShihTzu , are stirring now.,

Our cleaning lady comes at 10:00 this morning. Now that I am feeling so much better i am thinking she would not have to come weekly anymore. The house is already in great shape.
Always nice to have her do all the floors though. :)
DH used to do that for me. He keeps busy with other projects , yard work and helping DD and DSIL with building repairs to a the building our DGD will be moving in shortly. Pretty amazing for an almost 91 year old:)

The weather back home is setting records for cold. One of or DD's said it was 26 below zero yesterday morning. Much Colder in Michigan than Alaska where our DGD lives!!
It is 65 degrees here in Texas now but we are under a winter storm warning. May have a sleet storm Monday! Crazy weather!

What is it like in your neck of the woods, Irene and Ree,, and Peggy ?

I Better get busy now-
Hugs, Pat

PS---9:00 pm now-
Our Baylor Lady Bears Basketball team just won the Big 12 Chamionship-5 years in a row!!!
Confetti is falling in the Ferrill Center!!!!!!








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Roberta you could write those words on my blog. What a wonderful comment, I keep affirming: "It is going to be OK. It will work out fine. All is well." And so it is.

That is what you said.

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Richard will be here tomorrow at 10:00 to dis-assemble the treadmill and take it home to re-assemble it for his family to enjoy. I encouraged him to do that because to trash a perfectly good treadmill seemed wrong. That is the last of the heavy stuff -- the rest is easy for me to manage. I keep affirming: "It is going to be OK. It will work out fine. All is well." And so it is.


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Good evening to all, 10 degrees warmer than yesterday, and tomorrow is to be in the 70's/ I took a nap this afternoon. Just tired, could be the antibiotics.

George Jr. said that Karen's mother has slept most of the day. There is a doctor and nurse coming around 5:00 to check on her. He will let me know more later. He worked at home as Karen had to work at the bank. She shuld be getting off soon. Spade stays with her in her bed and takes his toys in there also. Dogs are so smart. He was going to bring him over here, but said he was fine, and company for her. She don't really like dogs. He is hard to not love. :)

Feed Ginger, got water filling the pool, and made some chicken salad. I will have a sandwich on Publix WW bread for supper and some fruit.

I am supposed to go to get hair done at 11:30 in the morning and praying that I feel up to it. The humidifier really helps at night with the stuffiness.

Hope everyone has a great evening, and a good night's rest. Stay warm and well.

Hugs and prayers to all.
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On our local PBS station this next Monday, 02/23/15, 12 am - 1:30 am, is airing Dr. Robert Lustig presents "Sweet Revenge: Turning the Tables on Processed Foods."

I ordered the Kindle edition of his cook book: "Fat Chance: Beating the odds Against Sugar, Processed Foods, Obesity and Disease." ($7.99 plus tax on Amazon.) In it, he cites a video by Peter Attia: "Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem?" I needed to read this book after my recent experience with processed foods!

I downloaded Amazon's free Kindle App and have been enjoying these Kindle books on my laptop and iPad. I ordered the cook book as it has a condensed version of the original edition, plus the recipes.

P.S. In reading the book, he does favor grains, but I will ignore that section, as I avoid all grains except rice--as someone advised--people are not grass seed eaters. (Guess he has never heard of "Frankin Grains!

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Good evening all. Hope everyone had a good day. I stayed in, and took a little nap, woke up with a neck ache, and stiff neck. Must have slept on it wrong. Not much news here. They did release Karen's Mother, and Karen and Geo. took her to their house to watch how she does. She has been so independent for so long that it will be hard for her. Praying that it works out. They have a large spare bedroom and bath room so that is good. I know that it will take some adjusting. I had my parents with us for 7 years. Daddy 2 until he passed, and Mother last 5 years after he died. She had several stokes and had to have a lady come each day to stay for her while I was at work. We were fortunate to find a good, Christian Lady that needed the extra money and was very good with her.

Hope everyone has a good night's rest, and will be back tomorrow. Everyone stay warm and well.

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Good for you, Roberta! As I understand it processed meals have way more salt , fats and sugars than we want in our diets. When we cook our own from scratch we know exactly what we are getting.

I am so glad Marsha is taking good care of herself. And starting to feel better!
But so sorry to hear of the health issues in her extended family. Dementia is frightening experience for any of us to encounter. As many of you sadly know first hand.
As I mentioned before- Dr Bernard ( whose both parents and grandparents all suffered it) has spent his lifetime researching this and believes eliminating certain foods from our diet can help prevent and even help reverse the onset. Well worth reading his views.

I am glad to hear from Peggy who in spite of weather finds positive things to do while shut in.
Yoga is a great way to move more and keep flexible too!
Also just posting it motivates me to get back to my indoor walking again. Thanks Peggy!

Yes, Irene, I am getting back to my old routines and can't be happier . I pray you will improve daily as well and do the same. Our bodies miraculously heal them selves as you well know. With God's help all things are possible.

Ree, we are happy to hear Maurice enjoys his outing and found something there already that
He can look forward to.honing his artistic skills! Wonderful!

Keep up the good work folks and care for yourself first. The healthier you are the more you can do for others!

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With l4" of snow on the ground and below zero wind chills, I haven't been out of the house for a week. Thank goodness I have my yoga DVD I can do every morning or I would stiffen up and not be able to move. I'm getting lots of sewing, embroidery and knitting done while I'm staying in. Hope to get back to Jazzercise tomorrow.

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Good morning to all. I didn't venture out to church this morning to count the Money. Just too cold and windy. Staying in, and also cancelled my hair appt. until Sat.

Feeling some better, just tired. Feeling bad for Karen and Geo. as they are taking shifts with her Mother. They yesterday that they thought it was a start of dementia, will know more today after reviewing more tests. Karen won't leave her except when Geo. comes and relieves her, she stayed all night. Please remember her in your prayers.

It is really cold here this morning, and supposed to get colder before it warms up for the weekend.

Hope everyone has a good day. Stay warm and well.

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Pat so glad you are feeling better. Know you are glad to have help when you need it but when you don't you are happy to be back in your routine.

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Good decision Roberta/

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No more processed meals! Since all my energy has been going to downsizing, I have eaten processed dishes recently, and my BP has shot up big time! Well, no more distracting chores until I fix healthful meals! I want to be healthy when I move into my new home.
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Hi friends, Sorry I have been MIA a couple of days! Lots going on here. monday we had friends from out of state coming to visit at noon time. They intended to take us all out for lunch but it was cold and rainy so DD and I prepared a nice lunch for us all. They spent the rest of afternoon.

Then yesterday, Tues., our DD from Colorado, who has been here caring for me in anyway she could for last 2 weeks since our Michigan daughter left-finally had to leave for home. She has been a blessing as well! We are officially on our own now as I am feeling great.

So today i made a long grocery list and drove DH up to do my shopping . He found everything but 2 items on list-bless him!

Tonight-We will listen to our wonderful Lady Bears" away game " as it is not televised this time.
They have won 23 basketball games in a row now.
Next home game I intend to finally attend the game.

Thanks everyone for posting your busy lives as well!

It is wonderful to hear from Mani and we are all praying for her speedy recovery!

I am so glad you, Irene are feeling better. Wish we lived closer so I could be a help now I'm feeling better! Thanks for always being there for me .

So happy to hear Ree has found a place for DH to enjoy once a week and for her to get a brief break. Thanks for keeping us posted.

Marsha, so sorry you are under the weather! Get your rest and follow Dr.'s orders.
I too am on an inhaler twice a day -Drs. orders to use a Symbicore for my ongoing asthma.

I envy Roberta doing such a great job of downsizing for her impending move . One of these days i hope to get busy doing the same around here. Cleaning out the closets, etc.

Hi to others too and hope all is well.

Hugs, Pat

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emoticon Pat and all the rest. Marsha is so faithful.

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Marsha I went to the doctor today and they did blood work also. He was pleased with my progress but being a shut in unless you get out way early is no life.

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Good evening to all. Went to the doctor this morning and I have a sinus infection. I knew that something was wrong with the headache,stuffiness, etc. She prescribed an antibiotic, and a inhaler. She also did a EKG and it was fine. Thank goodness. What a miserable day here. Windy, and then rain, rain, and rain. I got home before the rains set in. My BP was high 177/68 so I have to go back Tues just for a BP reading. I go in 2 months for blood work, and then a week later my checkup. She is very good, and easy to talk to.

I am not going anywhere tomorrow as it is to be cold, and windy. The pollen is bad. It always settles in my sinuses.

I am not going to address all, just not really up to it tonight. Just have everyone in the bad weather, and heavy snows are in my prayers. I couldn't take that anymore. My blood is to thin. :)

Good to read about everyone, and glad that all are stocked up on things to do if forced to stay in. The walls do begin to close in. I have to stick myself out the door every now and then.

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Irene/UK. I am so glad that DH is content with the day care, and you do something special for you while you have the time. It is so stressful to be a caregiver, and please do something that you orinarily can't do. Big hugs and so good to see you posting. I can read in your message that you are a bit relieved.

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Pat this can cause heart failure. My father passed away with it and I don't know what I will go with but all of us will go sometime. You can live with it for a long time though but causes you to be breathless.
They taught me in rehab to take deep breath through your nose with mouth closed and exhale after every few exercises with mouth open slightly..
I read it is like when you cough, feel your tummy, it goes in.

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Ree I am so glad you have a me day and that hubby is happy. He might want to go more often later but then you said it is expensive. Insurance doesn't cover it?
Hugs to you this Happy Friendship Day.

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I am still here girls and thank you for think g if me , your prayers and good wishes, I had been thinking of Mani too. Such a lovely lady, but obviously frail now. She has such faith and family love she will be alright ,
Of course medical matters take over at this age, I have been reading mails checking how you all are. I am alright.
I just registered my husband Maurice to goto a day care one day a week. Wr went this week on a half day trial ,I sat in in it observing , M settled down and was drawing on any paper that was around, the staff showed him they had an art table. He told them he would bring his own materials next week, once i heard those words, " next Week , i was happy, he wants to go. There's transport pick up too, so I booked 4 weeks full day with lunch included , i have to pay but it's manageable . The staff were sound and caring,. It will help me a lot too to have a day to do my own thing, Have a good week , Ree

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That is exactly what it is Irene! Venous Insufficiency!
The more we move the more blood can reach those areas and that relieves the pain.
What has your health care providers suggested to help with your problems?

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I have bad circulation girls. They say it is venous insufency (spelling)

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Marsha, I think you will be interested to know that DH visit to Vein therapist about his painful ankles turned out to be quite rewarding. His circulation was checked from groin to his ankles and charted to send results to his doctor. She worked with him a full hour. Had him do a heel to toe rock for 100 count and it was recorded as well. And when it was done he found that the pain in his ankles had about disappeared and he could walk so much better! Now he is occasionally doing this exercise at home. ( today he trimmed back our rose bushes and you might remember we have a number of them here in TEXAS)
We don't know when the doctor will comment on his results but he is already grateful for some help.
Next time you see your doctor you might suggest having your circulation tested as well.
Hopefully something could be helped in your case as well.



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Pat, we make plans, but sometimes our plans are not God's. He has a reason for all things.

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Best laid plans can go by wayside:)! I was showered and dressed and ready to be driven to Temple. My follow up to surgery doctor appointment this morning was postponed TIL Fri.
Nurse seeing me is sick.

But now I am ready to go with DH to his DR. Appointment in WACO.
While in WACO we can finally check out the 99cent. Store that our cleaning lady recommended. She claims they have everything that our local grocery store has but MUCH cheaper.

Our Son-in-law ( fix it man while here) left this morning to go back to DENVER. . DD is still here another week . While here he --cleaned our vents, and heat ducts, furnace filter,and washed our Window's, carried all plants back out to sunshine, among other things,
DD has prepared all our meals while still keeping up with her occupation back home on the computer and phone. I have been able to do keep up with dishes and clean up at least..

I too had contacted Mani and so sorry she is in fragile condition. She in turn has not forgotten us and encouraged her DGD to post her messages to us. Thank you, Anita!
I also contacted LOIS last week and let you all know what she has been through.

I know I could do a better job at keeping up with past members but I guess I do the best I can.
And I appreciate all the help from the rest of you as well.!

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Hello everyone. I didn't know how many heard from Mani so put it in the blog.
We should not forget those who disappear, especially all leaders should be hunting them down.
Glad you are doing well PAT and have your daughters close by to help you.


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Pat, hope your doctor visits are great. Let me know what they tell DH about his painful ankles, they just tell me that it is osteoarthiritis. Not much they can do, he said he could put a boot on it, but it is my driving foot. I rub asprecreme on it and it helps some.

Glad you are doing good, and getting in your exercise each day.

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Hi ladies! Sounds like we are all doing well in spite of ourselves!
I slept well too-only up once or twice. I try to drink water after I have been to the BR.
I know it is best to keep myself hydrated and to keep things moving too.
I gave started back doing my purposeful walking , adding one minutes day, and am up to 12 minutes now.
DD'S have been preparing wonderful soups and other vegetarian meals for us. Last night our DD next door brought a blueberry cobbler for dessert! She and her DH have been joining us for dinners most days.
Tonight we plan to do a pick up at Subway . We like their foot long veggie sandwiches. So 3 of those will feed the 6 of us nicely. Our DSIL will want meat on his:) but the rest of us go veggie now.
Gorgeous weather here again in TEXAS.
Tomorrow morning I have a follow up to my surgery DR. visit.
And in PM DH has a DR visit as well for his painful ankles.
Glad to hear from you all.
I do hope you have checked out DR. Bernard's diet on how to prevent Alzheimer's.
Considering his research has shown that diet really can help prevent us from getting it-it is a pretty good reason to check it out.
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Roberta, have a good night's rest. I am going earlier tonight as I am also tired tonight. Rained most of the day, now I think it is stopped, and the colder weather will work itself into the state tonight.

Hope everyone has a good night's rest.

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I spent a good two hours sorting, shredding, tossing, saving, and stacking paper to go to Office Depot's shredder bin. A lot of the paper clutter can be tossed into the shredder in the envelopes. Time saver there. Office Depot is down the road about 10 minutes--very convenient.

The problem of disposing of my good exercise equipment is solved--San (my son's widow), and some of her family members will take them, plus two slow cookers--one never used. Also she wants my oven/microwave combo, too. There is a microwave built-in to the new apartment kitchen.

I just had some chicken hot out of the oven, now I need to hit the shower and turn in early--I'm pooped!
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It has rained here most of the day. We are to get a cold spell now. Got a lot done in the house though. Hope everyone has a great evening.

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It must be Monday!
This is at least the 3rd Monday in a row that icy roads have kept the kids in eastern PA out of school as we have another experience with icy conditions. At least not an ice storm that brings down wires and trees. However I've heard that Boston now is first in baseball, first in football and probably first in snowfall as this last storm now added up to 4 feet. Then Pat talks about eating outdoors and I did a quick step to get to the mail box today as it had gotten windy.

I don't know if or when I'll check out Dr. Bernard. I continue to do my best with GBOMBs though.

Good to hear some good news from Pat, both Irenes, Marsha and Roberta. I have mostly good days on adjustments, but counting the days 'til spring before getting restarted on any walking days.

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I notice I have posted a few times. I am doing pretty good the last few days. Some days am afraid to get in the shower, afraid of falling. Some days for the same reason don't walk to the mail box for the same reason. Today with this nice sunny weather and temperatures probably in the 80's I walked down.

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I took my first step s in following DR Bernard plan to help prevent Alzheimer's I threw away my cast iron skillet, and aluminum pan. When you read his articles you will see why.
We are already eating vegetarian but now going to go vegan as well!

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Hi again team. I have been doing some research on Alzheimer's as you know-statistics show that 50 %. Of us in our age bracket develop it by age 80. Sadly many of you are dealing with it 1st hand.

DR. Neil Bernard , who having seen both parents and grandparents suffer from it , grew up fully expecting he was next in line. He
has spent his lifetime researching this. He believes there are things we can do to help prevent it and also to reverse some of the symptoms. If you are interested please go to his web sites and read his observations so we can discuss it here.

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Hi dear REE--first of all I am so happy your DH will have some excellent respite care and you will have some well deserved rest . That is wonderful news.
Also congratulations on your new little granddaughter! I hope now you will see her soon.
Thank you so much for giving us an up date!
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Ree most have a good time in those places so hope it will work out for you and him.
God bless you. Hugs and Prayers.

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Irene/UK - so good to see your posting, praying everything will work out great for the day center. Hope you you can get some me time. You are and will continue to be in my prayers.

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Popping in to say hello and give good wishes to those who have health worries, and celebrate with those who have come through worrying times,
I am ok, we are on a round of medicals for M , he has heart failure and possibly diabetes now,
I have arranged for him to start at day care respite, it's a trial half day on Wednesday , I do so hope he is happy there, I am sitting in on the first half day as a watcher and let the staff do their jobs.
Good news is we had a new great grandchild on 31st Jan. Lexie , I haven't seen her yet but she's well and lovely of course . Warm wishes Ree

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Keep us informed Roberta.

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Me, too, Irene. I won't know for a while, until my appointment with my neurologist.
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Pat you deserve to be spoiled. I am glad you are doing better.

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Roberta trust it is nothing Serious.

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Thank you, Pat. Your prayers worked!
It was like having a mini breakfast with pudding, fruit, and Graham crackers!
The staff were especially nice. There was something on the back of my throat
that showed up on the X-Ray, however, that the therapist had never seen.
The doctor/technician thought it might be calcification. I asked if they were
bone spurs, and they said “no.” I suppose I will hear more about it when I see the
neurologist on March 3. BTW, the therapist said my teeth looked good. emoticon

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I won't overdo , Marsha. But I do plan to increase my activity daily!
DD helper # 2 left after 3 weeks
DD # 4 arrived. For next 2 weeks!
We are blessed.
We will miss our DD# 2's GORMET meals but looking forward to DD# 4's wonderful vegetarian cooking. I feel so well now that she plans to cook but I plan to do clean-up and dishes. And keep wash caught up. Too.
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Pat, just overdo. My niece in Ohio has all of her spices in alphabetical order. I am not that organized. The ones I use the most often are on a seperate shelf in one of those little plastic trays.

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Well I am spoiled rotten now but today started to get "up and at EM'!
Surgery on wed
In hospital yet, THURS.
Came home FRI. Evening.
Pampered at home all day Sat.
Up and at EM SUNDAY:)

Main job- cleaned out my spice cupboard- organized alphabetically, put new labels on my spice trays
DD # 2 typed them all up for me on sticky backed labels.
My shelves look so neat!

Also took time out to watch our BAYLOR Lady Bears win their basketball game.on TV
(Looking forward,to being able to actually attend the games again:)
Kansas was ahead part of the time and really gave us a run for our money! But our girls finally won by 8 points or so. Scary:)

Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers! They worked!

Congratulations team on our 8 year Anniversary!!!

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So wonderful to read that you are doing so well and back home with all that tender loving care from your family.
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Update here- they let me go home last evening and I got to sleep in my own bed last night.!

Oh, and I really appreciate my daughters home cooking.no more bland hospital food:)
Not only was my DH glad to have me home but our little dog ,Brooklyn, won't leave my side:)
I am getting first rate care at home too!!

Hope you all are doing well, including REE and Irene!

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Pat, it is so great to hear that you are recovering so well. Yes, God is good. I will try doing that when I go into it again. Thanks. Hope you keep up the great recovery, and you have plenty of people taking good care of you. The Roses sound beautiful.

Get rest, and post when you feel like it, we were all praying for you.

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Marsha,I see your problem --look up at the top right of page --in pale print--and click on "sorting last post on top! " That will solve your problem
Hugs, Pat

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Hey ladies, great news on this end. My surgery went great. A whole team of doctors are very pleased with my progress. Icould go home today if I had a BM. DR. Had previously thought I would be here til the weekend!I

had my first solid food this morning. I couldn't eat yesterday so just drank water all day. Also I up on my feet walking with a walker and my enjoyed my-first shower!
I feel the best I have felt since July!!

I am still napping a lot so this is my very first posting. the nurses are in every few minutes to check on me so didn't get a straight nites sleep.

Thank you for your prayers! They worked!
Hugs,Pat

Ps, I feel like I am at the Hilton! Private room with a view and very clean! Told the hostess I almost don't want too home yet:)
I am enjoying a gorgeous bouquet of 8 roses . One from each of our DD'S plus signed by DH and our little dog too:)
And--another DD sent an adorable stuffed Shih TZU:)
And --our Lady Bears won their 18th game In a row.
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Sending good thoughts to you, Pat. Seeing you after surgery feeling good, doing all the activities you enjoy. Love, Roberta


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Oh ok Pat, I hate to scroll down so many messages. Looks like there ought to be a way to eliiminate the old ones. You are in my prayers.

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Hi Marsha, when you want to go to Just Chatting Away i, just click on General Team Discussion Forum and choose "Just Catting Away "there.
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Just taking some time to check in, Judy will come back here after picking up food for the church bank, and we will go to Senior Yoga at the Y. Hoping to work some kinks out of this body. :) I have to stop at Deals for some greeting cards.

Hope everyone has a great day. Does anyone know if we can delete the short messages on the beginning of our page. I hate to have to go through all of them before I get to the chat one.

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Well if I had been bright enough to spell it correctly I would not have got in trouble :). I left the letter -H - off of shih in spelling of Shih-TZU :):)

Thank you Roberta for your prayers. We know they work from past experiences .

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Oh, Pat! That is hilarious--your iPad thinks the breed of your dog is profanity!!!! My-Oh-My! emoticon emoticon emoticon

I'm sending you good thoughts starting today for your surgery on Wednesday.
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