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Cold weather

Wednesday, January 16, 2013


This cold weather is being a pain. I've been fighting headaches and join pain. Most of the joint pain has been in my arms, especially my writs. I broke the left wrist in March 1995 while learning how to roller skate. I've taken something for the pain.

I've gained 15 pounds from the holidays and from my T.O.M starting over the weekend. I went from 195 pounds to 210 pounds. But the last few days, I've lost 5 pounds. I'm at 205 pounds. I'm going to keep my weight tracker on here at 195 pounds because I know that I will get back down to that weight. I have another 25 pounds to get down to where the doctor wants me to be to get off of the blood pressure medicine. I have until March 28th to get that far down.

Please keep my dad's oldest brother in thoughts and prayers. His wife isn't doing too well. She's been in 2 hospitals in a month. At one hospital she had a quart of fluid taken off of her heart and lungs. Then she was transfered to another hospital to start dialysis. But a week ago this past Friday they took her off of dialysis and she had less than 2 weeks to live. I sent a text message to her daughter-in-law yesterday to see how everything was going. Looks like it could be anytime now she could pass away. She was in her upper 70s. I will let everyone know.

Still haven't gotten another cat yet. And the lady who blames me for abusing my cat (which I didn't) hasn't sent me anymore messages. I guess she either didn't turn me in or they told her that she doesn't have a case againt me. But I do want another cat.


Well, I made a couple of prayer shawls for a couple of friends. Both in pale green and same patterns. One friend has her prayer shawl and I still have to give the other friend hers. Both friends lost a love one last year. The one that already has her prayer shawl lost her husband of almost 60 years a year ago next month. The other friend lost her daughter on September 27th to cancer. Her daughter is a year younger to the day than my mom. The daughter was an organ donor and her eyes were donated. I want to make 3 more prayer shawls. One to a gal we go to church with who lost her dad a couple of weeks ago and one for my dad's oldest brother and one for the brother's stepson and wife. In green because green is a symbol of healing.

Yesterday was a busy day. We went to a town 15 minutes south of here twice and to another town south of there within a 4 hour period. Today dad has a chiropractor appointment and we have to return some parts for the garage here in town.


Well, my dad's oldest brother lost his wife this morning at 8am. If she lasted until Friday, it would of been two weeks since she got off of dialysis. Found out through her daughter-in-law about 3 hours after she passed away. And just so happens its the daughter-in-law's birthday. Well my mom and my dad's mom passed away on a cousin of mine's (my dad's youngest brother's oldest daughter) birthday but 16 years apart. My dad's mom died in 1990 (the year my oldest brother and his wife got married in Minnesota) and my mom died in 2006).

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    I'm not liking this cold weather either, especially when there is wind with it, it just goes right through me when I have to be outside. And I can relate to pain issues and headaches being worse because of it.

    I will keep your family in my prayers! And I hope you can get a kitty soon; I know I'd feel lost without mine.
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