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"hi tweedle i miss you why don't you join us on chat where we all learn from each other & have lots of fun too hope you are well & also your angel & furry friends hope to hear from you soon hugs"
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"Here he is after we got him home. We are walking in the snow. "
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"Hi Twiddlemthumbs, I was getting concerned about you since you had not been here for a while. I was hoping that you were okay and nothing was going wrong with your health. How are you feeling. Now I know what you feel like with the multiple chronic…"
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"Hi lots from a misty morning here in the SHIRE warnings not to go out due to air poution drifting in from the Sarah desert r is it 2sanyway it hasaffected my breating over the past 2days, how are you keeping sorry not beenable to chat to you…"
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"Hi Twiddle, I am so sorry to check your page and find out that little smudge passed away. I am so sad. I don't know what to say. I think that all animals and kids should be exempt from pain, sickness and death and that is how it would be if I…"
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"HELLO TWIDDLE WE HAVEN'T HEARD FROM YOU IN A LONG TIME HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU & ANGEL & YOUR FURRY FRIENDS I MISS READING YOUR BLOGS HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON HUGS PLEASE JOIN US ON CHAT"
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"So sad to saysmudge passed way a week ago we went and fetched her ashes home today so loved by us night night little friend xxxxxxx"
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"Hey Twiddle how are you.? My computer was messed up and my cell too. I haven't been around for a while. I see that you haven't either. I hope that you are busy and that I don't have to worry about you. I think about you often, when I…"
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"twiddle, some folks in the chat room were asking if you'd been around lately, and I just thought I'd check up on you. what's the latest news from the 'shire?"
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
friends,knowledge
Date diagnosed
May 19, 1996
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.6
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Shots
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http://rayaslater@aol.com
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Retired due to ill health heart failure gout diabetes prostrate but finding every day a gift married 5 children all grown up 5 grandchildren 2 boys 3 girls all wonderful married 46 years to my Angel Sheila who looks after me as well as working, hurts my self respect but maybe there will come a day when I can work again

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Posted on January 14, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

It would seem my diabetic specialist has given up on me not lost a single pound in weight this year whoops last year,blood sugars have been as high as 29 and as low as 3 I have to bee honest I have no idea how to control my blood sugars after a decade of trying I am not even back to the start I am even worse that when I diagnosed,my Angel bullies me to pull my socks up now there is a thing several days last week I walked around with two different socks on visited family but none of them…

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Packet up love and send it on the clouds

Posted on December 29, 2013 at 9:30am 1 Comment

Sunday after Christmas the turkey is being used for curries the Christmas pudding has seen better days and the thrill of opening presents has ebbed away slightly,always nice to receive presents but I like to think of the thought that went into choosing mine, what do you get a 67 year old mom dad grandma grand dad 10 years of extra life would be nice but all I need is some love and affection from time to time be able to spend more time with my kids and our grand children, feed my cat's well…

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Hamming it up until midnight

Posted on December 24, 2013 at 11:30pm 1 Comment

Stiil or even still awake just about Ham is cooking covered in honey nectre of the Gods well the Greeks believed anyway, cooked the ham and it is a big one in the slow cooker for two hours then put it on to cook in the oven no Turkey this year pork instead should be goose if we respected tradition,turkey came from our colony overseas what a mess we made of that,house still still except me troubling the surrounding air by typing looked outside the rain came gushing in like someone had a big…

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Can I hear slay bells

Posted on December 24, 2013 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Is it slay bells I can hear wait excitement I had as a child mom have you put carrots down for the Rudolf and friends have you left a glass of milk and mince pies for Santa what wonderful times mom would bath all five of us not together dry us off then tuck us up in bed and read a story none of us was going to sleep but as misty eyes and Mrs Night cast her spell of we all went,hope all our grand children have some of that tonight love to give them all a good night kiss and tuck them up but…

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At 5:29pm on April 19, 2014, shoshana27 said…

hi tweedle i miss you why don't you join us on chat where we all learn from each other & have lots of fun too
hope you are well & also your angel & furry friends
hope to hear from you soon
hugs

At 7:53am on April 4, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 8:33am on April 3, 2014, lotsofshots said…

Here he is after we got him home. We are walking in the snow.

At 8:32am on April 3, 2014, lotsofshots said…

Hi Twiddlemthumbs, I was getting concerned about you since you had not been here for a while. I was hoping that you were okay and nothing was going wrong with your health. How are you feeling. Now I know what you feel like with the multiple chronic illnesses and all the medication.
I was in the hospital two times and fourteen days total for problems with my gallbladder and liver. I had an operation a year ago and am still dealing with that. I thought I would be healed by the gall bladder was damaged during surgery and now is showing up as dysfunctional. Finally last week I got medication that helps with the symptoms at least. It took me a long time to get the doctors to listen to me that I was still not feeling well. I have all these specialists and they never really coordinate anything and only do their own organ. I felt like you getting on so many medications and ones I have to take forever.
I went into the hospital very sick and came out feeling better. I was given two drugs that help my body digest fat and then I got Neurontin for my neuropathy. I have it in my hands, and in the place where the surgery was. I have neuropathy from the ribs down, my whole abdomen really. Anyway, feeling better now but spent a whole day at the doctors getting my eyes checked. They came out fine.
I didn't know that pollution came all the way from the dessert. I am worried about the planet. I hope humans figure out we can't go on this way. I don't know why anybody would want to have a bunch of material products manufactured that are unnecessary if it meant that the air would become toxic for everyone. I hope that winds blow you bad air away soon.
I am so sorry to hear that little smudge passed away. I bet you were very sad. People that take in strays are the best. We fall in love with them and treat them like kings and queens because we know how special they are and how they enhance our lives. I am glad we are both animal people.
I got a dog. It is a Hairier Hound. He is beautiful. He stands about two and a half feet of pure muscle he has the most beautiful gold and white coat and then a white face with a mask of gold. He has a white snout with black spots and has bright blue eyes with black around them. He was quite a character when we got him but now he is completely calmed down. Here he is in "jail" the day we found him.
I am sorry your computer broke. Mine did too. It is funny how we have to rely on the kids for backups. I used my son's notebook. I found it hard too. Do you use the online keyboard to type. Do you have a cell? I am thinking about using my cell and cancelling my Internet. You can get bigger cell phones that act as a mini computer. Have to learn to type well on those little buttons though.
I hope you are well. How is that sweet Angel of yours, the kids and the kits? I wonder if a stray dog will walk into your yard and you will keep it?
Let me know how you are doing with your health? Any weight loss, any improvement in being able to get out of the house more. I would tell you to take a walk but not with the pollution you are having! Lots.

At 3:25pm on April 1, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 9:41am on March 21, 2014, lotsofshots said…

Hi Twiddle, I am so sorry to check your page and find out that little smudge passed away. I am so sad. I don't know what to say. I think that all animals and kids should be exempt from pain, sickness and death and that is how it would be if I was running the world. I bet you are sad. Thankfully you have the other cats to shore you up.
I am sorry. I hope you are doing okay. Hope to hear from you soon. Ellen

At 4:07pm on March 12, 2014, shoshana27 said…

HELLO TWIDDLE WE HAVEN'T HEARD FROM YOU IN A LONG TIME HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH YOU & ANGEL & YOUR FURRY FRIENDS
I MISS READING YOUR BLOGS
HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON
HUGS
PLEASE JOIN US ON CHAT

At 11:58am on February 26, 2014, lotsofshots said…

Hey Twiddle how are you.? My computer was messed up and my cell too. I haven't been around for a while. I see that you haven't either. I hope that you are busy and that I don't have to worry about you. I think about you often, when I see the moon, flowers, and especially when I walk through the woods because you are the only person I know who believes in fairies!
I was very sick from that operation with lots of complications. Now I cannot eat fat, protein or sugar and I have to keep all my BGS stable or I itch terribly inside and out. It is part of the liver problem. Nobody ever told me that liver disease was a complication of diabetes. Anyway, it got to the point where I was itching so bad and especially in my throat and I could not sleep for over a month. I was so exhausted that I was acting hysterical. I had to go into the hospital for insomnia and to stabilize my BGs and address my throat problem. I was there over Christmas. I lost a lot of weight. I used to be chubby like you but now I am eight pounds underweight. I can't tell you how good it feels to be thin. I can't say how much better I feel not being able to eat anything much but vegetables and brown grains and sour fruit. I also have to drink tons of water because my liver is not functioning normally.
At first it was almost impossible but I had no choice. I bet you could lose weight this way. I think your health would improve. I am off a lot of medications now too. I have found some interesting meals to make with veggies that taste okay.
I think I told you I got a dog. It is a lot of fun to have both the dog and the cat. At first they hated each other. Now they are starting to get interested in bugging each other. I hope that things are going well with you and the family and cats. Is it spring for you yet? Ellen

At 8:34am on January 28, 2014, Marie B said…

twiddle, some folks in the chat room were asking if you'd been around lately, and I just thought I'd check up on you. what's the latest news from the 'shire?

At 7:15am on January 3, 2014, Trudy said…

Happy New Year to you, too, Raymond. I hope you & your family & kitties enjoyed the Holidays.

 
 
 

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