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Twiddlemthumbs's Blog Posts Tagged 'smudge' (7)

Who needs an Alarm clock

They say beauty is in the eyes of the beholder no there is a question that needs a long answer but not for today.

Woke up this morning by my alarm clock smudge my cat 4am the alarm went off I ignored it but a few minutes later still rescuing some damsel in distress sorry from the old school finding smudge sitting next to my pillar rubbing her nose on mine, OK smudge I get the message stumbling around the bedroom trying to put my dressing gown on trying hopelessly not to tread on smudge…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on June 5, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

It is like a sauna in my pajamas

It has been an upsee daisy week blood sugars taken before breakfast have been over 12.2 every morning increased insulin but it is not lowering by blood sugars, I have had a body cold well I think it is a body cold as I have been sweating so much my pajamas have been soaked through this is occurring every night we sleep with a fan on in the room and lower the heating as low as we can without getting hypothermia but still the sweating goes on,if it continues over the weekend have to go and see… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on February 11, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Blue Moon Blue cheese Bluebottles Blueberries and Pink Flamingos

The clouds roll by obscuring the Moon and all it's glory the wind is howling and the trees on the square are swaying to and fro as the saying goes if you do not bend to the wind you will surely break,no one about all snuggled up in blankets soon to be woken by the alarm it is time to go to work or the shouts from mom you will be late for school,waking up from a warm bed to getting dressed leaving the house and meeting the bitterness of the wind is enough to wake anyone up,for me it was my cat… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on January 28, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tipsy Topsy Toesy

Wake up you sleepy head here I am trying to wake my wife up otherwise the traffic will be hectic when she finally leaves for work,made her a warm cuppa tea to help her wake up carrying it upstairs is a challenge as I am accident prone meaning I tend to drop a lot of things one minute they are in my hands the next on the floor usually in pieces we did have a china tea set, but now there are only 6 pieces left hope it was not a family heirloom,I have noticed since taking my medications a lot of… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on January 25, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Why are BANANAS yellow

Not sure what day it is some days I wake up bright as a spark the other like a light bulb with a burnt out filerment,apoloise at the beginning for my awful spelling spell checker does not want to work on this forum,back to this morning it is 8.08 am so time for my victoza dosage here goes..........done might as well take my morning medication 13 pills for heart failure prostrate and now the prize winner this year of Gout not goat which I feel like like right now,i am sure I can feel 2 horns…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on December 30, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Another day

Lovely location very central any idea where this photo of me was taken, all I can tell you is that it as taken 3 years ago, it had been 25 years since the wife and I Sheila was able to take a holiday and this would not have been possible unless the kids bless there hearts paid for our trip,I was so worried about carrying my drugs and insulin with me it really stressed me out but in the end no one asked me about it this side or the other side of the…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 14, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

On the mend

Woke up this morning feeling better than I have in over a week, the antibiotics have kicked in I still have a cough but not the pain and soreness in my chest when I cough, on the other hand it might be the inhaler I was given that is helping me breath more easily who knows who cares something is working.

Cat sat on the back door step for half an hour atching the rain pour down finally deciding she could not wait anymore she went out gave me a meow as if to say get a cat litter box… Continue

Added by twiddlemthumbs on November 25, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment



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