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Twiddlemthumbs's Blog – July 2010 Archive (8)

Last great adventure of TIDDLES

This is me well the body shell anyway, I have moved to a happy place where all my family go it is peaceful and quite I roam over hills drink the cool water of the stream and laze about all day with my friends and family that went before me,although my end was sad and I used up all my 9 lives I had a wonderful life while it lasted.

hen I was born my mom had 4…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 28, 2010 at 11:00am — 8 Comments

Country walk

Some would say a good walk in the fresh air will do you the world of good and perhaps they are right,but after a massive heart attack and having diabetes prostrate and arthritic pains even standing up some days is a real challenge for me,my mind is racing to go my muscles are charged but the effort of just getting up from a sitting position tires me out especially when I go light headed having 18.5 stone fall on you from 6 foot can be dangerous as my dog once found out.

I was…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 26, 2010 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Dreams, wall partitions,aliens and no diabetes

Funny never diabetic in my dreams back as I was when younger much younger take my last dream Standing in a living room watching someone dismantle a fireplace which I thought was solid brick but it turned ot to be wood with a brick facade (front) as it came down in big sections I can clearly remember saying to the wife I think it was, well you know what dreams are, these sections would make a good partion room divider there I was showing her when out of the window I say a large red ball…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 16, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

We have the readings Captain

There we were in the mist of battle 2 stranded starships officers facing a horde of klingons desperate for our summer picnic, in fact Granma and our eldest grand child and my phazer ran out while Daniel held of the advancing horde I took my sugar reading and re-charged my phazer we called a truce sat down with the klingons and had our summer picnic, to be honest I was phazed out and had to sit down for an hou, but let's not…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 15, 2010 at 12:00pm — 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

What was in the BOX

Photo took up all the space not worked out how to make photo smaller so here is the rest of the blog post on opening the big box sounds like a horror movie I saw recently I was amazed to see it contained flowers in a lovely vase I found the card and saw it came from our daughter who lives in America the flowers were for my Birthday.

I have had flowers before but never any sent to me it made my day my weekend and they are still as lovely as the day they arrived, thank you Sandra here…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 13, 2010 at 9:00am — 3 Comments


On Saturday the doorbell rang and the person carrying the biggest box I had seen in a long time said Raymond S I said yes he said these are for you my first thought is that I had won some competition love doing comps

Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 13, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Not a leg to stand on

I have blood tests again this morning 9am our time this will be the 5th time I have given blood in the past 6 weeks 3 of those blod tests including todays are fasting ones so it will be over 12 hours since I last had anything to eat well tea was 6pm last night so you worl it out, how the nurses can expect a diabetec to go all that time without food is worrying well to me anyway, I know what happens if my blood sugars drop low and it is not funny in fact the time leading up to a hypo is…


Added by twiddlemthumbs on July 8, 2010 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

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