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At 4:04pm on May 3, 2012, Doris D said…

Oh yeah got to babysit the 2 girls just the other night. No there's nothing u can do for Russ he will have to take the bull by the horns and do it himself. Sorry to say.

Pt isn't as bad as it was those 1st 2 or 3 trips to it. I was willing to swear they were trying to kill me! LOL! Got some great ppl working with me & that helps alot!!! I went to the kidney dr today and it looks like all was fine so I'm good for another year there! LOL! Got to go back in 3 months anyway. Oh well That's life huh????

At 3:18pm on May 3, 2012, Pauly said…

I am doing fine Mr Gator. Worked on some paperwork today for the Cemetery. I went to morning mass this morning. The elderly priest gave a good homily.He always greets us when we leave. I like that. MY BG was 88 on wakeup. We have had a lot of rain this week. I kept you and Russ in my prayers today.


At 1:50pm on May 3, 2012, Patricia Bason said…

Hi Reed no rain again today and it was a beautiful sunny day. I spent the afternoon doing the garden and planting some of the plants we'd brought with us from our last home. Nick's shoulder continues to improve so we are really pleased about that. Hope things are a little better with Russ and the Cardiologist is able to help hime. Tomorrow I have my bloods done for the Poly. I am hoping to reduce the steroids when I see the doc next week so fingers and toes crossed that the results will be good. Not too many lows today either so life is fairly good for me. By the way Reed on the 31st May it will be 52 years since I was diagnosed with diabetes. That's a heck of a lot of needles lol Tricia x

At 6:52am on May 3, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Reed, I hope you get some answers today, please go with Russ and ask the doctor yourself, ed and I always go together and they put us in the same room. his sister is still here with us, I don't know what we're doing today, I'm not really in the mood for anything. I was 149 at 6:30, took a bolus but it didn't do much good, was 164 at 8:30 so I didn't have any carbs for breakfast. guess I need to improve my attitude. that is really cool about Tom, what Kathy linked!

At 8:16pm on May 2, 2012, Joanne said…

Hello Reed, The garage sale went well but was quite chilly. Was 42 when we opened up. Hard to give change with gloves on, lol. Got rid of a lot. Actually sold some clothes too. Made about $250. Took the leftovers to Goodwill except the stuff I'm donating elsewhere. Would like your recipe for that Reuben casserole. Love Reuben's. Just haven't tried any yet. Made chicken tonight from a new recipe and it turned out pretty yummy. Altho lots leftover cuz Joe was home sick today with a stomach bug. He was sick most of the night. I felt bad. I had to go to work and PT today and couldn't stay home to take care of him. He spent a lot of time taking good care of me. He says he slept most of the time anyway and had no desire to eat. Had some chicken broth and a popsicle. Told him he needs to drink fluids. But I know how it feels when you want nothing.I know you had said Russ had it a few days ago. Glad to hear Tom got his Grant $$. My rt knee is hurting just a little and my Lt ankle is getting a little better. Still tight but 2 more weeks of PT till I see the DR again. Had a little shopping day on Sunday. Had a Macy's gift card and got some good deals. My closet still looks empty. Most of the stuff I bought is casual and folded up in my dresser drawers. Bought a new dress for Sunday's Baby shower. Hope you did well with the foot Dr. I am behind on so many things. Sorry this is so long but with cleaning up after the sale and work, PT & cooking dinner .... I am pooped. Take care. You are always in my thoughts.
<3 <3 Joanne

At 7:23pm on May 2, 2012, Doris D said…

Congrads to Tom!!! Bet he's excited to get that. Kenneth dosen't talk about it much I think he's trying to asorb it all right now. Hope that Russ can find something to do. Like u hisdiet may change I know K's has. Yes great of Kathy I won't be here too much for the next 2 days we got pt both days. Reed I hope things work out for u guys. Love always Doris ps. Have u noticed I don't really respond to the pm b/cthey go to everyone of ur friends? That's just me. I know it's dumb but it's me what can I say???? LOL!

At 7:01pm on May 2, 2012, Robyn said…

Wow, Congrats to Tom!! I sure hope that they can do something for Russ, poor fellow. You go alot, no wonder you are tired :) I am doing well, I started on yard work last week, planting etc. Going to do some more tomorrow. I need to buy a large planter box for my Jasmine, as I want it to grow up the lad dis on my patio. It smells so nice. The weather here has been nice. Take care xo

At 5:25pm on May 2, 2012, Linda G said…

You should understandably be proud of your nephew Reed...quite an accomplished man.

At 4:41pm on May 2, 2012, Kathy said…

Reed, just so everyone can read it, here is the article on Tom:

At 3:24pm on May 2, 2012, Linda G said…

Afternoon Reed!
Congratulations are in order for Tom....well done!
I too am interested in the recipe for the Reuben Casserole....sounds delicious!l Hope those fires are nowhere near where you live. Can you smell the smoke from where you are? It was 72F here at its warmest we're getting there! Went to a Chamber Music performance on Sunday evening. The violinist was a former student of mine (gr. 3 and 4).
She is positively gifted. My mom would have been 90 today. Lovely Lily of the Valley and Lilacs for her....two of her favourites.

At 11:21am on May 2, 2012, Marie B said…

I know, there have been a lot of new members lately. one place they find us is on Twitter. I just love Twitter. I recently found someone there who just got diagnosed with type1 LAST WEEK. I hope top see her join TuDiabetes. She's overwhelmed with her new life, and we are all trying to give her helpful hints.

that reuben casserole sounds yummy! tell me how you made it, or post a blog with the recipe. I have 2 corned beefs in the freezer, I stocked up when they went on sale around StPaddy's day. Oh I hope Tom gets the full prof position. getting grants and getting published - kudos to him. bg 130

At 11:15am on May 2, 2012, Kvargas said…

thanks for your info on the 500 low carb recipes and for welcoming me.

At 6:45am on May 2, 2012, Marie B said…

I think it's ok, I don't think they work for Wendy's and are going to be soliciting or spamming, but thanks for being ever vigilant.

raining here, bg was 120, so I don't have much to complain about.

At 4:55am on May 2, 2012, Pauly said…

Hi Mr Gator. Was busy this week at the cemetery. We had some upgrades to the road and I had to be there and make some calls. Looks like you have to reschedule your podiatrist appointment. Hope all is well with you and things are getting back to normal in the Gator house,


At 5:21pm on May 1, 2012, Kathy said…

Oh Reed, I am just wondering what type of emergency a podiatrist could have that would cause them to be behind schedule. When I went last week, I arrived at 11:20 for my 11:45 appt and was taken right away.
Happy May Day! My grammy always used to make MayBaskets out of cottage cheese containers she'd saved all year. She'd decorate them with crepe paper and fill with flowers and treats. I think you were supposed to ring the doorbell and then run away so it was an anonymous type gift.
I washed one window today and it looks so nice. I don't want to stress my wrists so I think I'll just continue to do one per day.
There are words trailing on the bottom of my tv screen saying that tornado activity and hail are headed into the metro area. We'll see.

At 4:59pm on May 1, 2012, dantley said…

Great. Thanks for the warm welcome. I look forward to extremely helpful discussions and support.

At 3:50pm on May 1, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY MAY 1stReed...That's one heck of a long wait at the podiatrist....and a lousy excuse for it!! I too would have walked out!

At 1:52pm on May 1, 2012, Marie B said…

yes those Tshirts are very nice. manny's wife Andre does all the art for them. I wear mine a lot, I have the black one and the blue one. I had a nice time at the guild. I've been a member almost 10 years. bg 99 but I just ate some Doritos. Ed's sister coming tonight, she lives in Vancouver. His family is all over the world. did you make another appt with the podiatrist? we should remind Tony here about "captain's mast".

At 10:52am on May 1, 2012, TONy101365 said…

Dear SEAGATOR: Thank you for the permission to come on board. Now if I can remember all the terms used. Port side, Port Hole, starboard side, deck, head, rack, galley, Scuttlebutt, bridge .... etc. It has been a long time I was a lance corporal E-3 in my beloved US Marine Corps.

At 9:25am on May 1, 2012, Shanon said…

Thank you for the welcome. The pictures (flowers, and animals) are so nice.



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