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At 2:42pm on May 28, 2012, Linda G said…

It's 5:50....What's Beryl doing at this time? I'll be happy when Russ sees the doc. Shades of purple are for flowers!!
68 years go by pretty darn quickly don't they. Our Memorial Day is called "Remembrance Day", and on November 11th. My dad was in the army (so was HIS da in WWll). My mom was in the Air Force.
The migraine is gone....but man o man....was it EVER humid today. No headache, but pressure just between the eyes! I wore white!! Wise choice!

At 9:36am on May 28, 2012, Marie B said…

glad there's no damage. ed went fishing with his brother. brother lives in a community with a large lake, they allow electric motors (unlike ours)so occasionally they fish together there. they've had the chat on all weekend, you can just type something in the "window" just below where people are chatting, and then press "enter" and it will show up in the chat room. we had a a riot there yesterday with Sparky and his wife on at the same time, me, Kathy, Doris and a few others. sparky had us all laughing. bg 174

At 4:33am on May 28, 2012, Linda G said…

Good morning Reed and company! How's it all going this morning...other than the weather that is? Looks like you're in for a nasty storm! Take cover. Here, the weather is hot, humid and stifling. The weather forecast predicts a high of 40C today....I think that's around 102F.
Know that you and Russ are always on my mind and forever kept in prayer.
Be careful....not only due to the storm, but as well....take care to not overdo.
Hugs on this Monday morning.....

At 3:56am on May 28, 2012, Doris D said…

Yep it looks like he's done with the pt now on to another! Sorry about Russ I agree with Kathy there it is hard to watch someone u love fade right b/f ur eyes. That was the way with all who have gone in my family. Did u get rain from the Hurricane? I heard about it this morning (well I heard about it from u 1st but it was on the news this morning and I got it's name Byral right? Or something like it)

At 3:59pm on May 27, 2012, Kathy said…

Oh Reed - I know what it's like to watch a loved one fade right before your eyes. It happened with my mother. Would Russ consider using a wheelchair?
I suppose not.
We got over 4 inches of rain in the last five days. Crazy. It was 90 today with 70% humidity so I just stayed in and cleaned.
Tomorrow I'm going out to breakfast with a friend. Then to the big cemetery here in town where they always have a moving presentation. I always cry when they play taps.
Last night I tossed and turned and couldn't figure out what was wrong. This morning I noticed that 2 of the 3 sleeping pills I'm supposed to take were still in my compartmentalized pill box.
Reed, I am sending healing wishes to Russ. May this week go better.

At 11:32am on May 27, 2012, Marie B said…

reed, hoping the storm just gives you that much needed rain. our rain finally stopped and we got all the tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and what-not planted on the deck. I'm pooped. bg 87, guess I'll eat some lunch. all the kids are out on the lake, paddling their canoes and sailing their little sailboats, quite picturesque. if only people would finish up all the electric blowers...hugs, dear Reed, you know how I care.

At 9:34am on May 27, 2012, Bathyscaph said…

Thanks again! :)

At 5:18am on May 27, 2012, Eric said…
Thanks so much, SeaGator. Who knew being 44 so feel so old? Haha
At 3:15am on May 27, 2012, Marie B said…

hi reed, we got plenty of rain yesterday. bg 143.

At 9:46pm on May 26, 2012, Joanne said…

Hello Reed, happy to hear all is going well at Seagate. Nasty storms here tonight. Did a lot of planting today. Hope they ae still standing. Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend.

At 9:41pm on May 26, 2012, Adam Wys said…

HI. Thanks for the welcome. I love both Stonewood and Betty's. I'm going to Stonewood for my birthday next week. I haven't been in months. :)

At 3:09pm on May 26, 2012, Pauly said…

I hope Russ is ok Mr Gator. I prayed for him at Mass and Eucharistic adoration this morning. I got my upside down tomato planter all together. I hope it grows some vegetables. Will go to mass again in the morning.


At 9:54am on May 26, 2012, Robyn said…

Hi REed, I am doing okay. I have been busy and also not up to par lately. Just taking it easy and have some doctor appts coming up. Glad your BS is good. Mine has been awful. Hope you have a nice weekend and take care xo

At 6:51am on May 26, 2012, Linda G said…

Good morning to you my friend....and to all at Reedsville!
How was Russ' night?

At 4:16am on May 26, 2012, Doris D said…

Sory but just now getting around to answer u. Yesterday?? Well I've had better days that's 4 sure. I hope everything got taken care of at the Drs office for Russ. Please listen to Marie if u need to take a day or 2 (or more) off we will all understand. Sometimes life gets in the way right??? K has no more pt either. AS for the bloakage issues he's having we should find out something next month. Life huh??? I read somewhere that it must have been a 35 year old that said the olden days were gold but they just hadn't lived them yet (or something like that) and although I'm only 49 I tend to agree with that. This last 2 months have showed me that! LOL!

At 3:51am on May 26, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Reed, hope you had a good night. just thought I'd tell you, the Chelsea gig is out - they called last night - some lame excuse, basically, again, you're too old. bg 133

At 10:07am on May 25, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Reed- I saw where you were worried about getting to each of us everyday. DON'T WORRY !! BE HAPPY!! We know you are busy with Russ and his health problems. Just take care of yourself and do your cooking at Reed's Diner for the menfolk at Gator Hotel. Hope you have a restful weekend. As a veteran, Thank you for your service to our Country. ((((Hugs))))) Cat

At 9:53am on May 25, 2012, Patricia Bason said…

Hi Reed Just saw some of your posts ans wanted to say it's ok if you don't send me a note every day. I know you have a lot to deal with and need to take a break now and then. Happy to hear from you once a week if it helps. No drops in my steroids yet. I go for my bloods done next week after I come home with Mum and then will drop down to 11 (can't wait). Had a couple of major lows this week but ok on the whole. Take good care and speak soon. Tricia x

At 8:11am on May 25, 2012, Marie B said…

now Reed, not ONE of us can "get to all our friends here" - even every week sometimes. I was on almost all day yesterday catching up and doing admin duties, and somehow I still missed it that lots had been in the hospital lately. now just take a deep breath, and if you want, take the day off.

I was thinking cod for tonight too. I love to make fish tacos with code. I have some nice avocados and I could make some guacamole. I made some good bread yesterday, I think I figured a few things out. I had a good night's sleep even though I woke up at 4 with a low. I was supposed to go to the endo today, but he cancelled. I want him to change my basals so I don't go low at night. crazy because I went to bed at 133. it's always something. ed says he won't hear about the Chelsea thing until at least Monday. I'm trying not to think about it.

At 6:48am on May 25, 2012, Linda G said…

Good morning Reed ♥
I'm staying home today. I woke up with the start of a migraine headache, mostly due to the heat and humidity...but I'm sure the stress of the report cards has a role to play there (102 of them)! Though it gets loud here with the little ones, at least we have AC....and a bed! With my classroom like an oven at times, I would end up feeling like the bottom of the birdcage! So, it's an early TGIF for me! Our kids and theirs are still here, but not for much longer. Our son Timothy and his wife are interested in a quaint house not too far from ours, likely moving in the end of June. Our daughter Danielle, after much searching, has filled an application for a lovely apartment in a quiet area, a stone throw from the main library, the theatre, the art gallery and a lovely park. So you see, we may soon be back to our boring quiet lives after all ;)
Timothy and Steph are planning for a third and last child once they've settled into their house....and hoping for a little girl.
How's it all going at YOUR end? I agree with cat that you cannot and SHOULD not be Florence Nightigale all by need someone to come in on a regular basis. I was on Coumadin in my early 20s due to a clotting problem, and was in for blood tests every week. A mere paper cut would take forever to stop bleeding!
Big hugs....and a blessed weekend,



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