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At 6:46pm on April 19, 2012, Jen said…

Thank you for the warm welcome!

At 5:06pm on April 19, 2012, Patricia Bason said…

Hi Reed hope things are good with you. Soory to hear you didn't get a good downpour of rain today as I know how much you need it. On the other hand we have loads of rain here and would be happy to share with you!! Nick's shoulder doing ok at present so fingers crossed. I didn't get to reduce the steroids even though the blood results were good because doc thinks we have to take into account how I have been these past few weeks and I have to admit it's not been too good so although I was disappointed not to reduce the dose, I agree with what he said and know that I wouln't do to well on a lower dose at pesent. Fingers crossed for next month!! Take good care, Tricia x

At 1:30pm on April 19, 2012, Linda G said…

Reed...the reason why the last person on the birthday list came up later is that when they removed one of the accounts that belonged to the one member (Angie/Angela), it opened a space for for another in the #20 position :)

At 1:12pm on April 19, 2012, Linda G said…

Hey Reed....sorry I didn't connect with you yesterday! SO SO busy....and again today. The school is prepping for our big 25th anniversary gala tomorrow evening. Still so much to do. It's a PD day for the kids tomorrow...but we staff have to be there at 9 t5o continue prepping for the celebration. Yesterday, aside from teaching, I was doing calligraphy on the display boards. There's something like 60 some odd boards!! As well it was one of my long day, so aside from French, I had my English classes. Then after classes, at 3:45, it's the French Club at school. More prep work. The French Club is a blur of activity in the span of an hour, with a film and a theme related snack (elaborate!). By the time I left the school it was 5:15. Got home...quick meal and off to RCIC. Back home at 8:30 and writing a report for a child who will be attending a school in Toronto, and is leaving today. Today more running around other than teaching. Tomorrow we're at the school from 9 to 1, then returning for the event at 4:30....not returning home 'till 9:30 pm!
Yup...was able to get to the birthdays early of them has 2 accounts, but the last person on the list at that early time WAS Liz....the other person, the one I "missed", got tagged on later! I should be going out to buy myself an outfit for tomorrow....but I'm so tired. I'll see how I feel later!
Are you still looking after your neighbour's cat? How is the smoke from the fires...still intense?
Take care,

At 11:41am on April 19, 2012, Doris D said…

Hey Reed!!!!The Dr says to start pt today at 9. Only problem with that was I slep til about 10 minutes til 9 it takes about 20 minutes to drive out to the pt office and they wanted me there at 15 minutes til 9 to fill out some paper work all in all I would up calling and canceling the app for me & K (yep we got it to where we could do our pt together) and reshceduling it for Monday.

Hey did u see that I got a new (used) car???? WE got it on Monday it needs a bit of work on it (nothing major) and off into the sunset we go. My husband can do the work on it. We got it for like $1000 and it looks like it might need about $300 of work done on it and then we'll have a car that comes from this centery. Our car that we were using (and am keeping) is a 95 modle so it's nice to see something new (though only a 2001 modle) come into our house hold. LOL!

The dr said I was healing up pretty good the stiches were removed on Monday now all I got to get done is the pt. My range of motion is going to be waaay lower but I already knew that since I had had to have my right shoulder havethe samething done 6 years ago. My rotator cup is 40% gone on my left side and 50% gone on my right side so oh well. I also had carpa tunnel surgery done on both my hands a few years ago and my grip really sucks too but that's life huh???

At 10:57am on April 19, 2012, Pauly said…

Thanks for the post from the Gator House Mr Gator. Yes just about done with my dumpster and the work. I went to mass this morning. I figured instead of doing the daily readings at home I may as well do it at mass LOL. Its very comforting though too and I am getting to know some people at the daily mass. My BG was 77 on wake up this morning, Actually I am going a little low and I think that wakes me up early in the night. We had a cemetery meeting last night and all went fine, Hope Russ is better.


At 9:55am on April 19, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Reed- Sorry Russ is still having some health problems. Hope you are feeling OK. My BG was 43 this AM. I must have taken too much insulin for a correction before bed last night. Kathy's lilacs are beautiful, we also have a large bush of them in our backyard. They smell heavenly !! Jim has started doing yard work around the property, we have 3/4 of an acre. He does the planting and weeding, but we have a service that comes to mow the grass. I just plant flowers in our flower-pots. But it is a little early to do that yet, we may still get a cold night or 2. Any plans for the weekend ? Hope you have fun whatever you do. Cat

At 4:31pm on April 18, 2012, Kathy said…

PS I know I spelled bouquet wrong......

At 4:30pm on April 18, 2012, Kathy said…

Reed you are such a rascal - not gaining weight after going to KFC!!
I had a lovely lovely day today. Last night when I came home I could smell the lilacs - intoxicating. So today before I left I got out my pruning shears and put them in my purse.

Then coming home I snipped a boquet to share with all my friends in Reedsville. Happy Spring !!!

At 12:22pm on April 18, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Reed, back from quilts of valor. we are making them as fast as we can. the nicest gals come to these workshops, it's a pleasure to be sewing with them. very dry here as well. ed continues to pump water out of the lake to water the grass. had a low early this morning and ate ONE Hershey's miniature, and by 7:30 I was 122. not bad, but incredible one little piece of candy could make it go up almost 60. I gained at least one pound in the past 3 months and the nurse said I should lose it, because GET THIS, I'm now classified in the overweight. haha. glad your field of vision is good, mine isn't. they had to laser all my peripheral vision out years ago because of my diabetic retinopathy. so I trip and hit my shins on thing regularly. oh well. hugs to you all at the Seagator home.

At 9:41am on April 18, 2012, David Contreras said…
thank you very much.
At 6:18am on April 18, 2012, Pauly said…

Hi Mr Gator. I hope you and Russ are doing good. Weather is balmy here, coly and windy and wet. Not too nice.

Tonight I have a Cemetery Meeting and have to give the reports. I am the treasurer and pay the bills. The president doesn't want to do his job anymore so we may get a new one, if any one is willing to do it. Young people dont care much about this stuff anymore I guess.

My Bg on wakeup was 85 so thats good. I will get an A1C next week and see how I am doing overall


At 5:54am on April 18, 2012, Patty Demm said…

HI, Thank you very much. The people seem very nice in this group !!
Take care,Patty

At 6:19pm on April 17, 2012, Kathy said…

Oh Reed I think I am losing it. I was walking by the pastry counter at the store that thought "why don't I take a cake decorating class?" Now what would I do that or - I don't even know how to bake a cake. Plus, I'd for sure end up buy a big bunch of supplies and then relegate them to the closet with all my other half pursued hobbies. LOL.
Sweatshirt weather here today - sunny bright and cool. Perfect. Did some more deep cleaning. I am on a roll.

At 2:23pm on April 17, 2012, Patricia Bason said…

Hi Reed Hope you eye appointment went well and things are improving. Nick is doing ok with his shoulder. I think it will be a few weeks before he knows if it was successful. I had my bloods done again and see the doc for the results on Thusday morn but not sure if I will be able to reduce the steroid or not as I have had quite a few flare ups these past few weeks. Still, I'll see what the doc says. Take care Reed. Tricia x

At 1:34pm on April 17, 2012, Marie B said…

wow Reed, I'm surprised they don't want to check up with your eyes sooner. she makes me come every 3 months, no matter how good my pressure is. I take Xalatan drops. have you been missing any times with the drops? that's important. I'm going to quilts of valor tomorrow, I need it.

At 1:29pm on April 17, 2012, Kristin said…

Thanks for your daily greetings! I have not been on TuDiabetes recently, as things are quite busy. I am teaching and doing some proofreading work in addition to my research and need to use the hours when A is sleeping productively (which is hard sometimes).

We are doing fine. We fought a cold this weekend, but are back to health now. A stood for the first time (just for about 10 seconds before toppling over). He still likes to walk around holding our hands, which is cute, but a good source of a backache!

My numbers have not been good, but this week was a fresh start and so far so good!

Glad that your numbers returned to normal and hope that the weather cooperates too!

At 11:57am on April 17, 2012, Bella said…

Thank you seagator for my Happy Birsthday message! You are so sweet! Hope you are having a good day!

At 10:44am on April 17, 2012, Marie B said…

I had a terrible night, and today I was sure my bp would reflect it, but it was ok, 140/80. a1c 6.3. so I will continue on. sorry to hear about Russ, I thought he was progressing, hope it's just a small setback. no leads, no nothing. glad cat enjoyed her birthday dinner. ed used to go to Bonefish all the time when he was on the road. I really need to get back to the sewing room.

At 9:51am on April 17, 2012, catlover said…

HI Reed- We loved the Bonefish Grille. I had grouper and Jim had orange roughey. Our friends had swordfish and something called wolf fish. (I tasted it and it was good.) I even splurged on some wine and dessert. I prepared in advance with my insulin, took a little more than usual and my BG didn't surge into the stratusphere. It was 97 this AM. Hope you are doing well today as is Russ.
It went up to 93 yesterday, too hot for me especially April. Today it is 78, much better. Cat



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