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At 5:27am on March 11, 2011, Doris D said…
OMG I hate it when I do that. Try explaining that to a Totally "well" person. My hubby tends to tick me off when that happens. His saying? "If you took better care of yourself that wouldn't happen" Huh? I'm doing the best I can SHUT UP!!!!!! I tend to tell him that too!
At 5:10am on March 11, 2011, Doris D said…
Sit down! The sun is shining here FINALLY! My mood was going with the day yesterday. Bad, bad mood. LOL!
At 4:54pm on March 10, 2011, efilsti said…
thank you for reaching out. things are going alright. family is trying to get back on track. it was a very big shock to all of us since no one in my family has it. but hopfully it all works out!
At 3:07pm on March 10, 2011, Donna H said…
I know with my knee the PT told me to keep deeply massaging the site to break up scar tissue. But I would have to think that rubbing your hand like that would be just awful.
At 12:59pm on March 10, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Marie - I guess you are having this lousy rainy day too ! Tonight is supposed to be really bad. They expect flooding of the Delaware River not too far from me. ( Far enough, though) We are getting ready to go for R & R to Aruba next Monday. I guess another pat-down is in my future. I am anxious to see the sun for more than 5 minutes. I won't have access to a computer for the 10 days we will be there, so I won't be on line after Sunday. Just wanted you to know. Cat
At 12:10pm on March 10, 2011, pinkyspurse said…
I hope this month is going well for you so far.
At 9:24am on March 10, 2011, Donna H said…
Archie!!! I love that name. I grew up with both dogs and cats. We want so much to get a couple of cats but my one dog would just terrorize them. She's typically a nervous dog but when it comes to cats she goes on a mission. The other dog loves cats.

I'm so sorry that your hand is still such a problem. It's funny you mention that you hand't considered yourself a slow healer before. I hadn't considered myself one either until my knee surgery. Portions of the incision scar are still "in process" -- there was a time that I would have been perfectly healed by now. I'm sure you likely have but I'm going to ask anyway -- have you seen a surgeon about your hand? I'm wondering if there is something one could do to peel back a few layers of skin and get the rest of those nasty little spikes out.

I am on Linked-In. Fortunately, I'm super well connected and I have a lot of people tossing opportunities my way. I'm determined not to compromise and find the perfect situation. I have a preliminary interview next week with an Executive Recruiter about a Global General Counsel position that sounds very interesting. I'm hoping my voice comes back by then or else I'm going to have to do the whole thing like charades.

So far the rain hasn't been too bad here. I'm sure more is coming. Right now it's quieted down enough that the dogs for the dogs to calm down.

I'm laughing over Ed's two helpings last night. That likely did do it. Hopefully he'll be fine before dinner time tonight.
At 9:04am on March 10, 2011, Doug aka "Dawg" (Redneck Dawg) said…
Thank you Marie! I look forward to getting to know all of you. I have been a diabetic since about 2005 but have just recently started taking insulin. There is alot I am going to need to learn. Have a great day!
At 8:25am on March 10, 2011, Kat Murphy said…
Thank U for saying nice things about my art:)))....this is a very friendly site...glad to have found it:))) kat
At 7:15am on March 10, 2011, Doris D said…
SHHHHHHHHHHHH don't say that too loudly! LOL! Right now my daughter's at work and all the kids are with their dad. Mom is working 7-3 now not 3-11
At 7:06am on March 10, 2011, Doris D said…
Hey Marie! I was just thinking about you and when I went to the homepage I saw you were here. Soooo How's things there? I'm sooooo tired of cloudy and rain (it's done it here for 3 days now) I could cry! STOP IT NOW!!!!!!
At 6:47am on March 10, 2011, Donna H said…
Hi Marie! I was just thinking about you. How is Ed doing -- is he fully recovered? How is your hand? I am a bit better today -- I can croak out some sounds now. I am waiting for the same rain that you are. The dogs are funny -- they know it's coming I can tell by the way they are pacing around the place and kind of jumping at every noise outside. They have been great company while I've been sick.
At 2:58pm on March 9, 2011, Doris D said…
Whoops. Got it now. Thank you.
At 12:43pm on March 9, 2011, Kent Logy said…
Thanks I got with a fast group and just hung on. I was the only T1 in the group so at the finish i had to ante up.
At 10:06am on March 9, 2011, meemar said…
Thanks for making me feel welcome. Everyone has been very warm.
At 9:59am on March 9, 2011, Doris D said…
I know it's not right but mainly my husband is scared of hurting me. Well he did hit a very tender spot when I was on shoys and I told him about it. Ever since then he's always avoided putting the inserter ib or giving me shots.
At 9:27am on March 9, 2011, Doris D said…
I've found I can't rely on ppl around here to help me change out my site unless they act like I ask them to stop the world from rotating. (Hate it whan my husband cusses like a salior just to "unplug" me so I can take a shower. I hope the day gets better for you. Your hand is acting up again? Darn. I know it is bothering you to no end.
At 8:52am on March 9, 2011, Doris D said…
Hey Marie, How's the day treating you? My day is good so far no g-kids! LOL! 3 at a time is more than this old woman can bear. LOL!
At 7:17am on March 8, 2011, Joanne said…
I was supposed to start work today but the called early and cancelled my shift = ( My night was restless being anxious about going back. So now I work Friday. Had scheduled 2 days this week and 3 next week to get used to the pace. Had my Granddaughter this weekend .....what fun. Posted a few pics on my page. Love her so much. Hope things are well with you and your hubby is lots better. My nausea i pretty much done. Once in a while I'll feel it but it passes.Nice & sunny today. Some of my bulbs are pushing thru. = )
Take care <3 <3
At 6:11pm on March 7, 2011, Drehou88 said…
Thanks for your warm welcome .



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