Good Morning,Marie. I was up 30 hours/ I slept like a log. My BG Is going down but very slowly 271. He must have givem me a strong dose as the needle was very long. 11 houses are having garage sales so the traffic is heavy in front of my house 8 to 3. Tom rain this morning amd I just gave min his lumber back breakfast. Russ's BP still very low no directions hw to raise it. Crazy. I must have been dreaming as I was playing famous people Ben Franklin Thomas Edison. How are you doing? I hope you slept through the nightand you readings good. I am giving $75 to the Cathedral for Easter flowers than they say LEONARDIS donated the flowers kind of gets my goat. I hope you have a nice wa;l around the lake. Give my best to Ed. Hugs.Reed I feel more like myself today.
Hi Marie. Noon 305 morning 295 good be stress and lack of sleep. Russ said I looked jittery. Swordfish and scallops $45.95 OUTRAGEOUS. I just eeat the scallops in a veggie stir fry. Good for you on your BG. 80 degrees right now. Did you pay the postage? I want to help. HUGS,Reed
It's a one touch. I usually keep an extra one with me at all times but I don'tknow why I didn't have it with me today. OK I hit dummy list (duhhhh) Maybe it was that I got up and within 10 minutes I was more or less ordered outthe door! LOL! Don't think my best when he does that. LOL! IDK why he was in such a hurry for ME to get the pre-op stuff done. I mean it's NOT HIM!!! I think he kinda got that I'm at the point of backing out. LOL!
I had my right shoulder done like 6 years ago and not looking forward to doing the left one!!! LOL! I told Reed that the dr gave me too much time to think about it. LOL! Usually I will just up for the surgery (what the hospital called the scope) for as soon as possable. I went to the Dr on Friday the last time and was having the surgery done on Tuesday. I really don't need to have all this time to think about surgery I will tend to back out! LOL! He went on vacation, to a meeting and was only in next week at the hospital to do the surgery. I think he comes in next week too to start seeing his patents at the clinic too. Apperantly he's the only 1 oflike his 5 parterners who does the shoulder surgery. The rest do something else. I just got to say this dr has only seen me about 5 times so he REALLY dosen't know me like Dr. D does! LOL! Dr D. will tell every dr usually that if it's not done in aweek she WILL back out! LOL!
I don't know if Asia SF is still there. I've been, but not in a very long time. They were FAMOUS for their beautiful drag queens! The piece Kieren and and are doing tomorrow will actually be lipsinced by a drag queen named "Faunique". Should be fun.
Thanks Marie! Now that I'm feeling better I'm getting really excited about the event tomorrow. It's a big gala fundraiser for the San Francisco LGBT Center, and I think will be quite swanky. Here's the link, if you wanna take a peek. I'll get pics to post :)
Being productive at something (even if it's wrong) has ALWAYS helped me. I don't know what causes ur bs to do dumb things like that.I put up on E,ilys post "hugs ya'll" about my Dallas adventure right??? OK I'm getting to where being in piblic must mess me up. Today at the hospital (was suppost to go yesterday for all my work up for pre op but u know how that went. LOL! Yesterday wasn't a good day for me there) I fell down to 29 while being evaluated for perop. Get this me and my dumb self left my bs machine at home (not smart I know) but when my husband ask the hopsital to get their bs machine (I was getting my blood drawn u'd think that that person would have a bs machine right well they didn't) they didn't have one I don't have any shakes or any warning other than the tunnel vision when I get really low caught it at 29 and then they took the proper proseidures to get it back up (IE "real" coke & some crackers) I get home it's 215. WAAAY high. Get that back down been home for an hour get a call from the hospital.....goes as follows........
Mrs. Dickerson??? This is Donna at Regional I wanted to see how ur bs is. (in my mind "Huh WTH I told u I was low)
Me: I've got it back down to 112 now"
Her: "Well I just wanted to check on u u were 29 when here. Now if it gets that low on the day of surgery they might cancell it b/c it's faster to get ur bs up if u eat something by mouth than it is through ur veins" (Me thinking Huh who told u that)
Her: please be sure to cut off ur pump at 12 am the day of ur surgery
Me" Ok" (To myself I'm thinking whatever That's NOT going to happen b/c if I do then the operating staff won't do surgery b/c my bs is too high)
Don't want to type the words I said after I hung up. (In fact I think I would get booted off here if I did LOL!
U in a bad mood too? Mine has lasted for about a week now. I'm not looking for it to go away for about another 2 weeks! ERR not til after I get my shoulder scooped and I kinda recover from that LOL! Good for u with that lady buying ur stuff.I sent u a pm abit ago. I just went to my page and saw where u had posted on it sorry.
Hi Marie- I like your new welcome message. I try to say something not already said by another member. My new PT is working out well. The program is called "Big and Loud" I am taking the Big part. It is 4 days a week for 4 weeks. The PT comes to my house for the session. The exercises have not affected my BG. It is all about moving in Big steps and Big movements. Supposed to help the PD. I hope you are feeling better, I saw where you were not feeling too good mentally and physically. I bet your quilting really helps take your mind off of your troubles. Things seem a bit better at Reed's house. It is very warm today and going to be 80 at least tomorrow. Please take care of yourself. Cat =^..^=
I love the happy hamster! Thanks so much, Marie. I was still up half the night playing nurse to myself, but my mood is better today, and that's what matters most to me. I really appreciate your support :)
Morning Marie. Did my jobs Going with Russ to the cardio vascular doctor. Please pray he oes not need surgery. My BG 98. How did you do did you have a good night? I hope your readings not too out of whack. I will get back to my friends later. Glad you know where to send the quilt. I bet they will be delighted. You do such good work. Try to be upbeat ok. My best to Ed. I will let you know how things go. Take good care. I care. HUGS,Reed
Hello Marie, I know yesterday you did not feel like doing anything. I get that way too. Yelling at Russ to make him hear got on my nerves and I felt like taking a pill and go to sleep. Just try hard not to get yourself too down. You have an awful lot on your plate and think there is no way out of this but good things will happen I just know it. My best to Ed you both are in my Prayers. GREAT NEWS!!! Tom just called. He got the GRANT for digitalization of historic documents and will be working in St. Augustine some of the time. HUGS,Reed
Good Morning,Marie. Much better morning. We both slept great. Russ's BP was 121/73. My BG 102. Russ on his way to Beltone to see aout the hearing aid it could be plugged. Too,all the medicine they pumped into him in the hospital might have affected his hearing. I have the dentist this afternoon. The PT very good...the nurse useless. We need a homemaker. How are you ding? Did you have a good night? BG's up and down? I hope you are feeling good. My very best to Ed. Did you walk? How did your bread come out? Have you started your garden yet? Take good care of yourself. You know I care. HUGS, POPS
Hey Sweet Marie. I'm going to buy a mew ped in a few minute. I simply cannot be without it. I have a spreadsheet of my daily steps. I never set the stride length, but did discover that I put in a ton more steps to do mile on the treadmill than to do a mile on the street. I think because I'm walking faster.
Anyway, what you're supposed to do is mark a starting place and walk ten steps and mark a finish place. Measure the total distance and divide it by 10 and that's your stride.
At the store at my clinic you can buy one for $60 that comes with software and a cable to load result into a computer. Then you can print graph and chart etc. That is too much for me, and too expensive.
I have decided to not sew the curtains. I already have decorative rods, so an going to get some long bright scarves at our global market and drape them, bohemian style. I'll take a pic when they're done.
But I am also going to Joanne's today to get a disappearing pencil. I make tshirts with Bob Dylan graphics and sometimes they come out crooked so I've got to put in some gridlines. I just remembered that I didn't revere the one I printed last night and if I'd used it the letters would have been backwards. Duh......Beter get a new ink cartridge too.
Thanks Marie. I guess when I signed up I thought the whole page was OmniPod users and discovered it's not. I'm fine communicating with other pumpers but the majority of my posts will likely be questions for OmniPod users.
Hello Marie. It was a gorgeous day here. Sat put to get some sun. Russ's blood pressure is right on without BP medicines. I wonder if they will let him stay off it? Gorgeous day here. We all sat on the deck to get some sun. Russ has pt and nurse tomorrow, I have the dentist Tues.Then Wed I am re-installed as Leader of Tops. Russ has his cell phone so screwed up he cannot hear anyone...I hear them perfectly..do not know what is going on..so Much fun here at SEAGATE. What kind of a day did you and Ed have? Were your Teadings good? I hope so. I bet it was nice around the Lake. I think Winter is over. Have a good night. My best to Ed. HUFS.Reed
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