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At 6:11am on August 28, 2014, acidrock23 said…
Any morning, any evening, any day...! ;-)

I've read several Jerry bios and would love to get a copy his medical records as I totally suspect T2 was more dangerous than chasing the dragon, etc.
At 2:42am on August 27, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning Marie, I did not sleep. Tuss came home ar 1. Walker new medicine and directions. He has to use the walker until pt says no. We have 4 walkers and a wc want one? I hope he does not fall when I am hear with him. He is very uneasy on his legs. He must weigh the minute he gets oitof bed if he gains 3 pounds in a day or 5 pounds in 7 days call the heart doctor. He lot 12 pounds. If top figure in BP under 110 do not take new pill Lisino[ril. Record weight daily. Nirse comes today at 22. I have not hear from PY. Continue oxygen. See Dr. Mallach...concerned about his kidneys, H will ner get all this through his 88 year old head. I will help as much as I can. Please God do not let him fall while I am watching him. I see my PCP Friday I need something for sleep. NG 106. I hope you had a good night. My mind works overtime. My best to Ed. HUGS,Reed

At 5:59am on August 25, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Marie. I never knew Russ was such a baby. He will not stay alone. Tom even sleeps there. Russ is 88 and death on his mind. I hope Tom does not get in trouble at work/ Russ's insurance pays for home nursing care and for physical therapy so that is a relief/ I am alone but guess I am made of stronger stuff. The floor looks great. We bought a rug for it nice match. How did your entertaining go.? I think Russ might come home tomorrow. Give my best to Ed. Take good care.HUGS,POPS

At 8:23am on August 23, 2014, catlover said…

Marie- Thanks for checking in with me. We are pretty much setttled in our new home. The boxes are all unpacked and the kitchen set up. The only thing left is to hang the pictures on the walls. We do have quite a bit of room for things as there are 2 bedrooms and a den plus a large living room snd dining area next to the kitchen. It is very comfortable. I do enjoy having no steps, as there were lots of steps in the house. I try to walk more than I did at the house. It is flat here and the house was on a steep hill. It was definitely a good move.
We need to say special prayers for Lots, if you go to Cathy's page you will see the message about her health. I am sorry to say it is not good. We need to send her many HUGS.
I hope you are doing OK. My BG have been up and down since the move. I think the stress of moving got to me. I am trying to get them more regulated. My best to Ed. Cat

At 9:53pm on August 22, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Marie. I cannot sleep. Conflicting stories. His PCP said he could go home Tyesday. He asked w3ho is there to help-? My cousin and he is in a wheelchair. The heart doctor wants him to do physical therapy. Not like whereI was but a place he will get therapy every day. Russ dies not have Medicare so I w3ill check with his insurabce company there are loads of therapists who fit the bill. Kitchen 85% done. Hope things ok with you. My best to Ed. HUGS,Reed

At 10:54am on August 21, 2014, Bill1960T1D said…

Grizzled veterans can be useful sometimes. :)

At 9:16am on August 21, 2014, Dread said…

Thanks - it was in honor of a friend's fight with Parkinson's. Yesterday's was 112 after dinner. Much better...

At 9:40pm on August 19, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Tom and I have decided to stat right here,We can get along without a kitcheb for 4 days, They have him in ICU so it must be bad, eed

At 5:24pm on August 19, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Russ fell again and he is now in Flagler Hospital in Intensive Care.

We will not be going awat. We will stay here and out of the kitchen.HUGS,Reed

At 4:04pm on August 19, 2014, Cathy said…


I haven't heard from Lots of Shots in about two months. Have you heard from her. I am worried about her. I've tried calling writing on her page and her private email. Do you think she's alright? What can we do if she isn't?


At 3:55pm on August 13, 2014, Kathy said…

At 3:54pm on August 13, 2014, Kathy said…

Cute link, Marie. And I think YOU should be a judge. Tell them.
Our fair starts a week from tomorrow. A year ago we had a near record hot spell during the fair and people were dropping like flies.
I might go on the first day, when everything is fresh. Hope I don't get wrangled into buying something from one of those fast talking salespeople.
We have great bus service that leaves every 10 minutes from downtown and other locations, such as shopping centers. It is so fun to see the kids all giddy with anticipation.
Take care.

At 10:31am on August 12, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Hi Marie. Two busy days and nights. I was hoping the doctior would tell Russ he needs assisted living. NO. Is the fair over? Did you win any cash prizes, I hope so. I do not think Russ will ever be good ebough again to drive. I am stuck.. t is amazing what I can do from the wheel chair.How are things with you? I pray for everyone here. Give my best to Ed. Take good care. HUGS,Reed

At 2:23pm on August 11, 2014, Walesteacher-Lee said…
Hi Marie, in answer to your salt wash query.....
The only salt wash I have used is a salt water glaze that you brush onto the top of the loaf before baking. It's made of a few tea spoons of salt/or sea salt and a small amount of water. It gives a harder crisp crust to the loaf, slightly shiny coating with a slightly salty taste..... It's not overly salty but I don't tend to use it. I usually go for olive oil instead.
At 8:27am on August 6, 2014, Kathy said…

Hey sister. Congrats on winning the contest! Such fun.
I made the most delicious cauliflower refrigerator pickles with cider vinegar, turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger and garlic. I omitted the salt and don't miss it a bit. Recipe also called for 1/4 cup of sugar and I substituted splenda. Going to do the same thing today with green beans.

At 4:41pm on August 5, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Marie. Been in a funk did the Welcomes but did not write as it is the same old same old. I am wondering if I will ever get out of this wheelchair. I have been walking with the walker but the pain goes right to my knees.I used to get out of the car walk around to get walker and go. I hope that will come back. Last night I woke at 12:30 and up the rest of the night. How are you doing? Any more prizes? Give my best to Ed. Take care. HUGS,Reed

At 12:59pm on August 3, 2014, MarinaTheBetes said…

Dear Marie,

your comment touched me deeply. It made me think of this quote, by poet Rainer Maria Rilke:
"Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us."

I hope we will be able to meet each other soon.

At 5:23pm on July 31, 2014, Richmatik said…

I miss you guys too!! I'm thinking I'm going to make more time to be around... I know I'm a couple of months delayed in response... sorry!! :)

At 4:54pm on July 30, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Marie. A small set back. My right leg began to ache and my shoulder. Bed rest great. I found out the problem. Using my feet to work the WC I was taking too many long strides. Today I took baby steps pain almost gone. Thank God for A/C, We did not even go in the back yard it was 105.Mornings are not good for Russ so I am pleasxed he does not have to drive me to TOPS.I had a good night. I have found Tylenol is better than the sleeping pills. How are things with you? I hope better. Give my best to Ed. Have a good night. HUGS,Reed

At 11:28am on July 28, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Good afternoon,Marie. I did not have a good night,. My knees ached from working the wheelchair. I did get to Mass. The priest from India going to a church in Jacksonville. Funny...his replacement from IndiA. I could understand him a little better. Russ's legs really swelling. I hope August 11 gets here soon. That is when he sees the heart specialist. We gave beeb saying right along it is his heart. How are you doing? Cooking like mad? Give my best to Ed.We are under a heat advisory. Take care. HUGS,Reed



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