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At 9:47am on April 9, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Marin..I think they screwed up. These portables are 5 feet tall and on wheels. They would have to go in back seat. I have seen portables that people carry on them.LINCARE coming Friday and,hopefully,we can get this fixed. HUGS,Reed

At 10:23am on April 8, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

OH Marie. Life will change. He has to wear it all the time even in bed. I thought he would just squirt something. It is in the Florida room and there is enoigh tubing he can go to all the rooms. He has to sleep with it. I had a terrible night. Up all night. Why? I do not know. Went back at 5 and slept until 10. TOPS tomorrow. I do not have the Program. I do not think Russ will like this at all. How are things with you? Give my best to Ed. HUGS,Reed

At 2:39pm on April 7, 2014, Linda G said…

Thank you Marie....hugs!

At 8:00am on April 7, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning Marie. Yesterday I was very depressed. Paying $250 only to be told LIVE WITH IT. I had a good night. I slept until 8:30. BG108. Russ measured his oxygen 74 it should be 88 or better. I hope the oxygen tank comes soon. Just making beds gets him out of breathe. They say a bad storm this afternoon. I need to get to the CPA as my taxes are done, I hope I do not owe anymore. How was your night? I hope good. Give my best to Ed. Take good care. HUGS,Reed

At 5:54pm on April 6, 2014, MissKitka said…

Here is Miss K and I watching a movie when she was a tiny kitten.

At 9:16am on April 6, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Dear Marie. I read it. I never realized how pricey pumps were as well as all the other things you need. Russ's insurance WILL NOT paid for a battery operated tank. They cost big busks BUT they will pay for a gas operated one. I guess we will have to wait until it is delivered. Russ asked if he lights it with a march. All this will be new, The only good news I got Friday was my Pariknsons will always be MILD. I will never have full blown. That article blew me away >How do people with no insurance pay for it?? Take care. Love,Reed

At 5:59am on April 6, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning, Marie. I did not go to church today. I feel awful. Did not sleep and I can hardly walk. God will forgive me as I am over 80 and excused. TOPS comvention is in Daytona Beach. Bette's A1A Cafe just up the road. We went to Martins. Very good food but too much of it. Got home and the heavens opened up just like a hurricane. Russ getting used to buffing. Oxygen comes Monday. My Bg106. How are you doing> Give my best to Ed. Take care. HUGS,POPS

At 3:17pm on April 4, 2014, wendy said…

hahaha .Mark :)

At 3:16pm on April 4, 2014, wendy said…

Hi Marie :) I was watching HLN the other morn... talking about this woman who made cakes.Took pictures of them and posted them-I think on fb ..and her business took off.I saw her work and she made the cutest cakes.She is talented for sure.I thought of you and your talent for baking..Hope your day has been a nice one.So glad the Spring time is here :) take care friend.

At 3:11pm on April 4, 2014, wendy said…


At 10:10am on April 4, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Marie. Busy morning. Russ was at doctors at 8:20. He does have COPD he was 1 point away from being dangerous. He has buffers inhalers and they are delivering oxygen. He is discouraged,
Then I went to Neurologist..your legs bad LIVE WITH IT. You will never have full blown Parkinsons.See me in 6 months. BG102. Still sleeping good. 80 degrees here. Tom will type out directions for Russ he intends to forget, Tom went into the doctors with him. I hope we get do the Ravine tomorrow. Russ has a buffer to carrt when he goes out if he loses his breath. Old age is not for sissies. I hope you are doing ok. My best to Ed. HUGS,Reed

At 9:11am on April 4, 2014, Mark said…

How much did your husband have to pay to get these guys to perform on the dock at your house. If he didn't have enough, I'm sure you were happy to make up the difference.

At 7:14am on April 4, 2014, catlover said…
Hi Marie-I am happy to have rec'd my Nano kit. Actually, I have 2 kits. I got 1 from my Ins. company and 1 from a voucher on the Accu-Chek site. I run them together and with my Compact Plus. They are all within 15% of each other. I will have to get used to test strips not in a drum. I don't know if I like the Fastclix with the drum. I seems like a waste to use a lancet only once. I still have 300 lancets for my Softclix and will probably use that. They also sent me 500 drums for the Fastclix. I just had an A1c it was 6.5%. My last one was 6.3%. I would like to bring it down a little more, but I guess I have too many 200's. I hope you are feeling OK. It is great to finally see the spring flowers blooming. Hopefully the winter weather is over. I hope the car business picks up for Ed. The quilt on Reed's page is just beautiful you certainly do wonderful work. I am jealous of your talent. Have a nice weekend. Cat
At 5:59am on April 4, 2014, lotsofshots said…

Hi Marie, I did not get gall bladder surgery. I have had these awful symptoms for over six months. I was in the hospital seven days. They found that my gall bladder was dysfunctional. I itch inside all over every time I eat. They gave me hydroxyzine then they upped the dose by three. That didn't work. Then they gave me a bile sequester medication called Questar. I stopped itching after meals completely but then I was itching bad with highs and lows. It is the Candida. It has spread. I am taking Fluconazole for 30 days. Can you please email me and tall me all about your operation? What were your symptoms? How long to heal? What was the incision like? What did you feel like when you got out of surgery? How big is the incision? How was that to deal with? Did it heal properly? I guess the tumor was close to the liver and they had to get it out and cut the bile ducts in my gall bladder without knowing it. Did you get sick and lose weight before?
I am still not recovered from the liver surgery. I have neuropathy in my incision. They gave me Neurontin three times daily and now I am not in horrible pain and that is much improved. . Now I can walk around and get dressed. I can go to appointments myself and clean the house. I feel better. I am just scared that they will have me do more surgery. I think my gall bladder was healthy but it was damaged in the liver surgery. If you could let me know how your surgery went so I know what to expect? 
I hope that you are doing okay. What have you been up to lately? I am missing things when I don't come on as much. I hope you and Ed are fine. How is the car business? When you get a job to sell cars is there training to learn about the features of each car on the lot? If I get better I would like to try retail instead of human services. Maybe not cars but something like jewelry or make up.
It is very grey here and calm but it is not cold. I can't believe it is Friday. The week went so fast. I hope you are getting good weather. Ellen

At 8:46am on April 3, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Marie. Another good night. I hope I have the not sleeping conquered. Trouble with bathroom toiler so Dr. Rooter is here. Probably another big bill. Weather wonderful. Kathy told me they were expecting more snow. Russ sees the lung doctor tomorrow at 8. Russ is not a morning person. Tom will take him. Got my tax stuff ready and left it with the CPA yesterday. I hope I owe no more money. I pay estimated taxes. BG106. I hope this weekend we can go to the Ravine. Nothing but acres of azaleas you ride through hills and dales. Last year it was $5 each. How is Ed doing any sales? You? You baking? Take good care. HUGS,Reed

At 4:55pm on April 2, 2014, Kathy said…

Hi Marie - sooooooo how come I got a crocodile and you get a vase of flowers? Just kidding. I love them both!!!
I stumbled on Live from Daryl's House about a year ago and just love it. They do great covers of classic rock and he has good guests. Daryl was also on an episode of This Old House on PBS describing how he was renovating his house in the Hamptons.
I am still coveting the watermelon pickles - but, really, that spice combo could be used with pickle chips also. Maybe I'll divide the recipe into a quarter. Supposedly we will get a foot of snow tonight and another foot tomorrow night. I am taking no chances and cancelled a dr appt I had for Friday morning.
I do so like the longer days.
I missed the chat on depression - thought it was an hour later than t was. As usual, not paying attention............
I was at Joanne's to get fabric for this rollup blind that I'm making. it was 40% off but now I've discovered I am short by 8". As usual, I didn't think I needed to measure. At least with winter almost over I can get to the store easier. It is a 5 block walk from the bus stop, across a freeway with poorly timed lights. Sigh.
Take care, dear friend.

At 3:00pm on April 1, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 7:11am on April 1, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

May 15th my birthday. The Conference is May 16 and 17. The King this year is from my TOPS Chapter so 14 going. Tom and Russ will go. They kill time while I am in meetins.2 of my favorite restaurants are there STONEWOOD and Bette'A!A CAFE...Fried clams. In MA we had a banquet. Florida does not. I think a bigger crowd goes to the Florida one. Take care. Reed

At 6:51am on April 1, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Marie. A miracle. I slept until 9:30. This is 5 days of good sleep. My elbow did not bother. I must have banged it and not know it. Chico is in the window soaking up the sun. BG106. TOPS tomorrow. Rap Session on Exercise. It is sunny and 54 degrees. I reserved my room for the State TOPS Rally. I got one right on the ocean, Russ so happy he did not have to go to lung doctor today. Feels better whebn Tom goes with him. How are things with you? Did you have a good night.? Your quilt is lovely. I hope you get a good price. That is all the news from here. My best to Ed. HUGS,Reed

At 10:57am on March 31, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

oor Russ was to see lung doctor. He has been fretting about it. Find a place to park go to the hospital 5th floor wa;lk down a lon gall. O told him yo change it to Friday when Tom is here and he can help you. He did and it is 8. He isnot a morning person. Got my taxx stuff pit together and ready for the CPA. kinda down today but I will snap oit of it. Hope you are ok. HUGS,Reed



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