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At 8:31am on March 13, 2012, nel said…

Hi Emily ...thanks for the friend invite ...a done deal :) ...I am still trying to work on the " update " on my page in between doing other things( such as managing a dandy of a cold ) , obviously have not been successful yet ...stay tuned

At 1:43pm on March 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. Pouring rain and chilly. Russ had his MRI nothing to it he just has to wait for the results. I hope and pray no operation needed. I looked over the CT most of them I do not week and I have been here sometime. Oh,well. I do what I am suppsed to. Any dancing this weekend? I hope you enjoy yourself. You work hard. HUGS,Reed

At 12:23pm on March 6, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. Crazy day. Russ had me work with his insurance. Theyrefused his Cat Scan on March 1st as he had too many. he needed this one has he has a growth near the kidneys they said let's call it an MRI and he has it Friday. Had the Bug man from 10 to 1 a necessity in Florida. I have no bugs or termites but it is wise to be sprayed better safe than sorry. My BG 118. i will take it. Glorious day here. I hope yu are doing well and in good control. Take good care of yourself. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 10:51am on March 5, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Afternoon,Emily. Too much to do. Running late. My BG 106 happy with that. Got my haircut. Had lunch at the Village Inn. The New England food at Bette's A1A Cafe is outof this world. Thank God I do not do it too often. I bet I gain at TOPS Wed. but it was worth it. Did uou dance this weekend? I hope you had a good one and your BG's are in good control. Have a wonderful day. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 7:14am on March 2, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Emily. I hope you have found time for dancing. Nothing was on my mind but I woke at 4AM and try as I may I could not get back to sleep. I got up at 5. Dark. A nice quiet time to do the birthdays and the Welcomes. As always it starts out dreary but by 10AM the sun shines and we head for the 80's. My BG 106 I am in a rut LOL. Big events today that are exciting drug store and the fish market during Lent we must have fish on Friday. Tomorrow I hit TARGET or as we say here if we want to be elegant TAR JAY> I get my paper goods Listerine Diove etc. Tom comes tonight. I have all my tax stuff but still have not organized it to take to the CPA I usually have to pay over what I have paid in estimated taxes so I am in no hurry. Have a great and wonderful day. Stay in good control and take care of yourself. HUGS,Reed

At 9:10am on March 1, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning to you. Dr. Oz was tired so he stayed in bed. Started out dreary but now the sun is out and going to be 80's./ They canceled Russ's Cat Scan. Insurance said NO. I suppose 4 in a month raised a red flag. His urologist has to call the insurance doctor to iron it out. Russ does not have MEDICARE as teachers in MA did not work under Socil Security. Mt BG 98. My big event today go to the bank. My bank on the island closed so I have to go into the city to the main bank. A pain. I know you are busy bit hope you are keeping in good control/ Have a wonderful day. HUGS,Reed

At 5:46am on February 29, 2012, shoshana27 said…


At 4:46pm on February 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. I think things are back to noramzl. Russ has to have another Cat Scan Thursday. He has a growth on his drenal gland. He did not like the looks of the last scan. That makes 5 cat scans this month. My BG 106. TOPS tomorrow. I am finally going to pretend I am Dr. Oz. How are things with you? You maintaining good control? I hope so. Take good care. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 11:22pm on February 25, 2012, Miss Miss said…
I just got your message about stay on the Care Team. I'm let you know I want to remain on the Care Team.
At 11:45am on February 24, 2012, Marie B said…

do you need a laugh? see the photo Manny's currently using as his avatar on Twitter


cracks me up every time I see it

At 8:48am on February 24, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. I looked in the obituaries and could not find my name so I must be living. I had a great night of sleep. Woke up to 73 degrees and humid at 7AM. It is supposed to be Winter. Need to go to the fish market. Fish n Fridays during Lent. I hate Florida fish so I hope I find something I like and salmon is not one of them. BG a bit high at 118 but I will take it. Hope all is well with you. I might take in a movie this weekend. Be good. Hugs,Reed

At 11:49am on February 23, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Lazy day. 84 degrees. I have been out on the deck catching some rays. BG 105. How are your readings? Russ polishing antique copper items. I hate housework. What is a broom? HAHA. The crdio surgeon called and will see Russ on the 22 of March. A lady at TOPS had the same problem the same surgeon and she said he is outstanding. Russ will be 86 March 26 and fears an operation. I know TUDIABETES keeps you bust but are you having any fun? I want to see WAR HORSE and the Iron Lady. Take good care of yourself. I care. KEEP DANCING. HUGS,Reed

At 5:53am on February 21, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING. I just red my dear friend Kathy's BLOG and she has been taken of Diaysis. God does answer prayer. She is such a sweet lady, My BG 88 that is kind of low for me. 49 degrees as I write. How are things with you? I hope your readings are better. You do a lot of wonderful work for Tudiabetes. Have a great andwonderful day. TOPS tomorrow. HUGS,Reed

At 7:22am on February 20, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Emily .Crazy weather. Yesterday afternoon it was 81 and as I type 52. No wionder folks are getting colds. Everything here much better. NO COUGHING Everyone sleeping through the night. My BG 92. I hope your readings now are in a reasonable range you must have been scared when they went so high. Doing laundry going to drug store exciting huh. Any dance contests soon? Have a wonderful day and take good care of yourself. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 8:14am on February 19, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. I wanted to send a message to all. As I do each Sunday. Who took that out? Reed

At 1:43pm on February 18, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. Pouring rain here. We need it.

Things are looking up.

Russ went to bed at 11 and slept until 8 NO COUGHING.

I hope the vascular surgeon calls soon as everyone says PAD serious.

BG 112 so very happy you got your numbers down.
Take good care. I care.


At 7:51am on February 17, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Emily. Blah day here. Dark and dreary. They say 70% chance of rain. Things are much better at SEAGATE. We both slept through the night and NO COUGHING. Russ just waits now for the two specialists to call him. My BG 84. I hope your readings are back under control. My nephew,Tom,comes tonight.

You have seen where I tlk about church. Here it is. Please click on the small panels on the bottom too.


Have a great day.


At 7:17am on February 16, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Emily. A rough three days for Russ results not the best but we can struggle through it. I have deep faith. It was supposed to rain but it is sunny and 74. Boy your readings took you on a high ride. I hope by now they are where they should be. My BG 98 with all the stress I am amazed at that. I hope otherwise all is well with you. Tke good care. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 8:06am on February 13, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Emily. BRRRR it is cold 27 degrees. Glad I covered my plants. A busy weekend. Lots of company talking snacking but my BG was 96. How are you doing with yours? Are you managing to keep it in a good range? I hope so. Not doing much today. Monday is laundry. I do the Program at TOPS on Wed. I am going to pretend I am Dr. Oz. Take good care of yourself. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 11:53am on February 11, 2012, Allen said…

I wouldn't have to feel guilty about taking unscheduled breaks at work to balance blood sugar levels. I could avoid checking the with reasonable accommodations box on job applications. I could think clearer. I would thank God for the blessing of one worry free day, and rest sore and tried feet from walking to lower high sugar levels. However, I would go on a long hike away from civilization, and explore the beauty of a distant wilderness, and take a hundred pictures to show others what I saw and found fascinating.



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