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At 4:34am on March 23, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

POOR REED. I have been up all night. I had those cortisone shots in my knees. He must have given me a good dose,. At 10PM I felt hot tested BG 462. WOW I have never been like that in my life. Tried bed but crazy stuff going through my head. 1230 I got up and took my Lantus. 2 i tested 362 going down. It was soon 3 so I knew they changed Birthdays at 3 so I did them. Tested at 6 289 so going down. It is raining here. How are you? You looked at your taxes yet? I sent mine in. How come some people pay no taxes? Tom comes tonight so that means the fish market,Russ was too old for urgery is that how they are going to ration health care,,,AGE? Have a wonderful day,Kathy. I hope the weather is still good Take good care. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 1:04pm on March 21, 2012, Marie B said…

hi kathy, first day wearing my Tuiabetes ped thingie. probably not the best day as I went to a quilts of valor workshop, so I spent 4 hours basically sitting and sewing, it's 4PM and I only have 4786 steps, and that's after our little walk. I hope you are doing well, I always think of you whenever anyone mentions Minneapolis. my husband used to travel there every month.

At 12:34pm on March 21, 2012, catlover said…

Kathy - Sorry Kona is a bad boy and bit you. Cats can be quirky sometimes. Our female cat will nip us if she doesn't want to play anymore. The male as never even attempted a nip or a bite. Of course, she is in charge of the house. Hope you are enjoying the spring flowers as much as I am. All the flowering trees are well in bloom, magnolia, plum, cherry. Take care and tell Kona I said he was a very bad boy. Cat

At 6:22am on March 20, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning.Kathy. I am glad you got to the Y. I love strawberries too. Russ has loads of batteries chabges them every 7 days. I think the aids might be plugged. He is on his way to Beltone right now. All the stuff they injected into him in the hospital might have affected the hearing. The PT is very good. He has given Russ sheets of exercises. He comes at 11. The nurse to me is useless. We need a homemaker.My BG 101. Russ's BP 121/73 so that is good. Dentist this afternoon. I have to have a filling UGH> Our days continue to be glorious. Lot of forest fires. We need rain. I hope you are doing well and have a wonderful day. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 11:44am on March 19, 2012, Marie B said…

thanks! I will try for that stride measurement this afternoon. that sounds like a nice way to do the windows. you could also drape sheer fabric like the scarves.

say, I saw on Twitter that 50 years ago today Dylan's debut album was released: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/50-years-ago-today-bob-dylan-released-his-debut-album-20120319

At 8:18am on March 19, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Kathy, hard to believe the temperatures you're getting, really nice here too.

I'm going to figure out this pedometer I have. can you tell me how you determined your "stride length" and what yours is? the directions are so meager.

At 8:01am on March 19, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Morning Kathy. Tell your neighbor it is too soon to be putting in an A/C unit. I remember one May 9th we had a blizzard. I have a box of St. Patrick's Day ornaments and forgot to put them put. I better remember Easter. The Bishop told Tom he did a good job. Waiting for the PT to come for Russ. I am doing laundry seems to be a Monday chore. Glad you go to the Y but be careful you do not overdo things. TOPS on Wed I get re-installed as Leader honors and awards given out. I had to pay $500 more in taxes even though I paid estimated taxes. I also sent in my April 17 estimated tax payment. Take good care of yourself. I care. You are in my thoughts. HUGS,Reed

At 1:16pm on March 18, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Kathy - Hope you are feeling well. I saw where your BG went really high. We all have that some times. Mine generally goes too low. I can't believe it is so warm in your part of the country. Here it will be in the 70's all week. Our flowers and shrubs are all blooming. I have to remind myself it is just the middle of March. I hope we don't all suffer this summer with the bugs that didn't die over the winter we didn't have. Say "Hi" to Esther and Kona from Maggie and Zorro ( my cats.) Take care. Cat =^..^=

At 8:11am on March 17, 2012, Peetie said…

Hope you are still doing well Kathy. :)

At 6:54am on March 17, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY,Kathy. Sorry your number went so high. I sometimes miss the noon shot and wonder if I should take it when I think of it. Russ doing well. Blood pressure back to normal. We are going out to dinner tonight to STONEWOOD in Ormond Beach. A nurse is supposed to come today. I wonder if she remembered it is Saturday. Lights went off duting the night. I had to reset clocks timers and reboot the computer. I hope you are feeling better. Glorious day here. Tom does the READINGS at the Cathedral tomorrow. You waling? Take good care. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 5:52am on March 16, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Kathy. Florence Nightingale on duty. Weigh Russ record make sure he takes morning pills check and record blood pressure. It is still low. But he is home. Two more big things. The growth on his adrenal gland and the blocked artery in his leg. Oh the joys of being a senior citizen. I must be stronger than I think as I am taking all this in stride Some of mu bulbs I thought had died are showing signs of life. I guess our Winter is over high 70's every day. How are things with you. I hope well. A PT coming at 10 to work with Russ. Better they are coming here than going to a rehab. I hope you have a wonderful day. HUGS,Reed

At 12:26pm on March 14, 2012, Marie B said…

Hi Kathy, I'm still just dragging along, I think I too am having a lot more trouble than usual with the time change. that geneology thing sounds like it might spark something - I think boredom is the opposite of curiousity. (sp)I love going to the library, I like to look at the cookbooks especially. the buttonholes sound like a winning idea. do you have the "keyhole" type with the big rounded thing at one end? I'm thinking that might hold up better. are you making the shower curtain from one fabric, or pieced? we're making some simple tops for charity quilts from a pattern called "Chinese coins" that would make a great shower curtain. I guess you probably don't have many scraps though like I do. yesterday I asked the guild members to please share their stash with us making quilts of valor and quilts for Project Linus.

At 6:35am on March 14, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good Morning,Kathy. To me things are not that much better but they push you out with a BP of 89.36. He looked good in the hospital. Today he has no energy or zip. Waling kills me. His BP was 90/55. His Cumadan way too high so he has to back this morning. I hope the physical therapists who come can help him with his walking. I am exhausted. My BG 104. How are things with you? You been waling? The weather everywhere has been good althugh some states got a blizzard. Take good care of yourself. I care. HUGS,Reed

At 9:55pm on March 12, 2012, Craig said…

This song has some true meaning! I love it! I can play just about the whole thing, all the way up to when he talks about women in the bridge of the song.. Has some barre chords I cant do yet.. But I will figure it out! :o)

At 9:46pm on March 12, 2012, Craig said…

Oh great video of Mellisa , Kathy!! Thank you! I have not played a recording of it, I heard it on the radio today and that video you sent was awesome! Greg is just playing those same 3 chords on the accoustic, and Warren is jammin on the electric.. I need to look at that more and try and play both to the video.. It is a nice slow song with a nice groove so should be able to practice along with it.. I know the guitar part to another Warren Haynes song called Soulshine.. and I have practiced alot to that song by the beegees (that dont really sound like the beegees) To Love Somebody.. One of those 3 songs will probably be one of the first songs I can play and sing to.. Maybe my friend thought Mellisa would be easy enough.. I have always loved the Alman Brothers Band.. We brought the New Year in 1980 to a concert with the Alman Brothers in Hartford Civic Center.. Was a 3 1/2 show.. most amazing show I have seen. Chat with you soon!

At 6:50am on March 10, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Kathy, I was hoping you might get to see those northern lights, oh well. there's tons of results from google about making shower curtains, here's one from JoAnn's

they have the grommet tool, which might be harder on your wrists than the cutting. do you have a rotary cutter? I guess it might not be worth it to invest in one, as the mats are pretty expensive.

At 6:36am on March 10, 2012, Rinku said…

At 12:01am on March 10, 2012, Natali said…

Dear Kathy,I would want to share about my NGO.
I am currently a chairperson of newly created NGO "Georgian Union of Patients with Diabetes" The Union has been founded in May, 2011 with the initiative of people suffering from diabetes- uniting Georgians (and not only) with diabetes and their family members (since 1988 I have had type 1 diabetes). Union is non-profit organization focusing on diabetes management, protecting the social and health rights access in the society, provides them currently education program known as "Diabetic School" for free. You might know that there are main problems of healthcare and cure of diabetes in Georgia, Since 1996 patients receive insulin for free. For the necessary equipment (syringes, self-control equipment, test-strips etc.) and medications for the treatment and prevention of late complications patients have to pay partly themselves.
Average net salary per month is 300 GEL (120 EUR)
Average pension is 80 GEL (35EUR). of Gorn Union of patienys with Diabetes.
As you see there is difficult situation about healthcare system in Georgia, with my enthusiasm and with the biggest wishes to help them, I wanted to change that hard condition in my country
As newly Organization any type of assistance is very im[portant to us! If you have any kind of idea how to give voice to International and non-goveermental Organizations that exist such type of Union wich would want to help patients with Diabetes in Georgia?!
Yours sincerely,
Georgian Union of Patients with Diabetes (GUPD)
Email: natalidevrisashvili@hotmail.com

At 9:10pm on March 9, 2012, Joanne said…

At 7:44am on March 9, 2012, Rinku said…



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