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At 8:59am on April 17, 2011, Marie B said…
well, if you decide, just go to Twitter.com - your user name (handle) has to be unique, so I doubt you'll get @Kathy ! Lorraine is a big tweeter, as is some of the old guys you used to see around here all the time like Ninjabetic, Diabetic_iz_me, and pretty much everyone who blogs in the DOC. Whenever someone publishes a blog, there's a flurry of activity with everyone getting the word out. Here's our Group for tweeters

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/twitterbetics

Lorraine wrote a good "getting started" post there.
At 4:20am on April 17, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Sunday Morning,Kthy. This is Palm Sunday. The longest Gospel of the year. We stand. I hope my legs hold out.I am so glad the SNOW did not matrialize.You have had enough of that. I hope you hd a good night and that things are well with you. I am doing great. You will be in my prayers at the Shrine. Have great day and take care of yourself. I care. HUGS,Reed. The Garage sale not as good as last year..money must be tight. We use he funds to buy supplies and things we need for the Clubhouse. Reed
At 2:41pm on April 15, 2011, Robyn said…
Hi Hon...doing fine today. Thanks. Yes, the cat is the orange and white...Albert!! My Mom always named her cats after old boyfriends of hers, haha, so, she never had one named after a BF she had when I was about 5yrs old, he used to sing to her and take us out on the lake, buy me ice cream...so, I named the stray Albert. :) I am not sure if what I will have to have is a vitrectomy?? Have to find out in 6 weeks. Going to go rest now as it is cloudy and cold outside. Love ya and thanks for the messages. xo
At 1:19pm on April 15, 2011, Marie B said…
oh, I was going to tell you something else. If you get really bored, have you ever tried Twitter? lots of TuD folk are on there, and especially those with blogs, where they get some good promotion. Manny is there all the time, he shares a lot more than just his diabetes, like what music he is listening to, and lots of other things he does. We have a Group here called "Twitterbetics" and Lorraine has a discussion there about how to get started. so if you decide to try it, let me know and I'll help you too. It can be addicting, and it's so much more than what you had for breakfast. my best friend promotes her business and her blog there, that's how I got into it.
At 1:00pm on April 15, 2011, Marie B said…
yeah, I guess I have nothing to complain about. thanks, you have a good one too. I just spent half an hour doing Manny's name for the quilt, and I spilt water on it and the ink I was using for the letters ran all over. oh well.
At 10:40am on April 15, 2011, Paul W said…
Greetings, Kathy. Thanks for the welcome note. I am exploring tudiabetes site. Pumping for 8 days (never on insulin prior) and numbers remain very high. Reading/Google-ing everthing I can find. Concerned about he yo-yo of numbers and whether I can buy just thecammula/sticky patch somewhere. Many posts on tudiabetesspeak of re-use of resevoirs and tubing. Yet with tube and cammula packaged together how can that reduce waste and costs? I was a school administrator in Kimball pand nad good friends in Litch school. Did you know John Diere?
At 6:01am on April 15, 2011, Marie B said…
Hi Kathy, thanks for telling me about Robyn, I remember those lasers even though I had mine 20-25 years ago. Hyacinth, heaven! Our daffodils finally bloomed - it's about time! We are having some friends over tonight and we're going to roll out the bbq and grill a skirt steak.
At 5:11am on April 15, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Kathy. Here I am again wishing you a good day and hoping you had a good night and that you are feeling fwell. Ice pellets? Don't the people in MN know it is Spring LOL. I had no electricity yesterday for 5 hours. I just read wrote letters it is good to be without the computer for a while. I am feeling so good I cannot stand it. Yu havea wonderful day. HUGS,Reed
At 11:26pm on April 14, 2011, Robyn said…
Sweetie...thank you so much, you brought tears to my eyes. Today was not a good treatment. The injection to numb me hurt very bad....I do not numb enough, doctor said I have a very shallow socket, not enough tissue between eye and bone...tried to laser but I felt too much at such a high voltage, only made it to 287 zaps and he had to stop....will probably have to just have surgery and have all the clots/bleeding sucked out. Will find out in 6 weeks. Bruised badly and had to take vicoden and valium. Sat in the dark and rested....love you darlin and I cherish your kindness. xo
At 6:49am on April 14, 2011, Robyn said…
Hi Honey....Yes today is another Laser Treatment. Kind of nervous because ot the last visit. Hope you are doing well. Love ya xo
At 4:01am on April 14, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Kathy. Another good night. I am doing well and hope you are too. It seems Winter does not want to leave your area. Glad you did not put your Winter clothes away yet. I lost 1/4 pound at TOPS and am 4 pounds below goal. I looked at my calendar and nothing scheduled just going to relax and sit in the sun. Have a great day and take good care of yourseklf. HUGS,Reed
At 5:12am on April 13, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Kathy. I do not like Wed as I have to rush to get out of the ghouse for my TOPS meeting as my 34 lovely widows are waiting for me. I had a good night my readings are good and my knees are better. I hope I don;t lose as I am blow goal. I love your photos a nice mix of everything. I will try to put on the swans when Tom comes this weekend,. Take good care of yourself and have a good day. HUGS,Reed
At 5:22am on April 12, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Kathy. I had another good night and my BG readings very good. Seems strange to see me as a new member but hey it worked. We were supposed to have rain to break the heat wave n one yet. How are things with you? I hope real good and you are sleeping. TOPS tomorrow easy Program the 5 of us who attended the Convention will give our impressions. Have a great day. I care. Hugs,Reed
At 12:48pm on April 11, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Kathy, thanks for the song and the congrats. I love that song!
At 6:07am on April 11, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Good Morning,Kathy. Was I ever upset when I went to MY PAGE and found it in a mess. I guess it happened to several people. I tried and tried and could not get it to work. So I re-joined. I lost everything but it is not right. Seems funny to see me as a new member. Lakeland was 101 degrees. The convention was good but long. The State Queen lost 113 pounds and the State King lost 98 pounds. It was very inspiring. Through all of life's troubles errors struggles NEVER EVER GIVE UP..PUSH ON. I was bad. On the way home we went oit of our way to stop aT Bette's A1A Cafe where I had a Fishermen's Platter haddock shrimp scallops and New England fried clams with bellies YUMMY> I spiked a bit but worth it. How are you doing? I hope well. You sleeping better? I hope so. I am. I am feeling better than I deserve. Have a great day. HUGS,Reed
At 3:24pm on April 10, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Kathy a hacker or someone hit my page and wiped everything out. I came back as a new member. Still want to be friends? I need a friend request. HUGS,Reed
At 2:40pm on April 9, 2011, Craig said…

Hey there little lady.. hopes things are going your way now!
At 8:27pm on April 8, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Kathy,

I don't know if music is that powerful. But I do think it happens. My son graduated high school with a young woman who went to college for music therapy. i talk to her every once in a while and she says that music is the second most powerful brain motivator. She says hot bread is the number 1 most powerful. She also says she has seen remarkable transformations of stroke patients using music, but like the movie it has to be their music. I think we put a sound track in our brain between 12 and 20 and that sound track goes with us forever. Even when we lose everything else. My mom before she passed was singing dont let the sun get in your eyes. One of the hits form 1952, I had never heard her sing that song ever. So she had an electrolyte imbalance and thought she was seeing her her grandmother in the room, and she was singing a dont let the sun get in your eyes. SO yeah, I do think there is a sound track in our lives.

rick
At 8:11pm on April 8, 2011, Robyn said…
Hi Sis....I saw Stevie in concert when I was alot younger...lol he was great. Like Bonnie too!! Wish you lived close to me...we would go on a concert spree :) Have a good weekend too. Love ya xo
At 12:27pm on April 8, 2011, Trudy said…
Thanks so much for the friend invite! So many things to talk about, diabetes, Garrison Keillor... Have a good weekend!

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