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No "piles" of zucchini yet, but I am watching one little one grow some over the past week.

I am enjoying the more fall-like temps.

My college didn't ask me to teach this spring after asking to be relieved of duties for the fall re COVID and hubby. I did enjoy the extra income, but I guess I will adjust. Perhaps it will be safer next fall and hubby will feel better and they will ask. I would have liked to have been asked for spring but probably would have needed to decline yet.



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Hi, friends!

I have re-potted the healthy extra plants and hope to have piles of zucchini to share in a few weeks. I just watered them a bit ago.

Today is quite frustrating - got our "go about" vehicle inspected and it needs work to be okay to license. GRRRRRRRR....so I have two estimates so far. We have a dental appointment in the next bit and then I may try to get a third estimate. Hate this type of stuff....

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Over a week later - my goodness! I'm not even checking in with the app on my phone.

My zucchini plants look great and I am considering repotting some of the seeds that came up when I planted "just in case" some didn't sprout. I wouldn't mind to go down the street offering zucchini to folks on my street in a few weeks. LOL

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Another week!

I now have six zucchini plants sprouted.

I'm going through withdrawal I think of possibly being fully retired. I'm not sure just how that is all going to fall out. I know I made the right decision in the short term, though.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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Whoa! Almost a week since I have been here.

One small zucchini plant has popped through. I was wondering how long their germination period was, and I can see from the last post that it hasn't been quite two weeks yet. I was wondering if I needed to get more seeds. I think some of the turnips have sprouted and will check more carefully tomorrow.

I am anxious for the somewhat less hot days coming up and am enjoying lower humidity today for sure.

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I enjoyed the cooler days that we had, but it sure is hot out there today!

I have begun planting some small garden beds for some fall produce - I hope! I planted some bush variety of zucchini in a couple of large pots that I have out in front of our house where I used to have flowers - I hope to again someday! LOL Then just this morning I added some compost to two small garden beds and planted lettuce, turnips, and beets. I ran out of the beet seed so once I cool down, I will go to the hardware store and buy some more. I LOVE pickled beets, and my DH loves sauted turnips and also wilted lettuce. I also planted some peas that I had.

I hope to have much improved soil by next spring and to do more gardening than I have in the past. I may also clean out my strawberry bed and start another crop. It's been at least two years since I had any production at all.



My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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Still hot, but I guess some cooling is in the forecast. I have had some pretty good walking days, but today probably won't be one of them. I ran an errand when I would normally be walking, but I did a bit after I got home.

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I was kinda bummed this morning; I waited a week to weigh and was only down 0.4#. I used to get a jump start that first week. emoticon

However, I took an opportunity to walk the parking lot as DH went to his hospital followup visit. That was some more steps emoticon

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Elsie, I do have my hands full, but I am trying to get 30+ minutes of exercise outside per day. Right now I am waiting for it to quit raining so I can take a walk. I prefer earlier in the day, but the rain stopped my last attempt as I couldn't find an umbrella. I know I have one!

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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BLC21-24, 26: Ivory Falcons
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I'm STILL driving DD to work. It's kind of nice to have some dedicated time to visit, though. Usually I don't hear from her very often as it wipes her out to work [with her depression]. She surprised me with some $ for gas this morning.

It's been a "run errands for hubby" morning...I'm kind of waiting for the noon hour to get over with to make some phone calls. I walked for a bit ths morning. I used to have a fitbit, but I am choosing to just compare with the app on my iphone from week to week. I don't think I will ever be as active as I was ten years ago, but I can do better than I had been for sure.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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BLC27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32: Determined Desert Tortoises

BLC21-24, 26: Ivory Falcons
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Things are settled somewhat from this time last week.

I've been driving DD to work - they sold my SIL's car [wasn't running anyway and had lots of miles - I think they sold it to a kid who had a mechanic in the family] and then her car ran over something small in the road and yet it did some damage and they are STILL waiting on the part. It seems that getting car parts is an issue right now; I called our usual garage to check out their garage's story and it is indeed a thing.

I enjoyed the cool air out on our deck this morning. I even took Cocoa for a short walk up and down the road between our house and the school. I need to do that more often for both of us.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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7/5/20 4:35 P

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We had several fireworks Friday night and then again last night. I suspect we will also hear a few tonight. I'm not sure how long they went last night as I went to sleep shortly after arriving home about 830.


I took DH to the ER on Friday morning - chest pain. After multiple tests and a cardiac catheterization that showed moderate blockage and aFib, he has Eliquis as well as a couple of other things. We would have been able to get him home yesterday, but he had what ended up a likely reaction to the contrast to the CT they did and of course they had to run more tests to rule other things out. I stayed most of both days with him. It will feel good for both of us to be in our bed tonight.

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We hear a few fireworks each night. They aren't supposed to be set off until the 4th, but...

DH and I went to look at portable storage buildings today. Such cute things that they do with them, but we don't need those cute things. DH is coming to terms that something he really wanted to do won't be possible, so he is going to Plan B. Plan B will be good.

DH is checking with his kidney dr to see if they would "look" at his kidneys to see if the pain he is having might be the additional kidney stone they saw after the fact last fall instead of actual back pain. We shall see.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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Nothing new to report...same old, same old..

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I'm trying to wrap up some things concerning my mom's small estate, which is what it is via probate. Two of the three of us remaining live in SW Missouri, so it falls to us, plus, I am the one mostly retired, so most of that is me. It would be simpler if offices were all opened back up, for example, DFS. They may be. I need to try to find out, but maneuvering that phone system is irritating.

I am finding that I am very, very cranky and fighting it all the time right now. It kind of concerns me.

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I'm doing a deep cleaning after finding bugs in my house. emoticon

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Dh is being able to move without the walker, and that is always good.



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I am happy to report that things are more "normal
" at my house today. DH's pain is much better after an injection. He also goes to have a lower back procedure on the 18th that should help for a while.

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Thank you, Elsie. Isn't nice to have "normal" back?

We are having an ongoing struggle with pain control with my husband re his arthritis. I stayed home from GS's second birthday party yesterday because I didn't feel right leaving DH. Thankfully, his parents understood.

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Hi, friends

Hope everyone is enjoying their holiday.

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I'm still trying to wrap up things. I think I can turn off power/water today. I'm still trying to contact some agencies and I think perhaps the COVID-19 shutdowns have made that a bit more of a trial than usual.

DH has an orthopedic appointment today after severe hip pain surfaced. I sure hope they can do something to help the pain. I'm fairly certain that he is not a good candidate for surgery, so it must be meds, etc.

Anyone else overjoyed that we have a break in the rain?

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Just checking in...trying to get some of my mom's stuff wrapped up.

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We found out that along with being in kidney failure and heart failure that my mom very likely had a kidney stone. Her pain didn't get controlled until around midnight on the 5th. She then slept with very little rousing until around 5:30 on the 6th, when she passed very quietly in her sleep. My niece saw her grandma's chest quit moving and that was it. We held her memorial service yesterday.

I'm sure I will feel something besides immense relief as time goes on, but after having seen her in pain for so many days, as I said, I just feel immense relief.

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Hi, friends!

It's been a hard two weeks. I am mainly responsible for my mom's 24/7 care now. My younger sister - who lives nearby - had job hours changed to 60 hours per week so she hasn't been able to help much over that time period. My other sister drove from Pensacola yesterday and relieved me, but I feel guilty for my 9 hours of blessed sleep after I knew mom had another restless night.

We couldn't get mom to take meds, so her condition is worsening rapidly. I am praying the Lord will call her home soon, as she is so miserable.

Her hospice company didn't offer 24/7 care. They do have respite care of 5 days per month, but COVID restrictions have really affected everyone, including that.

It's so good to have a normal day at home. I made sure bills were caught up as best I could and have a list of what remains.

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Just wanted to say "Hi!"

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Just saying "Hi!" and hoping everyone is well. DD tested negative, thank the Good Lord.

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Hi, friends...


Elsie, glad things got a bit less stressful and I hope that they still are.


My mom's lifelong paranoid tendencies have surfaced again and this time it has been directed at me. Not fun...but it is what it is. I've been accused of "waiting for her to die" and "trying to get her stuff." Sheeeesh...others in the family have been "treated" to such over the years, so I guess it is my turn.


The sunny weather is nice, but I wish it was less warm than yesterday but a bit more warm that today. LOL


Joyce, I do hope you are well...

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Hi, friends!

My mom's leg wound is looking much better. My niece has done a really great job of dressing it with the video that I took. I think the nurse has only done it a couple of times this week. Sure glad my niece lives close! I am still "getting by" with two or three times per week and am as careful as I can possibly be without staying home. Clorox wipes, 6 feet or more away, etc...we're also helping out a local restaurant once a week by getting their curbside service. The folks come out with masks/gloves/etc and I feel it is as safe as such could possibly be.

Hello to all!



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Joyce, I think tela-counseling would be a very good thing to do. Did you find it helpful? Random crying might not be professional, but sometimes I think it would be good if I could cry more.


How many face masks have you made? Perhaps enough that you have lost count...

I learned how to dress a leg wound yesterday. I took a video of it and the hospice nurse's instructions so that my neice and youngest sister can do it on days that I am not there. It will also be good for me to refer to on days that I am there. The swelling of my mom's legs has gone down with her spending time in the hospital bed that was delivered last Saturday. A lot of this is overwhelming to me as I am quite squeamish about medical stuff. I am a week in on an anti-anxiety med and I do believe that it is helping.



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I set up a tela-counseling session through our Employee Assistance Program....
Random crying for several days does not a good 'professional' appearance make.

The hospital auxiliary sewing group has been asked to make face masks...in bulk...so I guess I will be kept busy during this next week.
I had scheduled no work and planned a trip...trip canceled ... sewing time available

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2019 ended with my DB passing away in early November. I thought surely 2020 would be better. Silly me ...

You nurses might have realized that the fluid on her lungs was a sign her kidneys were shutting down. She has been in a fluid overload for some weeks now. She had earlier indicated that she did NOT want to do dialysis and still held that opinion, so she entered hospice care as of last Friday. She is a widow and a family member will need to be there 24/7 at some point. That will most likely be me most of the time. I took a leave of absence for the rest of the semester. I also visited my PCP this morning for some help managing my anxiety.

I've read the other posts and I pray as I read. Lots of talking to my Heavenly Father these days.

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Prayers ... how is Mom now?

Sad and anxious....Trying to see my Dad 'one more time'
Bother in law with crushed pelvis had another surgery today
Daughter with breast cancer turned into bone marrow cancer
Oh, yeah, Then there is this virus thingy driving everything to shut down...my kids won't have incomes and will be asking me for support

But, you know. Underlying it all "God is here with us" Give Praise to the Almighty King!

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My "harder" season of life continues - had DH at Urgent Care yesterday for swelling of his right leg - and got a call from my mom's home health nurse yesterday afternoon that she heard fluid in her lungs [with congestive heart failure as well as nearly-dialysis-level chronic kidney disease] that canNot be good. I am going to attempt to get her in to her primary care physician at 4 this afternoon. I am semi-prepared for her to be hospitalized. Perhaps an increase in her diuretic will do the trick. Prayers would be appreciated.

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Just saying "hi!"

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Wow! you are a busy lady Elsie. You are a real Giver to all in your life. Take some time for yourself.

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Although I am getting a slow start, I have errands to run.

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Get my "Real ID" ...have gathered all the documents...birth, marriage, soc sec, voter ID, bank statement, Whew. Let's get it done before something expires! emoticon

Tuesday is the usual grocery shopping before Yoga class. It helps to have a schedule.

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Drove in rain and snow to visit Father yesterday...home safely.
Thanks be to God!

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Nothing much has changed since my late January post - I am taking better care of my self most days.

My name is Tammy and I live in SW Missouri.

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emoticon emoticon You noticed the blank spot!!

Yes, I am feeling the 'sandwich' thing...95 year old Dad fell and has been in hospital a couple times... daughter 38 having chemo for breast cancer...old dog injury self and needing extra care...still working...volunteer time still needed

But, we still have a goal to Keep Improving our own Health.. Have a Great Health Journey for 2020!

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Would love for folks to post here! My life has been too busy - declining parent health, teaching a new class, dr appts for DH - sorry I'm just now getting this thread started.

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