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Jerthie123

From: Jerthie123

Nov-8

Thank you so much Susan. I don't think I will leave my job anymore. I like the money, and Christmas is around the corner. I choose to see the stress and busyness of Christmas retail as a challenge to tackle with sales quotas, and a time of joy and festivity with all the carols, lights and decorations. Of course it is also Advent season, in which we all prepare for the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. That is enough to keep me joyful and positive.

Yesterday saww at 18 lozenges. I did not feel good about that, but it is what it is. Today I am going to try to use less. Paul, great feat completing... Was it a marathon again that you did? Or a 5k?

Ernie, I am sorry to hear that your diabetes is progressive. But it is definitely inspiring to read that you exercise 3 hours a day and eat healthily. So amazing to hear. Wowza!

Susan, yes winter is right around the Corner. Yikes and double yikes. I am not a fan of winter, but it is my day off today, and I am planning to buy some winter fashion to help lighten the load of the colder weather. For some reason, I feel positive about work again. Yesterday, I was extremely upset, so much so that I started talking out loud to myself pretending my boss was in front of me, and I was telling her off. Oh my, my mood swings.

What I have is bipolar disorder which is a mood disorder, so my thoughts and émotions usually oscillate between extremely happy and extremely sad. It is a challenge for me at times greatly so, to think and act in a balanced way.

I hope we all have a peaceful and blessed day. God bless and keep all of us.

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

Nov-8

Amen to your last sentence!

Now, I must face grocery shopping. Lol

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

Nov-8

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I think I was clicking in ALL of the corners and not in the actual photograph!  Thank you!  Who said that you can’t teach an older dog….new tricks!

Denim50

From: Denim50

Nov-8

Hey Susan, 

You're welcome. Your wreath is so pretty. I love all of the beautiful colors of fall. 

Have a great day. relaxed 

  • Edited November 8, 2023 11:24 pm  by  Denim50
Cocoa60

From: Cocoa60

Nov-9

Good morning all.  38 here so a little warmer this morn.  Was walking very fast yesterday morn, not used to

the cold so neither are the pups.  They almost pulled me down because of a dead red squirrel out in front of

us once yesterday.  So they got scolded for that.  I've ripped out the knees of jeans when they managed to pull

me down.

Paul's run was a 5k Jerthie.  Many of the runners were going on the marathon the next day.  Still doing very well.

I had to jog in formation in the Army in the 70s, then busy with college, career, and family until after 2000.  Started

jogging around 2001 but when I went on a 5k, found I was way to slow.  Just jogged with dogs until 2016.  Then my

feet started hurting and had to slow to walking.  Still able to walk miles in the morning and the foot doctor says I'm

lucky to be able to do that, many of his patients can't.

All type 2 diabetes are progressive.  So every time you think you have it licked, you're wrong.  It seems to have

out smarted you and moved forward.  If I stop walking for my morning exercise and go to the elliptical morning and

night, glucose will drop but soon re-surges.  A constant war for diabetics.  Many diabetics don't diet or exercise though.

I'm told they just depend on the doctor to save them or let it destroy their lives and body.  None of the relatives I have

with diabetes try to keep it under control with diet and exercise.  One of my hs classmates is using that new diabetes

med that helps you lose weight and it's working.  He's lost 30-40 pounds.  He could have done that on his own years ago

and not let diabetes damage his body as much. 

Glad you're happy with your job for now Jerthie.  Most likely have to go out and start over on another one if you let this one

go.  Then have to start over and reset any benefits.  I'm retired thank goodness.  Many people don't just go to work to do their

jobs and get along with coworkers best they can.  Glad to have left it behind in the rear view mirror.  Still have much in my life

to keep me busy and provide challenges. 

Glad you're learning how to rotate pictures on your phone Susan.  I always use a PC on here.  You were using a tablet here for

a time.  The phone is to small for me to do many things.  Usually use it for texting, calls, and taking some pictures. 

Have a great day all.

Ernie

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

Nov-10

Hi Ernie, 

I do use a tablet the girls purchased for me….but I really long to have my old Dell back.   A nice day here in Avon Lake.  I received the blood work back from Finn and not happy with the elevated liver enzymes.   I really believe in my heart it is the rx Deramaxx for arthritis that is causing this and other problems.  Now back it’s diarrhea and vomiting, seems to be a constant problem.  The vet wants to check his enzymes in six months….but truthfully, I am ready to pull him off the NSAIDS and see what happens.  Always such a dilemma with aging pups, as you well know.

Thinking today of some of our leaders of the past  - always wonder about Pancake as she helped me so much.

Carry on as we all do.  Hopefully Paul is having fun and Jerthie is doing well.

Hi Denim….nice to see you posting too   Susan

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

Nov-10

Hi Denim,

I love Fall colors too but dislike what season follows…….I live about. mile from the shore of Lake Erie, 20 miles west of the city of Cleveland.  
A pretty community, Avon Lake.

Where are you from?    We tend to get snow and ice and gray skies that go on forever.  Must have a good attitude when the sun shines!  Susan

Cocoa60

From: Cocoa60

Nov-11

Good morning Susan.  Wife and I both sick with cold of some type.  Hope doesn't last too long. 

Feel bad for Finn, hope your solutions work.  Not fun for him to be old and sick.

Got the exhaust cleaned up on the Baja.  Then the etching compound.  Then 2 coats of hi temp

POR15 over the next few days.  Slow curing in the upper 50s in daytime and 30s at night.  Glad

to have fit it in.  Soon they will be spreading the salt with chemicals, almost acid. 

Pancake emailed me a few times way back when.  Someone was harassing her, telling her she

was stuck on herself and other things.  She was only trying to help in a area where most needed help. 

She came on the forum around January 2007, 5 months before me or so. 

Our leaves are down but wife has fake ones all over inside so we are still Fall.  Cold weekend here but

warming up after, same as your area probably.  I might take the SS for a ride down into PA before the

salt gets spread.

Enjoy the day and weekend all.

Ernie

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

Nov-11

Hi Ernie,

Very pretty picture of the tree that you posted.

This is a picture from our am walk to the pond. They have turned off the fountain so the water is very calm. Love the reflection of the trees upon the water.

Sorry that you and your wife have colds. Tis the season.  Hope that you feel better.

Enjoy the weekend.

Susan

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

Nov-11

Dear Jerthie, 

I always love this time of year too.  Of course, it’s all become very commercial with stores displaying Christmas items before Thanksgiving!  I know the true meaning of Christmas, so that keeps me in check.

I do love to decorate with wreaths on every window, swags inside and all of my Christmas ware!

I hope you are having a good smoke free and stress free weekend!

Susan


 

finn in his favorite spot last year!

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