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  1. Momo


    Jeepers I know how frustrating blood pressure issues are. I wish we could figure out a pattern so we could avoid what causes it. Have you found one for your spikes & drops? It started raining yesterday and isn't supposed to stop until Tuesday. It's also chilly with highs in the low 40's. Poor DH is freezing. I am pretty insulated so it doesn't bother me. It seems like everytime I scratch one thing off my to do list I have to add two more new ones. How will we ever catch up?
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    Nice weather here for several days. DH woke up with a high BP reading. His heart rate was high too. I had him take a nitroglycerin tablet which brought it all down..too low. I called the 911 rescue squad when he hit 64 over 42. Usually the EMS are out quick with an ekg to check him out. Today it too half an hour and they sent the fire men who only had a blood pressure cuff. Anyway he stabilized on his own so no ER visit today. Thank God! After that excitement we kind of lolled around today just in case his numbers went crazy again. Gee Annarchy Santa was nice to let you play with your Christmas present early.
  3. Momo

    Who Do You Think You Are

    New season begins tonight at 9 central time. It is featuring Mandy Moore.
  4. Momo

    Free shipping day

    This year many retailers will have their free shipping day on Dec.14th.
  5. Momo


    Today is a "rest" day. We have no doctor appt's or anything that must be done today. I hope to get some recliner time with my feet elevated! DH is slowly recovering. It seems like every time he has a health setback it takes a bit longer to bounce back. He is so much weaker than he used to be. I think I have more strength than him even though I'm in a wheelchair. After about 5 freezes I only have chinese cabbage left in the garden, along with my mums and 1 tough rose bush. Since it is cool I have been doing alot more oven meals. DH enjoys his old fashioned pot roasts and cakes. He needs to gain some weight so that is good for him. Me, on the other hand needs to eat salads etc. Have a great day ya'll!
  6. Momo

    Don't trust the ad!

    This has happened more than once so I thought I would pass it along I was looking through a big box home improvement ad. They had a nice stove on "sale". They said the regular price was $1099. Their price was $599. I happened to have just gotten the new 2019 Consumer Reports paperback showing the MSRP for the EXACT same model number. The correct regular price is $649. That would make it a savings of only $50 instead of $500.
  7. I am finally back after a hiatus due to real life problems. I want to wish all of you a happy and blessed holiday...I have missed everyone and am glad to be back!
  8. Momo


    I haven't been to MrsS since the 7th of August. Dh is finally home after 3 different hospital admittances and discharges in August. Considering all, he is doing pretty well. We are both in serious need of a few days of sleep! I am thankful to still have him with me. He is such a treasure. I need to hopefully get back to some sort of an organized routine again. Right now we are out of alot of things(like food, toiletries etc) and have deferred maintenance on alot of stuff. We have alot of catching up to do and alot of Doctor appts for follow up. Heart dr. Lung dr. oncologist dr, family dr. and a surgeon for skin cancer removal. I told DH that Dr. appts are our new social life now! I'm gonna go put my feet up and watch Bama finish off Louisville at football now. Roll Tide!
  9. Momo

    Old Pine

    Sorry I didn't see this until today. I am so sad to hear this Snowmom. We were all hoping he would recover. I am so glad your family was able to be there. Take care of yourself Snowy!
  10. Momo


    I'm just popping in for a few minutes before I go to hospital again. DH had a GI bleed the last week of August..came home for less than 2 days then had a heart attack. He's now in the Big City hospital 40 miles away so I'll be going off to see him after I finish this. He is now stable so maybe he'll be home in a day or 2. It is really tough when you have no help and you are handicapped. Everything becomes an ordeal it seems but somehow we slosh through. After a few days of bearable temps we'll feel like 105 today. Yuck! Hope to get back here in a few days and check in.
  11. Momo

    Warning about a common plant.......

    Thanks for the heads up.
  12. I am so sorry to hear this. We will still keep you in our prayers.
  13. Momo


    Thank goodness..the weather has broken. Today will be the third day in a row to be in the mid 80's without a lot of humidity. I love it! We actually went to town yesterday am without using the a/c in the car. We went to a birthday Sunday for a friend who turned 100! It was a family covered dish. It was nice and traditional. The lady of honor has all her marbles and knows every grand and great grand kid by name. If I make it that long I hope I have my marbles like her. She doesn't take a single prescription either. She could use a new knee but said the surgery is too risky at her age. She can walk but it hurts a little. Other than that, she is doing better than me and DH. The tomatoes are coming in force right now. Tomato pie for dinner tonight! DH has cardio therapy today. I hope it helps him get stronger. He basically has 30% function in his heart and his lungs. He is one tough guy. I know he worries about leaving me alone since I am disabled. It is a great motivator for him to keep going! He is a keeper. Have a great day ya'll!
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    Thanks for the website..I'm gonna check it out.
  15. Momo


    It sounds like the heat is taking it's toll on alot of us. Today will be a bit more bearable than the past week so we are trying to get as much outdoor stuff as possible done. DH got stung by a hornet Saturday and when he woke up Sunday his arm was swollen to about twice it's normal size and his BP was high. It was 210 over 110. Since his BP has been running too low lately it was scary. We had the EMT's out and they said it was okay for him to take Benadryl which helped some. He is on so many drugs that I was scared to give it to him. Of course on Sunday the Dr isn't open so I couldn't check with them. Anyway his BP finally started coming down and the swelling so we decided not to go to the ER. His arm is still swollen today but it's much improved. Thrills again with DH! Today DH has his first cardiac therapy session. Hopefully it will help him to improve what cardiac function he still has. He basically has one main (out of 3) arteries going to his heart working so that is about 30% function. It works fine as long as he doesn't overdo it. He is one tough dude! I cannot believe that the year is more than half over all ready. Where does the time go? Today is the anniversary of my first marriage (elopement) at 18. It sure brings back memories of what I thought my life was gonna be like. It sure turned out like nothing I expected. Some of it good and some of it bad. We have a huge bunch of hummingbirds this year. I am having to mix up sugar water and clean feeders every day now. They get mad when the water gets low. I feel like a short order cook between DH being hungry all the time plus the dogs, cat and birds. I gotta go get dressed now and get to therapy on time. Have a great day ya'll!

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