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I hope all of you in the path of the latest storm (is this one Q and when the H!@# did they start naming snowstorms?). I'll keep you all in my prayers. Right now it looks like we're just getting rain and snow but I don't trust Accuweather as much as the Weather Channel. We could be in for it. I kept the number of the snowplow guy in case of another Nemo. Superman is great at shoveling but when it's the size of Nemo it's just too much.

 

DH went grocery shopping for me and bought all the ingredients to make paella (he even read all labels since what I originally put on shopping list had soy in it - my worst trigger). We're getting close with a couple up the street and we've been planning a trip to Newport with them that keeps getting put off because of snow and cold temps. We went to their house last Sunday and I invited them over for paella this Sunday. Haven't made it in years - fingers crossed. It is so nice to have a couple we really relate to. They were original Pfizer transfers from Michigan before they got laid off so there's a real connection.

 

STAY SAFE!!!!!

 

Love,

Loey

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Its nice to have a snow day. This is only the second time in all of my years here. It takes a lot for my school to cancel :) But right now the official snow count is 5-8 inches out there. When i watched the news earlier, they said it felt like 0. And then the wind :blink: I have no doubt there are snow dunes moving about.

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You go Vincent!!! We've been having trouble with our washer and DH has to literally pull it out and take it apart. The most recent time it was not letting us unlock the door and the clothes were still soaking in suds. The first time we had a repairman come and it cost $160 for him to show DH where to go to fix it. This time he was determined to fix it himself. After an hour he discovered a color catcher sheet was clogging the hoses. Hopefully your blow torch fixed the problem. I pheel for you.

 

Hugs,

Loey

So far so good! No leaks! Fire work good!

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So far so good! No leaks! Fire work good!

Whew!!  Am I off the hook now?  Can I get back down onto the floor?

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So far so good! No leaks! Fire work good!

Yippee!!  Fire did work good :D

 

Whew!!  Am I off the hook now?  Can I get back down onto the floor?

:lol:  :lol: :lol:   Come on down, Shroom :wub:  

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Yippee!!  Fire did work good :D

 

:lol:  :lol: :lol:   Come on down, Shroom :wub:  

Thanks!! (adjusts clothing). 

 

Just had to share this from Joan Rivers (read it while I was on the wall :D ) :

 

 

 

When you're an old lady, it's hard to wear a short skirt if your nipples are going to show underneath it.

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When you're an old lady, it's hard to wear a short skirt if your nipples are going to show underneath it.

Hee!! Gotta love ole Joan:)

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Guess I should think about selling my mini's at our tag sale this spring  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

I hold onto everything since it's bound to become fashionable in another decade or two

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Serves me right.... Been feeling good, got most of my problem food groups back, don't seem to be as sensitive to cc...... you know what's coming... lol

Had to stop at CVS to get a card and saw the Snickers beckoning to me in the check out line. I figured, what the heck-- ..... 2 hours later the cramps started. Right on schedule. What an idiot.

lol!! It was good, though.

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Serves me right.... Been feeling good, got most of my problem food groups back, don't seem to be as sensitive to cc...... you know what's coming... lol

Had to stop at CVS to get a card and saw the Snickers beckoning to me in the check out line. I figured, what the heck-- ..... 2 hours later the cramps started. Right on schedule. What an idiot.

lol!! It was good, though.

Oh! Bummer! I guess it wasn't time to add the Snickers food group back. :(

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lol! Guess not but it was a calculated risk, and I'll live:)

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Guess I should think about selling my mini's at our tag sale this spring :lol::lol::lol:

I hold onto everything since it's bound to become fashionable in another decade or two

I hold on to clothes too. I am determined this spring to go through and donate what I realistically don't wear anymore -- I don't have as much closet space as I used to.
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Whew!!  Am I off the hook now?  Can I get back down onto the floor?

I dunno you are only 930 posts from another event....

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I dunno you are only 930 posts from another event....

Well, now, maybe y'all better be super nice to me betwixt now and then, ifyouknowhwatImean??  Since I already got off the hook before you posted :D

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The difference between cats and dogs...

 

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There have been some performance issues of late

 

I'm sorry. Isn't there a pill for that?

 

I can understand why you'd be whispering

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Serves me right.... Been feeling good, got most of my problem food groups back, don't seem to be as sensitive to cc...... you know what's coming... lol

Had to stop at CVS to get a card and saw the Snickers beckoning to me in the check out line. I figured, what the heck-- ..... 2 hours later the cramps started. Right on schedule. What an idiot.

lol!! It was good, though.

 

You are not an idiot. I picked up some homeopathic pills to deal with the UTI pain (ladies {and gentlemen} you know the side effects of antibiotics on females). It said it contained trace elements of soy protein (my worst trigger is soy) and I took it anyway. Wound up sending DH to CVS to get me Benadryl after he was dressed for bed. My lip had started to swell. So, if anyone's an idiot it's me! At least Snickers taste good. BTW, I hope your cramps are gone and I'm glad that that you enjoyed the Snickers. We all sometimes have to feed a craving. 

 

Love & Healing hugz,

Loey

 

P.S. I also lifted the laundry basket when it was overflowing  :blink: (a big NO-NO for my back) and pulled it out a little. I wanted to at least start folding laundry before Superman got home from CVS. Now I'm headed back to the chiropractor. I was ready to go to every two weeks and now I'm seeing her two days in a row. I know she'll straighten me out (no pun intended).  :lol:

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Ouch! Low!! Hope the chiro fixes ya up:). Ugh, soy in the Homeopathics.. I use a few things by Boiron-- the only carriers I've seen with them are lactose and fructose.

The only symptom I got from the Snickers was cramps. A few hours worth, but that was about it. Amazing!

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I'm sorry. Isn't there a pill for that?

 

I can understand why you'd be whispering

 

:lol:  :lol:

 

Hey, nowadays we're all encouraging men to not only keep from whispering these admissions of .....issues......but to be screaming them from the rooftops.... . . . ....nothing to be ashamed of! And there is help.. . ....!

 

 

:P

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Alright dear psillies - my first attempt at multi quoting!  :unsure:

 

Ouch! Low!! Hope the chiro fixes ya up:). Ugh, soy in the Homeopathics.. I use a few things by Boiron-- the only carriers I've seen with them are lactose and fructose.

The only symptom I got from the Snickers was cramps. A few hours worth, but that was about it. Amazing!

 

Glad it was just cramps although those ain't no picnic. Hope you've recovered already. The chiro did a great job and said I caught it in time. 

 

When in doubt, always have benadryl on hand.

 

:D  that's something I always had in the house when DS lived here.

 

:lol:  :lol:

 

Hey, nowadays we're all encouraging men to not only keep from whispering these admissions of .....issues......but to be screaming them from the rooftops.... . . . ....nothing to be ashamed of! And there is help.. . ....!

 

 

:P

 

We do have the best men on this forum. I'm pretty lucky on the home front as well. OK, let's see how my first multi-quote experience turned out.

I'll touch base later. Superman is ready to taste my lentil stew.

 

Love & Hugz,

Loey

 

P.S. I finally crossed into the thousands and I didn't even notice   :blink:

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Alright dear psillies - my first attempt at multi quoting!  :unsure:

 

 

Glad it was just cramps although those ain't no picnic. Hope you've recovered already. The chiro did a great job and said I caught it in time. 

 

 

:D  that's something I always had in the house when DS lived here.

 

 

We do have the best men on this forum. I'm pretty lucky on the home front as well. OK, let's see how my first multi-quote experience turned out.

I'll touch base later. Superman is ready to taste my lentil stew.

 

Love & Hugz,

Loey

 

P.S. I finally crossed into the thousands and I didn't even notice   :blink:

 

Any of the "best men" of this forum still single? :D

 

Speaking of which - one of my smartest freshmen proposed, was accepted, and is now getting married: darn them kids, they always make me feel warm and fuzzy! Feeling old in the age of Facebook.

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Timothy's basketball team is going to the championship!!!!

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Timothy's basketball team is going to the championship!!!!

Yea!!!!!!!!! Team Tim all the way!!!!!!!!!

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Fantastic, Vyghncent!  Go, Team Tim, GO!!   smileys-cheerleading-151859.gif

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