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A less than stellar year so far!

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#21 miocean


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Posted 11 July 2012 - 09:47 PM

Dear Jeannie,
How nice to hear you are slowly improving as far as you ability to swallow and eat! The PH issue will hopefully improve as well with the start of the medication as well.

I am also glad you are safe from the fires, I'm certain when the smoke blows your way it doesn't help with the breathing.

Summer is flying by here. Signs of it ending are already showing...the hooded gulls are losing their hoods, all the gulls are starting to get aggressive for food, and the sun has started its southern movement in the sky. Our ocean has been very warm due to the warm winter we had, making it delightful on calm days. I am actually able to go in and swim a couple of strokes before I run out of breath which brings me a lot of joy. We have also had heat near the 100's but much higher humidity. I find it harder to breathe on those days. We have had wicked storms, one referred to as an inland hurricane, with winds over 90 mph. Some people were without power for days in this brutal heat and humidity, but we have been lucky. The lightening has been awesome to watch, I have even seen it horizontal. I am not afraid of lightening but my friend has to hide in her bathroom!

Enjoy your granddaughter and go ahead and eat her cereal.

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#22 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 12:41 PM

Hello Jeannie

Get some of the good stuff...the baby rice! There desserts are delicious! I remember from my niece and a "sample" of my granddaughter's breakfast when we had her. Guess what, we're going to be grand parents again as the lovely daughter in law is pregnant again! Funnily enough I was thinking they should go for it and it would be great for their current daughter and hey presto! I just hope that we get to see them more than we do now.

Haircut eh? I remember your lovely hair but can just see you with a bob. I was thinking about cutting mine back into a bob as well (hubby would be ecstatic) but am liking the length to much at the moment. Although it is harder to wash, brush etc it is actually easier to use straighteners on and when dirty can be put up. As I only wash it once a week at best, once every 10 to 14 days at worst I need to be able to put it up in an attempt to disguise it!

I am so glad somethings are improving even if others may not be. You are truly one of the most amazing women I have ever met and I am so glad you're posting again. The forums miss you terribly and so do we.

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 01:27 PM

Hi Jeannie,

I'm so pleased to hear from you again and that you're able to eat small amounts of food, albeit that it's pureed and in liquid form. So sorry that your PH and breathing are not so good, though.

I bet your hair looks gorgeous in a bob; you're lucky to have such lovely thick hair which will suit the style so well. Actually, I must admit my hair takes very little looking after; I seldom, if ever, comb it (I cultivate the dragged-through-a-bush-backwards look! ;)) and the very damp weather we've been having means my curls go into ringlets, like a middle aged Shirley Temple! :lol:

You are truly one of the most amazing women I have ever met and I am so glad you're posting again. The forums miss you terribly and so do we.

Well said, Amanda; I couldn't have put it better myself!

Here's hoping that you keep improving, dear Jeannie.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 11:35 AM

Oh Jeannie, so great to read another of your posts :yes:
Yes, we do love and miss you, but most of all, our continued wishes that you continue to improve, to a point of (more) solid food. As for presenttime, I'm just SURE baby wouldn't mind a BIT, sharing with you! ;)

I'm SO glad your temperatures have cooled down, where you are; we are in over a month of 90+ temperatures, with at least 100 expected today; however, I am VERY happy to say we received a WONDERFUL rain a few evenings AGO, that was SO beneficial, where the fires in our state, are now fully contained :emoticons-clap: (Note: This is the earliest we've had fires...since 1988)!
I'm thinking you will REALLY love your new bob; it IS the way I wear mine and yet (Amanda), it's long enough, I have the flexiblity to wear it up if I need (for the hot temperatures, etc).

Sending Loves and :emoticon-hug: s in endless supply!
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Posted 24 July 2012 - 12:47 PM

Jeannie, we are eager to hear more updates from you.
Your new hairdo sounds delightful, and I'm sending lots of good thoughts your way in hopes you have some continued improvements. :you-rock:

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