Sunday Mashup

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101914_1729_Somedays1.jpgAnd waffle day rolls around again with temps in the high 30’s but feeling like it is freezing.  But now that I am acclimated to this feral land, anything below 70° is freezing weather.  Snook is feeling much better today and says her body is working normally. I guess that is why we say ‘see a doctor’. She saw a doctor and immediately felt much better. Saint Peter has nothing on doctors. His shadow had to fall on people for them to heal.

I think that is often the case with me. The time to see a doctor is at the onset of symptoms, but my first thought is to wait a week to see if the malady improves. And often by then it has, at the cost of days of misery.

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My annual check the caboose day is looming in February. It is never a fun experience.  Both doctors and men long for the medical breakthrough that eliminates the digital ‘walnut’ exam.  I don’t get much sympathy from Snooks on that one.  She says I know nothing of the indignity of a pelvic exam.  Maybe she’s right, but I don’t think I’ll submit to one just to say I know.

This Sunday morning is a day of normalcy in the household.  Thinking of a friend in recovery from heart bypass surgery.  The first time is really the pits.  Not that the second one was a walk in the park for me either, but at least I remembered the out of control emotions, irrational fear that my chest would explode if I coughed, fear that I wouldn’t have the energy to get back home from a walk.

And another friend who just moved into assisted living.  She kept her home for well over a century, then suddenly had to give away many of her possessions because they wouldn’t fit in the apartment.  It is not an easy thing to do.

The sun rises another 15° in the cloudy sky, the second cup of coffee is safely tucked inside, it is time to put this up on the website and do my Sunday chores.

Good morning!

3 thoughts on “Sunday Mashup

    Lia Storm said:
    January 13, 2019 at 10:47 am

    It’s good to know Snookums is feeling better. As for you and your upcoming check-up, just grin and bear it 😉

      Rusty Armor responded:
      January 13, 2019 at 11:26 am

      Maybe I could paint a smiley face on my butt …

        Lia Storm said:
        January 13, 2019 at 1:43 pm

        Oh my gosh yes!! Do it!!!

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