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MiddleFingerMom

MiddleFingerMom's Journal
MiddleFingerMom's Journal
December 7, 2012

Meta Meta

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Stay to the bitter end to hear the existential Q&Q session:
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"The question IS -- what IS Meta Meta?"
"The question IS -- WHO CARES?!?!?"
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December 6, 2012

Meta vs Meta:

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December 5, 2012

Tagteam bedbath om mani padme hum. MFM hospital update:

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I think the staff here has separation anxiety when it comes to me. Once again,
they never can say goodbye, no no nono now.
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The cardiologists still aren't sure of what they're seeing on my echocardiogram
(the baby-in-the-belly-type video). Yesterday, a trainer was teaching two people
who had never done them before, so they're not sure whether their techniques
may have goobered up the works or not.
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They're talking cat scan and one of those internal echocardiograms, the Deep
Throat kind where they make me swallow this nasty ol' lube stuff and then
put me in lala-land and slide the imaging wand down my throat and take the
video of my heart from the INSIDE.
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(HACK... HACK... I'D BETTER NOT HAVE TO PTOOEY ANYTHING AFTERWARD!!!!)
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They haven't come back yet and it's 4 PM here -- chances are I might be
spending the night again.
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Tagteam bedbath om mani padme hum. Tagteam bedbath om mani padme hum.
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You KNOW I'm hopin' for some of those celebrated DU bedbath vibes.
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December 5, 2012

I have developed a recent guilty pleasure.

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Five years ago (maybe even LAST year), I woulda told you that they're insufferably dumb. Just dumb.
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Now, I even get up early sometimes to catch them.
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The Three Stooges.
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On every morning as the leadoff program(s) for 30-60 minutes every morning on AMC.
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Nyuk. Nyuk. Nyuk.
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December 4, 2012

Sitting in the ER -- not critical -- I just got so short of breath that I knew something was up.

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Doesn't seem too busy, but you can never tell. Problem is, this time of day, if they're going to
admit me, they might not have a spare room.
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The ER "beds" are less comfortable than the regular hospital beds.
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Might not have to stay, though.
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More later.
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Good luck mantra for a while.
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Tagteam bedbaths om mani padme hum.
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Tagteam bedbaths om mani padme hum.
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Pleasepleasepleasepleasepleasepleaseplease.
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Tagteam bedbaths om mani padme hum.
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December 2, 2012

Did I miss the Kali birthday thread?

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KALI!!!!!
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December 1, 2012

A GREAT Christmas gift for friends &/or family if you have VERY little money to spare:

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In 1981, following a horrendous motorcycle accident, I was unable to work for several
months -- essentially bed/couchbound until my leg healed enough for mobility with
crutches.
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So no money -- right around the holiday season -- and I hit on a gift idea that people
absolutely loved -- asked me in subsequent years if I were going to do that again.
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It takes time -- but that time can be TV-watching time (which is what much of mine
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Popcorn/cranberry garlands.
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Heavy sewing thread (and I found it wise to double that over). A relatively large
sewing needle (too large and you start splitting the popcorn). Cranberries (and
they usually go on sale seasonally for about 99 cents for a 1 lb bag). And generic
stovetop/airpopped popcorn.
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I've found that two cranberries/two popcorns/two cranberries/two popcorns, etc. etc.
is the nicest looking ratio.
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A simple and elegant (and CHEAP) gift.
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You can include a little card letting them know that you thought about them a lot while
you were making their gift.
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EVERYBODY loves a home-made gift -- and that is one of the reasons. I did have one
fairly materialistic and shallow co-worker who, on finding that another co-worker had
made a very cute (and very much ADORED by the recipient) birthday card for his wife,
commented with -- "What... he couldn't spring two bucks for a Hallmark?"
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When the season's over, every website I went to recommended hanging them outside
for the birds to chow down on, but I'm not entirely SURE about that (I seem to recall
that the popcorn is empty calories for them -- though the cranberries are EXCELLENT
nutritionally).
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