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Oct 17, 2010 10:28 AM CST
|I live in the SW part of Florida Everglades in the land where time stands still. You HAVE to love nature to live here!|
Oct 17, 2010 10:35 AM CST
|Carol! You are still there! Welcome to Cubits!|
Dec 23, 2010 8:23 AM CST
|Hello Hetty! I am about to lose my DG membership (expiring) but am so happy to be here and not lose friends! Thank you for the warm welcome!|
Dec 23, 2010 8:27 AM CST
|Mine is expiring too and I'm not renewing. How have you been?|
Dec 23, 2010 10:36 AM CST
|Carol - check out everyone on 'Florida chat'|
God is good, all the time!!!
Dec 29, 2010 2:43 PM CST
|Mine has also expired, don't know about renewing.|
Feb 2, 2011 2:56 PM CST
|We'd like to hear more often from you too Carol...|
Feb 21, 2011 1:18 PM CST
|Hi Jan & Hetty! I'm just getting back into gardening (no thanks to that cold snap).|
We are striving more this year into "self-sustainability", so we're trying to grow "pretty" things to eat! I recently acquired a yerba buena . It looks, smells and tastes like a mint but much larger. It is said to have good medicinal values also. It's also very pretty!
Oops! I forgot I'm in the Introductory area!
Jul 11, 2011 7:59 PM CST
Jul 11, 2011 8:29 PM CST
|Geeze, if there was a way to screw up making a peanut|
butter and jelly sandwich, leave it to me.
This is my post, deep from my heart that I got stupid and put in "pets".
My new made up word is bull honkey.
Being that I have a very bad memory, I am going to write it down and tape it on the wall.
It is a conglomeration of everything not acceptable, now in the " rule book of Carol".
I flunked a mammogram AGAIN. Kinda sorta. The tech was wincing and making squinty faces and this is not my first rodeo.
I am not afraid- just that Ohhhhh Mannnnnnn here we go again! The tests hurt but not the breast cancer that I had removed previously. I can't complain- they gave me 6 years and I am on numero 7 AND I laugh at death. Or maybe that giggle is escaping gas- who cares- it is still a giggle. I now have a grandson that I love dearly. Before I was worried
about putting my family thru through the "Fight" but now with that little man, my grandson, "Mr. Wonderful", I plan to fight and live forever! Yippee for me!
Shoot, I already lost my "bull honkey" paper! When going thru a terrifying ordeal, clinging to a dumb word makes a good day. Cancer isn't painful- it's the treatment. Cancer doesn't hurt but it's terrifying.
This is my hopeful request--PLEASE PRAY FOR ME!!!! You wonderful people are all I have.
Jul 12, 2011 4:16 AM CST
|Carol - wishing you strength. Oh and we want to see a picture of Mr. Wonderful!|
Aug 25, 2011 12:15 PM CST
|Carol, hopimg & praying for the very best for you!!!|
Oct 11, 2011 4:13 PM CST
|Well, my insurance expired. I will never know if I have reaccuring breast cancer. My moods are up and down. Not bad- just "not me". Boy being super broke sure makes one think! I didn't get 2 jobs already this week but on the good side- I got out. The thread "Hello from the Everglades!" in Florida Gardening forum|
Oct 12, 2011 9:58 AM CST
There are places that offer free mammo screening. Just be sure not to tell them if you are having any current problems or they will make you see your doctor.
Oct 12, 2011 12:58 PM CST
|Oh, I would love to know where I can go! It would give me so much peace of mind. Is there a place you think that I can find out what all is available in SW Florida? |
Who's Mr Wonderful? My hubby? I found a pic!
Oct 13, 2011 12:27 AM CST
|Here's 1in Ft. Lauderdale for Sunday Oct 31|
I'n not sure what county you are in but check with the Public Health Department for your county for referrals.
Sep 7, 2014 5:46 AM CST
Dutchlady1 said:Carol! You are still there! Welcome to Cubits!
I am so sorry to have missed you on the west coast, Hetty. I am much happier back in Fort Lauderdale near my family tho. I hope to get back on track socially but I had never stopped gardening. I hope to get crazy with the plumeria- I have a pool which takes up a good part of the yard so the frangipanis are a perfect "eye-catcher".
Sep 7, 2014 5:52 AM CST
I have to thank you, Jan. You actually saved my life. I found a place for mammo's and I ended up with a double mastectomy but am now cancer-free. Yipppppeeee for me!