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Good grief, I feel like I've been sick forever! I get a little better, then I relapse and turn into a mucus factory  :-)
 Hope I can finally recuperate and stay well, this is exhausting.
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If you're interested in natural remedies, you might check these folks out. They're local to me. I've been using herbal supplements to help me following an illness, and in getting blood sugar down and keeping it under control. They may be able to give you some helpful direction. http://herbsnwhey.mynsp.com/
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Finally feeling a little better. A week after I went to the emergency room with breathing problems, I can breathe through my nose better, and my throat is less sore, but still tender. My chest hurts from coughing so much, but the hacking has subsided a bit.

I sure feel for any of you who suffer from allergies and face this wheezing, short-of-breath sensation on a regular basis. I'm still not certain my attack was allergies, but that was what they treated it as, with prescriptions for several allergy medications, and I am doing better now, so I guess it makes sense.

Wishing all of you a good weekend and good health!
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That's good news, Marti. 
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Good Friday was not so good for me, as I was having difficulty breathing and had to go to the emergency room. Had tests done to see if I had strep throat, an infection or the flu, all of them came back negative. Came home after six hours with a sack full of prescriptions.

Didn't sleep very well and still not doing great but it is a relief to be able to breathe through my nose again, as it was totally stopped up yesterday.

The simple act of breathing is something we all take for granted until we can't do it. Be grateful if you can breathe easily!

Wishing all of you a happy Easter!
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I hope you get to feeling better soon, Marti. 
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Oh dear....

#JoniMitchell  
The legendary singer-songwriter was reportedly taken to an L.A. hospital on Tuesday after being found unconscious in her home
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The voice of my generation. Get well soon!
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Wow, I am worn flat!  Got up very early, got husband all cleaned up, drove down to the Kansas City VA Medical Center and spent hours and hours getting tests,  and visiting doctors,  but mostly sitting in waiting rooms ( so much waiting).

Apparently there is a new pneumonia vaccine that is recommended for everyone over 65, even if they have already received  the older version of vaccine.  It's called Prevnar 13.  Husband said it really had a sting to it when it was injected.  But otherwise, it went well.  The lab tech who drew his blood did an excellent job and caused no pain at all.

Then we had additional errands to run when we left there, so by the time we got home, I was so tired!  Will probably doze off here on the couch, although I am trying to stay awake for Better Call Saul.

It was a stunningly beautiful day though!  Hope all of you are well!
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Thank you all!  A the weather warms up, we have more and more errands to run, but I am happy to be busy as long as it isn't freezing.
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This is a really terrific show!  It just squeaked by in the ratings for the first season, so I am hopeful for more people watching the new season. Are you a fan?
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Oh my!
 
Thanks (??) to Alex Bledsoe and Mark de Jager on Twitter for this nightmare fodder.

You're all welcome. Talk to them, not to me. (see "Don't shoot the messenger")
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I thought I would feel better by now, after spending six hours in the emergency room on Good Friday.  Sadly, there isn't much improvement. 

Despite taking all of the medications they prescribed, my nose is still stopped up, my throat is on fire, and breathing is difficult.  But now I am also exhausted, as I had a lot of trouble trying to sleep over the weekend.

Disappointed to not be healed up by now.  Tired of every breath being painful. Hope all of you had a good weekend.
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So sorry. I hope you are feeling better soon, +Marti Lawrence.
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Would this have been you pick as best children's book ever?
Charlotte’s Web by EB White has been voted the most popular children's book ever, according to a new survey from BBC.
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I loved it, but I think I loved Winnie the Pooh and The Wind in the Willows a bit more. I guess I always was an anglophile.
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Easter giggles!
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We are going over to see the grandkids today - hooray!  So excited!
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I am blessed to have several beautiful photo cards from +H.N. James and they are so lovely!  Now you can help support her art and get some special rewards! Well worth it!
 
It's aliiiiiiiive!

It's finally here - today is Launch Day for my Patreon page. There's even a video where I talk like a dork and ask for your support. For just $1 a month you can see all the behind-the-scenes stuff - yes, even MORE than I post about on G+!

Visit just for the video, even if you don't have spare change to rub together - I totally get it. Feel free to share with your friends and pass the message along.

Thanks so much for all of your comments, plusses, and support of my work. It means a whole lot to me.

Special thanks go out to +Charles C. Dowd for answering a tech question from an internet stranger today and helping me to FINALLY make this happen. You have a good heart, sir.
Patreon is empowering a new generation of creators. Support and engage with artists and creators as they live out their passions!
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    Journalism
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Radiology
    Radiologic Technology
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Author, humorist, lover of life
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I grew up in Independence, Missouri, and was strongly influenced by Harry Truman's straight talk and honest action. I have been a registered radiological technologist, pre-need counselor, webmaster, humor columnist, and blogger.

I am also a moderator for the Google Plus Community "Writers Discussion Group"  which proudly hit 10,000 members March 8, 2013 and topped 15,000 on October 22, 2013.

I am the author of three books,  a collection of essays, "Queen Klutz: The Misadventures of a Very Clumsy Woman," a paranormal mystery novel, "River of Possibilities," and a humorous self-help manual, "7 Ways You Screw Up Your Life (and how to unscrew it)"

I am published in the Examiner newspaper, 2006 Writer's Blog Anthology and as a featured columnist at USA Deep South and Southern Humorists. I live in rural Jackson County, Missouri.

I am a humorist, lover of life, author and caregiver for my disabled husband (stroke) and until her recent passing, my mother-in-law (Parkinson's). I love social media because I don't get to meet people in real-life due to my caregiving responsibilities.

I blog about laughter, bad luck, no luck, being a klutz, cars that hate me, life and love. I turned several of my blog posts and newspaper columns into my first book.  Then I lived the dream of writing a novel which is available at Amazon and Smashwords.  I am an early adopter of new technologies and wrote a third book - a humorous self-help manual with many friends from the early days of Twitter including Foreword by Chris Brogan. Contributors = Jeremiah Owyang, Becky McCray, Susan Reynolds, Terry Starbucker, Liz Strauss. I worked for Seth Godin when Squidoo was being launched, building pages to increase the site's viability.

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