Monday, September 26, 2016
My current foster dog Auggie is settling in nicely. He was on TV this morning as the dog of the week. We will see. His hair is just starting to grow in from the shaving and he is a French poodle with Chinese eyes. I keep him in the crate when I am busy and overnight and he is doing fine with that, but he sits next to me in the big chair when we watch TV or read and is quite content.
I am finished with the event monitor and it could not be soon enough, I was so tired of the wires and the thing hanging off me and finding clothes big enough to accommodate all the extra crap. I had the EMG where they stick needles in your arm, my case was the arm, and it was a non event. Sting was smaller than taking blood and I only felt it once. Good news is I have no nerve damage.
Big Daddy is in Mexico for his new job, just for the week, but the bad news is some asshat sourced some tools in China quite near the border with Tibet I believe. And of course someone has to go. This will only be a one week trip with a 19 hour flight. And they are liking China for future projects. WTF.
Last movie was Bridget Jones Baby. Wait for it on television. Movie this week will be the Magnificent Seven, the trailer was great so we will see. Oh I finally saw Brooklyn on TV and loved it. Tried Revenant and I just could not get into it. Started Survivor on TV but sometimes I like it and sometimes I don't.
Tonight is the debate and I cannot wait. So many rumors, so much hype, this will be great.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Well, my mom has decided she does not want to pursue buying a mobile home after she found out they are on wheels. Big Daddy and I elected not to explain tie downs as they still blow away in a fierce wind.
I am getting many rings and messages on my heart event device so I called and asked if they are getting this data or not. They said yes so I guess I just need to leave the house on a regular basis. I had the first monitored episode the other night, woke me up, and BD took my B/P, it was low which makes me wonder is sleeping B/P a lot lower that resting B/P? I am recording this per the doc.
Which brings us to Riley, the faux poodle we are fostering. The only thing Riley will do with any enthusiasm is go for a walk. He does not sniff around, he does not pee on every inviting pee post, he walks. If he cannot hold it he poops anywhere, cement, grass, the street. If he can hold it he poops in my family room. He hates the grass. The head of the rescue squad contacted his former owner who turned out to liars, cheats and asshats and they will not take him back and said yea, he bites. BD knows about that. The vet said they refused testing on him back in the spring. So here is what happened: As soon as the last kid pulled out of the driveway they called the rescue and lied. And then they bought new carpet and furniture. And that is why they will not take him back, the new carpet. They are just cheap ass Grosse Pointers who wanted someone else to pay to put him down. His last day is Wednesday and we are just keeping him comfortable. Oh, yea, when I take him out to pee he falls over sideways when he walks. The only time he is okay is walking on the leash.
Monday I go for my test, EMG on my right arm. I am not looking forward to it. But I am also tired of the needle like pains. Don't know which is worse until Monday.
I am going to a therapist, PHD, for all this medical bullshit and she told me my symptoms are similar to another patient, one with a rare disease that was hard to diagnose. She said it would be very odd to have 2 patients with this disease but after a few visits she gave me the name of the diagnosis and said to read up on it and think about the information. It is uncanny how it seems that I meet the criteria. It is a new disease, named in 2007. I will be keeping an eye on this one.
Oh, and I passed the oral challenge for salmon and I am not allergic. It is just coincidence that half my face swelled shut twice when eating salmon. WTF.
Okay, best of the week, saw Sully at the moving pictures. I liked it, I remember watching it happen on CNN when I was laid off back in the day. It is a little sappy and whatever, but I still liked it.
Also like Light Between the Ocean, beautiful scenery. Odd this was the last movies I have watched, this and Jason Bourne and The Danish Girl all had the same actress Alicia Vikander. I wonder if she is the only one working these days. She was not in Sully.