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I'm sore...

March 02, 2017 07:23AM
I'm not used to heavy lifting. frowning smiley Yesterday I was pulling my washer through the front door and slipped on an entry carpet and went down... I was able to hold up the washer to keep it from crushing my legs - but getting out from under it, then lifting it, was a struggle - - but I managed it. No damage, continued working the rest of the day. BUT....

Today, this morning, I discovered that the exertion wasn't exactly without consequence... every muscle in my body is screaming. moody smiley

Trying to live normal even if things are not. I actually got away last night and attended my grandson's semi-final basketball game, (they lost)... but wow - it was great to get out and take in a game and at least for a few hours not think of the possible flood or the weeks of hard labor ahead of me.

We're going to hold off moving the big stuff back in until we see what the new water release will mean. That means that today... YIPPEE, I actually have little to do. Going to a JV baseball game at 3pm, another grandson... so today, even though I'm doing some small chores that do NOT require lifting, is basically the first day off I've had in a couple of weeks.

No TV... got my computer back and setup... house is basically empty... been thinking about setting up my drums in a third bedroom now empty of bunkbeds so lots of room. Watching my grandson's play sports is great but thinking it would be fun to sit behind my drum kit, wearing my new Beats headphones, playing music in the evenings. Fun to play, for one thing, also wearing my headphones I won't have to hear the constant "Flood Alerts" texts coming across my phone. laughing smiley - JamesJM

  OK, If the Dam fails I have left something for all of you

ferragamo79364February 13, 2017 03:06PM

  Been following the news closely....

JamesJM81February 13, 2017 03:15PM

  Thanks so much, '79...

sstrams68February 13, 2017 04:57PM

  Re: OK, If the Dam fails I have left something for all of you

waterfield78February 13, 2017 05:58PM

  signed vintage football cards of

ferragamo7970February 14, 2017 04:43PM

  I want them NOW !

waterfield61February 14, 2017 06:35PM

  hoping the best for you

21Dog65February 13, 2017 06:19PM

  left you all my Kate Perry and Clay Aiken CDs

ferragamo7968February 14, 2017 04:44PM

  Re: left you all my Kate Perry and Clay Aiken CDs

21Dog72February 14, 2017 08:07PM

  I hope you keep safe

Atlantic Ram64February 13, 2017 08:34PM

  shame of all this is........

21Dog63February 14, 2017 04:29AM

  I read just yesterday that there are MANY old dams out there.

Ramgator66February 14, 2017 07:24AM

  Ever see the TV Special about building the Hoover Dam?

JamesJM65February 14, 2017 08:44AM

  back home tonight

ferragamo7967February 14, 2017 04:42PM

  good to hear

21Dog63February 15, 2017 04:11AM

  Thank God!

Drew283968February 15, 2017 07:32AM

  thanks Drew

ferragamo7967February 15, 2017 10:28AM

  giant sea turtle?!

Drew283964February 16, 2017 02:11PM

  Re: thanks Drew

IowaRam55February 16, 2017 02:24PM

  That was a cute commercial!

Drew283959February 17, 2017 06:11AM

  good the hear the evacuation was lifted

JoeMad65February 15, 2017 06:13AM

  thanks Joe

ferragamo7965February 15, 2017 10:26AM

  glad you're ok!

JoeMad57February 15, 2017 11:36AM

  A brief explanation of what is happening

ferragamo7978February 15, 2017 10:24AM

  Glad you are safe and thanks for posting the link you did

LesBaker59February 16, 2017 09:01AM

  thanks Les

ferragamo7956February 17, 2017 10:09AM

  Can I still have it even though you are safe?

LesBaker61February 17, 2017 03:21PM

  More rain-10 inches-on the way Sunday night through Monday night (nm)

waterfield55February 16, 2017 09:26AM

  Just got word we could be flooded as well....

JamesJM79February 16, 2017 01:08PM

  stay safe James

JoeMad70February 17, 2017 01:45PM

  Getting ready to evacuate.

JamesJM71February 17, 2017 03:31PM

  Seriously? Hang in there man..

sstrams69February 17, 2017 03:47PM

  local newspaper account........

21Dog72February 17, 2017 07:13PM

  a television report on the situation

21Dog70February 18, 2017 03:34AM

  Thanks 21..

sstrams62February 18, 2017 04:59AM


IowaRam67February 18, 2017 05:34AM

  Re: Crazy

21Dog68February 18, 2017 05:41AM

  Iowa, if you'll remember..

sstrams60February 18, 2017 07:05AM

  so sorry to hear that

21Dog61February 17, 2017 07:06PM

  Me too

waterfield62February 17, 2017 07:21PM

  Quick update...

JamesJM88February 18, 2017 02:39PM

  Hang in there, Jimmy!

sstrams61February 19, 2017 05:50AM

  Re: Quick update...

Shaky65February 19, 2017 02:36PM

  Re: Quick update...

RAMbler57February 20, 2017 02:18PM

  Just an update

JamesJM47February 26, 2017 08:01AM

  ugh....keep us posted if you can

ferragamo7950February 20, 2017 03:06PM

  We have evacuated. (Nm)

JamesJM53February 20, 2017 05:55PM

  final post from my home.

JamesJM84February 20, 2017 06:08PM


IowaRam55February 20, 2017 06:16PM

  Re: final post from my home.

21Dog58February 20, 2017 07:25PM

  Not sure what to say

Atlantic Ram60February 20, 2017 08:06PM

  Re: final post from my home.

HerdAdmin53February 21, 2017 01:26AM

  Re: final post from my home.

sstrams61February 21, 2017 03:59AM

  thanks for updating us

zn54February 22, 2017 03:57AM

  Im on the run will text later stay safe NM

LesBaker38February 22, 2017 04:08AM

  update from SF Chronicle

21Dog67February 21, 2017 07:19AM

  Fingers crossed there, 21..

sstrams59February 21, 2017 07:25AM

  update on Jimmy's part of the state......

21Dog61February 22, 2017 04:21AM

  I got a quick pm from him last night..

sstrams63February 22, 2017 04:45AM

  Re: I got a quick pm from him last night..

21Dog54February 22, 2017 04:56AM

  I hear ya..

sstrams51February 22, 2017 05:03AM

  Holding so far. Attachments

JamesJM75February 22, 2017 05:50AM

  thanks for the update nm

21Dog49February 22, 2017 06:38AM

  great news!

ferragamo7952February 22, 2017 05:22PM

  Re: Holding so far.

MamaRAMa53March 01, 2017 07:34AM

  Our situation is much improved...

JamesJM48March 01, 2017 11:14AM

  Glad to hear..

sstrams39March 02, 2017 03:23AM

  I'm sore...

JamesJM44March 02, 2017 07:23AM

  I'll bet!

sstrams39March 02, 2017 07:43AM

  Be honest

LesBaker41March 02, 2017 10:34AM


ferragamo7944March 02, 2017 11:25AM


JamesJM37March 02, 2017 03:39PM


Atlantic Ram41March 04, 2017 05:36PM