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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

ferragamo79742February 13, 2017 03:06PM

  Been following the news closely....

JamesJM406February 13, 2017 03:15PM

  Thanks so much, '79...

sstrams308February 13, 2017 04:57PM

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

waterfield304February 13, 2017 05:58PM

  signed vintage football cards of

ferragamo79339February 14, 2017 04:43PM

  I want them NOW !

waterfield268February 14, 2017 06:35PM

  hoping the best for you

21Dog279February 13, 2017 06:19PM

  left you all my Kate Perry and Clay Aiken CDs

ferragamo79338February 14, 2017 04:44PM

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

21Dog343February 14, 2017 08:07PM

  I hope you keep safe

Atlantic Ram295February 13, 2017 08:34PM

  shame of all this is........

21Dog314February 14, 2017 04:29AM

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

Ramgator297February 14, 2017 07:24AM

  Ever see the TV Special about building the Hoover Dam?

JamesJM295February 14, 2017 08:44AM

  back home tonight

ferragamo79304February 14, 2017 04:42PM

  good to hear

21Dog273February 15, 2017 04:11AM

  Thank God!

Drew2839366February 15, 2017 07:32AM

  thanks Drew

ferragamo79286February 15, 2017 10:28AM

  giant sea turtle?!

Drew2839308February 16, 2017 02:11PM

  Re: thanks Drew

IowaRam296February 16, 2017 02:24PM

  That was a cute commercial!

Drew2839276February 17, 2017 06:11AM

  good the hear the evacuation was lifted

JoeMad278February 15, 2017 06:13AM

  thanks Joe

ferragamo79266February 15, 2017 10:26AM

  glad you're ok!

JoeMad283February 15, 2017 11:36AM

  A brief explanation of what is happening

ferragamo79328February 15, 2017 10:24AM

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

LesBaker294February 16, 2017 09:01AM

  thanks Les

ferragamo79277February 17, 2017 10:09AM

  Can I still have it even though you are safe?

LesBaker305February 17, 2017 03:21PM

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

waterfield274February 16, 2017 09:26AM

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

JamesJM333February 16, 2017 01:08PM

  stay safe James

JoeMad293February 17, 2017 01:45PM

  Getting ready to evacuate.

JamesJM289February 17, 2017 03:31PM

  Seriously? Hang in there man..

sstrams299February 17, 2017 03:47PM

  local newspaper account........

21Dog293February 17, 2017 07:13PM

  a television report on the situation

21Dog386February 18, 2017 03:34AM

  Thanks 21..

sstrams331February 18, 2017 04:59AM


IowaRam316February 18, 2017 05:34AM

  Re: Crazy

21Dog304February 18, 2017 05:41AM

  Iowa, if you'll remember..

sstrams273February 18, 2017 07:05AM

  so sorry to hear that

21Dog278February 17, 2017 07:06PM

  Me too

waterfield284February 17, 2017 07:21PM

  Quick update...

JamesJM363February 18, 2017 02:39PM

  Hang in there, Jimmy!

sstrams305February 19, 2017 05:50AM

  Re: Quick update...

Shaky271February 19, 2017 02:36PM

  Re: Quick update...

RAMbler313February 20, 2017 02:18PM

  Just an update

JamesJM294February 26, 2017 08:01AM

  ugh....keep us posted if you can

ferragamo79282February 20, 2017 03:06PM

  We have evacuated. (Nm)

JamesJM264February 20, 2017 05:55PM

  final post from my home.

JamesJM281February 20, 2017 06:08PM


IowaRam388February 20, 2017 06:16PM

  Re: final post from my home.

21Dog391February 20, 2017 07:25PM

  Not sure what to say

Atlantic Ram295February 20, 2017 08:06PM

  Re: final post from my home.

Anonymous User280February 21, 2017 01:26AM

  Re: final post from my home.

sstrams290February 21, 2017 03:59AM

  thanks for updating us

zn251February 22, 2017 03:57AM

  Im on the run will text later stay safe NM

LesBaker282February 22, 2017 04:08AM

  update from SF Chronicle

21Dog328February 21, 2017 07:19AM

  Fingers crossed there, 21..

sstrams333February 21, 2017 07:25AM

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

21Dog298February 22, 2017 04:21AM

  I got a quick pm from him last night..

sstrams387February 22, 2017 04:45AM

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

21Dog258February 22, 2017 04:56AM

  I hear ya..

sstrams271February 22, 2017 05:03AM

  Holding so far. Attachments

JamesJM305February 22, 2017 05:50AM

  thanks for the update nm

21Dog310February 22, 2017 06:38AM

  great news!

ferragamo79268February 22, 2017 05:22PM

  Re: Holding so far.

MamaRAMa315March 01, 2017 07:34AM

  Our situation is much improved...

JamesJM195March 01, 2017 11:14AM

  Glad to hear..

sstrams264March 02, 2017 03:23AM

  I'm sore...

JamesJM272March 02, 2017 07:23AM

  I'll bet!

sstrams276March 02, 2017 07:43AM

  Be honest

LesBaker273March 02, 2017 10:34AM


ferragamo79267March 02, 2017 11:25AM


JamesJM166March 02, 2017 03:39PM


Atlantic Ram298March 04, 2017 05:36PM