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Coffee done now

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Country homesteader, May 19, 2017.

  1. May 19, 2017
    sumi

    sumi Super Self-Sufficient Administrator

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    Way to go, FEM! You need some down time :hugs Hope DH is feeling and doing o.k. today. I need to go check your journal...
     
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    Mini Horses

    Mini Horses Almost Self-Reliant

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    I've poured a cup & taking a few to visit and talk. My socialization time, as I'm the only human here. :rolleyes: I was out way earlier to do all my feed & water topping, open coops, change pasture moves, milking, etc. Now I can review my other work for today that I can do before I have to change & leave for my paycheck work. Delivering 5 doz eggs sold on way.

    Transplanting my volunteer tomato & melon plants are for this AM. Eggs are ready for re-nesting my broody tonight, her pen is ready. Will load up the tiller to go to shop on way to work. Sure need that working!! Something hung up in the pull to start...:(. Messed me up yesterday. Always another day. Our growing season in long here, also.

    While in the coop yesterday I caught what I thought was the egg eating hen! BAD girl. She may have just been eating shells but, gotta know. She got away from me. This morning, caught her again, now penned until we see if eggs are safe today or not. If not, will put a cam in their to see who it is. I mean 5-6 a day is toooo many to lose. Not to mention re-cleaning nests :he

    Sampling job for berries & wine late afternoon. Guess I'll be looking a a mixed berry cobbler baking tonight -- blueberry, blackberry, raspberry. Can sip wine while it's cooking. :drool Other foods for Sat & Sun demos. More berries in one. I love having berry demos each work for 5-6 weeks this time of year. :celebrate

    OH....a fig tree I though the goats had killed is sprouting now. Wonderful! Now I can be less angry with the goats.
    Next year it will probably bear again -- with TLC.

    Gotta go gang. Will talk tonight.
     
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  3. May 19, 2017
    tortoise

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    I'm jealous! I love quiet early morning, but I just can't anymore. I'm still in bed at 10:20 a.m., and probably for a few more hours. I have orthostatic tachycardia and orthostatic hypertension. Not fun for my pulse to go up 70 beats per minute and blood pressure go up 45 mmHg. Lie down or faint, is the choice I get in the morning. :th

    It had been better (not limiting my activity) for a couple weeks, but severe weather stress was just enough to exacerbate symptoms again.:barnie:th
     
  4. May 19, 2017
    Country homesteader

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    Mini Horses,
    At one time I was making my own flavored water with blueberries, Raspberries and Black Raspberries. I would cut them in 1/2, put them in a plastic gallon sized pitcher add maybe add 1/4 cup of sugar, stir gently then top off with water. Let sit for at least12 hours but longer is better.
     
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    NH Homesteader

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    @tortoise Kudos to you for getting everything accomplished that you do while dealing with that.:hugs

    Had my coffee bright and early (for me, nowhere near 5!) this morning. I used to drink 2 cups but I'm working on switching the second cup to tea (today it's iced tea). Too much coffee makes me feel bleh. I tend to drink less coffee in the summer anyway.

    Happy Friday!
     
  6. May 19, 2017
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    @tortoise - :hugs Is there any chance for resolution of that problem?
     
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    tortoise

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    It comes and goes @frustratedearthmother . Last couple weeks have been completely fine. It's still there but without nausea, fatigue or feeling faint. It flares up with stress, losing sleep, dehydration, over-hydration, malnutrition. Improves with lots of sleep, low stress, and non-strenuous exercise. It's dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system, life-long, no cure, but lots of things to reduce symptoms. .... Like staying in bed in the morning until my body gets regulated. I do miss quiet early mornings and sunrises though! I'll join y'all for "coffee" a bit later in the day. :gig
     
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    tortoise

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    This sounds good! Thank you for sharing!
     
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    Country homesteader

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    Your very much welcome. Of course, you can adjust the amount of sugar to your own preference.
     
  10. May 20, 2017
    frustratedearthmother

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    Enjoying my coffee this morning! Should I be...no, lol. I should have already been outside, should have the milking done by now, should have been in the garden trying to get things done before the promised rain, and should have already disbudded the last two kids. But, I haven't. And, I'm gonna have another cup of coffee before I do! :p
     

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