Holter here we come
Thursday October 07th 2021, 8:44 pm
Filed under: Garden,Life

We’re still in summer drought mode here and there was no plant at the edge of the porch whatsoever, much less a weed. Two days after the workers sprayed all that water off the roof, there were two and I immediately ripped them right out.

And then took this picture just to show what weeds are like in California. From zero to this at the end of its second day from seed (or roots I’d previously missed.) The invasives are always the fastest, and they were already close to grabbing your socks with prickly, snaggy, stabby seeds.

A happier but far slower plant is the Anya apricot that surprised and revived. This was taken exactly one week after the first hint of green showed. I need to  keep it warm and growing all winter (hopefully!), since it lost most of the summer to shock.  

Meantime, I made it to nine-something of my usual twenty minutes’ exercise last night, sat down, recovered for half an hour, tried again, stopped at five, sat down, and finally did a few more to top it off because I’m stubborn like that.

Which is why they’re having me come in tomorrow to wear a heart monitor for two weeks. Having to answer to you all meant I had to answer to me meant I had to answer to the cardiologist, so I did, and thank you.

And you know? If you turn that weed up there sideways clockwise, it would kind of look like the blood vessels on a heart. Of a green Grinch.

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I am glad you are getting seen so soon! I had a Ziopatch heart minitor earlier this year and it was easy enough. I hope yours is similarly simple. And that you feel better soon!

Comment by Susan 10.07.21 @ 9:46 pm

Glad you are taking care of yourself.

Comment by Anne 10.07.21 @ 11:41 pm

Thank you for listening to our concerns.
Keep us posted.

Comment by Chris+S+in+Canada 10.08.21 @ 7:03 am

So glad your MD is getting you in today. I can appreciate your stubbornness, but it’s better to check now and, hopefully, find nothing too serious, than wait and have it be worse. Good luck!

Comment by DebbieR 10.08.21 @ 7:36 am

Glad to head about the Holter, and I hope it helps them figure things out.

That weed, wow! And go, little seedling.

Comment by ccr in MA 10.08.21 @ 12:45 pm

Thank you for making the call. For taking the steps – pun intended. You are much needed in this world.

Comment by Suzanne 10.10.21 @ 9:22 am

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