I miss the little things...

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PDaddy

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I know I shouldn't dwell on what I can't do, but its hard isn't it?! I do have a positive attitude, I am looking forward to Heaven!

Anyway, I miss:

Tearing a sugar (sweet-n-low) bag open
[now I use scissors]

Opening a soda can
[now I use a opener from Sammons_Preston]

Turning the key to my house
[now I use a key helper from Sammons_Preston]

Turning the key to start my car
[now I use a automotive key helper from Sammons_Preston]

Taking my gas cap off
[now I need assistance from someone]

Buttoning my shirts
[now I need assistance from someone]

Throwing a frisbee for my dog
[my Aussie can catch frisbees for HOURS!]

Unhooking my wife's bra
[just seeing if anyone is still reading this]

Not jumping at every little noise

Carrying 2 Sparkletts bottles at once

Whistling loudly

Clapping

Writing
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After all that, I still enjoy every day!
 

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Yea them bra hookey things can be a challenge.

AL.
 

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There are many reasons why I stay on this forum. Threads like this and the many people like Al and PDaddy are certainly two of the main reasons. I Just thought I'd share. Take care my friends.
 

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PDaddy:

I appreciate your atttitude. It seems as though I'm heading in that direction with respect to hand proficiency.
 

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It's all the simple things in life that we take for granted.... until we can't do them anymore!
 

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Hey, I can still get the gas cap off! And my cat refuses to chase frisbees. Otherwise, your list is spot on. (And just for laughs, trying unhooking a bra sometime with your arms twisted behind your back!:))

Good to know about those key helpers.
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I was thrilled to learn that the gas station has to pump self-serve gas for me with my handicap placard.

I'd like to go to the store and not be totally exhausted. Make that across the room.

I am grateful my hands still work great. I am a very fast typist. That will be hard to lose.

If I get to Heaven first, I'll be looking for you PDaddy!


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Your attitude is a true blessing here!

Too bad you don't live in NJ. You are not ALLOWED to pump your own gas. :)
 

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Your post is sooo true and funny too!

My husband said before he dies he would like to be "whole" again to throw a ball to his grandson and to pick up his granddaughter and hold her in the air.

I miss his hugs most and him wiping his own butt! Had to end that with some humor, but it is true! :)

Patty
 

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I'd like to be able to wipe my own butt. Most people I have met and that is a lot since 2003 are totally bummed out (pun intended) at the thought of someone doing that job for them. I was but the first time was not as bad as I thought. The lady discretely waited out side while I did my 'business" And flushed to get rid of some of the scent of last nights dinner. I then called out that I was ready for the paper work. She came in and asked what I meant. Well I said, the jobs not done until the paper works finished. She had not heard that expression before. You gotta love the generation gap. God this is so much fun I could just sh_t. LOL.

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you guys are awesome! This IS so much fun I could just sh_t! It certainly makes the day more entertaining when we can laugh.
As for the bra hookey thing, what ever happened to using the teeth? hahahaha
Love to you all,
brenda
 

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I was going to mention that I had done that but thought it was too rude for the forum. LOL.

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Gheez! I go to bed early and look at what goes on late at night around here! :-D
 

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on a funny note, pdaddy~

maybe you should invent a bra unhook gadget to be sold at sammons-preston! shoot, non als men need that! my hubby does! and us ladies at times could use one for ourseves! and you could make a couple bucks........imangine seeing folks faces when they see that in a catalogue!
 

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Al....you could keep a can of 'neutra air' in the bathroom, so the poor woman could give a spritz, and then wouldn't be knocked over by your aromatic scent! :mrgreen: Also...a ladies hint. Try the wet wipes (target brand) sorry they are in the feminine aisle. They work wonders on the butt, and you feel soooo clean! :-D

Have a great day!

take care
lovelily
 
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