I'm a pagan...I'm a liberal..I live in West, Texas..

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

SO MUCH NEWS...SO LITTLE TIME

Where to start?...Start with my diabetes..I switched meds and meters..for anyone who needs to know..True Trac sucks bites and blows...I now use Accu Chek...it works well..I also switched from Avandament which could give me a heart attack but was free(yeah, it's free..but it could kill me...)to Glyburide-Metformin..which cost me about $11...so I opted for the G-M..and boy does it work..it works so well,my sugar dropped down to 45...I was sweating, shaking, trembling,light headed, dizzy...freaked me out..and what is to me..very fucking funny..I used to spend money on drugs that would make me feel like this and thought it was a good thing.Now?....not so good..So went to the Dr and after reading out when the drops were it became clear that my morning and evening readings were good...65's...88's..etc...but when it would drop is between the meals..I need to eat something in between the meals that has enough carbs to keep my numbers up and not let them drop..as having seizures and slipping into a coma is not my idea of a good time..So we think I should either only take a half in the am and a half in the pm..or eat a good carb for my breaks..Dr. told me that a bowl of bluebell rocky road was not his idea of good carbs.but thought it was worth a shot..so will eat fruit exactly half way between eat meal..where I was eating celery or a small salad..I eat hardly any carbs or sugar..and I need to figure out good carbs from bad carbs and not quit taking them all together.sigh*...I know eventually I will get this under control and think I am almost there..but damn..I gained 1 1/2 lbs.fuck..I think it was the baby phats...them's some big ass shoes...yeah..it's the shoes...
OK..enough about me...Are you ready for some Kinky Friedman news?
Looks like since Kinky couldn't make governor of Texas he had to do something to keep himself out of trouble and as you know ..he is never ever seen without his trusty smell stogie..Well, he now makes them..He unfurled his new line of handmade cigars last Wednesday."These are the first non-Cuban cigars that I've smoked in over 25 years," Mr. Friedman said.
And indeed, despite pestering from the press, he never let on during his political campaign where he obtained his supply..(I think Castro has them shipping them to him..and he knows Castro's ready to croak..and he needs to fill the void.
"To get me weaned off of Havanas, they have to be pretty special," Mr. Friedman said of his own brand.
What he learned and used in the campaign has not gone missing. The logo for his new cigar brand was used in his run for governor.And the five lines of cigars in his new venture read like chapter titles in his biography.
There's The Governor(politics), Kinkycristo(comedy;Montecristo is a famous Cuban cigar), Texas Jewboy(name of his back-up band),Utopia(name of his dog rescue ranch) and The Willie(good friend and adviser Willie Nelson).
But always quick with a quip, perhaps Mr. Friedman is just proving that sometimes a Willie
is just a Willie.
Mr. Friedman will be rolling out his new cigars at shops across Texas over the next month and promises to sign cigar boxes while discussing"fine cigars, politics and virtually everything else."..Yupper..that's our Kinky..

You all know that I am a Yellowdog Democrat..which are the radical Dem's in Texas..
there are also Blue Dog Democrats..and for the first time during 110Th Congress, the Blue Dog Coalition-a 47-member grouping of self-described moderate and conservative Democrats-defied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic leadership on a critical national security issue:Saturday night's vote on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act(FISA)...

The Bush administration..had been trying since March to persuade Congress to pass legislation clarifying FISA to ensure that warrants would not be required to monitor terrorist phone calls.. The political situation changed dramatically in recent weeks, after U.S. intelligence agencies reported increased "terrorist" chatter suggesting an attack on the United States could occur shortly...Faced with the nightmarish possibility that continued failure to act could facilitate a terrorist strike, the Blue Dogs concluded that Mrs. Pelosis's wrath was the least of their problems when it came to FISA...the Washington Times..
them dumb sonsabitches...every time Bush and his motley crew want a bill passed they run the old terrorist attack on U.S.soil flag up the flag pole and scare the fuck out of everyone...and them fucking Blue Dogs went for it..dumbshits..
I'm so glad I'm a Yellowdog....







12 comments:

the rube said...

i might have to drop my support for kinky now that he's in the cigar racket.

have you ever sat next to someone smoking one of those fucking things?

texlahoma said...

Sweating, shaking, trembling,light headed, dizzy. If I have something very sweet like a large slush, that is just what happens to me a little later. And I have to eat between meals or I get weak feeling. Oh no!

High-Maintenance & Hostile Heidi said...

You take care of yourself, Yellowdog.

I'm so outraged over what's happening in politics, I don't even talk about it anymore. The Dems finally get in, but instead of standing up to that imbecile, they bow down. I've about had it. Can't stand either party anymore.

alan said...

Sometimes I think it's time to give up and look for somewhere else to go, but then think why the hell should I let them drive me out of my own country!

Grrrrrrrr!

alan

yellowdog granny said...

ruby:hey, everyone needs a job..and since he's not going to be governor of texas, and he killed himself off in his mystery books..he's gotta bring in some dough...how many people are going to go see kinky friedman and the texas jewboys play at their local bar?....and I actually like the smell of cigar smoke..how strange is that..better then cigarettes that's for sure...
tex:i think you should go to the dr..you may not be diabetic but you sure have low blood sugar and that's just as bad..if it drops too low you can go into a coma and also have seizures...get the to the drs..my friend.hate to have to come to oklahoma to kick your ass and drag you screaming to the drs..and I will....
HMHH:it's already better..just needed to eat snacks between meals..and now just eat a peice of fruit 2 times a day..and found a baked apple chips treat that is about perfect for me for the night time snack..
yah, them dems have no balls..especially the bluedog's..
alan:i get so pissed im afraid i am going to say something dangerous and end up in a federal pen someday for shooting my mouth off about bush...how many times can that man fuck up?

Cheesemeister said...

I know the difference between good and bad carbs--unfortunately I tend not to pay attention!
Hope you get this regulated. I used to do drugs too and I wouldn't again for all the money in the world. Too much of a control freak these days, I guess--those out of control feelings would terrify me now!

Allan said...

Jeez, that's scary shit with the blood sugar...glad you found a good snack already!
The FISA end-around is mind-boggling...worse and worser...

Nit Wit said...

I was having the same low sugar stuff all the time until they changed me from the Metformin HCL and I can eat just about anything without high or low sugar.
Kinky's cigars, I bet old Bill Clinton will order a million of the Willie cigars.
All the politicians are crooks and owned by big business. They make cosmetic changes to the ethics laws dealing with lobbyists and taking stuff from corporations but they always make sure the hidden loopholes are there.
Bush is expanding the use of spy satellites on U.S. citizens. We all ought to pick a time and run outside pull our pants down and point our asses toward the sky.
It all depresses me so much I can't even sustain a good rant.
I find it interesting that emigration of US citizens to Canada is way up.
Where the hell did Sooner go?

angel said...

your politicians are making and marketing their own cigars?!!? i thought the world was anti-smoking?
i don't think i knew you were diabetic... my dad and almost his whole family is diabetic too, and i go for a sugar curve once a year. my sugar metabolism is slow so i'm sposed to watch what i eat so as not to become fully diabetic. i don't understand why the readings here and there are so different though... here (south africa) an average or normal reading is between 4 and 7, i'm not sure how your readings work...

jan said...

Bluedog Grannie does not have the same ring at all.

Josh said...

With Democrats like that, who needs Republicans?

yellowdog granny said...

cheesey:so far it is working out great..still have a few dips in sugar but not like before..
allan:yupper..doing much better..and them blue dog dem's make my ass hurt...
nitwit: i think i could go for me a couple of willies'..snort*
sooner has left the building..i still get emails from him and we bull shit..but he's out of blogging for a while...damn okie went and got himself a life..dang.!
amgel:i don't know how they do the readings there..but if i had a 4 or a 7...i'd be in a coma..ha
jan:yeah, I can't see me getting many laughs with bluedog grannie..bluedogs are wussies..
josh:far as i'm concerned..they are worse then republicans..traitors...