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Lettuce seedlings

Lettuce seedlingThe lettuce I planted a solid month ago in a cold frame is up at long last.  Usually, we would have been eating the February lettuce by now and would have planted a bed of March lettuce to eat next month.  But this abnormally cold winter has resulted in abnormally cold soil which sets our seeds back.

Luckily, I can tell that the ground temperatures are finally rising.  Not only is the lettuce up, but our water line has started thawing during the days --- more signs of spring!

On the bad news side, I've been overdoing it and my carpal tunnel is flaring up.  That means I don't sleep well, which means I'm grumpy and my head goes wonky during the day.  I apologize if nothing I write makes sense. :-)

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Oh dear, I'm sorry to hear that your carpal tunnel is acting up. That can be really nasty. I hope you can rest up a bit and are feeling better soon.
Comment by HeatherW Sun Mar 7 13:18:56 2010
Yep--I put up with it for about 20 years, it never gets better, only worse. My doctor told me if I didn't have it done I would end up with permanent nerve damage. I had it done about a year ago and every thing turned out very good. If you don't already you should try wearing the wrist braces at night, they do help. The doctor I had did a good job on the incision, hardly any scar. He made a curved incision on a wrinkle in my hand just above the wrist thus making it nearly invisible. Good luck
Comment by zimmy Sun Mar 7 15:31:03 2010
I've had really good luck just making Mark do the things that hurt my wrists, but now and then I forget... :-) I did dig out my braces last night, and they miraculously healed them right up. Woo-hoo! :-) Thanks for your kind thoughts.
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