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KWeaver
Dallas Texas
I teach technology and computer science in Dallas, Texas and was diagnosed with diabetes in 2002.
Interests: Dog Agility, Diabetes, Computer Science, Java, Visual Basic, programming, web design
Recent Activity
So I'm down to the following types of Mystery Shopping: Grocery stores in the very local area - got to go there Gas stations (but absolutely no audits) in the immediate area Shops that are fun and near somewhere I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Went to refill my blood sugar test strips. Can't do it on the app, have to call in and get a supervisor to override even though I have pre certification, etc. Representative told me that while someone else is filling... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Man, that was fast. Bill passed last week of May, board meets and passes insurance changes. On September 1, we move to CVS Caremark. I have already seen their formulary and looks like I may be going back to Novolog.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Interesting month mystery shopping. I was out of the country the first week. I over scheduled the second week to the point I decided I needed to quit. I still have almost a week and I have over $500 of... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
A bill passed the Texas State Legislature that is supposed to address the insurance issue. The good news, is that changes won’t come in effect until January 1. We are supposed to get free generic prescriptions – everything is currently... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Yes! My A1C is 6.9. Not bad for just getting off a cruise ship. Vitamin D low but acceptable. Cholesterol is high but have been off statins for a year. Get Outlook for iOS Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Now that I’ve learned that a) you can make some extra money mystery shopping and b) that is hard work, it’s under control now. I’ve got some ideas for some apps that would help shoppers. Just got to get the... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I know i won’t be listened to, but the retirement system needed to go back to the school district when they saw our costs were exceeding the intake. The state needs to help too. I’m a huge believer that if... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
It’s sad. I’ve always chosen jobs based on their insurance – primarily because of my father’s health issues. Now, because of my retirement and just the way things are, I may be losing that good insurance. I’ve spent a lot... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
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We have one of these. This is the new one before caulking: The old one had been in place for over 17 years. We have had beagles, border collies and a guest GSD use the door. It goes out to a little dog run. I got it from http://www.dogdoors.com/ They have kits for these doors to go through the walls or doors. Get Outlook for iOS Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Adventures in Training the Beagles
I blogged about it at http://blogs.kweaver.org/blog/2017/04/mystery-shopping-update.html and probably meant to do it here. Last month I did over $800 in Mystery Shops, most of them paid me less than $10.00 Yeah, that’s a lot of mystery shopping. I had a... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
It was from Kristina Curtis, and she told me she included me in a post at http://www.fittous.com/diabetes-blogs/ Quite an honor. I just got back from my fourth cruise. I had everything I needed but restless leg medication so I am... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I have been shopping since mid-February and am doing quite well. I have flaked a few jobs. One of those jobs were because of the directions, and that company when immediately off my list. Another job was gotten and done... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
Summer and I are in Bossier City this weekend on our first solo trip. No other beagles, no co-owner, and no breeder. Its a good test run for both other solo show trips, and for the cruise I’m taking. I have almost everything I need, so packing for the cruise will be easy. I know what I didn’t bring and wish I had already. She is a good traveler. Poops once a day, just wish it was before we showed, but she waited until after we were completely done. She pees most of the time she sees grass. I was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at Adventures in Training the Beagles
I loved the convenience of Pill Pack but at $3000 more and screw ups, I had to leave. See http://www.pillsuite.com/ It works. I've been using it for a month. You have to do the work yourself. It comes with a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
My Johns Hopkins job pays well, but I frequently don't get a lot of hours, I am sitting at 4 hours for this week, and I don't see many more coming in. I need a bit more cash if I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
It's an interesting way to earn some extra money. So far I have earned $10 in iTunes gift cards that I can use right away. They also have Starbucks and cash gift cards. I've been using Mobee to earn gift... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I added a class to our trials, since she was improving -- we did FAST, JWW, and Standard. The good news: she stayed in the ring the whole time, and didn't wander away. She did do some stress sniffing. I did a lot of baby talk. We've been discovering she likes that <roling eyes> So no Qs. But we came close in FAST, missing it by 2 points. We had to do the send twice, costing us time, but she did get it the second time. She worked at least 5 obstacles in each of the JWW and Standard courses... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Adventures in Training the Beagles
The next section is all about color: http://htmldog.com/guides/css/beginner/colors/ It mentions all the different ways to describe color, from key words, to hex code, rbg, and even HLS colors. Either color or background color can be used: p { color: green;... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
So now only Macy is pointless. <smirk> We went to the Ft Worth Kennel Club today and was literately the first dog in the ring for the day. There were two bitches entered for points. Obviously she took Winners Bitch, as there were no dogs. We competed in Best of Variety which Dave and Ivy did quite well, but I learned to let Summer move out a bit more. We get to try again tomorrow! Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Adventures in Training the Beagles
Obviously it’s my CSS block that is slowing me down. There are three ways to apply CSS. I’m always like doing it backwards, because I think External Stylesheets are the most important. http://htmldog.com/guides/css/beginner/applyingcss/ Every website should have one external style... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
I’ve put in a request to have my generic Celebrex switch from a 30 day to 90 day prescription multiple times. It keeps being ignored. I don’t blame the doctor, I blame the medical assistant who grouses every time she... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at Living with Diabetes and Lapband
I’m hoping to finally defeat CSS this time, so we will probably take a long time on it. HTML is easy, I’ve been teaching it literally for decades, but I’ve never truly groked CSS. I can read it, and modify... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
There last HTML tutorial puts it all together. http://htmldog.com/guides/html/beginner/conclusion/ Of course, I’ve done some of that already by having you make the start or your portfolio. Once we learn some real coding, we’ll had a contact form so you don’t... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas
Forms allow your user to interact with your website. They allow you to collect data from the user. You see them in contact forms, shopping carts, and any other time the website needs to interact with a user. The form... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at Technology and CS in Dallas