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Horrible, Rotten, Good For Nothin’ Day


 

–After a horrible, rotten, good for nothin’ day at work &
missing my sister, Kay desperately—here are a few things that made my heart smile.

–An unexpected FABulous Funky Gaga  card from Susan in Australia /Elephant\’s Child

A card and heart  t-shirt from Sweden from Lady Fi & Oscar.  Are you kidding me ?  WOWwww!

–Placing colored rocks, gems,  and rose petals on Kay’s stone while I prayed,  “Help Me!  Help Me!”

–Receiving a letter and photo of Ed & his family…..Ed is the person who Kay donated her healthy lungs to.

–Baking Apple Crisp with My Mama today.

This is what Mr. Darling Liverpool bought me for my upcoming birthday!

Then I cranked up this song & danced wildly  & crazily all over the house!

 

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http://www.thehotline.org/get-help/help-in-your-area/ Do  Not  Wait   One.  More.  Solitary. Day.

Become an  ORGAN DONOR …… Kay’s Lungs SAVED Ed’s Life.  He only had one week to live before he received his gift of LOVE.

 


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  • Reply
    Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell
    September 22, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    That letter from the organ recipient…how absolutely wonderful! You’re going to have such a great time at that Madonna concert with the hubs! What a great gift!

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    Sandra
    September 22, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Keep dancing girl!!!!!
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    Karen Sosnoski
    September 22, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Love thinking of you dancing your heart out to “Spirit in the Sky.” Love the letter too…your sister left a wonderful legacy. Hope next week is better. Xo Karen

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    Valentine Logar
    September 22, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    There are days, then there are days!

    Dancing wildly about the house always gets me going, loved your choice in music. Loved the letter and everything else that fixed the horrible and rotten day at work.

    Ah Kay, I think the universe knows when we need a hug. Don’t you?

    Val

    XXXX

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    Amy@SoulDipper
    September 22, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Puff, puff, puff…I just danced with you. What a great song to lift the spirits and get ready for the next round of livin’ and lovin’!! Thanks, Kim. (Sorry, I think was just a tad sexier than you! And that’s not easy at my age!) Love you lots…
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    Elephant's Child
    September 22, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Tears as always when I come to visit. I love, love, love your gift from ladyfi and Oscar. I danced with you, I loved your presents from Mr Liverpool. And I was full of awe and wonder at the amazing letter from the gentleman whose life Kay saved.
    Hurting for you, hurting with you, and so grateful that there is so much love in your life.
    And HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Hugs, chocolate and love.
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    Charlene Ross
    September 22, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    Oh Kim, just wanted to check in with a virtual kiss and hug and hope that gets added to the things that will help you feel better after a horrible, rotten, good for nothing day.

    Is that 1st row I see at Madonna? Mr. Liverpool is a keeper indeed!

    xoxo
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    Debi Pasricha
    September 22, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    How beautiful that you are in contact with Kay’s donor recipient. And how super awesome that you are going to see Madonna!!!! Super jealous over here 😉
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    Irene
    September 22, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    I’m finding it hard to smile myself these days. Every time I start feeling better, I’m almost afraid to because I know more heartache and frustration is around the corner. And it starts all over again. But seeing your notes and things that make YOU smile, made me think about some of the things I happened upon these last few days. So I’ll go back and look at them once more. And it’ll give me some hope that things will go my way.
    Wow, you better get some pictures of Madonna in concert!! 1st row!?? That’s just fucking awesome!!
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    Alison
    September 22, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    See how many people love you?

    Love that Kay lives on in Ed, in more ways than one. What a gift your sister is.

    xoxo
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    Liz
    September 22, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    please add lots of love from your readers who are lifted up by your writing to the list of things that happened to you today
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    Tina Barbour
    September 22, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Kim, I’m so glad you have so much love surrounding you, and I hope it helps you through difficult days. Thinking of you . . . .
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    Lady Fi
    September 22, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    So sorry to hear you had a bad day… but oh, what lovely timing with all the gifts! So glad the T shirt arrived safely – hope it fits! – Oscar sends lots of licks with his card!

    I recently went to see Lady Gaga with my daughter, so I’m sure a good dance with Madonna will lift the spirits for a short while.

    Lots of love from us!
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      My Inner Chick
      September 25, 2012 at 4:30 pm

      Lady Fi,
      How was Gaga?
      WOW.

      I loooooooooved your card and tshirt. I adore OSCAR. How Fabulous you both are.
      Kisses
      Xxxxxx
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        Lady Fi
        September 28, 2012 at 9:54 pm

        The Gaga concert was fabulous – very theatrical! And she seems like such a caring person, I can see why young people really love her.
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    Vidya Sury
    September 22, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    Loved the list that made your heart smile. But my favorite (so hard to pick, believe me!) was the letter from Ed. That’s just so beautiful, Kim, to give life to someone – Kay is an angel. I am sure she’s smiling reading this post.

    You better get photos of the concert, okay? I really admire Madonna and hope I’ll see her in concert some day! 😀 Happy birthday to you in advance for October 4 – Hugs!

    I want to visit Kay and touch that stone.

    You’re such a beautiful person. And I love the “quote” or message you add in each of your blog post email alert. I appreciate it.

    Love you! Vidya

    P.S.: Please post a recipe of the apple crisp 🙂
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:10 am

      I love and admire you more than 13 golden lions purring in the African Moonlight.

      XXXXXXXX Many Kisses from MN.

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    Choc Chip Uru
    September 22, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    I hope your next days were better my friend and continue to be so, honestly we all have those days but your strength and wonderful attitude get you past it and we all love you for it!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:11 am

      Dear Choc,
      Love when you come to visit my mourning !! XXX How is school? Are you a senior?

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    Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella
    September 23, 2012 at 3:04 am

    That letter is wonderful, Kay’s beautiful spirit lives on and I loved how you scatter her stone with rose petals and jewels 😀 xxx
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:12 am

      Lorraine,
      Sending you some love from the USA. Xxx

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    Mandy - The Complete Cook Book
    September 23, 2012 at 4:07 am

    SO MUCH LOVE!!!
    🙂 Mandy xoxoxo
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:12 am

      Thank Goodness…

      what other way would one survive.

      LOVE to you, Mandy Xxxxxxx

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    Ellen M. Gregg
    September 23, 2012 at 4:43 am

    Such wonderful heart gifts from loved ones near and far. The letter from Ed touched me deeply, and the Madonna tickets from Mr. Liverpool are out-of-this-world awesome. Sending you love and hugs and the whisper of quietly beautiful Autumn morning here in New Hampshire. xoxo

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:13 am

      Ellen,
      Sending you love and MANY hugs back Xxxxxoooo

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    Feeling Beachie
    September 23, 2012 at 5:21 am

    I am sending you lots of love…

    The concert sounds way cool!
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:13 am

      Waaaaaaay Cool,

      wish I could interview Madonna for my blog. WOW! Xxxxx

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    Debbie
    September 23, 2012 at 5:24 am

    What an uplifting and inspiring letter to read from Ed. A great song too…..I love that you dance along to it. I sing along to it!!!!
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      September 26, 2012 at 5:13 am

      Dance with me, Debbie!! XXXxx

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    Pat Scattergood
    September 23, 2012 at 6:44 am

    Love the song. Love you, too.
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    Emily Woodhouse
    September 23, 2012 at 7:18 am

    I think for you that’s the perfect gift. Love will keep us alive.
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    Kimberly
    September 23, 2012 at 8:00 am

    Madonna?
    Oh. My.
    I’m so glad that you have such amazing people in your life to surround you with so much love.
    xoxo
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    Jann Huizenga
    September 23, 2012 at 8:03 am

    Kim, somehow, in spite of the “horrible rotten good-for-nothing” stuff, this was a fun and happy post! You inspired me to make apple crisp today, and what an incredible letter from Ed–to think how Kay lives on through this sweet man. Wow. I cannot wait till you post something about the Madonna concert!!! That will be fun & funny I’m sure. Looooooove to you.
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    countingducks
    September 23, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Tickets for the Madonna concert, and very well displayed ( ha ha ha ). Into every life a little cheer must fall, and Mr Liverpool seems quite good at providing it. I hope you enjoy it
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    Liz
    September 23, 2012 at 10:04 am

    Beautiful list of blessings. I did not know that Kay’s organs helped others to live…she lives on in so many ways. Hugs, my friend.
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    injaynesworld
    September 23, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    I hope you’re going to wear that bustier to the Madonna concernt. Your “spirit in the sky” clearly knew what you needed to raise your own spirits and continues to look after you. Hugs…

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    Debbie
    September 23, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    Ah, Kim, I can hear how you miss Kay, and my heart feels for you. Still, how wonderful to be surrounded by so much love — Mr. Liverpool’s delightful birthday present, a lovely letter from Kay’s organ recipient, such beautiful gems and petals on Kay’s stone, and that yummy-looking apple crisp you and your mom made! I’m glad your day wasn’t 100 percent sad, though I know you carry that dull ache all the time. Hugs and prayers, love!
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    Jodi @ Heal Now and Forever
    September 23, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    I think you should wear that bustier to Madonna! I am so happy for you! I wish I was going!
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    Wild Child Mama
    September 23, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    I seriously LOVE that song! It doesn’t ever fail to bring my spirits up. Even before I loved Jesus:)!! Haha:)
    It is truly amazing that Kay’s lungs were donated and are giving life to someone else! (I want to put 70 exclamation points after that) Wow! that is completely awesome!
    Madonna? golden.
    So many little miracles, little messages that God loves you. And those cards? You have the best readers!
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    Bridget
    September 23, 2012 at 11:51 pm

    Could I be any more jealous of your Madonna tickets? No. No, I could not.
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    Liz
    September 24, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Kim,

    This post makes me smile! I know what those days are like, balanced by the wonderful things that can and do occur. I’m glad things got better for you just as I am when good things happen for me. Those Madonna tix are something awesome & hope you all have a great time!

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    totsymae1011
    September 24, 2012 at 7:51 am

    Cool card of Lady Gaga. And you get to see Madge or whatever they call her, in concert. Dang, girllllll. You’re wearing that pink number and all, she’s gonna have some competition. I hope you got yourself some good seats to see her on stage. She’s gotten so skinny and all but don’t mind me, I’m just hatin’ the playa and the game.

    You will have to tell us all about the concert. Happy Birthday, Chick.
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    Emily
    September 24, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Sorry to hear about your rotten day, but I’m glad you had some cheerful touches around. The Madonna concert sounds like fun! And that letter was touching! Kay’s legacy is so inspiring.
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    Pam Hogeweide
    September 24, 2012 at 10:28 am

    Love it!!!

    Madonna still tours?? 🙂

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    Elizabeth
    September 24, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    Madonna! SOme co-workers just went to the chicago show and said it was AMAZING!! Most importantly.. what are you going to wear?!?!
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    elizabeth
    September 24, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Kim- that must have been amazing to hear from Ed. Kay and Ed are doing the good work. Got to love Mr, Liverpool. I hope you see how many people love you. xoxoxox elizabeth
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    Bella
    September 24, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Kim, this post just made me smile! I can see you dancing around the house, baking with your mom, reading your letters and cards, all of it! Keep dancing, sister, it keeps the spirit young and fills us with joy. And that Madonna concert? Oh my Lord, what a blast you shall have! That Mr. Liverpool is worth his weight in gold! Love you, girly! 🙂

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    kathy mccullough
    September 24, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    I love it that you danced around the house! Happy dancing, my friend.
    Hugs,
    Kathy
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    nan @ lbddiaries
    September 24, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    Music sure was a trip down memory lane! I was graduating when this came out (hi school… yikes!). Loooove the bustier. Really love that you were sent love grams just at exactly the right time. I love how that happens. YOU ARE LOVED and a huge, huge blessing.
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    Kelly @ Inspired Edibles
    September 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    I couldn’t see past the Golden… my heart forever changed.

    xo
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      My Inner Chick
      September 26, 2012 at 12:59 pm

      I know.
      Oscar is from Sweden. I think he speaks Swedish. Don’t you love him?!!!

      you have a golden, don’t you, Kelly? Xxxx

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        Kelly @ Inspired Edibles
        September 26, 2012 at 3:51 pm

        Indeed. They break my heart (in a good way) ;-).

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          Kim Sisto-Robinson
          September 26, 2012 at 4:29 pm

          I understand.
          They have KIND eyes and remind me of my childhood.

          Xxx Love to you, sweeeets.

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    Joan
    September 24, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    Mr. Liverpool must love you very much. I love how he knows what you need and what you want to keep you sane and keep you in the real world. He grounds you and picks you up when you are down.

    The poem from the man who received Kay’s lungs is a precious gift to you even though he is the one who received the gift of life from Kay. You are blessed by many, Kim.

    And for your readers, don’t forget there is a fund raiser for DAIP on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Duluth East High School gym. It’s the Harlem Globetrotters traveling team against the DAIP team. It should be a fun event and for the best of causes- domestic abuse.
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      My Inner Chick
      September 26, 2012 at 1:01 pm

      –Thank You, Joan,
      You. Make. A. Difference.

      You amaze me. You inspire me.

      PS. Gracia emailed me about this event and I FORGOT! Xxxxx

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    writingfeemail
    September 25, 2012 at 3:18 am

    Love that you took time to bake the apple crisp with your mom. How is she doing through this horrible ordeal?
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    Sandy Webb
    September 25, 2012 at 11:12 am

    How wonderful that you get a letter from the organ recipient. That is so kind of him. Spirit In The Sky is one of my favorite songs. It always makes me smile. Sorry you had a bad day. Sending big, huge, giant hugs to you!
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    Dad
    September 25, 2012 at 11:58 am

    I liked the letter from Ed, I don’t think Kay’s lungs could go to a better person.
    Love You
    Dad

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    (FL) Girl with a New Life
    September 25, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Mr. Liverpool rocks.

    Seriously.
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    Red Dwyer
    September 25, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    What a fabulous way to pull out of the doldrums and the gradu of a rotten day.

    You are such a love, Kim <3

    Red.
    xxx
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    Adriana
    September 25, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    Dear friend. My first Madonna concert ever was in PR and I went with my kid brother the year was 1992. Since then I have gone on every tour and this is the first time I ever miss her tour since then. She inspires me. Like her I try my darnest to assault peeps on my blog with images, words and music. When she sings please think of me and please scream like never before because I usually comeback with no voice. Enjoy it and dance…
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    Unknown Mami
    September 25, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Love you, but would love you a teeny tiny bit more with some of that apple crisp in my belly. You are loved and valued.
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    Sara
    September 26, 2012 at 1:31 am

    Wow! Your birthday gift looks pretty hot! Did he buy it for you or for himself?:)
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    Lisa Gordon
    September 26, 2012 at 5:48 am

    I loved the letter from Ed.
    Thank you for sharing that here, Kim.

    MADONNA????? OMG, that Mr. Liverpool is a keeper.
    I want to hear all about it (please!!)
    xo.

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    Brenda
    September 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    K- just reading yours post brought a smile to my face. I confess my knees caved at the sight of the apple crisp. I can’t remember the last time I had a bite of one. Mr.L, does know how to spoil you, woman. Enjoy! And remember when you’re feeling a little less like you, read your own words and the wonderful comments your fans leave behind, both are wonderful.
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    Alina
    October 11, 2012 at 11:30 am

    That’s one sexy little number Mr. Liverpool bought you for the Madonna concert!!!!!!!!

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    Lafemmeroar
    December 2, 2012 at 8:50 am

    The bustier is sooooooo cute! I want one 🙂
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