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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 11/5/2008 4:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Things I have to do:

* basic chores - make bed, stay on top of dishes, do some tidying, 5 minutes gardening, shower and wash hair
* inject Humira
* exercise
* wear my special insoles for a few hours
* devotions
* other meds

Things I want to do:
* walk down street, return library books, pay bill, grab a few groceries
* keep putting things away, 20 things at a time, until the house is TIDY
* vacuum / mop some floors
* do some more ironing - I'm still behind and trying to catch up
* do a bit more towards making pjs
* read the newspaper

Bonus points:
* ring someone and chat
* sew on button
* do a fridge dive and make sure there's nothing getting old or mouldy in there
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Post Edited (ivy6) : 11/5/2008 3:36:26 PM (GMT-7)

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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 1354
   Posted 11/6/2008 12:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Im really late pacting today:
I woke up this morning with my infected foot in excrutiating pain, was the first person at the Drs. surgery this morning. I have had swabs taken of the sore - OUCH - and she is seeing if it is MRSA now. I just want to chop it off - good grief enough already.
So all I am doing is laying around with my foot elevated and trying not to scream :(. Ok pity party over.
Hope everyone else is going to have a better day
April, I hope you are in better spirits today :)

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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 11/6/2008 1:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Oh, Jo! That's awful. You're having rotten luck this year. I really sympathise - it must hurt so much. Did the doc give you any effective pain relief?

I really am sorry. It's just awful. I hope you were able to get through today.

My 5pm update - made the bed, done a LOT of tidying, done the dishes, sewn on the button, washed my hair. Done the library, the bill and the small grocery shop, but I didn't walk there - I caught a taxi instead, and I'm *still* exhausted. I haven't done half of what I pacted, but I think I'm just going to crash with a movie tonight, anyway.


I hope tomorrow is better for you, Jo.

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Texan with Crohn's
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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 362
   Posted 11/6/2008 7:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Jo!! MRSA is nothing to joke about. My mother got this on her rear when she was in the hospital on life support. She survived :) but that "stuff" ate a hole all the way to the bone the size of a softball. I jokingly call her half-ass (our family has kind of a warped sense of humor). Please take this seriously, wash your hands after messing with it, keep it covered so as not to further infect and also not to spread. Your doc gave you potent hospital-strength antibiotics, right??

{{Thursday?}} Geez, Louise, I don't even know what day of the week it is. Ended up working another 11 hour day yesterday.

Today Must-Do:
**New GI appointment. This is mostly so that I have someone to oversee any hospital stays, ER visits, etc... but we will see what he has to say.

Too Beat to commit to anything other than the above.

Come on weekend... I am about out of clean clothes!

Cookie's Wife
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Date Joined Aug 2005
Total Posts : 299
   Posted 11/6/2008 7:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Jo-spirits are getting better...still working out some feelings so I know it'll take time.  Sorry to hear about your foot...that has to be painful.  I'm praying for you!
ivy-WOW...looks like you've done alot today!  Hope you enjoyed your movie! :-)
Texan-your making me tired just reading your Be sure you take some down time to rest.
For the first time in forever I actually completed almost everything I said I was going to for pacting.  For Wednesday I did it all but the bathroom...guess I'm adding it to today! tongue
For Thursday;
-Dr. appointment this morning
-workout at least 30 min.
-Tastefully Simple party with a friend
-clean bathroom
-read a little of both books I've started reading
Best to all!
dx Feb. 1999
Crohn's meds: Humira-bi-weekly injections, Asacol- 4 pills-2x daily, Prednisone taper...20 mg!
Humira's not working so MTX is next step for me!  


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