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Mrs. Dani
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   Posted 4/3/2011 9:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Sunday Koffee Klatch
     If you are new to this forum family then you may be wondering what kind of goofy question is that on a health care forum. idea   We all suffer with medical conditions and with most of us there is pain involved...sometimes a lot of pain. Or maybe you are the loved one of one of these persons. This forum is all about how we help and support each other, how we gain back more quality to our lives, and how we can learn and share what we gain along the way and hopefully make not only our lives better but the lives of others who come to join us.

      But we need to also remember that there is the other side of life...the side that isn't concentrated on illness and pain. That's why we started the daily Koffee Klatch. This is a time to laugh, reminisce, chit-chat about the silly things in our lives...all fun things and no pain. In fact the 'P' word is not allowed...  turn    So each day we share our thoughts or experiences on a different topic. Often it includes food, sometimes we talk about our past, and other times we just get goofy! Laughter is our goal. So, please join us whether this is your very first day on Healing Well or you're a seasoned veteran.
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What are you doing today?

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And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood

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Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 4/3/2011 10:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Cleaning house and smoking three racks of ribs! smilewinkgrin

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"The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present."

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   Posted 4/3/2011 10:47 AM (GMT -6)   
My daughter had her wisdom teeth taken out so I'm home being nurse maid to her. She is so miserable, swollen up, in pain, and tired of eating mush!!!  Yesterday was my oldest daughter's personal shower, she is getting married in June. Yesterday was also a bad pain day. Hoping today is better.  If I can get out of the recliner I "might" do some housework today. But don't hold your breathe!!
Fibromyalgia, Degenerative Disk Disease, Scoliosis, Celiac Disease

Rev 21:3,4: "God will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away."

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   Posted 4/3/2011 11:03 AM (GMT -6)   
Cleaning house and hanging out with my hubby and two monkey boys =) I love the days when we are all banging around the house together!!!

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   Posted 4/3/2011 11:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Wishing I was hanging out at Screaming Eagle's house today! smilewinkgrin

Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 4/3/2011 1:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Rhaevin that would be great! You clean house as I tear into the ribs! smilewinkgrin

We always welcome anyone who wants to eat with us, and we do entertain quite a bit!

Smoking meats is a hobby of mine, and it is very relaxing to me. Anything on the grill is good! We do all of our baked potato's on the grill as well. A little
EVO and sprinkle with seal salt, even a little steak rub on them is good. 400 degrease for 45 to 50 minuets. No foil for me! Love a semi tough peel almost burnt looking! Yummy to my tummy! smilewinkgrin

Rack of Lamb is simply awesome! Sam's carries it at a reasonable price and comes in a two pack. We buy the ribs there, and they come in a three pack. Buy the spares!.....more meat than the babybacks.

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"The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present."

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   Posted 4/3/2011 2:52 PM (GMT -6)   
I want ribs, too tongue I'd gladly clean house in exchange for dinner, Mikey. 
Up all last night.... between pain issues (still nursing a broken arm, on top of all my other junk), my mind racing and feeding the girls.  Went to church.  Just got home and did lunch.  Hauling kids to/from various things.  Going to visit my mom.  Tonight, dinner...and getting ready for another packed week.  It never ends! 
Main Health Issues: Dysautonomia/POTS; CFS/Fibro; Chronic Pain (back issues, migraines, carpal tunnel, among other things); Chronic Hypertension; Hypothyroidism and Hypoadrenalism; Mixed Sleep Apnea (on BiPap); Depression/Anxiety; Vitamin D Deficiency.

Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 4/3/2011 2:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Tina!....I did not know that you broke you're arm! shocked

What did you go and do that for! smilewinkgrin

Just for you...I will clean house and you smack down on the ribs!

Take care Squirt!

Your buddy!

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"The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present."

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   Posted 4/3/2011 3:42 PM (GMT -6)   
The church youth group had an Outback Steakhouse fund raiser today. So I figured I had better go :-).

After that shopping and cleaning.


Betsey Ross
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   Posted 4/3/2011 3:50 PM (GMT -6)   
slept late-that was enjoyable- made cookies and we sampled them-yummo-and Hubby is going to pickup a bucket of kentucky fried chicken for a sunday special of $10.00.

Everyone have an enjoyable low pain number evening

Soft Hugs

crushed lower knee and vertical fx of yibia/external fixator placed/plates and screws and tried to place big pieces of cartiledge under knee cap/tremendous pain in affected legcontinously without improving/allergic to metal in left leg/leg isnt straight/need metal removed in July/wait 6 months for healing/then toatal knee replacement/straighten out leg/more phsyxical therapy/take opana er

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   Posted 4/3/2011 4:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Hubby and I went shopping at Dollar General and got him two pairs of jeans at $10 a piece and a pair of shoes for $8. Came home and rested for a bit and got on the computer.

Boy Michael those ribs really sound good. Wish we had a grill. We'll probably get one of those that you put charcoal in. The round ones. We can't afford those ones that you use the tank with. They're too expensive.

I hope you all are having a low pain day and night.

love and hugs
Dx: osteoarthritis, bursitis in left hip, Osteoarthrits in right hip, compression fracture in thoracic spine due to falling on frozen ground March 2001 , ddd, spinal stenosis, bone spurs, osteoarthritis in spine, osteoarthritis in both knees

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   Posted 4/3/2011 4:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Crazy pain today. enough to make me dizzy and nausious. Went to church, took pillows and used 4 chairs to prop me. Got home, ate cereal b/c it was easy to do and came to bed. Fully medicated in pain meds, all the topicals, took an anti-anxiety and an ambien.i hope my husband will wake me tto take more pain meds at 10 or so. more ambien at 11 if i need it.
i intend to sleep until i can get into dr tomorrow. after that PM clinic if i need to.

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   Posted 4/4/2011 2:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Well a little late to this but what a day yesterday. When it rains it poors I guess and I was in a storm. I'm trying to clean up a little just moved into a new place and the oven was so gross so am self cleaning it and let me tell you stinky is an understatement. Bleh.

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   Posted 4/4/2011 9:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Tell you what, Michael, I'll bring my son so he can do the cleaning... plus my lil 8 year old can put ribs away with the best adults.  ;)  How 'bout I bring dessert instead! I make a real mean Bailey's cheesecake, and some moist cocoa-drop cookies that should come with a warning label.
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