Answer Me This Thursday~Bathing

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Screaming Eagle
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 5005
   Posted 6/7/2012 7:33 AM (GMT -6)   
 
       OK!...let's try the "Answer Me This Thursday" wink
 
           ....and todays question is rolleyes   tongue   shocked   ....have you put off Bathing because of Chronic Pain?...and if your willing to share,...for how long?
 
      There is nothing to be ashamed of in this answer, and I will be the first to tell you I have missed quite a few baths since starting down this road of Chronic Pain. In fact!...I will confess that I have gone as long as a week between bathing...during some of my darkest days of suffering. Phew Wee! smhair ...well ok,...at least I took a sponge bath in between showers.
 
    When I'm in my greatest pain...a shower sounds painful and I avoid it. But when my med's are working well...in the shower I go!
 
 Maybe it's just me...but I don't think so,...as I have visited with a couple of local CP'ers and they confessed the same thing. And for those of you suffering from Fibro...I'm wondering if this is an issue as well.
 
   Feel free to share with us!
 
      Tina and I are wondering if we will get any confessions on this topic! blush   
      SE wink
Moderator Chronic Pain Forum

Weekly Quote!

"Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward."

Post Edited (Screaming Eagle) : 6/7/2012 7:03:49 AM (GMT-6)


Sherrine
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 17775
   Posted 6/7/2012 8:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Michael, I've never missed bathing in my life.  I can't sleep if I haven't taken a shower before bedtime.  I know.  Most take showers in the morning but I've always done things backwards.  smilewinkgrin  
  
I don't take baths.  I have difficulty getting in and out of a tub...or even just trying to stand up.  Plus, I don't like to sit in the "dirty" water.  Showers for me are fabulous.  If I'm in a flare from fibro, I take more showers a day.  The moist heat is wonderful for me...both for my fibro and the ankylosing spondylitis. 
 
Spas, hot tubs are wonderful for us, too.  I find the moist heat very relaxing, too.  If you think your shower would be painful, can't you set the head of the shower so it isn't a piercing stream?  I can make it a lighter flow with the shower head I have.  It's a cheap Shower Massage I got at Walmart for under $10.  This might be a good idea for you.
 
In the meantime, if I ever meet you in person, I'll be sure to carry a pair of nose plugs with me.  devil
 
Sherrine
Forum Moderator/Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Glaucoma, Scoliosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
************************
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7

Post Edited (Sherrine) : 6/7/2012 7:20:03 AM (GMT-6)


Screaming Eagle
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 5005
   Posted 6/7/2012 8:06 AM (GMT -6)   

 

    ....I'm glad you came clean on this Sherrine! tongue

      SE


Moderator Chronic Pain Forum

Weekly Quote!

"Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward."

Sherrine
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 17775
   Posted 6/7/2012 8:43 AM (GMT -6)   
I always come clean when a dirty bird (eagle) asks me questions  devil
 
Sherrine
Forum Moderator/Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Glaucoma, Scoliosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
************************
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7

grandmaroses
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jan 2011
Total Posts : 1355
   Posted 6/7/2012 8:44 AM (GMT -6)   
I admit I have missed many showers because I just could not stand the water hitting me. I have a fancy shower head that I can change spray but even the soft spray is too much. I do have sponge baths when things get this bad. I am in a flare but all us fibro mites are different.

I tried having a bath on Monday thinking that would make me relax well that was an ordeal. My grandchildren broke my safety rail but I thought I could manage, I ran a nice super warm bath added bubbles just for fun and stood in the water mmmmm felt good then I carefully sat down and the pain was almost blinding. I quickly changed my position to relieve my back but even lying down the pain would not settle down. I then decided to give up, and get out so I tried and tried for 20 minutes or more I tried every possible way until finally I made it. The thought of calling EMS for help entered my mind but I was so embarrassed to call.

So no more baths for me only gentle showers and sponge baths. I force myself to shower before seeing doctors usually. I am wondering about hot tub might have to go to our community centre to try but the thought of sharing a tub with strangers is really not that appealing.
Take care
Rose



Insulin Dependant Diabetic, Fibromyalgia, Gerd, IBS, Sleep Apnea, COPD, Spondylolistesis, Diabetic Neuropathy, Fatty Liver, High Cholesterol

ohthepain
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 353
   Posted 6/7/2012 8:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Had to own up on this one since after i fed the baby this morning my husband looked at me and said "did you wanna grab a shower while I can watch the baby" and I actually had to think back to when the las shower was...I do wash around with a washcloth in between but I am definitely familiar with the pain interfering with bathing. Between my lower back making standing for long times difficult & bending painful and the Fibro making my arms ache when I wash, it being painful to wash my hair and the loufa feeling like sandpaper I usually dread the shower and I can't take baths either. I'd say at it's worst I've gone a week but usually its a few days between. It all depends on the pain levels and what exactly is flaring at the time and if the baby cooperates. Since, at 10 months old, I am still nuring her I also know I have limited options for easing the pain if I make it worse so that's also a consideration. There...I admitted it...I need to shower more often lol
 
Carina

Sherrine
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 17775
   Posted 6/7/2012 9:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Carina, I wouldn't use a loofah sponge.  Ouch!  My hands are my "wash cloth".  I get them soapy and away I go.  Soap and water will do the trick.
 
If you can bend a little, I would do that and wash my hair. You wouldn't have to hold your arms up that way.
 
Rose, your description of your last bath is exactly what I was talking about.  I haven't taken a bath for over 25 years....always showers.  Maybe if you do some gentle stretching to loosen the tight muscles, the shower wouldn't be painful.  My doctor put me on a muscle relaxer that has helped heaps!  If you aren't taking that, maybe that would be something to ask your doctor next time.  It might help with your showers, too.
 
Sherrine
Forum Moderator/Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Glaucoma, Scoliosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
************************
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7

alsoinpain
Regular Member


Date Joined Jun 2012
Total Posts : 353
   Posted 6/7/2012 9:18 AM (GMT -6)   
I've only went maybe 2 days. I personally love the showers because i will turn the water on to full hot and let it hit my back and neck. Like Sherrine, I'm also backwards, my showers are at night. I already get up 2 hours early so i can take my meds and relax in my recliner before i have to go to work.

Screaming Eagle
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 5005
   Posted 6/7/2012 9:21 AM (GMT -6)   
 
     ....LOL! I just knew I was not the only one that stunk! smilewinkgrin
 
    ohthepain...and Rose...I understand how you both feel! It adds a sense of guilt to me..and bothers me greatly, as I used to be a clean freak. My wife has been rather good about all of this though....but I do my best for her. Once I get through the process...I'm glad I pushed myself to do so...and makes me feel better, but then the next time I do dread it again.
 
 It makes a world of difference, if one can get their pain under control...and I often take a BT med about 1/2 hr before showering.
 
      Thanks for openly sharing with us! ...it seems to be one of those unspoken little secrets that we keep to ourselves.
 
  SE wink
Moderator Chronic Pain Forum

Weekly Quote!

"Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward."

Retired Mom
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 1753
   Posted 6/7/2012 9:57 AM (GMT -6)   
I couldn't resist this one...yes..I have missed showers or baths because of pain!  I am a very clean person and I don't like to be dirty at all, but I have had times (especially when our main shower was out) that I just could not step over the side of the tub.
 
I bought very good sprayers for my kitchen faucet in the house and at the camper.  I often wash my hair over the kitchen sink in either place (especially the camper)....not so much at the house now that the main shower is fixed.
 
When we had the "new" shower built, I had it built to MY specifications.  That meant a corner seat built into the shower and a "ledge" at just the right level so that I could shave my legs.  I swear it is a real embarassment to tell how unusual it is for me to get to shave my legs. The pain before would make me want to pass out.  It was the same thing with washing my feet.  Now, it is not a problem.  I use the "ledge" for my feet (along with what most people would call a back brush...to help reach them well and get a good scrubbing) and then I am able to shave much more often (although still not like most other women). 
 
I also had my shower built so that I could actually step into or out of the shower spray depending on how my body was feeling.  The seat is not actually in the water spray as much as I would like, but serves well for sitting down if you need to wash hair or simply take a break.  My step-father was horrified that I wanted it custom made (why, I don't know) and said my seat was too high, but he simply doesn't get that people like us can't always stand up from a low seat and often need to be on higher seats to make getting up easier.  That is what I did.  I also took the opportunity to replace all of the comodes in the house with ADA approved ones that are higher and easier to use for CP (especially back) patients.  It makes a great deal of difference to me!
 
There is nothing that feels quite so good as a very warm shower...with a clean smell of soap and shampoo.  Even my dogs love baths and that is on the agenda today...so looks like everybody is getting a washin' in my house today!!  I'll need my shower for sure after they get their baths (in the kitchen sink).
 
Cute question!

fireflyhillary
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2012
Total Posts : 148
   Posted 6/7/2012 10:16 AM (GMT -6)   
I have definitely missed showers sine dealing with chronic pain. I think the longest I have gone is 4 days & I was miserable, but the shower usually makes me feel worse. Forget about baths- way too hard to get in and out of & it kills my back- bath tubs are not meant for people with back pain. I think if I had one of those huge tubs it would be fine, but can't deal with a regular sized tub. If I have gone without showering I stay put in the house- I have gone out before on day two of not showering, but that's due to deodorant and body sprays ;) Some people think I'm crazy when I say that the shower hurts, but I am not lying & I have a fancy shower head with multiple settings- it doesn't matter, it still hurts.
Current: Lumbosacral Spondylolysis, Lumbosacral Neuritis, Arthritis L3-S1, Facet Syndrome, SI Joint Dysfunction, Interstitial Cystitis, Vulvodynia, Restless Leg Syndrome, Bi-polar, IBS, Fibromyalgia, PTSD. On too many medication's to list & have had many surgeries & procedures and I'm only 34.

Screaming Eagle
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 5005
   Posted 6/7/2012 10:54 AM (GMT -6)   

 

      These are all great comments!...and retiredmom you hit on a point I had not thought of for obvious reasons...(shaving one's legs)...and I bet for those with Fibro it is a real pain to do so. shakehead Of course, back problems will make that chore difficult as well. 

   SE wink        



Moderator Chronic Pain Forum

Weekly Quote!

"Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward."

Post Edited (Screaming Eagle) : 6/7/2012 9:57:23 AM (GMT-6)


straydog
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 16410
   Posted 6/7/2012 10:58 AM (GMT -6)   
I have to have my shower daily sometimes more especially in the summer months. To me the water helps loosens my back muscles and shoulder muscles somewhat. I had my bathroom totally redone, tore the tub out and had a larger shower built with a seat that goes across the back of the shower. I did this several years ago, I kept falling getting getting in & out of the tub, my knees are bad and do not bend. I have had many surgeries on these old knees and new ones are next. So, I felt it was worth the money to get rid of the tub and save more wear & tear on the knees from falls. I am with Sherrine I cannot go to bed without my shower. Like Rose, it became too difficult getting up & down out of the tub. A good hand held sprayer is a must with me too.

We bought a jacuzzi back in 1996 and its been worth its weight in gold. Anyone that has neck & back problems should invest in a good jacuzzi, they are wonderful. We bought a large size, it has one lounger to lay down on and then 5 or 6 different seats. You really only need one lounger because they take up a lot of room and cut down on seats. I can sit in one of the seats and hold my feet over some jets on the bottom and get a foot massage, lol. I just cannot say enough good things about them. My dr wrote a letter of medical necessity that we gave to the Spa place where we bought it and we did not have to pay sales tax on the spa. Ours came from Morgan Spas and I believe they are across the country. They sell an excellent spa. I love to go outside in the winter when its really cold and get in it. It really does make the body feel good after being out there about an hour.
Moderator, Chronic Pain Forum & Psoriasis Forum

Post Edited (straydog) : 6/7/2012 2:14:07 PM (GMT-6)


Blessedx8
Veteran Member


Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 3193
   Posted 6/7/2012 11:29 AM (GMT -6)   
In terms of my pain -- a shower helps me loosen everything up everything -- so it's actually a help.

With my other health issues - especially with my heart beating too fast - it takes everything I have to take a shower - in terms of energy and such. When I'm in a flare - it can take an hour or better to recover from the shower.

But the most I can go is 48 hours w/out a shower... from a physical and mental perspective. I can start going down the depression hole if I feel yucky.... so, even though it kicks my butt at times - I shower every morning or night.

Good topic, Michael!

--Tina
Moderator - Chronic Pain Forum

My faith and family sustain me even on my worst days... as well as my wonderful friends here at HW.

Health/Pain Issues - too many to list; feel free to ask

Kaely
Veteran Member


Date Joined May 2012
Total Posts : 619
   Posted 6/7/2012 12:24 PM (GMT -6)   
I've gotta admit to skipping showers from time to time myself. I wash up but sometimes the pain is so bad I simply can't stand long enough to do it all at once. Due to my problems with the lumbar region of my back, I can't take a bath at all and I miss baths. I used to love sitting in the tub with a good book.
Chronic pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Tennis Elbow (both arms), Arthritis (knees and fingers), Diabetes. Ruptured disk L-4, Severe degenerative damage L5-S1, ACDF C6-C7

Chartreux
Veteran Member


Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 9664
   Posted 6/7/2012 12:36 PM (GMT -6)   
A shower is a good way to loosen up, however for me if it hits my neck
wrong then it makes me feel more pain, bathing is more relaxing, and due
to injections and rhizotomies have had to put off bathing and showering.
I was also laid up a few years (2006) ago due to a foot injury was in
a soft cast and its very hard to shower or bath when your in a cast.even
if they tell you to cover with wraps its just so hard to do.
**********************************************
* So many dx's I could write a book* "It would be nice if we could use the edit button in real life"...
********>^..^<********>^..^<*******

cogito
Veteran Member


Date Joined Oct 2010
Total Posts : 932
   Posted 6/7/2012 3:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, I just got out of the shower, so it seems an apt time to reply.

Showers loosen up tight muscles and so help me with my upper back pain. They also can help with my headaches. So, I'll take showers not just for hygiene but also for pain relief.

For hygiene issues, I shower daily during the warmer weather. During the cooler months, I might go a few days between showers, though my wife makes it quite clear to me when my B.O. starts to get to her.
C4-T4 Scoliosis (disk degeneration, stenosis, narrowed neuroforamen, bone spurs), RT hip and SI joint damage from car accident. Also, pectus excavatum, supraventricular tacycardia and mitral valve prolapse syndrome.
Current meds: Ultram ER 300mg & 2-3x 10mg Hydrocodone daily. Oxycodone 10mg for BT. .25-.5mg xanax as needed for sleep, Verapamil 240mg SR (for tachycardia).

CRPSpatient
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2011
Total Posts : 1276
   Posted 6/7/2012 8:03 PM (GMT -6)   
When I'm in a flare - a shower is too painful to even contemplate as my skin gets so sensitive that the water is like needles... so yes, I'm joining the leagues of the great unwashed here as well. I also have trouble drying, even with a very soft towel... my legs especially have to air dry because towel drying would be excruciating :( :(

My other issue lately is it's just so darn tiring. I've had more than a few times where I've had a shower and been so fatigued after that I've had to put my bathrobe on or put a towel round me and lie on the bathroom floor to have a rest before I can even contemplate getting dressed. Makes it seem a bit pointless.
Moderator - Chronic Pain Forum

Full body CRPS with spasms, dystonia & contractures, gastroparesis, orthostatic hypotension,bradycardia/tachycardia, bursitis, CTS, osteoporosis, multiple compression fx, disc bulges.

Oxycodone ER/IR, Topamax, Mobic, Somac, Cipramil, Midodrine, Vit D & C, SCS, baclofen/bupivacaine pump

White Beard
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 3696
   Posted 6/8/2012 12:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Well when I had my surgeries on my neck the first time they would not let me shower for a week, I was in the hospital eight days and they let me have the sponge baths, finally after a week I begged them to let me wash my hair. I was in the military and I was used to showering and washing my hair at least once a day and often twice. Anyway one of the nurses had mercy on me and brought in a little miniture blow up swimming pool thing that she put under my head while I was laying in bed and she washed my hair I thought I was in heaven!
I shower every day, usually at night but sometime if I am really hurting when I wake up in the morning I will get in the shower just to warm my muscles up and wash away the achyness. The shower for me is a double edged sword. I like it warm but for some reason if it is to hot or if I am in it to long I really start to feel sick, I mean like weak and my muscles get gramps and spasms, and short of breath. So my showers are warm but not really hot and not all that long either. I did purchase a special shower chair so I can sit down, and that helps allot. I would highly recommend a shower chair for anybody that likes taking showers and are not all that stable on their feet! Just one more thing while I am in this confessional. I do not take tub baths! It has been at least 40 years since I have sat in a tub! I have done the Jacuzzi thing but the problem I have with the ones I have been in, is the heat, I just can not take the temps that most people like. My oldest daughter has one and she keeps hers to warm. I can't explain it, I like the things but not to hot!

Anyway it is very very difficult for me to go longer than a day or two without a shower!

White Beard

opnwhl4
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 4961
   Posted 6/8/2012 6:39 AM (GMT -6)   
I must admit I too skip showers when the nerves in my ribs are acting up badly. I am lucky to have a very loving wife who will at least help me wash my hair and then I will just was the stinky areas with a wash cloth. The month I spent in the hospital a year ago was horrible though. Even sponge baths hurt with huge incisions and chest tubes. My wife just washed my hair there like she did our babies. Wet it with a wash cloth and used baby shampoo and rinsed it with wet wash cloths. Man I am lucky.

Take care,
Bill
opnwhl4
Moderator: GERD/Heartburn
Nissen 6/06 and 5/09
#3 on 8/24/11

momtofourangels
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2010
Total Posts : 2261
   Posted 6/8/2012 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I have to admit that I don't take a shower everyday. I bought a chair that you sit in the bathtub so you don't have to stand up. I still have back pain in there, so I just wash a little in the sink and put deodorant and body spray on. It's good to hear I'm not alone with this.

Take care everyone.

hugs
Loretta
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
Meds: Fentanyl patch, oxycodone, otc: BenGay, Tylenol Arthritis on occasion

CRANKY 1
Veteran Member


Date Joined Aug 2005
Total Posts : 617
   Posted 6/9/2012 12:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Gang,
 
I have to admit that my chronic back and knee pain issues have drastically influenced how often I take a regular shower.  I have to avoid baths, due to chronic urinary tract/kidney infection&stone problems, so showers are it for me. 
 
Unfortunately, I can't stand in one position for very long, so I have a bench in my tub to sit on when I take a shower.  I have the water flow split so I can divert part or all of it to a lower level, with hand-held hose unit.  I have developed almost a "phobia" about having to get into the shower because, although the hot water feels good momentarily, it's very tiring and my muscles/joints ache/cramp up as soon as I get out into the air.  Thus, out of a month's time, I may only shower on three or four occasions...the rest of the time it's sponge baths for me.  When I have to wash my hair under the faucet, I literally have to force myself through some serious anxiety, sometimes having to fight a full-blown panic attack.  That's probably my biggest struggle, because I can't stand to have hair that isn't squeeky clean...and I've got A LOT of hair!
 
I think part of my anxiety comes from associating taking hot showers every time I got a migraine, something that I did several times a week for years, starting when I was a teenager.  I still get migraines frequently(multiple times a week), but I realized that the muscles in my head would cramp back up as soon as I ran out of hot water.  So, now it's lots of smaller sponge baths during the day, alternating soap and water with anti-bacterial wipes.  I do use baby powder, and occasionally athlete's foot spray, when the weather gets really warm, because my skin gets irritated due to the heat.  I sleep naked, so everything gets a chance to air out ;-), and I must not be too funky, cuz my very OCD boyfriend would definitely let me know otherwise. 
 
Also, when my health allows, I do physical therapy in the pool at the YMCA, and make use of the whirlpool, steamroom, sauna, and handicapped shower.   By the time I'm done at the Y, I'm shriveled up like a prune, so I must be completely squeeky clean, down to the very last pore. 
 
I really wish it the bathing process wasn't so problematic for me.  I so miss the days when I was married, wasn't disabled, and had a house with a fabulous jacuzzi tub that I could relax in for hours at a time.  I'd light some candles, put on some soothing music, and be able to totally release any stress that I might be carrying around.  That was so long ago, it almost seems like it was another lifetime and happened to someone else.
 
Hopefully, I can get better control of my pain issues, so my anxiety will subside enough for me to regain a more normal grip on my bathing habits.  I can keep my fingers crossed anyway.  It's also good to know I'm not the only person out here with this kind of issue.  Thanks to everyone for sharing your experiences on this "delicate" subject.  I guess it would be pretty embarrassing if I was the only one having this sort of problem. 
 
Wish me luck! cool
Leigh Ann  

•On Disability for: Chronic Migraines, serious Back and Knee problems (will need surgery eventually), moderate Depression, Anxiety/Panic disorder, TMJ, stomach problems
•Divorced, 46, spawn-free

"THE WEATHER IS HERE, I WISH YOU WERE BEAUTIFUL." -Jimmy Buffett

Lindaloo
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 1713
   Posted 6/9/2012 3:07 PM (GMT -6)   
I too, have been known to skip washing daily from the pain.  I used to take showers with a shower chair, because I cannot stand, but the cold gets to the back area of my body and I begin to hurt.  I absolutely love to take a bath.  It's a garden tub, so I fit nicely in it.  I love the hot water to soak in.  I used to bathe regularly and shower only to wash my hair.  Then the showers were hurting me, so, i found a great way to wash my hair in the tub and I can't believe it took me so long to figure this out.  I will share with you, in case you haven't thought of this too.
 
Sit in the tub and wet your head with the warm tub water.  Apply shampoo, then have a clean cup nearby, turn on the faucet with as hot as you can tolerate the water.  Then fill the glass with the hot clean water and pour over your head until the hair runs clean of shampoo.  Respeat as necessary with a second shampoo, or conditioner of your choice.  This way, you get to sit in the hot water and soak those hurting muscles, yet rinse your hair with clean water and shampoo as you like. You also end up with a nice bubble bath too.  It works wonderfully and I don't keep my hands above my head too much, which also causes me pain.
 
Good luck.
 
God bless.
 
Lindaloo 
Moderator in Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia Forums.

Believe in yourself. Be kind to fellow humans and animals. Take time to smell the flowers and the coffee.

And by all means, when you are down, ask me for help. I will be there.


Linda

grandmaroses
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jan 2011
Total Posts : 1355
   Posted 6/9/2012 5:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi again, I popped in to read some more dirty stories and suddenly realized I have not showered or sponge bath since Tuesday morning. I can not smell that bad hubby still sleeping in the same bed and the grandchildren still accepting hugs. Lol
Take care
Rose



Insulin Dependant Diabetic, Fibromyalgia, Gerd, IBS, Sleep Apnea, COPD, Spondylolistesis, Diabetic Neuropathy, Fatty Liver, High Cholesterol
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, July 20, 2018 5:16 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,983,749 posts in 327,145 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161940 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, njewellmeyer.
393 Guest(s), 10 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
notsosicklygirl, wibblypig, island time, pombear, MsPoopsy, getting by, Paxton, Little Bear (LB), gerdy, mamabear18