OT - Gma is 89 today! :)

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

Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 5/5/2008 5:16 AM (GMT -6)   
For anyone that doesn't know who Gma is - she is my grandmother who moved in with me 4 years ago.  She has battled bladder cancer - survived, has macular degeneration - is legally blind, and had Alzheimers.  But today is her 89th birthday - wow.  I hope I have the same longetivity - with relatively good health that is!  Today I am taking her in to the beauty parlor to get her and my hair done, then we are going shopping and then going out to lunch.  Plus, we have the family coming over later for cake and ice cream.  Just thought I would share her big milestone - heck any birthday after 80 is a milestone!  tongue
 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Allergies-Singulair
~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Spinal Stenosis~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


tjf
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2005
Total Posts : 3238
   Posted 5/5/2008 5:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy Birthday GMA!!!!!! Um can I come over for cake and icecream?!
Tabitha (Tab)

100mg Azathioprine, 2 Fibercon, Colazal-9 a day, Acidopholis Pearls, Nexium

http://www.healingwell.com/donate
Co-Moderator UC Forum


Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 5/5/2008 6:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Of course! If you want to travel a few hundred (thousand?) miles here to Michigan! lol We are having Sanders bumpy cake and Gma's favorite - carrot cake. With Chocolate marshmallow and vanilla ice cream :)
 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Allergies-Singulair
~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Spinal Stenosis~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


tjf
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2005
Total Posts : 3238
   Posted 5/5/2008 6:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Carrot cake is my favorite too!!! I hope you guys have a great day:)
Tabitha (Tab)

100mg Azathioprine, 2 Fibercon, Colazal-9 a day, Acidopholis Pearls, Nexium

http://www.healingwell.com/donate
Co-Moderator UC Forum


jujub
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Mar 2003
Total Posts : 10407
   Posted 5/5/2008 7:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy birthday, Gma! You two girls have a great day.
Judy
 
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
 
Co-Moderator UC Forum
Please remember to consult your health care provider when making health-related decisions.


Lonie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 6447
   Posted 5/5/2008 8:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Well, that certainly brought a big smile to my face! Please tell gma happy birthday for me and give her a big hug. What a milestone for her; and have a wonderful time together getting all "dolled" up and doing all that fun stuff! :-) What is bumpy cake? Sounds yummy! ((((Hugs for gma!)))))

Carol

Remicade - will have my 21st infusion on April 17.
Vitamin B-12/Biotin, Probiotics
 
Co-Moderator for the UC Forum
 
 


quincy
Elite Member


Date Joined May 2003
Total Posts : 30411
   Posted 5/5/2008 9:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Sounds like the perfect day for both of you Sherry!

Happy Birthday # 89 GMA!!!

quincy xx
*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... tapered to every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol (6 daily) + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~vitamins/minerals/supplements 
~Probiotic 3(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....zymactive 3 - 5x daily
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg;  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!


Beth75
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 2148
   Posted 5/5/2008 11:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Wishing your Gma a happy birthday!

My Gram will turn 85 on May 8th. Just took her out for her bday for ribs and jalapeno poppers her favorite! She is one of the most special people in my life, I just adore her.
Beth, 32 ~ Major Flare Sept/Oct 07 ~ in remission
UC dx'd 03/00 (Proctosigmoiditis); Pancolitis since 09/07
Azathioprine 200mg 1xday nightly; Calcium and Vit D 500mg 3xday, Multi Vit, Folic Acid 400mg 2xday, Prilosec, Probiotics.
Minimal Change Disease (Kidney Disorder) dx'd 09/07 - partial remission since 03/08
Prednisone 5mg 1xday (tapered from 60 = ), Simvastatin 20mg 1xday, Diovan 160mg 2xday. Enalapril 20mg 1xday, Fosomax 70mg 1xweek. MCD may be from hypersensitivty to 5ASA drugs.  Do you have edema? If so, check your blood protien level!
Pre-Diabetic from Prednisone use - Low carb/sugar diet & exercise.


Bennie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 552
   Posted 5/5/2008 11:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy 89th Birthday, Gma!! Have a wonderful day.  (It's also our 23rd wedding anniversary today!)

--Mom of bratcat (17 years old)--
Daughter bratcat was diagnosed with pancolitis October 2006
Current meds:
Asacol - 4 pills/3Xday, 2 tabs 6-mp/1.5 tabs 6-mp every other day, 50 mg prednisone
 
11/14/06 - started prednisone; 1/28/07 - finished prednisone!
3/3/07 - began to taper off hydrocortisone sloowwly! Summer 2007 - slowly began tapering Rowasa. 9/07 -- flaring? Nightly Rowasa. 9/21/07 -- added hydrocortisone enemas. 9/30/07--added prednisone. 10/31--started 6-mp, stopped the enemas. Started lowering prednisone. 3/08-another flare!


dakotagirl
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 3402
   Posted 5/5/2008 11:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy Bday Gma! Hooray - celebrate big :)

Happy Anniversary Bennie and Mr. Bennie!
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
Status:  Flaring :(
 
30mg pred, Asacol 12 per day,  Azathioprine 100mg, Aciphex, Forvia, and Pro-Bio
 
Co-Mod for the UC forum:  Keep HealingWell running smoothly:  www.healingwell.com/donate


Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 5/5/2008 11:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks everyone! I will tell y'all wished her happy bdays. A bumpy cakes is chocolate cake with stripes of marshmallow covered in chocolate frosting. Ohhh sooooo good!
 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Allergies-Singulair
~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Spinal Stenosis~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


chroniemomx2
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 2346
   Posted 5/5/2008 3:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Um, I live in MI....I'll be right over!!!  Sounds sooooo yummy!   Happy Bday Gma!

Lonie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 6447
   Posted 5/5/2008 3:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey, I looked for a recipe for that Sander's Bumpy Cake...seems like it has quite a following in Michigian! I found one; maybe I'll try to make it; or if I ever get out there I'll try and find one. Kind of like Philly cheesesteaks or Ketchup potato chips.....every region has it's own food thing. In Sacramento, we're known for tomatoes. Ha. Sorry, a bit off topic, but I did find the bumpy cake interesting.

Carol

Remicade - will have my 21st infusion on April 17.
Vitamin B-12/Biotin, Probiotics
 
Co-Moderator for the UC Forum
 
 


jano437
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jul 2005
Total Posts : 1614
   Posted 5/5/2008 3:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Happy Birthday to your GMA
Diagnosed July 2005 with Pancolitis
Asacol 4 tabs 3 times daily
Pro-Bio
Forvia
calcium
Diosmin(for leg and vein support)


Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 5/6/2008 5:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Carol, no one - regardless of how good you are - can possibly duplicate the Sanders bumpy cake! There is only one way for you to get one and that is to come see me! :0) lol

Gma's bday was real nice. Everyone showed up and we all had cake and ice cream. Kids were running around, causing havoc so us adults went outside to the patio. Gma seemed to really enjoy her day. And what the best present was - is that she was 90% mentally there for everyone and she was really able to enjoy the day!
 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Allergies-Singulair
~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Spinal Stenosis~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 5/6/2008 5:25 AM (GMT -6)   

Here is a picture of Gma for anyone who's interested  :-)

 

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee33/tweety48239/gma.jpg


 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Allergies-Singulair
~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Spinal Stenosis~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


tjf
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2005
Total Posts : 3238
   Posted 5/6/2008 5:49 AM (GMT -6)   
OMG! She is the sweetest thing ever!!! I'm glad she had a good day and everyone enjoyed her birthday!!!
Tabitha (Tab)

100mg Azathioprine, 2 Fibercon, Colazal-9 a day, Acidopholis Pearls, Nexium

http://www.healingwell.com/donate
Co-Moderator UC Forum


Lonie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 6447
   Posted 5/6/2008 7:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Oh Sherry -- she looks like an angel! Thanks for the pic. Now, I know what carrot cake looks like, how bout' a picture of that Bumpy Cake? You've got my curiosity up! Ha! Just kidding, I'm sure that bumpy cake is all gone by now. Okay though, I'll just stop by Michigian some time and have a slice with you...and maybe a cup of coffee. Yum. And for Gma, give her another hug. Glad to hear she had a wonderful day and was aware of the love that surrounded her.

Carol

Remicade - will have my 21st infusion on April 17.
Vitamin B-12/Biotin, Probiotics
 
Co-Moderator for the UC Forum
 
 


quincy
Elite Member


Date Joined May 2003
Total Posts : 30411
   Posted 5/6/2008 1:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Awesome pic of Gma! Great to hear her day of celebration was enjoyable for her.

Thanks for sharing Sherry.
q
*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... tapered to every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol (6 daily) + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~vitamins/minerals/supplements 
~Probiotic 3(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....zymactive 3 - 5x daily
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg;  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!


dakotagirl
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 3402
   Posted 5/6/2008 5:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Gma looks good! A bit more frail than when I saw her last - but still looking good :) So glad to hear all went well and the AZ stayed away for a while. Hooray!
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
Status:  Flaring :(
 
30mg pred, Asacol 12 per day,  Azathioprine 100mg, Aciphex, Forvia, and Pro-Bio
 
Co-Mod for the UC forum:  Keep HealingWell running smoothly:  www.healingwell.com/donate

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, April 27, 2018 2:06 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,956,146 posts in 324,295 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 162269 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Drobinson.
188 Guest(s), 1 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Tall Allen