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Gatordad
06-24-2008, 11:11 AM
This is the thread where you can post all about your ailments, ills, etc. The unnofficial self appointed moderator appoints FWGUY to give bandaids out on this thread as needed.


For a fat guy, I feel pretty good today.

ntsammy5
06-24-2008, 11:18 AM
I enjoyed my colonoscopy -- looking forward to the next one! :cool1:

VACAMPER
06-24-2008, 12:23 PM
No compliants for me today. My DD12 did pull a muscle in her back while we were playing volleyball yesterday. She's been walking around with an ice pack strapped to her back. Held on by an ace bandage.


Who's next?

lucy_love
06-24-2008, 12:28 PM
This should be an interesting post!

I have been getting leg cramps at night in my calf. Do you all know what I am talking about? They are so painful! I usually jump out of bed, yell, and stomp around the room and then pray that I won't get another one :rotfl:

I wonder if it has to do with my diet and the foods i'm eating.

VACAMPER
06-24-2008, 12:29 PM
Take tums for calcium. I had this problem when i was pregnant.

ntsammy5
06-24-2008, 12:32 PM
Potassium helps prevent cramps.

ftwildernessguy
06-24-2008, 12:34 PM
I enjoyed my colonoscopy -- looking forward to the next one! :cool1:

My physician is on my butt (no pun intended) to get one this year, but she is the same age as I am and hasn't scheduled hers yet, so I told her let me know when she does and I'll schedule mine. How'd you like the prep the day before?

PanFanAL
06-24-2008, 12:34 PM
Potassium helps prevent cramps.

Exactly, eat more bananas! Also, drink more water, could be a sign that you are slightly dehydrated!

lucy_love
06-24-2008, 12:35 PM
Ooh thanks! I will try that, hopefully they go away.

ftwildernessguy
06-24-2008, 12:40 PM
I don't have any complaints today that a couple of aspirin and a beer wouldn't cure.

ntsammy5
06-24-2008, 12:44 PM
How'd you like the prep the day before?


It was pretty crappy!

BigDaddyRog
06-24-2008, 01:01 PM
It was pretty crappy!:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

HappyDznyCamper
06-24-2008, 01:17 PM
It was pretty crappy!

Well isn't that sort of the point??

I have a headache, pass the asprin and beer.

des1954
06-24-2008, 02:02 PM
Potassium helps prevent cramps.
So does Midol! :rotfl2:

TxTink :)
06-24-2008, 02:04 PM
I occastionally get foot cramps pretty bad- all of a sudden the muscle between my big toe and the others just tighten and my toes separate- it's really weird and hard to explain. But my DH said to drink more water and that's seems to be helping. Anyone else have that spasm?

Rhonda
06-24-2008, 03:07 PM
I occastionally get foot cramps pretty bad- all of a sudden the muscle between my big toe and the others just tighten and my toes separate- it's really weird and hard to explain. But my DH said to drink more water and that's seems to be helping. Anyone else have that spasm?

Take a potassium tablet. You can eat a banana, but you need to eat a lot of them, to get the same amount that's in a pill.

If you take a potassium before bed, you won't get leg or toe cramps in the night. It works pretty fast!

I've been packing and cleaning (we're moving this weekend) so my lower back hurts. It better make it through the weekend, without going out!

bigslim
06-24-2008, 03:21 PM
I've somehow developed a big crack in my butt. :lmao:

Gatordad
06-24-2008, 03:34 PM
they sell butt-paste for that.

Thumper_ehhhhh
06-24-2008, 03:54 PM
I'm fine but my wife has a problem a BIG problem. She keeps telling me i'm a pain in the ***. :lmao:

Born 2 Fish
06-24-2008, 04:47 PM
I enjoyed my colonoscopy -- looking forward to the next one! :cool1:

Yeah man,,,,there is nothing like being probed by a camera!:thumbsup2
Butt seriously, everyone over 50 should schedule one for themselves.

Oh yeah my feet hurt.

RvUsa
06-24-2008, 06:46 PM
I don't have any complaints today that a couple of aspirin and a beer wouldn't cure.


Make that a couple of vicodin and a case of vodka, and you got me covered, I walked around the zoo with the munchkin today, so OUCH!

ntsammy5
06-24-2008, 06:49 PM
She keeps telling me i'm a pain in the ***. :lmao:

ain't that the truth :rotfl2:

djblu883
06-24-2008, 07:03 PM
eat a few bananas...your potassium could be low...summer time...that is a common ailment!



This should be an interesting post!

I have been getting leg cramps at night in my calf. Do you all know what I am talking about? They are so painful! I usually jump out of bed, yell, and stomp around the room and then pray that I won't get another one :rotfl:

I wonder if it has to do with my diet and the foods i'm eating.

djblu883
06-24-2008, 07:07 PM
I've somehow developed a big crack in my butt. :lmao:

:rotfl2: :rotfl: welcome stranger you are too funny

Louisianafive
06-24-2008, 07:27 PM
Yeah, my feet do that every once in a while! So do my Mom's. I thought it was just something I inherited(not going to get much else!)

bigdisneydaddy
06-24-2008, 07:31 PM
Having been a health care professional for almost 20 years I have to say that their attitudes are backwards. All they ever do is take the pessimistic view and go out looking for trouble, why not take a more positive attitude and assume that all is well :confused3

;)

BigCheese_MainSqueez
06-24-2008, 08:33 PM
My wife's dad had a massive heart attack and died last night, please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers. thanks

clkelley
06-24-2008, 09:49 PM
Sorry to hear that

seabee
06-24-2008, 10:19 PM
Well,

I guess this is where I should post my update. I don't want the rath of Pete coming down upon me.:rotfl2:

JIM IS COMING HOME!!!!:dance3: He is healing well, and they are going to wait longer then they had expected for the next surgery so they are going to let him go home in between. I'm a little nervous because they ended up having to open part of his wound because they thought it was infected. Turned out it was just red.:confused3 So now we have an open wound that is being packed, which I will be taking care of at home. But I keep telling myself I will be fine. We will just have to be careful with transfering him.

They are hoping to be able to do the next surgery laproscopicaly instead of having to open him up on the other side too. We are hoping that works out.

So here's hoping that he is able to come home tomorrow, and I will have more time for the DIS!!!!:yay:

Gatordad
06-24-2008, 10:23 PM
Best of luck...... and pete has no rath. he's what they call rathless.

OK GRUMPY
06-24-2008, 10:53 PM
My wife's dad had a massive heart attack and died last night, please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers. thanks

Sorry to hear that. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Seabee
That Good NEWS!

seabee
06-24-2008, 11:08 PM
My wife's dad had a massive heart attack and died last night, please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers. thanks

I'm so sorry for your family. You are in our prayers.

des1954
06-25-2008, 06:19 AM
How'd you like the prep the day before?
Al's & my mother was the "queen" of one-liner's (amongst other things). The day before her first colonoscopy, she had to drink a gallon of this stuff called "Go-Lytely". Well as you can guess, you do anything but - go lightly. The next day when I took her in for the procedure the first words out of her mouth to the gastroenterologist were: "Who's the sadistic ba$ta%d that named that stuff?" :lmao:

My wife's dad had a massive heart attack and died last night, please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers. thanks

I'm so sorry for your family. My prayers are with you & yours.

djblu883
06-25-2008, 06:59 AM
My wife's dad had a massive heart attack and died last night, please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers. thanks

sorry to hear about your Wife's Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with your family!

djblu883
06-25-2008, 07:03 AM
I've got a big pain in my bum caused by my daughter ...the wound seems to be growing daily!

VACAMPER
06-25-2008, 07:11 AM
Big Cheese, Thinking about your family. Praying for comfort.


Seabee, :banana: Thanks for the update. No one can take better care Jim than you. Glad he's coming home.

ntsammy5
06-25-2008, 07:21 AM
Nicole, that's great news. :cool1:

big kahuna1
06-25-2008, 07:38 AM
I enjoyed my colonoscopy -- looking forward to the next one!

I had my first one 5 years ago and loved the drug they gave me. I have had one every month since.:scared1:

ftwildernessguy
06-25-2008, 07:57 AM
Having been a health care professional for almost 20 years I have to say that their attitudes are backwards. All they ever do is take the pessimistic view and go out looking for trouble, why not take a more positive attitude and assume that all is well :confused3

;)

Grrrrrrrrr. Although I do agree that many are focused on treating symptoms rather than looking for the cause.

RvUsa
06-25-2008, 08:45 AM
Nicole, Glad to hear Jim is coming home! You will be fine taking care of him, from what I have heard from you on here, you should have no problems at all! :thumbsup2

PolynesianPixie
06-25-2008, 09:37 AM
Yay Nicole!


I'll post for Jen because she doesn't feel like it. She feels sucky actually.


me, I'm just peachy.

To all you who don't feel peachy.....get better, please! To the fellow with the FIL who had a heart attack, :hug:

ftwildernessguy
06-25-2008, 09:40 AM
Man, I just found out a friend of mine who is a doc in town has been admitted to the Alzheimers unit of a local hospital and has less than a year to live. Not a lot older than me, either. Tentative diagnosis is Pick's disease, but he recently travelled to Africa and they are not ruling out a possible parasite or virus from there. I am in shock. This guy was active and loved life, and just recently married his daughter off. I think I may go home early today.

ntsammy5
06-25-2008, 10:09 AM
Man, that really makes you start reevaluating retirement plans! I know a lot of people who live to ripe old ages and are healthy enough to enjoy retirement and a lot like your friend and like Tim Russert who never get to enjoy any of it. Really makes you wonder. :confused3

ntsammy5
06-25-2008, 10:10 AM
I'll post for Jen because she doesn't feel like it. She feels sucky actually.


Are they still going to FW. I certainly hope so!

ftwildernessguy
06-25-2008, 10:14 AM
Man, that really makes you start reevaluating retirement plans! I know a lot of people who live to ripe old ages and are healthy enough to enjoy retirement and a lot like your friend and like Tim Russert who never get to enjoy any of it. Really makes you wonder. :confused3

Yeah. I think I'm going to freakin Disney World.

des1954
06-25-2008, 11:51 AM
Ami- If you text Jen again...give her a BIG VIRTUAL HUG from me. I would send her a PM, but with a migraine the last thing you want to be doing is staring at a computer screen.

Thanks!

PolynesianPixie
06-25-2008, 03:16 PM
Are they still going to FW. I certainly hope so!

Heck yeah! Her biggest problem was telling her son they were going. He's so excited that he's been jumping on her!

Ami- If you text Jen again...give her a BIG VIRTUAL HUG from me. I would send her a PM, but with a migraine the last thing you want to be doing is staring at a computer screen.

Thanks!


You got it!

BigCheese_MainSqueez
06-26-2008, 12:22 AM
Thank you all, I forgot to mention he was only 54 and was in pretty good shape too, Thanks again

des1954
06-26-2008, 05:39 AM
Thank you all, I forgot to mention he was only 54 and was in pretty good shape too, Thanks again

WOW!! I'm 54, and in pretty lousy shape. 54 is way too young. I'm so sorry!

I lost my dad when I was 26 & he was 61. He'd been ill with a heart condition for years, so it came as no surprise. It still hurts like anything when a loved one dies- no matter what the circumstances. Time will soften the pain, but you will always miss them. Again, I am so sorry for your loss.