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Forum: The Golden Years 10-17-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 144
Posted By Begete
Michelle, I am so very sorry. There is nothing as...

Michelle, I am so very sorry. There is nothing as painful as having to say goodbye to a beloved fur baby. Do you know the Rainbow Bridge poem?

Julie, no wonder you are still so ill given the...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-16-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 211
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Window washers were here at 8...

Good morning.

Window washers were here at 8 so I had to wake up. I did get the garlic planted yesterday. Today is our last day of sun before the rain starts....all week into next.

Tonight going...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-15-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Begete
ATTN: The second season of The Durrells starts...

ATTN: The second season of The Durrells starts tonight on PBS.

Well, we got the motorhome winterized yesterday, but not much else. Today I need to clean out one raised bed to get the garlic in....
Forum: The Golden Years 10-14-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Begete
Julie - great that you are now able to get out...

Julie - great that you are now able to get out and around. Our trip is November 4 - 12. I do not usually put online that we are leaving, and I probably won't on FB, but we do have a house/cat sitter...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-13-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By Begete
Grrr - I already had Friday the 13th YESTERDAY! ...

Grrr - I already had Friday the 13th YESTERDAY!

At least we made it home intact with the motorhome. Now we have to park and winterize it. Also have to go to bank to pick up our Euros and Hungarian...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-13-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By Begete
Good morning....and the beat goes on....two...

Good morning....and the beat goes on....two things on the agenda today requiring decent weather: Window washers supposed to come, and we need to pick up the motor home and repark it in our tiny...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-12-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Begete
Sorry I didn’t welcome you back Susan....WELCome...

Sorry I didn’t welcome you back Susan....WELCome BACK

Julie....whatever we have, must be the same thing....my cultures were negative so not the strep bacterial pneumonia the doctor thought it...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-12-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Begete
Good morning, We thought today was our no...

Good morning,

We thought today was our no running water day (community well and storage tank cleaning), but it is NEXT Thursday. Grrr. Spent so much time yesterday doing unnecessary cleaning,...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-11-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By Begete
Doris, taking care of an autistic child is not...

Doris, taking care of an autistic child is not easy - rant away! The first year after he graduated from college, Gabe took care of autistic children for an agency. He had worked for them part time...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-10-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Begete
Interesting, Julie. I got sick 2 days after...

Interesting, Julie. I got sick 2 days after getting my flu shot. The tests results are in, no flesh eating bacteria and no strep throat. So why, after 3 weeks and a course of antibiotics, do I still...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-09-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 213
Posted By Begete
Doris - I have more problems with people who wear...

Doris - I have more problems with people who wear a lot of perfume than with smokers.

Virtually ALL cruise ships ban smoking except in one small outside area, so not an issue with meals, drinks,...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-09-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 213
Posted By Begete
Good morning. First, good news...no flesh...

Good morning.

First, good news...no flesh eating bacteria or any other kind in those leg sores. Seems strange as tests show NO growth of any kind. I thought every wound had SOME bacteria....
...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-08-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Begete
Good morning folks, The river cruise we are...

Good morning folks,

The river cruise we are taking is on the Danube. Wish we could bring Doris with us. Between us, we speak 6 languages, but none of them happen to be German. The only word I know...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-07-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Begete
My brand new iPad (128 gigs) also had an upgrade....

My brand new iPad (128 gigs) also had an upgrade. Not sure if one can change the keyboard back.

My glasses have been found and the kitties were falsely accused. While I was at the doctor...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-06-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By Begete
Yes, I have a steroid cream to put on legs, and...

Yes, I have a steroid cream to put on legs, and no they do not hurt which makes me think NOT the flesh eating bacteria. They look like the early stages from the photos online, but they itch rather...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-05-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By Begete
OY! The dermatologist is concerned I might have a...

OY! The dermatologist is concerned I might have a staph infection/flesh eating bacterial infection on my legs! That's what killed my DIL. I am anxious to say the least. May not get the results until...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-05-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By Begete
Off to mainland today to see Dermatologist. Have...

Off to mainland today to see Dermatologist. Have itchy sores on legs for about a month, but too sick to get to a specialist.
Forum: The Golden Years 10-04-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Begete
Sorry you are having such horrible problems,...

Sorry you are having such horrible problems, Ginny. Will have to google Hashimoto.

No plans for today as I am exhausted from our trip yesterday even though all I did was ride in the car.
Forum: The Golden Years 10-03-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Begete
Ginny - the most common cause for hives on me is...

Ginny - the most common cause for hives on me is a medication. Next is laundry detergent/fabric softener....anything with a scent.

When your hives started, can you think of anything "new" in your...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-03-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Begete
Good morning. My throat is still very...

Good morning.

My throat is still very scratchy, but I think we will take a drive today to the mainland so I can buy more cat food at Trader Joes. If the strep doesn't kill me, boredom might!
...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-02-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Though my throat is still...

Good morning.

Though my throat is still pretty scratchy, I do feel a bit better this morning. Actually I started feeling a little better yesterday afternoon, and made another quart of spaghetti...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-01-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By Begete
I can't believe that after 3 days of antibiotics,...

I can't believe that after 3 days of antibiotics, I still do not feel any better, but thank you for asking. In fact my throat is worse!

Naturally, we have no plans for today.....though desperate...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-30-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Begete
Doris - tell your friends to get to a Dr if their...

Doris - tell your friends to get to a Dr if their throats are sore and they have the same crud as I. My Dr believes I have a strep bacteria pneumonia because of the appearance of my throat and one...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-30-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Begete
Welcome back, Michelle. Nothing new to...

Welcome back, Michelle.

Nothing new to report. Was in tears last night watching reports from Puerto Rico. I refuse to contribute to charities that spend large amounts on executive salaries and...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-29-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Begete
Ginny - I did have a flu shot - two days before I...

Ginny - I did have a flu shot - two days before I got sick!!
Forum: The Golden Years 09-29-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Begete
Doris, not sure. Because of my chronic condition,...

Doris, not sure. Because of my chronic condition, I am allergic to many medications.

EVERYONE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING:

I thought I could take two meds safely, Keflex (which apparently is NOT...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-28-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Begete
Being treated for pneumonia. Interesting...

Being treated for pneumonia. Interesting problem.....just read the warnings about the antibiotic I was given. It can cause the kind of nerve damage that I have in my left leg!

Now I am wondering...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-28-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Begete
Good morning. My appointment isn't until...

Good morning.

My appointment isn't until this afternoon. So far, John has not yet caught this. I sure hope he doesn't as it is wicked. Plus we leave for our cruise November 4 which isn't that far...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-27-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Giving in and made a Dr....

Good morning. Giving in and made a Dr. appointments for tomorrow. I simply an not getting any better, and having had pneumonia 2 years ago, do not want to sit in ER if still sick over weekend. My...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-26-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By Begete
Is anyone watching THIS IS US. ? It is a series...

Is anyone watching THIS IS US. ? It is a series on NBC. We have a thread going on Facebook for what to do while recovering from the flu as there are quite a few of us. For those on FB it is under...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-26-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Begete
Ditto everything Julie said. I have a friend here...

Ditto everything Julie said. I have a friend here who has the same thing, and she thought she was feeling a little better Saturday so went outside for some air and now she is worse again.

What a...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-25-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Still sick. Yes, last night's...

Good morning. Still sick.

Yes, last night's Island hunters showed properties very close to my house. But they kept referring to "Whidbey,WA" and if you addressed a letter to there it would be...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-24-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By Begete
Good morning. Still feeling awful. When I take...

Good morning. Still feeling awful. When I take Niquil, I can sleep after it kicks in for about 4.5 hours, but as it wears off I am coughing again.

Strange that Julie and I are at opposite corners...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-23-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Begete
checking back in. If I do not feel better by...

checking back in. If I do not feel better by Monday, I will call doctor. This bug has really put a cramp in my fall canning.

Susan....binged watched all of season 3 and first two episodes of...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-23-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Begete
Sure hope Julie checks in soon. I got worse again...

Sure hope Julie checks in soon. I got worse again yesterday as the day went on. Slept most of last 24 hours with the assistance of Niquil. This flu/cold/virus is really wicked.
So gunked up, I was...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-22-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By Begete
Didn't realize it was fall already. Still...

Didn't realize it was fall already.

Still sick, but feeling a tiny bit less congested this morning.

I actually have a low carb question! John and I are going back on the Induction phase...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-21-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Begete
Thanx for asking, Loretta. The swelling is down a...

Thanx for asking, Loretta. The swelling is down a little in John's foot, but not abated.
Forum: The Golden Years 09-21-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Begete
Oh Julie. Sorry about that fever. You must be way...

Oh Julie. Sorry about that fever. You must be way sicker than I. Last night I took one of those over-the-counter nighttime cold and flu remedies and it really helped. Slept til almost 10 this...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-20-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By Begete
No one has called for another look, Doris. ...

No one has called for another look, Doris.

When we lived in Nigeria, all the chickens were tough. No amount of roasting would fix that. Just too muscular from running around.

About the only...
Forum: The Golden Years 09-20-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By Begete
I do not have a fever either, Julie. That is why...

I do not have a fever either, Julie. That is why initially I thought it was an allergic reaction to something. Wish we could commiserate in person.
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