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Old 10-12-2016, 02:22 PM   #26531
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I didn't do anything I wanted to get done today. I just am tired of being tired and in pain. I know some of you think that I just come here to complain about my health but it's not true. The truth is I don't come here very much anymore because I DON'T want to seem like I am always sick.

But I miss all my friends. So sometimes I come and just read what is going on in your lives and other times like today I post.

The truth is, I have about 15 chronic illnesses - mostly physical but I also suffer from bipolar and depression. The high parts of the bipolar are pretty well managed; however, like right now, I can still go into depression.

In the last while I have been diagnosed with liver and kidney issues which have come from a botched gallbladder surgery and all the medications I have been on through the years.

Besides my osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia taking away my ability to do cakes and cater, now these other conditions are limiting the food I can eat - another reason for avoiding a foodie group.

I hope no one is offended by my venting. I just needed to be real and thought it was time I was completely open and honest.

If this needs to be deleted I will understand and probably quietly stay away. But I like to think I have a few friends still here.

Sweetie, we're just glad you're feeling well enough to visit with us now and then As you know, I have my own chronic issues, and I know how helpful and supportive people are here. We all understand that sometimes enough is enough and people need to let it out. Gentle hugs for you and I hope you have a better day tomorrow {{{LP}}}
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Old 10-12-2016, 02:35 PM   #26532
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Today is Family Day at the hospital.
Were to learn how to take care of Mr.Munky when he comes home tomorrow.
P/T/-O/T/S/P..teach him how to get into a vehicle safely, go over his diet with his Dietician.Were thrilled the day is almost here.

Last night I got one too many txt's from people saying that they were going to drop by Thursday and see him.
What's bothering me is they didn't ask! We've been on a roller coaster ride. A lot of things to do.
I really don't want people here! It's not the time. I resent that they haven't even considered his heath and our family's needs at all!

Mr.Munky has strict orders not to be overstimulated,barraged by people when he gets home.
He could have another stroke. The trip home is going to wear him out.Will probably be a painful one to.

I can't think past rude multi contacts replies "Access denied thoughts."

What would you say?

Munky Badger.
I've been there. I wouldn't say anything. I would avoid responding to anyone, I posted a notice on our front door, " We are unable to accept visitors at this time"

No need to explain anything to anyone. But you may need to explain to the folks who think the notice didn't apply to them! And that could happen.
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Old 10-12-2016, 02:38 PM   #26533
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I didn't do anything I wanted to get done today. I just am tired of being tired and in pain. I know some of you think that I just come here to complain about my health but it's not true. The truth is I don't come here very much anymore because I DON'T want to seem like I am always sick.

But I miss all my friends. So sometimes I come and just read what is going on in your lives and other times like today I post.

The truth is, I have about 15 chronic illnesses - mostly physical but I also suffer from bipolar and depression. The high parts of the bipolar are pretty well managed; however, like right now, I can still go into depression.

In the last while I have been diagnosed with liver and kidney issues which have come from a botched gallbladder surgery and all the medications I have been on through the years.

Besides my osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia taking away my ability to do cakes and cater, now these other conditions are limiting the food I can eat - another reason for avoiding a foodie group.

I hope no one is offended by my venting. I just needed to be real and thought it was time I was completely open and honest.

If this needs to be deleted I will understand and probably quietly stay away. But I like to think I have a few friends still here.


You certainly still have friends here!! We need to hear from you no matter how you area feeling. You know this is a very supportive bunch!
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Old 10-12-2016, 04:01 PM   #26534
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Thanks, everyone. I know I am not alone, but sometimes I just need to blow off steam. I had a rough night, but TB and I figured another "fix" when it comes to the shopping so it always works out in the end.

Munky Badger (I like that) - With my Dad when someone told me they were coming we would say "no, call when you think you can come and we will tell you if he is up to it. I never had to resort to the sign on the door, but I would have if needed. His care was enough for both of us to handle let alone visitors.

I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Munky's stroke. If you ever need someone to vent to you know where my PM box is!
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Old 10-12-2016, 05:14 PM   #26535
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1.Repair man came yesterday for my "Humidex" (sort of like a dehumidifier/air exchanger). I had purchased the replacement part and had it sent to the dealer here (a friend?!). He says he just sells, doesn't repair. Finally get him to find me a repairman for appliances. He comes, takes out the dead mouse that jammed the fan. Puts everything back together - works fine. Replacement parts not needed. Phone the company, ask for an RA, want my money back ($300). Worst part is, aside from taking over a month for all of the above, the machine is under a 10 year warranty that should have made the parts free! Lousy bookkeeping on everyone part, not impressed.

2. Turned the oven on to bake bread. Starts to heat up, about 10/15 min later realize it isn't heating. I have a propane oven, get down on my hands & knees (that 's painful), pull out the bottom grill drawer, peer in and the pilot is glowing with a tiny flame but the bar running along the oven, nada ... ARGHHH! NOW WHAT!
Ended up cooking the loaf of bread in the toaster oven - worked fine.
I don't really want to call the service department for my propane supplier, charges $95 just for the trip here. But I need my oven...

3. Thermostat for propane fireplace went on the whacko - too long a story to go into, but evidently parts were missing when installed against my vinyl siding, which is now blackened. So flame adjustment, missing parts, thermostat recalibrating. This one I could have started the fixing routine earlier in the year, but just didn't, ... my bad... But now, of course, with winter approaching, ahhh dragn... when will you smarten up! You heat this house with that fireplace! Wake up! Now you have to get people here at their busiest time!

4. Had tires changed over, yes, even for here a bit early, but was going to be near the dealer for other reasons and thought I would be traveling north this month (canceled for the pneumonia). Tire light came on, do this, do that, I'm told, nope - did this, did that, wait 20 to 80 k. I've done 200 k.. take it back this Fri.

5. To top it all off - got pneumonia... Well, guess that's it for now... going to open a bottle of wine... what now?? yes, NOW!
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(((Hugs Dragnlaw))) Enjoy the wine.
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Old 10-12-2016, 05:48 PM   #26537
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I think you may need more than one bottle of wine, dragn.
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Old 10-12-2016, 05:52 PM   #26538
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Sorry to hear all of that dragnlaw. I really feel for you on all counts. Except the bottle of wine - for that I am just plain jealous...but you can drink my share on top of your own!

Well, I don't have to go to Costco anymore but do have to go pick up Violet's medication and food for her and Monkey. I am glad they are cute and cuddly because they are sure costing a lot

I am thinking a stop at the Tim Horton's drive-thru might be manageable
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Old 10-12-2016, 06:46 PM   #26539
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I think you may need more than one bottle of wine, dragn.
hee hee... I make my own, a second bottle is not a problem!

Thanks Taxy, you know I will!

LPB - why thank you - I will toast you as I raise your glass (or two)

and then.... comes the fun

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Old 10-12-2016, 07:02 PM   #26540
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hee hee... I make my own, a second bottle is not a problem!

Thanks Taxy, you know I will!

LPB - why thank you - I will toast you as I raise your glass (or two)

and then.... comes the fun

I know I enjoyed the wine you brought when we went out to lunch. That was some fine wine Dragn.
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