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At 11:39am on March 14, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Kathy, gosh thanks for the kind words. The unfortunate subset of humanity who've experienced that pain from a tooth are the only ones who can truly relate. After they take it out tomorrow, I'll be without anything there for a year while the area heals for 6 months, and then prepare for an implant. I know those bridges can damage. I hope you're getting along alright.
At 12:53am on March 14, 2011, MossDog said…
Hi Kathy- I did try Mirapex but it did not do a whole lot for me. Apparantly I am of the 10% of folks these meds do not do much for. And yes I have heard about the rebound (what they call augmentation). There is a website of a support group in California where they have a doc that deals mainly with people with RLS who will answer questions you can email to him. I found that very helpful. If you are interested I can look it up and send you a link to information. They say about 10% of the population has RLS. I currently take Lyrica for it. It helps in that when I do not take it I have quite severe symptoms. Still it is pretty bad :-(. Unfortunately the only thing that tends to help much (as far as getting sleep) is narcotics. Not something I am terribly fond of but I guess you do NEED sleep. The only hard part of that after you get around your own aversion to narcotics is getting a Doctor who does not think you are an abuser just looking to score. I guess it is a lot like diabetes. Can't be cured but hopefully can be controlled.
At 4:54pm on March 9, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Kathy, I just noticed your date of diagnosis. My date was June 21 1974. But I count June 21, because that is the day I got out of the hospital and it is my birthday. how about that we were ill at the same time. Well ill in a manner of speaking I was at Disney world starting on June 6 of that year. That is when I really got ill.

At 4:51pm on March 9, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Sure is!!! He arrived one week ago and is a bouncing 8 13 oz, and 22 inches in length. I think he looks like,, well me of course. LOL Mom and baby are doing fine, however dad seems to be completely smitten with young Benjamin Daniel. LOL

Ok , well Poppa is right behind him of course. I am dieing to post some pics, but mom has requested that none be posted in Facebook or on other social media sites. So I am trying to be good. however the minute i see one posted by his parents, I will be right there.


Oh i might sneak one in when they are not looking. LOL

At 11:39am on March 6, 2011, Marie B said…
well we've had tons of rain all day. went down to see my mother for a few days and just got back. it's always a stress-a-thon. one good thing, though, coming back listening to our XM radio, for the next two weeks, they are having an all Simon and Garfunkle station! what a treat.

my husband's company makes that seafood salad. they make the one in Walmart and some other big stores. actually I like it, but I can't figure out what makes it carb-y.
At 11:27am on February 26, 2011, Marie B said…
oh wow, just enjoyed the Springsteen video soooo much. I've got the fire for HIM! he looks so young there too. Just 'cuz I'm on a diet doesn't mean I can't look at the menu. hope your day is going well.
At 6:28am on February 25, 2011, Marie B said…
h iKathy, glad you and Reed are friends. that's nice what he said.

I listen to the Bruce Springsteen channel a lot on my sat radio. I love this song


there are tons of videos of it, I forget which one I sent you, but there's one where he does great harmony with his wife and bandmate Patti. do you have XM or Sirius? we only get 2 regular radio stations here in the boondocks. my preset channels are as follows: 60's on 6, classic rock, Outlaw Country, Deep Tracks, NPR, and Bruce Springsteen. I also have to have Bloomberg for when my husband is in the car, all he wants is news and financials. I'm trying to understand all that stuff, but when I hear "QE2" I'm thinking ocean liner, not quarterly earnings or quantitative easing. haha. how is your new normal?
At 7:55am on February 15, 2011, Marie B said…
wow I haven't heard that song for a while. here's one of my favorite love songs
At 7:22pm on February 14, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
I dont know the song, but the lyrics are so good. thanks for introducing a new song to me

Happy Valentines day

At 12:01am on February 12, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
oh thatis funny,, may dad and elvis share the same birth day

At 5:49pm on February 11, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
hey Kathy, no i dont know the sotry .

At 1:11pm on February 7, 2011, Marie B said…
hey Kathy, just got my husband out of the hospital after a bad gallbladder attack Saturday, so they took it out. 58 years old and never been in the hospital. I can't imagine that, but it was true. I hope you are managing, wish I had some ugg boots but I guess if I lived where you do I'd probably consider a fur coat.
At 8:57am on January 30, 2011, Marie B said…
thanks for the video, always a favorite with me too, so nice to see you around.
At 6:09pm on January 29, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
So awesome, Thank you and thank Van !!!!!

Like Robin it made my day.

At 3:08pm on January 29, 2011, Robyn said…
Loved Loved Loved the video...Tupelo Honey is my favorite song. Thank you Doll!!!! Made my day. xo
At 8:03pm on January 28, 2011, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
well if you if your going to see 127 hours then we will expect a full and complete review of the movie as well as a total discussion ofthe pros and cons of butter popcorn

LOl have a great weekend

At 7:19pm on January 28, 2011, Robyn said…
Love your profile picture! Have a good weekend and the hospital would be very lucky to have you. Shopping???? I havent done that in a very long time. Love ya Lady. xo
At 8:42am on January 28, 2011, Robyn said…
Glad you are doing okay. Think of you all the time. Love ya xo
At 3:17pm on January 20, 2011, Robyn said…
Thinking of you. Hope you are well. Love ya!
At 11:17am on January 15, 2011, Robyn said…
Thanks Hon!! I used to love that song...remember dancin' to that one. Hope you are well. I am hanging in there. Love ya



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