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    And she lived a good, long life. I hope I can do...

    And she lived a good, long life. I hope I can do as well!
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    True--and scales are not a very good measure of...

    True--and scales are not a very good measure of progress, as weight can fluctuate wildly day to day.
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    I've used every sugar alternative since...

    I've used every sugar alternative since saccharin--for some fifty years now--and I'm still blessed with working taste buds. Zinc deficiency is usually the culprit if you have no sense of taste. I...
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    When my friend recently died, they asked that the...

    When my friend recently died, they asked that the ashes of their three cats be tucked into the urn to go along to the National Cemetery and be buried with full military honors. I guess that wouldn't...
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    I agree with Yppej--many roads, same destination,...

    I agree with Yppej--many roads, same destination, to paraphrase Gandhi.

    High fat, low carb seems most suited to my body, but I'm playing with intermittent fasting lately, mostly for the...
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    I hope you can get off the gabapentin...

    I hope you can get off the gabapentin eventually--sooner, rather than later.

    I'm beginning to think most painkillers are more troublesome than the pain they're intended to treat.

    And trials...
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    I would ditch the gabapentin; why was it...

    I would ditch the gabapentin; why was it prescribed?
  8. Thread: Dreams

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    Ha! I think my parents felt the same way. I...

    Ha! I think my parents felt the same way. I didn't consider that angle; I just thought it was another "You failed at life" dream.
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    And some people react badly to morphine, or to...

    And some people react badly to morphine, or to the amount of morphine (or other sedative) they're given.
    I would take the hospice nurse's explanation with more than a little salt.
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    For a long time I had a dream that I needed to...

    For a long time I had a dream that I needed to take one more Spanish class to graduate, but consistently failed to do so. I'm sure that indicates some stumbling block in my life, but I never figured...
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    I agree about the iceberg--we have no way to even...

    I agree about the iceberg--we have no way to even measure much of what goes on around us.

    Leeching has been used successfully in certain circumstances in recent years, so...;)

    "My own...
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    No--I recorded the dream when I awoke, forgot...

    No--I recorded the dream when I awoke, forgot about it, the death happened some ten days afterward, and I came across my notes just the other day.
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    Cannabis has some measure of effectiveness in...

    Cannabis has some measure of effectiveness in treating glaucoma--could that be the tie in?

    A friend of mine died recently. I dreamed that they were upstairs*, so I trudged up to see them, and I...
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    An example of a topper (there are hundreds, of...

    An example of a topper (there are hundreds, of all kinds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eN1dExetT14
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    Maybe a hairpiece? (Wigs are still calling me.) A...

    Maybe a hairpiece? (Wigs are still calling me.) A fall, to add volume? A "topper?"

    YouTube has lots of videos of creative add-on solutions for thinning hair. Having tried various volumizers that...
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    Maybe something like this? ...

    Maybe something like this?
    https://smile.amazon.com/Ziz-Home-Hanging-Shelving-Accessory/dp/B00R208DKU/ref=sr_1_13_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1524159074&sr=8-13&keywords=hanging+clothes+bags+for+closet+storage
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    Or sell it and use the money to have one...

    Or sell it and use the money to have one custom-built.
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    It looks like--if money were no object--you could...

    It looks like--if money were no object--you could invest in a few different kinds, for different purposes. I don't know anyone who has one. Yet.
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    Shouldn't they be nearly paid off by now, with...

    Shouldn't they be nearly paid off by now, with the type of employment ZG has?
    Talk about indentured servitude!
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    If you Google "all-terrain wheelchair" you can...

    If you Google "all-terrain wheelchair" you can choose from among several.
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    Does this mean you can keep your apartment?

    Does this mean you can keep your apartment?
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    I'm only a quarter of the way through. It's...

    I'm only a quarter of the way through. It's interesting in the way that a string of odd and inexplicable events can suggest something without actually proving it--even with spectometric tests going...
  23. I read a book once written about a man whose...

    I read a book once written about a man whose mother was slipping away, diagnosed with dementia. Through a lot of (pre-internet, I believe) research, and trial and error, he found that her (typical...
  24. What an inspiring story, I'll relay it to my...

    What an inspiring story, I'll relay it to my relative, who needs all the encouragement they can get. Their diagnosis was a hemorrhagic stroke, though not a single symptom suggested that--in fact, it...
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    It sounds like you're expected to be on call...

    It sounds like you're expected to be on call 24/7. Does your supervisor have anyone else to nit-pick, or is it just you?
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