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June 23, 2020

It's a variation of puppers.

Just an endearment. It was her nickname - her real name was Kellie b/c she was born on St. Paddy's Day. Strangely enough, so was our BC whom we named Paddy.

The vet who attended to her 40yrs ago is now retired but still does specialize surgeries and strangely enough we talked with him today on the phone about repairing our current Lab's torn ACL & torn meniscus. (She really messed herself up playing, poor girl, & is scheduled for surgery next month.) He's in high demand.

June 21, 2020

There's a bigoted jerk running for Alexander's seat

A rethugian physician who posted this to attract voters:

Meet Dr. Mani Sethi -

"If Republicans lose in 2020, we're going to have an illegal immigrant invasion. Democrats will give this country away. We need conservatives who aren't afraid to take on the Left, and stand up for America. I don't care if Democrats call me racist. I'm going to speak the truth. That's why I'm running."

"Speak the truth"?!! WTF??!!

June 11, 2020

Voodoo medicine!

Responsible for ending millions of innocent animals' lives & even putting some species on the verge of extinction. 😡

June 11, 2020

Great song lyrics.

And my favorite song of his.

Many yrs ago, I saw Bruce and some of his bands members at a McDonald's here on the east side of town, very late one night.

June 8, 2020

If we can gain the WH, keep the House...

And regain the Senate, we can bring back the Fairness Act, overturn Citizens United, etc. And thereby stop much of their propaganda.

June 6, 2020

My Son Was There!

He walked almost 5 miles to be there.

He video called me this morning to tell me about it. At one pt he said they all took a knee. He was still tired this morning but elated about his participation in the march.

Thanks for posting video! My son promised to send pics but they've not appeared yet.

June 6, 2020

HolyCrap!! Fuckerberg should be charged with aiding.

Can Aiding be considered a crime without abetting?

I mean providing a platform to publish a 133-page manifesto with bomb-making strategies spelled out and circulating on Facebook should be illegal. No?

June 6, 2020

Someone trying to run you off the road is very scary!

Happened to me twice. Thankfully, I'm a good but fearless driver who had better vehicles and was able to out run them both times, hitting speeds of 100+. My family always said I should've been a racecar driver.
Hubby asks me to drive most of the time because he hates driving.

And yes indeed, "Conservatives are gullible." Gullible, ignorant, and naive as hell.

June 5, 2020

Exactly, Mike.

I just posted above before reading your post. Thanks for enlightening folks here.

I had an intense case of CFS in the '70s that kept cycling, as I call it. Low grade fevers, horrible night sweats, extreme fatigue. My symptoms increased after my son was born in 1987, so I went to see Dr. Paul Cheney, an expert in the field. He told me to stop nursing as it was adding too much stress to my already beleaguered body. But I couldn't due to the fact I was simply too weak to get up & fix my son enough bottles. I could, however, lie in bed and nurse and so, I did.

Dr. Cheney was one of the physicians at Incline Village, Nevada who treated a number of patients who shared symptoms following a serious outbreak of flu in the '70s.

These patients all suffered from an infection similar to a herpes-type virus that produces mononucleosis.

What set the Incline Village patients apart from others, however, was the fact that they did not appear to get better after they recovered from the initial infection. In fact, they continued to have bone-weary fatigue, sleep disturbances, mood swings, lymphadenopathy, and intolerance to exercise. This series of symptoms was not characteristic of normal recovery from flu. As a consequence, Dr. Cheney coined the term “chronic fatigue syndrome” to describe this condition. An ensuing report described similarities between this condition and myalgia encephalitis, or ME, as it was called in England.*
Research ensued, along with heightened interest that was further fueled by a number of veterans returning from the Gulf War Campaign with a similar constellation of fatigue, and CFS- and FM-related symptoms called “Desert Storm Syndrome.”
CFS symptoms can fluctuate, vary in intensity and appear either suddenly or gradually. Many patients complain of “brain fog.” This is described as slow thinking, difficulty focusing, and forgetfulness."

* When living in England, I was grateful for number of people who knew what
myalgia encephalitis was and sympathize with me. One lady offered to do my grocery shopping!

If anyone ever again wants to tell me, as my stepfather did yrs ago, that this illness is just psychosomatic, I will bite them.

I truly hope post-CoVid patients do not have to go through years of symptoms as I have. There seems to be no cure for a messed up immune system.

June 5, 2020

Totally agree. Thanks.

He has little concept of how truly hated he really is - his narcissistic ego doesn't allow him to acknowledge the full reality of this situation. Difficult to imagine but true.
(My own mother was quite a bit like that.)
So, I'm afraid the OP has it wrong.

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LOVE CRITTERS, most all critters, but I bite people. ;)

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