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General Discussion / PM people on MDAO forum....
« on: August 29, 2021, 02:32:34 pm »
I wish you could PM people here to say hi/remind them that the forum is open.   :)

Oh well....


General Discussion / Re: heart ailment...
« on: July 31, 2021, 10:39:52 pm »
LOL - I also take an acid reducer, cholesterol med, 2 or 3 blood pressure meds.  A couple of others.

My nephrologist added a tiny amount of another blood pressure med to get my blood pressure under 120, which it is :)

My former nurse practitioner, if my b.p. was around 130, she thought that was great.  The nephrologist thinks that's really high.


I should try attending a different support group here one of these days.


General Discussion / Re: WHERE IS EVERYONE???
« on: July 31, 2021, 08:18:29 pm »
Hi, Rich....Sorry to hear about your troubles.

I'm still around.  I last posted a few weeks ago.

Peter (the stand up comic, used to be, anyway)

General Discussion / Re: heart ailment...
« on: July 31, 2021, 08:15:44 pm »
Hi, Rich.....

I take 10 meds, 2 of which are antidepressants:  Wellbutrin, Mirtazapine.

I like Mirtazapine.  Wellbutrin, I'm not sure it still works.  I tell Dr's, and all I get is "keep taking it."

My 10 meds - not as bad as it sounds:  my cholesterol med, I BARELY need, stomach acid reducer I could maybe do without.

My 3 heart meds - I no longer have a minor heart ailment, but cardiologist says to keep taking them forever.


Hi, Steph, and welcome!

The MDAO has online support groups via Zoom.  I keep forgetting to try one.


General Discussion / Re: heart ailment...
« on: May 13, 2021, 02:43:22 am »
I no longer have a heart ailment, but I have to continue heart/blood pressure meds....maybe forever.


I keep forgetting to sign up for MDAO Zoom support groups!


General Discussion / Re: Checking-in - Happy New Year
« on: March 21, 2021, 09:17:13 pm »

Btw, we used to have outings the odd time.  Nice to meet forum people in person!


General Discussion / Re: Checking-in - Happy New Year
« on: February 17, 2021, 02:33:41 pm »
Hi, Quang...Nice to hear from you!  Now I know the forum is working again.

I'm coping - I'm bothered by Covid, but not extremely so.  I still go out shopping etc.

I have your business card in front of me...."Quang Vu Mai."

I emailed the MDAO a while ago to let them now that the moderator of the forum passed away.
Paul Morton passed away on January 22.  Probably from throat cancer, according to the person who told me.
I met him in person a few times.


General Discussion / Re: Suggestions for things available
« on: July 09, 2020, 01:33:44 pm »
hi, mom....Keep us up to date on this situation.

I can't think of any suggestions.


HSG, thanks for checking in!

I've been helped by CBT.  I haven't filled out any of the forms in ages.  :-[

...but you reminded me to.


I'm less affected by this lately.


The uncertainty about COVID is depressing.  I mean how long it will last, the whole world is affected by it.....etc.


mom, that's interesting.  Haven't met a beekeeper before.


My younger brother had a "bee hotel" in his yard.  It was a piece of plywood nailed to his garage.....had a whole bunch of holes drilled in it where bees could relax/sleep.  (?)  He said most bees are solitary ???  They were the ones sleeping in his "hotel."

Coincidentally, my oldest brother had a "bat hotel" in his yard.  Looked just like a bird house.

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