Search:

Type: Posts; User: agate; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 152 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.62 seconds.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    74

    Average daily step count for February (based on...

    Average daily step count for February (based on 24 days): 1,647 steps/day

    Slightly better than January's average, 1,520.
  2. Replies
    9
    Views
    74

    Today seemed like a good time to tackle the stove...

    Today seemed like a good time to tackle the stove in preparation for the inspection on Monday. I was delighted to find that it hardly needed much cleaning at all--probably because only a few months...
  3. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    From Tom Cat on Sunday: Well, the Moderna...

    From Tom Cat on Sunday:

    Well, the Moderna shots on Thursday went well, with mainly sore arms. Marty was doing fine on Friday morning, but then came Friday night for me, & all hell broke loose. I...
  4. Thread: March Chitchat

    by agate
    Replies
    10
    Views
    129

    March Chitchat

    It's March already, and soon it will be time to Spring Forward into Daylight Saving Time.

    You didn't really need that hour you're going to lose, right?

    And you'll get it back in the fall!

    So...
  5. Thread: COVID-19 thread

    by agate
    Replies
    103
    Views
    2,841

    To me it looks like a popcorn ball studded with...

    To me it looks like a popcorn ball studded with cranberries, a sort of holiday decoration, and yet why should a holiday decoration look-alike be so deadly? Its similarity to a decoration just makes...
  6. Thread: COVID-19 thread

    by agate
    Replies
    103
    Views
    2,841

    funnylegs, I hope your coworker will recover...

    funnylegs, I hope your coworker will recover soon. I understand that one big concern about COVID-19 is that it sometimes has severe lingering effects, and they're probably not sure how long those...
  7. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    In this state and in WA state too, state photo...

    In this state and in WA state too, state photo IDs are required for everyone who doesn't have a driver's license. The state takes the photos. Mine was issued in 2010 and expires in 2026, and so it...
  8. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    This is from Tom Cat (yesterday). He seems to...

    This is from Tom Cat (yesterday). He seems to live among quite a few deer.


    Deer on the back yard this morning, looking for yesterday's corn. Need to put more out at night. They've been coming...
  9. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I'm so glad you've had the vaccines, Virginia,...

    I'm so glad you've had the vaccines, Virginia, without any bad times as a result.

    So they're checking on people's ages? I'm glad to hear that. Probably the people who lied about their age to get...
  10. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Home health caregiver would be ideal--I agree,...

    Home health caregiver would be ideal--I agree, Rose.

    I'm thinking of giving United Health Care a call. For years they've been calling me and sending me leaflets about a program where a doctor or...
  11. Replies
    14
    Views
    318

    Rose, there's also the exciting fact that one of...

    Rose, there's also the exciting fact that one of the MS board members recently landed on Mars. It doesn't happen every day.
  12. The woman is described as being a "'vulnerable'...

    The woman is described as being a "'vulnerable' adult, who could become confused in unfamiliar places," which is precisely why the assistance was requested for her, I'd guess. I don't think most...
  13. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    It's so helpful to know how the vaccine went and...

    It's so helpful to know how the vaccine went and how it affected you, Virginia. I'm glad that the side effects were bearable. It must be good to know that you have that out of the way.
  14. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I've been at my local COVID vaccine Website a few...

    I've been at my local COVID vaccine Website a few times and each time it puts me through a series of questions, including one about age. I'm eligible for a vaccine but there are no appointments...
  15. Stories like this one show why travel is such a challenge....

    This is a sad story but made me more aware than ever of just how much of a challenge any kind of travel can be. My experience with asking for those assistants at airports hasn't always been good but...
  16. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    stillstANNding, William looked fine and is...

    stillstANNding, William looked fine and is talking nonstop now. He's having a pretty good time chattering away though he's a bit the worse for wear after so many chilly nights with poor sleep. I'm...
  17. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Rose, I think it's testing that determines...

    Rose, I think it's testing that determines whether a person has COVID-19 or the plain old flu. Some of the symptoms can be different too but not so very different--more breathing problems with COVID,...
  18. While we're waiting for Brian's first-hand...

    While we're waiting for Brian's first-hand account, there's this. I'd be interested in knowing what is in that hole on Mars but that wasn't disclosed.
    ...
  19. Replies
    3
    Views
    187

    Good luck with it! It seems to have very minimal...

    Good luck with it! It seems to have very minimal possible side effects and sounds painless.
  20. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    You've had quite a day, Virginia, and just going...

    You've had quite a day, Virginia, and just going places takes energy.

    Yesterday I saw my son and grandson on FaceTime and had a better look at the front and back yards. I was appalled. The earlier...
  21. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Virginia, good luck with the vaccine tomorrow. I...

    Virginia, good luck with the vaccine tomorrow. I hope there won't be long waits.
  22. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    They come in a variety of sizes according to the...

    They come in a variety of sizes according to the amount of space you want to humidify, I'm pretty sure.
  23. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Virginia, did we discuss humidifiers a while...

    Virginia, did we discuss humidifiers a while back?

    I may be repeating myself here but I'm so very happy with my little humidifier that I just have to sing its praises. I use it at night in my...
  24. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    Time has passed when I wasn't looking. Tom Cat...

    Time has passed when I wasn't looking. Tom Cat posted this on Thursday. I had congratulated him on mastering the art of chopsticks:
  25. Replies
    181
    Views
    55,697

    Some more recent data about PML cases in MS...

    Some more recent data about PML cases in MS patients taking Tysabri--From Multiple Sclerosis News Today (February 19, 2021)--"Drop in PML with Tysabri Use in Sweden Likely Due to Risk Management...
  26. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I think I saw that story about the 111-year-old...

    I think I saw that story about the 111-year-old woman:

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2021/02/20/111-year-old-woman-coronavirus-vaccine-tuchman-ac360-vpx.cnn

    She certainly looks chipper at...
  27. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    Please don't tell me Sunshine has signed up for...

    Please don't tell me Sunshine has signed up for one of those trips to Mars!

    I have a list of candidates for permanent settlement there and she's definitely not on that list.
  28. Please say Hi to them. *womanwave

    Please say Hi to them. *womanwave
  29. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Thongs--that sounds like the Pacific Islands,...

    Thongs--that sounds like the Pacific Islands, Hawaii, one of those places where people don't want to be overdressed.

    Virginia, I'm doing a happy dance because this afternoon my son's household had...
  30. Supposedly there's water on Mars, and they're...

    Supposedly there's water on Mars, and they're looking for signs of life.

    Maybe Brian will bring back some Martian fish and post photos....
  31. Looks as if he landed. (Watching this on TV.)

    Looks as if he landed. (Watching this on TV.)
  32. We all know where Brian is today.:onthego:

    We all know where Brian is today.:onthego:
  33. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I enjoy bagpipes too though I doubt that I could...

    I enjoy bagpipes too though I doubt that I could sit through a bagpipe concert.

    Rose, when I was a kid I played a shepherd's pipe. A friend made them (bamboo). Many years later I dabbled in...
  34. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    View Post

    From Tom Cat today:
    Ah! Still -10F this morning, but expecting it to hit 20 or so by early afternoon. I'm looking forward to the warm weather, but need to plow or shovel out several drain...
  35. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    The power company is no longer estimating when my...

    The power company is no longer estimating when my son's power will be restored. The power company had been saying Thursday but now they're just not saying at all. Meanwhile, I believe they might try...
  36. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    From Tom Cat today:

    From Tom Cat today:
  37. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I may be talking about computers that were around...

    I may be talking about computers that were around before you were born. For years I had second-hand computers that were already quite old, and back then you could see at least one of the fans going...
  38. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    Sent this morning from Tom Cat:

    Sent this morning from Tom Cat:
  39. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    I took the trash out today too, Virginia! It's an...

    I took the trash out today too, Virginia! It's an achievement because the last time I did that was several days ago. It's just been too icy.
  40. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    An ice storm would involve strong winds that...

    An ice storm would involve strong winds that would blow branches and power lines down--particularly dangerous if the branches and power lines already have snow and ice on them. The back yard here is...
  41. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    I think Sunshine is doing what all of us probably...

    I think Sunshine is doing what all of us probably should do if we're not already doing this--figuring out what times of day and what days she can get away with more activity and working that activity...
  42. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    It is so very nice not to have a big clunky tower...

    It is so very nice not to have a big clunky tower to deal with (and dust). It usually had several fans in it, and they collected dust that had to be dusted by spraying compressed air on them, or...
  43. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    Good work, Sunshine! The power must have gone...

    Good work, Sunshine!

    The power must have gone out in the night here and I didn't notice. Things needed resetting this morning. The snow is still very much here but it might start melting today. I...
  44. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I'm so sorry, Sunshine.

    I'm so sorry, Sunshine.
  45. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Virginia, you might like an all-in-one. It's what...

    Virginia, you might like an all-in-one. It's what I have. No tower any more! I couldn't believe it would work right without a tower but it has been doing just fine. There have been some bits of...
  46. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Yes indeed--Happy Valentine's Day! ...

    Yes indeed--Happy Valentine's Day!

    ...
  47. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    There have been 9.8 inches of snow, a record for...

    There have been 9.8 inches of snow, a record for this date. Some people are having a pretty good time with it:
    ...
  48. Replies
    14
    Views
    374

    Exactly! A while back I realized I could easily...

    Exactly! A while back I realized I could easily change my lifelong habit of doing two loads of laundry at a time by just doing one load one day and another load another day.

    I had clung to that...
  49. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Supposedly we've had 8 inches of snow so far,...

    Supposedly we've had 8 inches of snow so far, with another ice storm on the way. Everything is shut down. There was mail yesterday but so far none today.

    My son and his wife and 2-year-old plus...
  50. Thread: COVID-19 thread

    by agate
    Replies
    103
    Views
    2,841

    I believe it was post #24 in this thread where...

    I believe it was post #24 in this thread where Rose mentioned wondering how vaccinated people could still get COVID-19. I just ran across an example that illustrates one way:
    ...
  51. Replies
    14
    Views
    318

    Hi, alex44--I'm still hanging around the MS board...

    Hi, alex44--I'm still hanging around the MS board and so are some others of us.

    houghchrst and others, the MS board has become a place that tries to include anyone with enough interest in MS (and...
  52. Replies
    14
    Views
    374

    MS deals out smacks in the face all too often....

    MS deals out smacks in the face all too often. The trick is to pay attention to them, the way you did, Dar.

    I'm dancing to MS's tune, or at least that's the way I think of it. There might be a...
  53. Replies
    14
    Views
    374

    I was wondering about "confusion with sense of...

    I was wondering about "confusion with sense of direction." Does that mean confusing left and right? Or north/south, east/west? I've always had problems with these, long before MS.

    I wonder too if...
  54. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    The two vaccination sites in this town have shut...

    The two vaccination sites in this town have shut down for now because of the snow.

    I'm just waiting until it becomes easier to get the vaccine. I'm hoping that it will eventually be easier....
  55. There's probably enough cake for everyone to have...

    There's probably enough cake for everyone to have a slice if Linda wants to share it. At least she won't have to blow out any candles. The candle wax drips onto the cake sometimes but if anyone...
  56. Happy birthday, Lazarus (Linda)--February 11!

    It must mean something that quite a number of people here have birthdays in February. All would be Aquarians, I think. I don't know astrology at all--maybe someone will come forward with some ideas...
  57. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    It seems that the forecast snow, which hasn't...

    It seems that the forecast snow, which hasn't even started yet but is due tomorrow, is already messing things up in a big way for all of the people who had scheduled appointments for the COVID-19...
  58. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    How exciting to be about to turn on a new...

    How exciting to be about to turn on a new computer, Rose! I hope the transition will go smoothly.

    The vaccines seem to be handled differently in each state. Every time I look around for news about...
  59. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    I have the same difficulty, Linda. Anything...

    I have the same difficulty, Linda. Anything involving other people, like transportation to/from an appointment (or the appointment itself), is fraught with possible Things That Can Go Wrong. I find...
  60. Replies
    6
    Views
    158

    Happy birthday, Parsi--February 9!

    https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/rose-bouquet-text-happy-birthday-pink-roses-blue-enamel-jug-bow-pink-ribbon-outdoors-51933227.jpg

    Happy birthday, Parsi! And many more of them!
  61. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    "Use it or lose it" seems to be true. I do try to...

    "Use it or lose it" seems to be true. I do try to keep up with the exercise routines, including walking.

    Walking wasn't affected with this pain. Bending over to pick something up, changing...
  62. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    The back yard on Friday morning: ...

    The back yard on Friday morning:
    ...
  63. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    Today would be Cat Dancer's birthday. She left us...

    Today would be Cat Dancer's birthday. She left us much too soon.

    This message came from Tom Cat on Saturday:


    Snow still keeping going, with taking lots of rests in between. Doing Marty's...
  64. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    January average daily step count for me, based on...

    January average daily step count for me, based on 26 days: 1,520 steps/day (down from December, when the average was 1,713 steps/day)
  65. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Howie, is the memory foam mattress topper...

    Howie, is the memory foam mattress topper something fairly new for you? Do I recall that you were having serious problems sleeping a while back?

    I've been busy catching up on everything I didn't...
  66. Replies
    10
    Views
    327

    Happy birthday, Sunshine2 - February 5!

    It's your birthday where you are, I think--Hope it will be a happy one, with some good food to eat and good weather and good health, as well as brighter days ahead for you.
    ...
  67. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    The neighbor can't walk at all now--she uses a...

    The neighbor can't walk at all now--she uses a power chair to get around or someone pushes her in a manual chair. I'm not sure how she made the trek on Monday or whether she turned up for the return...
  68. Replies
    191
    Views
    17,058

    From Tom Cat (Tuesday, February 2):

    From Tom Cat (Tuesday, February 2):
  69. Thread: News of Jeanie

    by agate
    Replies
    51
    Views
    2,268

    $35 for 15 minutes of PT? So even PT is priced...

    $35 for 15 minutes of PT?

    So even PT is priced beyond the reach of many people, and if insurance stops covering it, you're just out of luck.

    PT is often needed by aging people. Why do I get the...
  70. Um, we don't know for sure that he isn't doing...

    Um, we don't know for sure that he isn't doing just that, Virginia.
  71. Well, Brian, under the circumstances I'd say it...

    Well, Brian, under the circumstances I'd say it might be a tad challenging to maintain social distancing but these space people are ingenious souls who come up with answers for every problem,...
  72. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    Update: The vaccine clinic didn't take place, and...

    Update: The vaccine clinic didn't take place, and notification about it came along only at the last minute. By that time a neighbor down the hall who is pretty homebound had got herself all dressed...
  73. Thread: News of Jeanie

    by agate
    Replies
    51
    Views
    2,268

    Virginia, thank you for contacting Jeanie on our...

    Virginia, thank you for contacting Jeanie on our behalf! I'm so sorry more progress isn't being made and certainly hope that the situation will change for her. There's so little we can do but we can...
  74. Replies
    143
    Views
    2,483

    No, apparently the vaccine clinic that was...

    No, apparently the vaccine clinic that was supposed to be happening yesterday between 10 and 4 never happened because a sign went up letting people know that it's now going to be tomorrow instead. I...
  75. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,036

    People born with curly hair never seem to realize...

    People born with curly hair never seem to realize just how lucky they are.
Results 1 to 75 of 11328
Page 1 of 152 1 2 3 4


BTC Inc's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

The material on this site is for information & support purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice provided by a licensed health care provider. Always consult your doctor before trying anything that you find online.