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Forum: General Health 23-04-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 167
Posted By carol
Steroids

I've found out today that steroids is the treatment of choice for my newly diagnosed Polymyalgia Rheumatica.

I know steroids can have a lot of unwelcome side effects.

I wondered if anybody on...
Forum: General Chat 23-04-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 312
Posted By carol
We've got a king size bed. I sleep on the right.

We've got a king size bed. I sleep on the right.
Forum: General Health 23-04-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 521
Posted By carol
Hi Twink. The doctor was very good and had a long...

Hi Twink. The doctor was very good and had a long chat about it with me. She also gave me 10 pages of printed information.

I would need a higher dose of steroids at first and then the dose would...
Forum: General Health 23-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 521
Posted By carol
At last - a diagnosis!! I told the doctor...

At last - a diagnosis!!

I told the doctor how all my muscles ache - from my shoulders to my calf muscles & she believes I have a condition called Polymyalgia Rheumatica,
The only treatment is...
Forum: General Chat 22-04-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 184
Posted By carol
Good morning everybody. Today I plan on...

Good morning everybody.

Today I plan on working in the garden. We got 3 huge bags of compost from the garden centre yesterday so I want to pot up all my baby geraniums. Also lots of weeding to do...
Forum: General Health 21-04-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 77,728
Posted By carol
It's strange not to have heard from him. I...

It's strange not to have heard from him.

I hope he's ok..
Forum: General Chat 21-04-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 774
Posted By carol
No it's ok. It's the joint above my big toe but...

No it's ok. It's the joint above my big toe but so long as I wear the correct shoes it doesn't bother me at all. I'm lucky.
Forum: General Chat 21-04-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 140
Posted By carol
Good morning & a happy Easter everybody. I'm...

Good morning & a happy Easter everybody.

I'm up bright & early & feeling more normal after my one day virus.

It's such a lovely day - After a pub lunch I plan on visiting a garden centre for...
Forum: General Chat 20-04-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 774
Posted By carol
I used to have loads but since I developed...

I used to have loads but since I developed arthritis in my foot joint I had to give a lot of them to charity.

Nowadays I would say I've got about 12 pairs & that included trainers & walking boots.
Forum: General Chat 20-04-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 455
Posted By carol
No they aren't and it's worrying. Today has been...

No they aren't and it's worrying. Today has been like a day in June.

Others may relish it but it worries me. With all the fumes & poisons & plastic bags we are killing this planet - the seasons...
Forum: General Chat 20-04-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 455
Posted By carol
I'm with you Annie. Last year I bought a...

I'm with you Annie.

Last year I bought a camp bed so that I could sleep downstairs as it was slightly cooler than upstairs. I wandered around like a lost soul at bedtime wondering which was the...
Forum: General Chat 20-04-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,675
Posted By carol
I haven't read all the replies but I would say...

I haven't read all the replies but I would say yes if they want to!
Forum: General Chat 20-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 632
Posted By carol
A mini skirt - a low cut top - pyjamas.

A mini skirt - a low cut top - pyjamas.
Forum: General Chat 20-04-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 138
Posted By carol
Good morning everybody. I spent yesterday in...

Good morning everybody.

I spent yesterday in bed with a tummy bug. Feeling slightly better now but going to take it easy today.

Have a good day everybody. :-)
Forum: General Health 18-04-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 77,728
Posted By carol
Still thinking of you & sending positive vibes....

Still thinking of you & sending positive vibes. x
Forum: TV & Film 18-04-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 290
Posted By carol
It's one of the best films ever made. I have the...

It's one of the best films ever made. I have the DVD & we watch it about once a year..
Forum: General Chat 18-04-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 160
Posted By carol
Good morning everybody. Expecting a few...

Good morning everybody.

Expecting a few visitors today as it's Tony's birthday.

Out for a meal with friends tonight.

Have a good day all.:-)
Forum: Travel and Holidays 18-04-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 151
Posted By carol
Looks fantastic realspeed. We did a river...

Looks fantastic realspeed.

We did a river cruise once down the River Volga from St Petersburg to Moscow.

I would love to go on the one you're going on.:-)
Forum: General Health 17-04-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 77,728
Posted By carol
Goodnight Ffosse. Thinking of you.x

Goodnight Ffosse.

Thinking of you.x
Forum: General Health 17-04-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 521
Posted By carol
Thanks for your replies everybody. For the time...

Thanks for your replies everybody.
For the time being I'm sticking to the bland diet and taking as few painkillers as possible.

I need a few painkillers to get me going with my bones aching so...
Forum: General Chat 17-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 285
Posted By carol
Coming on my computer & reading are two of my...

Coming on my computer & reading are two of my hobbies but I also enjoy going to the gym & walking in the countryside.

I particularly enjoy exercise classes aimed at the older age group - they're...
Forum: General Health 17-04-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 77,728
Posted By carol
Thinking of you this morning Ffosse.x

Thinking of you this morning Ffosse.x
Forum: General Health 17-04-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 521
Posted By carol
Thanks ST. I do too.

Thanks ST. I do too.
Forum: General Health 17-04-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 521
Posted By carol
Hi ST. My tummy doesn't feel so raw but I still...

Hi ST. My tummy doesn't feel so raw but I still don't feel well.

Every bone in my body aches - even my collar bones & my calf muscles feel like they're made of lead. I've been for even more blood...
Forum: General Chat 17-04-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 181
Posted By carol
Good morning everybody. I'm looking forward...

Good morning everybody.

I'm looking forward to being taken out by son & daughter in law today. It's a birthday surprise for Tony whose birthday is tomorrow so we don't know where we're going..
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