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Hi pals! Thank you for ALL the prayers for G-Pa. He is hanging in there. They have to redo the procedure today....they weren't prepared yesterday! Geesh!
@Twinkle, we sure hope your mommy feels better soon! 50 isn't bad at all!
@MILO_BLUE_EYES hope you pa can go to his appointment and the bad weather holds off!
@Granny, hope all is well with you!
@MidnightSon mommy went to work today. She was just getting too far behind!!
How about some chicken and dumplings?
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Mommy is going to the Chiropractor today. She is also going to stop in Whole Foods & in the Organic Harvest store. She loves those stores!
Not much happening here...Purrs and prayers for all...Thanks for the chicken and dumplings...yummy...
The Nicholas Boys....Midnight Son and Angels D-Max and White Boots
Oh my yesh @The_Wild_Ones Pa a'ready called 'n put off dem three apptz him haz fur morrow. We got blizzard conditionz comin' our our wayz tanite~ Let us knowz how it goez taday, dear furiendz~ Still purrin'~ Thankiez fur da dumplin'z delish~
@Twinkle hope ur mommy feelz beffer after da Chirocatper. Do he pop her bonez ' stuff? Mom nefur been. Iz Whole Foodz a beeg store fulla goo' stuff?
@MidnightSon hope efurythan' iz gon' goo' wif ya''l palz~ Loverz ya'll too! Thankiez fur poppin' in ~
Milo Blue Eyes, wif Angels Mallee 'n Smokey Joe
Hi pals! Here's is the staory on G-Pa so far! Last Monday, January 1, we took him to the ER with the chills and jaundice. He has a huge mass in this pancreas and spots on his liver. The mass is blocking his bile duct, which is causing the jaundice. This Monday they tried to put a stent in the bile duct to open it up, but were not successful. So they tried again yesterday and were still unsuccessful. When they brought him back to the room, it was very scary. He was very frantic, pulled his IV out, tried to chew the oximeter off his finger, tried to pull out the external drain they put in his side to drain the bile, pulled off all his clothes, etc. They finally put restraints on his wrists. This morning when I went back, he was much better and calmer and actually had a pretty decent day They are going back in tomorrow to put a sort of bypass bile duct in. After that is taken care of, he will need to build up his strength then address the possible cancer. (They did the biopsy, but still don't have the results. They are pretty sure it is cancer, though, and if it is, it is stage four.) They say it is not curable. But we saw this video on Youtube called Run From the Cure which is about curing cancer with hemp oil. We figure it is worth a try!
@The_Wild_Ones Oh no...What an ordeal for G-Pa...Many prayers and purrs for him and prayers of strength for your Mom...
@MILO_BLUE_EYES another friend in your state mentioned how bad it is out there...So sorry your Pa did not get his tests but it is better to stay home and be safe...
It is 50 degrees here today compared to minus wind chills a week ago...I think the mess our west is heading this way and we are on the rain end of it but to get much colder Saturday,,,,Yuck...I am spending the day in my heated bed after roaming the house over night and meowing for food every 2 hours...Now I need my rest!!!!
Hi @MidnightSon! Thank you! That means a lot to us and we are very hopeful! They did the procedure again today and I guess the third time really is the charm as it was a success!
Stay warm and safe, everyone!
Still purrin' fur ur G-Pa @The_Wild_Ones
@MidnightSon it wazn't as bad as dey boasted. We got lil snow. Mostly high windz 'n blowin' snow, at one point, it did look like a blizzard!! All we haz now iz cold 'n more cold~
Hello pals!! Well, the news is not good. It is definitely cancer. But we are hopeful about an alternative treatment to chemo. We will keep you all posted on that. Not sure when he is coming home, either. He is still very weak.
@MILO_BLUE_EYES glad it was just a LITTLE snow!! (We feel very lucky not to have to deal with that stuff!)
@MidnightSon and @Twinkle, we hope you all are having a better week than us!!
@MILO_BLUE_EYES , Mommy has went to a Chiropractor off & on since she was 19. Yes they pop you back into alignment. Mommy's neck is getting worse & she's been having issues with her left hip for a while now. Whole Foods is a big grocery store that sells natural, organic, healthy stuff. Mommy has started trying to live a bit of a more healthy lifestyle.
@The_Wild_Ones , wow, I am so sorry about the cancer news! Hopefully the doctors can come up with a great treatment plan. Paws crossed!
Mommy took some of my urine to the vet Thursday. I don't have a UTI, but the vet didn't really see any improvement based on the urine either. We wants me to come in & have some bloodwork & get a rabies shot. I don't have the runs all the time now. My poop is half & half. I do think I am better. I haven't been getting sick like I used to. I don't know exactly when I'll go to the vet, but I can't wait to see what the bloodwork has to say!
@Twinkle well dat iz rather good mewz don'tcha think? If'n ya feelz better den dat do workz~
Let us knowz how ur testz come out 'n we sendin' love 'n purrin' healin' thoughtz to u 'n UR mommy too~! Thankz fur all dat imfo, mom iz tryin' ta get 'n stay healthy a'so. Last yr her waz really sick durin' Christmas 'n missed so mush~ Mom haz been eatin' more veggiez 'n dis mornin' haza veggie omelette wif red bell pepperz, sweet onionz, mushroomz, 'n cheese, two eggz. Mom wantz ta find a omelette skillet. Her lovez em 'n sez her own r better den any goin' out ta eat. Basically mom jus' needz ta work outz. Do da Chiropracter halp wif her neck 'n hip prob'em too? Mom'z nefur been.
Mom sumtimez haz hip achin' issuez as well as her shoulder botherz her a bit, but no efuryday. Sumtimez, since her iz ol', her thinkz da achez 'n stuff mite be'z weather related too.
Iz warmed up to -4 F dis day. Da high iz gone be'z 3 above. Iz furry cold~
@The_Wild_Ones welperz at least ya got an alternate to tryz!!! Hopin' it do da trick 'n him gettin' da rest him needz. Purrin' daily fur ur G-Pa~
How r u @MidnightSon ? We stil haz a bit o' snow ona ground here. Iz so cold. We doez haz a chance o' more lite snow morrow. Nother system comin' fur da southern states too, lookz like efen Texas 'n Louisiana 'n Georgia mite get sum too.
@Grammy @BoninBunch @kingrexxy @Kally_Kat_ @Wolfgangg @Ætheling how r ya'll doin'?
Good Evening...Yikes...Yesterday it was 60 degrees outside...This morning it was 28...Fortunately the snow and ice missed us...We are staying inside watching the playoffs...Way to go Eagles!!!!!.
@The_Wild_Ones So sorry about G-Pa...Purrayers for him ...
@Twinkle Good that you are feeling better...Hope the vampire work is good news for you...Mom never tried a chiropractor but she did have acupuncture when her foot was bad with RSD and my angel bro got acupuncture...
@MILO_BLUE_EYES Good your Ma is eating healthy...Mom tries to keep Pops eating healthy but he has a mind of his own sometimes and cheats on his diet...We were supposed to get a Whole Foods store but they decided not to open here...We are fairly rural and in the summer have lots of farm stands with fresh goodies....did your Pa get rescheduled yet???
Every fur and human...Have a great rest of the weekend...
Hi @Twinkle, @MILO_BLUE_EYES and @MidnightSon! G-Pa is still in the hospital. He is all swollen and full of fluids and sleeps almost all the time. Mommy is worried, but he did seem a LITTLE better tonight. It n=breaks mommy's heart when he asks her when he can go home!
@Twinkle, so glad your poopy is a little better! That is a BIG thing!! Hope the blood work is better, too!
@MILO_BLUE_EYES good your mommy is trying to eat better! Mine really needs to! How do you get motivated?
@MidnightSon glad you are enjoying the football games!!! Mommy has been way too distracted! Hoe you all stay warm!
Anyone want some chicken fried steak?
@MILO_BLUE_EYES , Mommy thinks the Chiropractor helps put you back in alignment & may help with a few others things, but only for a little while. Mommy's neck keeps getting worse & worse, so therefore, it's not a permanent solution. It seems that most doctor's get you better for a little while, but they don't solve the actual problem. Mommy has tried physical therapy numerous times & tried a lot of stuff, but it just helps for a little while. She did find a new place, a chiropractor/PT place. This place does different exercises & the doctor is a younger guy who supposedly knows many various different ways to help you. Here's the link: http://integrativechirocenter.com/index.html
@The_Wild_Ones , I hope your G-Pa gets better soon. Cancer is such a cruel disease! Being in the hospital is no fun!
Hi @Twinkle, we sure hope that new chiro can help!! Mommy has a pain in her hip that she thinks PT coud help.
G-Pa was a little better today. Stayed awake for about two hours when mommy first got there, ate his breakfast and some watermelon, read a tiny bit of the paper and watched a little football!
Good Afternoon...It is cold here and snow is predicted for over night again...We are so ready for spring...
@Twinkle Has your Mom considered acupuncture???It helped Moms foot when she had the RSD from botched surgery...You have to go about 3 to 4 times to see results...
@The_Wild_Ones ..Glad G-PA was feeling better and more alert today...Continued
purrayers...yummy...chicken fried steak and mashed taters...Thanks..
@MILO_BLUE_EYES Hope you are getting warmer weather and your PA got his appointments rescheduled....
I am ready for the NFC championship game on Sunday...Fly Eagles Fly!!!! .
@MidnightSon , Mommy tried acupuncture once & it was a horrible experience. The doctor was a complete a-hole & it was so uncomfortable. Mommy's neck is totally straight instead of curved because she's been injured in so many car accidents. She needs to get that curve back. The space between her discs in her neck has shortened as well.
@The_Wild_Ones , I hope your G-Pa continues to improve. I pray he'll get better.
It looks like we may be having a snow storm starting tonight. Mommy may not be going to work tomorrow either. It's not supposed to go above freezing, so she may not be going Wednesday either. That's perfectly fine with her & with me. Mommy took off early Thursday, all day Friday, she's off today because of MLK, so an extra day or two is fine with us.
@Twinkle, sorry about your mommy's neck! That does not sound good! Maybe a different acupuncturist?
@MidnightSon you look ready for the game!! Good luck!!
@MILO_BLUE_EYES hope you are okay! Haven't heard from you in awhile!
G-Pa is having a not so good day. He was pretty good when mommy first got there, and he was actually able to walk to the bathroom with the walker. He ate pretty good, too! But then he pretty much slept the rest of the afternoon. Mommy came home after that. They are SUPPOSED to do something with radiology and a liver biopsy (the other one was only the pancreas) but who knows if they will do both or not?
@The_Wild_Ones , Mommy doesn't really see how acupuncture can help her. She's got a lot more wrong with her than just her neck. She's got tons of health problems. She had such a bad experience with acupuncture that she doesn't want any part of it ever again! She stayed home again today. Due to the threat of bad weather, Mommy's job had a fixed tour from 7:30-4:00, but the building was going to close at 11:30. Someone changed their mind & closed the building at 8:45! How stupid is that to open the building for only 1 hour & 15 minutes! If Mommy would have taken the time to go to work just to turn around & leave, she would have been flaming mad! That's the federal government for you! So far we haven't had any bad weather here, so I don't know what's going on.
Mommy has been up all night with severe shoulder pain. The pain was so bad that it's made her sick. The shoulder issues are mostly coming from her neck injury. She hasn't slept much lately.
I don't think most doctors can be trusted. They haven't helped Mommy so far. I hope your G-Pa finds some good doctors & gets the help he needs. You pay these doctors all this money & then they don't help you much. It's not right, but life has never been fair. Good luck!
Oh @Twinkle, we are so sorry! Sounds very painful for your mommy!! What about a chiropractor? Has she tried one of those?
G-Pa had a good day today. When mommy first got to the hospital he was sitting up! He didn't stay up for long, though, and got back in bed and mostly slept. When they took him for the procedure at 3:30. He was gone for about 2 hours. When he came back, he woke up, ate something and stayed awake for two hours! Mommy left and he was still watching CNN.
Good Morning...We had about 2 inches of snow overnight...Schools are closed since they are rural and the buses go back roads so the B's are here for the day...They are going to help Mom clear the walk and drive...I will stay in my heated bed and rest and pops will stay on his recliner and watch out the window...He is not able to shovel so it is up to Mom or if it is really bad she has a guy she calls and pays to do it..
@Twinkle I am so sorry your Mom is having so many health problems...Purrayers for her...It is best to stay inside when the weather is nasty...
@The_Wild_Ones Continued purrayers for G-Pa...So happy he had a good day..Hate cancer and what it does to a person or a fur...
@MILO_BLUE_EYES Hope you are ok...Have not seen you here for awhile...
Do any of you remember Tyke??? He recently made his journey to Rainbow Bridge to join his sister Playful and all of our angels...Too many friends leaving...
Everyone have a good day and stay warm and safe if you are in this weather mess...
@MidnightSon @The_Wild_Ones @Twinkle whew, now DAT waz alot fur mommy ta readz~! MOL! Sorry we not been here, mom iz jus' tryin' ta take it eazy on her eye. Her iz back usin' more eye drogz fur da blind eye. Sumtimez iz jus' too hard fur her. Yesh Pa gotted new apptz, fur Monday, Weds ' nFriday next wk. He will prob'y stay ofur Weds into Thurs 'n not come back. Jus' too hard fur him ta drive dat far. Thankz fur ya'll carin' 'n ur concernz. Midnight, dat piccie iz soooo kewl~ Goo' luck wif ur team! Mom izn't all da into feetball, but Pa iz into all 'n me meanz all kin'a sportz. Bof College 'n pro. Mom did wash a bit o' da Minnisota purrple team 'n dey won. Mom jus' usually watshez sumthin' on da other tv either up or down. Mom iz into diff stuff den Pa, but dey doez haz lotz in common a'so. Pa 'n Mom r gone take a trip (after all dese stoopid dr apptz) up to see hiz brother several hourz 'n visit da casino 'n stay ofur ina hotel. Yesh, but I will be'z ok, iz jus' fur ofurnite dey don't stayz way longer. Mom sez nope. So her makez shur I haz all me needz.
Yesh me knowz me goo'est pal, Tyke went to da bridge. I so sad. But, we knowz he iz happy 'n Mallee 'n Smokey Joe keepin' hiz wingz buzy~ Him livez a goo' long life. Mom sez ina bout 4 monthz I will be an OL FURT~! 10. Yesh.
We still purrin' fur ur G-Pa Wild Ones~ We knowz how bad dat C iz 'n Milo stompz on it 'n triez ta bury it too. Pa haz been deallin' wif it fur 9 yrss.
Twinkle me didn't knowz it waz dat bad fur ur mommy~ Dat iz way too mush pain ta haz ta deal wif~!!!! Iz goo' tho, her can take off work when her feels so bad. Yep, dat'z da gofurmentz fur ya~ Sheesh~
'n I loverz ya'll 'n mommy welperz, ya se'z it jus' takez her so long ta post one commentz. 'n her eye hurtz gain. I will pop in whena I can. 'n purrlay. on 'n thankiez fur dat yummy cheekin fried steak, Wild Ones~!
@MidnightSon @The_Wild_Ones @MILO_BLUE_EYES, Mommy goes to the chiropractor all the time. I think she may have gotten a not-so-good adjustment last Wednesday & that's part of the problem. Also, she's in the middle of a fibromyalgia flare up. She has not been doing too well lately. We finally did get some snow flurries yesterday. Mommy's work is closed for today, so she's home again. I don't think it's going up above freezing today to melt anything, so she may be home tomorrow too. She has plenty of leave, so she can sometimes take time off if needed depending on workload commitments & if another secretary will be there or not. Usually everything gets dumped on her.
That's so sad about Tyke! Thanks for telling us Midnight Son. When did he pass? Yes, there have been too many furs passing away & there's too many that have health issues. I've got my issues, but I am feeling good now. I've been my usual self wanting to be petted a lot & wanting to cuddle. I do need to go to the vet for bloodwork & a rabies shot.
Wild Ones, it sounds like perhaps your G-Pa might be feeling a bit better. It's good that he's been sleeping a lot. Your body heals itself during sleep.
Milo, eye problems are no fun. Shortly after Mommy turned 40, she started getting dry eye in her left eye. It's painful. I hope your mom's eye gets better.
@MILO_BLUE_EYES, @Twinkle, @The_Wild_Ones, @MidnightSon -- reading up on your posts I am so sad! So much pain! I wish my big purrs could wash it all away. We are grateful to not be in pain and send big healing wishes to each and every one of your furs and humans and you too.
Here it snowed today but only a few inches, not enough to close anything. So, once again, big purrs and pets to all and best wishes for a healing 2018.
@Meep - It's nice to see you here. How are you & yours? We are as ok as we can be. Mommy's back at work. Her shoulder popped a couple of times & it feels a lot better, but it's not where it should be. She's so far behind since she was off for so long.
Good morning pals! It is so good to see you, @Meep! And all our friends here, too! @MILO_BLUE_EYES @Twinkle @MidnightSon!
Milo, so sorry about your mommy's eyes! Mommy doesn't know what she would do if she had troube reading! Your mommy is very brave!
Twinkle, we hate hearing that your mommy is in so much pain and so sorry she had a bad adjustment last week. Glad it is a BIT better now!
MidnightSon, we hope your Eagles win for your sake. Not saying why we don't like them!! Mommy is pretty judgmental!
Meep, thank you for your purrs! It means a lot to us.
G-Pa is coming home today on hospice. They are bringing a hospital bed, wheelchair and oxygen. They send a nurse out 2-4 times a week and also a CNA a couple times a week to help him with grooming. In the meantime, we are planning to fight the cancer with natural remedies. We may be too late, but figure it is worth a try and feel chemo is way too toxic!
What a pawsome looking breakfast!
Thankiez fur ur purrs 'n sweet messagez me dear furiend, @Meep ~!
Thankies @The_Wild_Ones but sumtimez mommy don't feel real brave 'n taday her izn't feelin' goo'. Tummy issuez. 'n feelz quite runned down. Yesh da eye issue iz not good but ya gotta goez one, ya know? What else, jus be happy ya wake up eash 'n efury mornin'~ Thankiez fur da yum yum nomz~ Bacon! Hash'ed ' ngravyz 'n mom'z mouf iz waterin'~!
@Twinkle mom sez ur mommy iz brave 'n wif all her painz 'n stuff goin' on 'n den ya gotta goez back ta workz too? Dat'z rough~
@MidnightSon Gettin' ready fur ur Eaglez win? Mom doen't really keep up wif dat stuff, but since Pa watchez any 'n all sportz her iz shur to hearz bout it~
me thinkz Pa may soon be in dat situation whar him can't snow blow er scoop. Mom doesn't do any o' it, can't se'z 'n Pa jus don't wantz her too 'n so dey will pay a neighborhood kid ta doez it, if needed. We haz a beeg warm up here, like 42 'n su'shine taday. But....wait fur it...Sunday we got ice 'n sleet 'n den turn to snow 'n into Monday 'n efen Tues. Pa sez he will drive to hiz appt efen if'n it snowz, but not if iced.
IZ Fish FRIDAY!~
Oh @MILO_BLUE_EYES we LOVE fried fish!! It is SO good for you, right? So sorry about your pa feeling like the snow is getting to be too much, but nice for you t help out neighborhood kid! Well, we think your mommy is brave! Yours. too, @Twinkle! We know how hard it can be to work when you really don't feel good! Mommy is SO much better after the back surgery!
@Twinkle and @MidnightSon so happy you are able to get here! We loves you! ALL of you!
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