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by Yankiwi
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
Topic: Moving Mayhem
Replies: 82
Views: 1447

Re: Moving Mayhem

Your new activities in a new life sound wonderful. It would be great if your political group could create fairer elections starting with eliminating gerimandering.
by Yankiwi
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Saved by RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: Saved by RLS

That's really funny. One of my first posts on this discussion board was "The lighter side of WED/RLS".
Being bored is a real trigger for my legs.
by Yankiwi
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
Topic: Is it Only Me ?
Replies: 24
Views: 191

Re: Is it Only Me ?

Christmas can be very hard. Cliff and I loved it even though I still, after 31 years, have not got used to a southern hemisphere Christmas. We used to go for a long walk then have a special but not elaborate meal. With Cliff gone I might just go for the walk.
by Yankiwi
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
Topic: Moving Mayhem
Replies: 82
Views: 1447

Re: Moving Mayhem

Best wishes for life in California. Nothing like sunshine to soothe the body and soul. It must have been so much fun giving away your art supplies and plants. Giving really is better than receiving.
by Yankiwi
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Two very different doctors' visits
Replies: 29
Views: 333

Re: Two very different doctors' visits

I found Sinemet great for almost immediate relief in a movie, car or concert but I augmented on it very quickly when used daily. I confirm the Foundation's stand that it is not for daily use.
by Yankiwi
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Power Plate
Replies: 28
Views: 1393

Re: Power Plate

I prefer to read, love reading, but if I need to learn how to fix something a video is better for me.
A sister loves to listen to books on tape, I can't stand them. On a long drive last summer she listened to one and I read a different book.
by Yankiwi
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
Topic: Moving Mayhem
Replies: 82
Views: 1447

Re: Moving Mayhem

Nice story of giving your stuff to the young couple. They would have been over the moon to get it and probably still remember you fondly. In 1980 I bought a tiny (not like today's) house in Idaho for $40,000 and seven years later sold it for $40,000. I figured I'd had free rent for that time so I wa...
by Yankiwi
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Outburst at UPS Store Guy
Replies: 25
Views: 473

Re: Outburst at UPS Store Guy

Steve, I'm so glad you and your wife are there for each other.
by Yankiwi
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Very good article on Opioids & chronic pain
Replies: 7
Views: 207

Re: Very good article on Opioids & chronic pain

Or they think they can take drugs and get away with it, they play by different rules.
by Yankiwi
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: allergy nasal spray question
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: allergy nasal spray question

Thanks, I'll look for a generic Flonase. Last night probably didn't have anything to do with Alanase, just a "normal" bad night but I'm always optimistic of having a better night tonight.
by Yankiwi
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: allergy nasal spray question
Replies: 2
Views: 126

allergy nasal spray question

I've been using Flixonase (Flonase) for years with no problems but recently the design of the bottle was changed and it is awkward to use. I changed to Alanase whose active ingredient is beclomethasone dipropionate. On the third night I just couldn't settle in a way different to my usual legs proble...
by Yankiwi
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
Topic: Moving Mayhem
Replies: 82
Views: 1447

Re: Moving Mayhem

This is the boy/man in whose home we now remove our shoes at the door.

That's so funny, but what a clever solution!
by Yankiwi
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
Topic: Vulnerable
Replies: 48
Views: 1331

Re: Vulnerable

It seems as if Murphy is well and truly in charge of your life. I hope things get better soon.
by Yankiwi
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Lonliness
Replies: 90
Views: 15061

Re: Lonliness

Even though New Zealand was originally settled by English and Scots (and of course, earlier, Maori) the Irish influence is huge. Today 12% of Kiwis have Irish blood. Sisters of Mercy came from Ireland from about 1850 to 1900 to teach and every second Catholic church in New Zealand seems to be called...
by Yankiwi
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Lonliness
Replies: 90
Views: 15061

Re: Lonliness

I had had simple gold framed glasses for years and while they are fine for younger people I thought I'd get something more daring when I got my last prescription. Not too daring as glasses go but an olive gray frame with a definite "eyeglass" shape. I thought I looked modern when my sister...

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