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Old Mar 14th 2020, 1:35 am
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Originally Posted by BuckinghamshireBoy View Post
Despite thread-digression being my one of my specialist subjects, I'll not dwell too much here on this, but don't (re)do the water/ice dispenser in the door thing.

I was talked out of that for our new setup here by none other than the kitchen salesperson "it's just a novelty, it will break down soon".

Honesty from a salesperson.
I'm ready to agree. The one that came with the house...the ice packed up first. But it often turned out what I can only call ice dust with the ice. Then the water packed up. Eventually the fridge.
Ice trays are not convenient; often difficult to get the cubes out and do you refill half the empty sections.

We have a fridge (it sounds like it's on the way out) with an ice maker in the freezer section. It's really very good but when I'm getting the ice out for my whisky7up in the winter, handling it makes me feel cold.

I'm very particular with my ice in that drink. It has to be just right to get a nice balance and spooning it out doesn't do. Perhaps I should use a glove.
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Old Mar 16th 2020, 10:43 pm
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I bought the foot massager some months after breaking my ankle and having multiple problems with both feet & knees as a consequence (see compensatory behaviours above). Had to use it for some weeks but it definitely worked and I have had no problems since (this was 6 years ago). I definitely recommend getting one (its one of the few things we brought here from England!).
OK. Think this may be a sensible goer then. I want to stay active.
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OK. Think this may be a sensible goer then. I want to stay active.
I'm going to see what they go for in Shopper's Drug Mart, since that seems to be one of the Medic outlets.
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Old Mar 17th 2020, 4:27 am
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If I die, I will have my wife post my CT scan results.

Just dark humor But I wont know them until this virus thing kicks the bucket, dang hope its not a serious issue, but doctors and medical system is pre-occupied, GP doesn't even have the results yet after 2 weeks.
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My jaw hurts so bad today, its all messed up from teeth grinding and very tense with all my stress in my jaw, pops and clicks when I open and close, today it just hurts, I wish I could get drunk and just sleep. I wonder how bad it will be 5 or 10 years from now.

Not sure if this is considered a dental problem or a medical, if medical its covered, but if dental I will up the creek.
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Old Mar 18th 2020, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
I wish I could get drunk and just sleep.
A hangover is all you need. Just enough to accentuate every ache and pain, then you wouldn't suggest it again. Your lack of bad habits is one of your strong points.

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Old Mar 18th 2020, 3:52 pm
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A hangover is all you need. Just enough to accentuate every ache and pain, then you wouldn't suggest it again. Your lack of bad habits is one of your strong points.
No drinking? HERESY!!!!
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Old Mar 19th 2020, 9:35 pm
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Leg doesn't have cancer.

Apparently at some point my femur ended up with a small fracture and it healed weirdly. When it happened is anyone's guess. Only thing I can think of is in 1998 I get hit with a tow bar disconnecting an aircraft, causes bruising but no significant pain and never saw a doctor. I can't think of anything else that would have led to a fracture in my femur.

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Leg doesn't have cancer.

Apparently at some point my femur ended up with a small fracture and it healed weirdly. When it happened is anyone's guess. Only thing I can think of is in 1998 I get hit with a tow bar disconnecting an aircraft, causes bruising but no significant pain and never saw a doctor. I can't think of anything else that would have led to a fracture in my femur.
Good news on the whole! Now the question is can they do anything to help?
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Leg doesn't have cancer.

Apparently at some point my femur ended up with a small fracture and it healed weirdly. When it happened is anyone's guess. Only thing I can think of is in 1998 I get hit with a tow bar disconnecting an aircraft, causes bruising but no significant pain and never saw a doctor. I can't think of anything else that would have led to a fracture in my femur.
bet that’s a relief. Good news J.
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Leg doesn't have cancer.

Apparently at some point my femur ended up with a small fracture and it healed weirdly. When it happened is anyone's guess. Only thing I can think of is in 1998 I get hit with a tow bar disconnecting an aircraft, causes bruising but no significant pain and never saw a doctor. I can't think of anything else that would have led to a fracture in my femur.
Good news indeed! Will they operate on it later or just leave it?
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 1:21 am
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Good news on the whole! Now the question is can they do anything to help?
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Good news indeed! Will they operate on it later or just leave it?
Nothing they can do about it from what the doctor said.

I wasn't worried about getting it fixed, I was just worried about it being cancer because the 2 previous x-rays both led to more questions than answers and doctors saying it could be benign or it might be, so when they couldn't rule it out initially, I started worry mode...ha ha

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Nothing they can do about it from what the doctor said.
Oddly that is good news innit J. Nah! Nothing they can do for an oddly healed small fracture. Would cause more issues than help.
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Leg doesn't have cancer.

Apparently at some point my femur ended up with a small fracture and it healed weirdly. When it happened is anyone's guess. Only thing I can think of is in 1998 I get hit with a tow bar disconnecting an aircraft, causes bruising but no significant pain and never saw a doctor. I can't think of anything else that would have led to a fracture in my femur.
Still, the first sentence is the important bit here.

Well done that man.
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Oddly that is good news innit J. Nah! Nothing they can do for an oddly healed small fracture. Would cause more issues than help.
Yeah it is, I was never fussed with getting anything fixed really, I just wanted to make sure it wasn't cancer. So I am happy camper now and can stop worrying.
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