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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Dec 11th 2018, 9:38 am
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OK, I admit I have a weird sense off humour , but you try not to smile when you read this !

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...gambling-trips
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 9:43 am
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
Yet again this could be pissed off or smile.

So the euphoria of pooping for England has worn off. Turns out the medication, Metformin, did not like me and I ended up being really sick with Lactic Acidosis. If you've never had it then you are lucky, if you have then you will probably not forget how you felt. Apparently runners of marathons often get it but I can guarantee I have not been running anywhere except to the bathroom! I ended up having to be rehydrated and thankfully I now feel better.

And the smile. It was a quick way to drop almost 12lbs.
Sorry to hear that you and Metformin didn't get on
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Originally Posted by Ingles View Post
OK, I admit I have a weird sense off humour , but you try not to smile when you read this !

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...gambling-trips
I read this out to my (Catholic) husband earlier today - his response was 'they should have been charged by the police - I bloody hate nuns'

He's right though - they should have been charged instead of protected by the church. It's not even as if it was a one-off, they've been at it for 10 years! Just on that, is it the case that US police don't have the power to independently charge a person if they know they've committed an offence, does the person/company offended against have to agree to the offender being charged?

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OK, I admit I have a weird sense off humour , but you try not to smile when you read this !

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...gambling-trips
Yet again no checks and balances in place to prevent this. It really is unbelievable that this went on so long.

On a lighter not all I could think of was Nuns on the Run with the nuns looking like Mel Smith and Rhyss Griff Jones.
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I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!
That is wonderful. I am so happy for you both x

Now the hard part is to keep him motivated on recovery!
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!
So happy to hear this
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 12:16 pm
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OK, I admit I have a weird sense off humour , but you try not to smile when you read this !

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...gambling-trips
Gambling - a bad habit!
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OK, I admit I have a weird sense off humour , but you try not to smile when you read this !

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...gambling-trips
Makes me bloody angry tbh. No one blinked or queried about regular trips to Vegas to gamble? Oh pray for us and our church? No nothing smile worthy there.
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 12:37 pm
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Perhaps they said they were working under cover to save the other sinners!
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Old Dec 11th 2018, 12:48 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!
Great news. 36 is too young to have those sorts of health problems.
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I had some wonderful news today that made me smile. I posted a week or so ago about my 36 year old son's health problems over the past month, including having a cerebral infarction (stroke). His latest blood results are fantastic and he's no longer at imminent risk of another stroke. His balance is better too, and he even agreed to use the funky black walking stick I got him. Feeling so much more optimistic!

Well done that man. Great news for you. In that sense his youth is on his side - the human body is incredibly resilient and if he does things right from now on and takes care of himself he will be so much better off.
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There was a young sister called Chang
who wanted more buck for her bang
She went on a spree
via the Holy See
and played ''till the demons sang.
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There was a young sister called Chang
who wanted more buck for her bang
She went on a spree
via the Holy See
and played ''till the demons sang.
Very good - but you need another syllable in the last line to make it scan properly. Maybe "and played til the demons they sang".

.../annoyinglyhelpful
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Originally Posted by Ingles View Post
OK, I admit I have a weird sense off humour , but you try not to smile when you read this
I heard it on the radio during the night in a half asleep state and initially wondered why them being sisters was newsworthy.

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Gambling - a bad habit!
Did they win or was their return nun?
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