sheila727

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Wed Nov 30

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 4:52 PM

Re: Bathing suggestions

When you said "upstate New York" -- I suddenly remembered that much earlier time when you used to post about issues concerning your mom, and her gradual decline from independence (and caring for your brother) into Alzheimers.

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Tue Nov 29

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 12:30 PM

Re: Bathing suggestions

That's a problem! And I suspect you're right in anticipating his evasive strategy for continuing to avoid a bath or shower.

The only thing I can think of is finding a geriatric social worker (they call them Life Care Managers now) [more]

Mon Nov 28

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 10:52 AM

Re: Translation-error opportunity

And reading this thread.....

Je souris!

=sheila

Sun Nov 27

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 6:22 PM

Re: Translation-error opportunity

FWIW, if you ask Google Translate to translate "I mouse" from English to French, it gives you "I mouse."

Not even "Je mouse"? Pronounced "Je moose" of course.

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 12:28 PM

Re: Translation-error opportunity

English:

I smile.
I mouse.

French:

Je souris.
Je souris.


That's very cute. But it doesn't actually seem to work that way as far as the verb goes. The French call the mouse "la [more]

Tue Nov 22

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 9:58 AM

Re: supplements

Still not out from under my deadline angst. Almost there.

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 9:35 AM

Re: Itchy eyes

When the weather changes to cold and dry my wife's eyes get very itchy and puffy. Can anyone suggest help?

Does this coincide with the start of the home-heating season? If so, then perhaps an air humidifier. Or having your ducts [more]

Mon Nov 21

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 12:00 AM

Re: How many words can we add to this list?

for most of those the word with & without the prefix are obvious antonyms...Whereas the connection between, say "distress" and "tress" is - at best - so metaphorical and hazy you'll be pulling your hair out trying to [more]

Sun Nov 20

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 10:23 PM

Re: How many words can we add to this list?

So here is an (in)sider's list.


sight (in)
trepid (in)
tuitive (in)
dustrious (in)
telligent (in)
volved (in)
tegral (in)
glorious (in)
sufferable (in)
hospitable (in)
credible [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 6:13 PM

Re: How many words can we add to this list?

Under
Wear
Vent(in)



The rule, though, is that what's left once the prefix is detached can't be a word on its own.

Sat Nov 19

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 3:14 PM

Re: How many words can we add to this list?

How is it that in this thread we've seen a couple uses of "under" as a prefix... but never looked at it by itself?

der (un)



And to follow suit....

ner (in)

Fri Nov 11

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:23 AM

Re: supplements

Later this week.

Sorry I haven't had a chance to pull this information together yet. I have a rough deadline, and--hoping I don't initiate a political discussion in any way, but saying this just to clarify my own impaired [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 11:14 AM

Re: Here we are

Tough, because the evidence that your mom's capabilities are gradually diminishing is there. But I also find myself feeling so glad at the fact that the signs and the necessary changes ARE so gradual. For so many families, the transition is from [more]

Wed Nov 9

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:41 PM

Re: HDL Levels

And complicating your mis-perception is your conviction that anyone who disagrees with you simply doesn't understand the facts. It never occurs to you that your knowledge is limited or dated or biased.

I realize I created the [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:35 AM

Re: Podesta: HIllary is POS

Podesta email - leaded by Wiki: " Clinton out of touch, cronyistic, didn't drive car in 35 years, flew all over world but accomplished nothing..."

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Tue Nov 8

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:38 PM

Re: HDL Levels

Most people won't take the time to read the paper.
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Sad, but true. Among *most people* you have to include the health and science writers who bring these research insights to the attention of the
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Sun Nov 6

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:33 PM

Re: supplements

These were among those recommended in the Reversal of Cognitive Decline study we discussed a while back:

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Fri Nov 4

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:25 PM

Re: hubby's bloodwork

Tolerant is never easy, but sometimes it's the right thing to do. Some people are simply unable to control themselves.


We once used to be friends. It is sad.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:55 PM

Re: hubby's bloodwork

I hate to say it but the more I hear the more I think we just need to be tolerant and ignore.

Perhaps "tolerant" would be easier if I weren't a target of hers. And if she weren't so nasty to so many people. [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:09 PM

Re: hubby's bloodwork

pedophilia (yes, it's been done......really)

You sucked me in and I have to ask...what's been done?



I don't know if Vee provided her recounting of this event. But I can say that her experiencing of it bore [more]

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