Friday, May 15, 2015

NOT FUN

First, I want to thank those of you who said prayers and sent well wishes for me while I was out with kidney stones. Next, I thank my better half, Kathi, for doing some posts about how I was doing. And for watching over me. And hauling my fat little butt to and from the hospital. (Sorry if I scared you a few times.)

So, I won't go into great detail about the kidney stones, and the procedure to be able to pass them suckers. I will say, though, that when you have one of the stones at about a half inch in size? You are NOT going to be able to just pee that sucker out. Thank God for some good drugs. I wish that the doctors would check out getting some equipment in a smaller size. Haven't they ever heard of fiber optics??!! Enough said.

I'm on the mend, and trying to get back in the swing of things around home. I lost a few pounds while having the stones. I lost my sense of taste for awhile. But, with how good a cook Kathi is, I'll gain a few of those pounds back. I'm ready for some home-cooked ribs, biscuits and gravy, and homemade cookies. Maybe we can go out to eat, and I think that I would be good for about a pound of crab legs and some hush puppies. The Isle of Belly is in need!

When I used to drink beer on a regular basis, I never got kidney stones. Maybe it's time to fry up some bacon and have a beer.

Again, thanks for the prayers and your words of encouragement. They helped immensely.

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  1. What great news.....glad you are back.

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    1. Hey John, it feels good to be back. Thanks for stopping by.

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  2. Jim - we're all just glad that you are doing well. i'm glad Kathi took such good care of you...now start eating and get your weight back! much love to both of you!

    your friend,
    kymber

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    1. KYMBER! I'm feeling sooo much better. It's great to hear from you. Kathi was a great help. But, I had a hard time getting her to give me a bath. LOL!
      Oh yeah, according to sources, Brussels pouts cause kidney stones. LOL!

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    2. KYMBER! I'm feeling sooo much better. It's great to hear from you. Kathi was a great help. But, I had a hard time getting her to give me a bath. LOL!
      Oh yeah, according to sources, Brussels pouts cause kidney stones. LOL!

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  3. Jim,

    Beer does wonders with preventing kidney stones obviously!!! It's good to hear you're on the mend.

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    1. Sandy, thanks. I'm working on getting more beer in my diet. How about beer on your Wheaties for breakfast? ( I did this in my younger years, because of budget. ) Taste pretty good.

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    2. Sandy, thanks. I'm working on getting more beer in my diet. How about beer on your Wheaties for breakfast? ( I did this in my younger years, because of budget. ) Taste pretty good.

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  4. I've had several stones and I know what you mean about fiber optics. That instrument is the size of a garden hose and I won't mention where they put it. Ouch!

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