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#1 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:50 AM

Hello All

How many 'ologists do you have?

When I was first diagnosed I only had one, a rheumatologist and 4 years on I only have three, from scleroderma I have a rheumatologist and a cardiologist, I also have a randomly acquired gynecologist but that's not scleroderma related, I think, but for the purpose of this count an 'ologist is an 'ologist so I have three!

I am certain there must be some of you with at least five, well way more than me anyways!

Who will win the award for having the most 'ologists? I have a sneaking suspicion who may be among the top five but I could be wrong!

There's a bunch of :balloons: and a :emoticon-congratulations: in it for the winner plus the prestigious title of "2011's patient with the most 'ologists!"

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:33 PM

Amanda,

Under other circumstances I would be saying you need to get out more :rolleyes: but that's not easy for you so I think we had better think of some more mind stretching puzzles for you to work on!!

However, since you asked the question, I couldn't stop thinking and counting my ologists.

I have a Rheumatologist, 2 Gastroenterologists, Cardiologist, Dermatologist and 3

surgeons, Vascular, Colo-Rectal and Gastro.

If you can turn those 3 surgeons into ologists I am way out in front at the moment. Not sure that it is so important to be in front - perhaps it would be healthier to be behind.

Best wishes

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As well, I meant to tell you that I took some photos of my glorious support stockings and have been trying to upload them, but so far I can't. Jo has tried to help me but it is still a work in progress.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 04:09 PM

OOps, I forgot the Neurologist who I haven't seen for ages because no headaches for 7 years. Then there is the Audiologist who I will have to go back to because I am getting so deaf - what was that you said?. And the Opthalmologist because my glasses need an upgrade, not to mention my wooden leg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:48 PM

I learned more doctor names than I care to reveal but here it goes:

2 Rheumatologists, 2 Pulmonologists, 2 Nephrologists, Gastroenterologist, Cardiologist, Dermatologist, Gynecologist, Neurologist, Otolaryngologist, Psychologist, Opthomologist, and multiple Anesthesiologists, Phlebotomists, Pharmacologists, and Radiologists, ,


I also have several meteorologists, cosmetologists, technologists, and am married to a mixologist! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 12:14 AM

Miocean,

That made me laugh!! I guess if we all think long enough we can come up with more - but so far you take the cake.

Judy

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 01:54 AM

Oh bah!.....I certainly can't compete with you other folks!! ^_^

A rheumatologist, a gynaecologist and 3 Pulmonologists (I call them lung specialist consultants but I'm going to include them or I won't have a hope of keeping up with you all!! :lol: )

Guess I don't win, eh?.......boo hoo!

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 03:22 PM

Hello Amanda, Miocean, Judyt & Jo:


I have three - cardiologist, rheumatologist & pulmonologist.

I have an internist, but no such thing as an internologist. lol

Take care & hugs


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#8 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 04:45 PM

Fantastic ladies and great numbers so far!

Judy I had no idea you has so many, I make 7 and I can't wait to see the stockings! Wooden leg, I wish as they don't get ulcers just woodworm! :lol:

Miocean I make 18 medical ones (some people are just soooo greedy!) and no you don't get to include your husband unless he examines you and I really don't want to know about that! :lol:

Annie, 3 is a good number particularly as I only have 3!

Jo, you just outdo me and Annie by 2, I expected you to have more but I'm not sure why?

So, anyone else with more than Miocean?

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 08:56 AM

Well I have Rheumatologist, Dermotologist, Neurologist and an Orthopeadic doctor but I don't think they go by any type of ologist in Ortho!

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 05:52 PM

Hello Jean

Well 3 is a respectable number so you're in good company!

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 09:20 PM

I've had so many I've lost count so now I suppose I'll need to add a numerologist!

Pun intended.
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Posted 26 November 2011 - 09:01 AM

Probably a good thing you've forgotten Shelley otherwise I suspect you'd be a clear winner! With MAS you'd have to be!

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 01:23 PM

I like this thread, Judy! Thanks for starting it, because it sure has made me laugh :lol:

I just wanted to say that I have the "usual" 'ologists,, but just had to add that my hubby is
working on perfecting his "special recipe, so I would like to add to the "MIX" here, that I'm
thinking he surely must be a "Bananabreadrecipeperfectionologist" :emoticons-yes: (Besides
THAT, I reap the benefits of all of his testings, as I happen to be his guinea pig!!!
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#14 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 03:50 PM

Susie, I have to give you that one...but only if some of that banana bread comes my way!

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 09:34 PM

I was going to put "astrologist" in my original post but thought THAT was pushing it.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 01:02 PM

Okay so I am about to award Miocean "The Patient with the Most 'Ologists 2011" award with 18 unless anyone else can outdo her? Last chance!

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 01:57 PM

Agreed!! :emoticon-congratulations:




But I wish I'd won........boo hoo!!! <stamp feet> :temper-tantrum: :lol: :lol:

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 08:46 AM

And I thought I never win anything! :D :D :D

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 02:37 PM

:emoticon-congratulations: "The Patient with the Most 'Ologists 2011" goes to Miocean!! :thank-you: :flowers: :happy-dance:
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Posted 09 December 2011 - 05:39 PM

Micoean, congratulations! I'm proud to say you're the clear winner here, hands down.

:emoticons-yes: :balloons: :woohoo: :flowers:

We need an icon for a trophy, don't we? Well, we're fresh out of trophy icons. So I hereby dub :fairy: this the ISN Spoon Award for Ologists. It's three virtual spoons that you can use, anytime you need more energy to go visit all your ologists.

:spoon: :spoon: :spoon:
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