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  1. I myself would not advise it. Only because there can be batched up jobs then you will not be happy. I would seriously reconsider it though. But I can't tell you what to do, but no I have not heard of anyone doing this, I do have two tat's but not by my eyes or lips. Sam
  2. he is doing an Epidural shot. I'm not sure about this though so, I hate shots period!!!
  3. i dont have that problem but my has ridges on the nails and my anil curves down ward like a bird claw. I would suggest putting on vitamin E on the nail and rub it in. I would do this often. I hope this helps.
  4. 2 1/2 cup of flour 1Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup of pumpkin 2 cup peeled and finely chooped apples 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon soda 2 eggs beaten 1/2 cup oil Combine eggs, pumpkin and oil. Add dry ingrediants, mix well. Add apples fill cupcakes papers 1/2 full. Top each with crumble topping. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes Crumble topping 2 Tablespoon flour 1/4 tsp. suger 1/2 tsp.cinnam 4 Table spoon butter mix with fork until well blended and crumbly * I havent made the crumble topping, I do put cream cheese frosting on it it or nothing. Its really good that way.*
  5. michelle I already had an MRi done onmy neck he seems to think that my shoulder hurts from my neck but I will see how it feels after I get the epidural. But I can tell you if it still hurts I am going to get that MRI of my shoulder.
  6. Well next wednesday I will be getting my first shot for my neck, he seems to think that the pain in my shoulder is from my neck, I think differently but I will hang on and see. I did call my family doctor to see if they will get me something for the pain. I'm hurting and this cooler weather is making it worse. The pain doctor couldn't give me a shot today and or anything for the pain. I really dont know why I was jsut happy to be there and to find out what his paln is. Shot's are his plan. I hate shots, I dont do very good with them, It's like I'm a little girl all over again. I dont ever remember them hurting when I was younger I jsut know I dont like them now. Well anyways I'm going to lay down its been a stressful day for me. Take care Sam
  7. Maddy If you need any information I can send you stuff through mail but it's up to you. Sam
  8. on Friday afternoon, I wasn't expecting to get in so soon. But that is great. I hope they can help me. I hate feeling yucky. and I do feel like Im coming down with something, I hope not though.. So I will post what is going on. Sam
  9. I have some more recipes for the kids for autumn festivities. So if you would like me to add more just let me know.
  10. 1 lb of lean ground beef 1 meduim onion chopped 2 1/2 cups of frozen mixed vegetables 1 can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained 1 jar (12 0z.) beef gravy 1 3/4 cups water 2 tablespoon butter or margarine 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup milk 2 1/4 cups plain mashed potato mix (dry) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 egg slightly beten Heat oven to 375. Spray 12 inch skillet with cooking spray, cook ground beef and onion over meduim high heat 5 to 7 mintues, stiring occasionally until beef is thoroughly cooked; drained Set aside 12 peas for garnish. Add remaining frozen vegtables, tomatoes and gravy to ground beef. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to meduim low, cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender, stiring occassionally. Meanwhile in a meduim sauce pan, bring water, butter and garlic powder to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in milk, dry potato mix and cheese. Stir in egg until well blended. Spoon ground beef mixture into a ungreased 8 inch square or or oval glass baking dish. With large spoon make six mounds of potatoe mixture on top of beef mixture to resemble ghost. Place 2 reserved peas on each mound to resemble eyes. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until potaotes are set and mixture is thoroughly heated. serves 6 * you can use refrigerated prepared potaoes instead of the dry mix. Stir in Parmesan cheese and egg before spooning on the beef mixture.
  11. patty I think my recipe book that has that in it is missing I am still lokking. I use to have it on the computer but I taken lots of things off of here. So bare with me ok. I won't forget I promise'.. Sam
  12. 2 celery ribs, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 cup butter 1 package of (14 ounces ) seasoned stuffing croutons 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs, beaten 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth 4 cups of cubed cooked chicken In a skillet, saute celery and onion in butter until tender. In a bowl combine the croutons, parsley, salt, pepper and celery mixture. Combine eggs and broth pour over bread mixture and toss to combine. Add chicken; toss gently Transfer to greased 13 in. x 9 in.x 2 in. baking dish. cover and bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes or until a meat theremometer reads 160. Serves 6-9 servings.
  13. Patty I have a apple pumpkin cupcake recipe that is really good!! I will post it later on I have to find it first. I put cream cheese frosting on them and it's so good you dont have to put anything on the top its good that way too. So I will be back later.
  14. Just relax everything will be ok, do you know what type of right heart cath? When I had my done they went through the neck its a lot easier and you get to go home faster. To me it just felt like a bee sting. well take care and keep us posted on what they say. Sam
  15. Celia, do you want a mexican type chicken casserole? Or just a regular chicken casserole?
  16. no I havent tried sweet potatoe but it would work too. Actually any squash would that is yellow orange. Also when I was growing up my grandma used squash instead of pumpkin for her pies there is no difference in the taste.
  17. Ced, I dont know anything about PH here is a link to get some information about PH www.phassociation.org (Pulmonary Hypertension Association.) I'm sure there is something on here to give you some insight about Ph as well. Take care, Sam
  18. Sweet, he asked me about PT I told him that I had tried that it worked for two weeks then it starting hurting more. No he didn't give me any pills, I hate taking meds and I already take too many . I will be going to see a pain doctor so we will see what he or she wants to do. I know they are going to inject my neck.
  19. Ok here is what the results of the MRi said about my neck.. I 1. No large disk herniation or central canal stenosis or cord compression. 2. Mild to moderate degenerative disk disease, spondylotic and uncovertebral hypertrophy at C3-4, C4-5, C5-6. C6-7 levels. 3. Above changes cause mild to moderate multilevel neural foraminal narrowing, greatest in C5-6 and left C6-7 Levels, mild central canal narrowing. 4. Straightening of hte C-spine can be seen in paitents with muscle spasm, no compression derformity or subluxation is seen. He told me if my shoulder keeps up to call him next week and we will do another MRI. He seems to think it is my rotor cuff. He did give me a shot and some muscle relaxers. I he asked me if I wanted some sleeping pills, I told him no incase of something happening to my parents I wouldnt be able to wake up and help. I am waiting for a call from a Pain clinic or doctor. If they dont call today I am to call in the morning and make an appointment, Dr, said they will help my neck. So that Is where I am at now. Thanks for all the lovely responses, I am so glad you all know and wunderstand what we go through each and every day and we are all there for one another.. Sam
  20. I did not sleep well at all last night, I called and made a appointment for at 1:00, I had talked with my nurse and she said you might have to go se a specialist, I told her I kinda thought. When You go from using you arm to where you can hardly move it I'd say you would see a specialist. I think I will make an appointmnet with my orthopaedic doctor after I see my family doctor, I am going to get a shot even though I dont like them but I can't handle this anymore. It';s effecting my sleep I can't do my hair or shave or lift anything that is somewhat heavy. I move wrong it hurts.Well I just wanted to let you know.. Sam Will post wht the doctor say's.
  21. Frosty Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie 9 inch graham cracker crust: 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (22 grams) ½ cup of melted butter ¼ cup sugar Filling: 1 cup of cooked or canned mashed pumpkin ½ cup brown sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ginger 1 quart of Vanilla ice cream 1/3 cup of chopped nuts To prepare crust: Combine cracker crumbs with melted butter and sugar. Reserve ¾ cup of this mixture for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture firmly into a buttered 9 inch pie plate. Chill 45 minutes before filling. To prepare filling: mix together the pumpkin, brown sugar, salt and spices. Stir in ice cream to soften; then fold into pumpkin mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Combine reserved crumbs and chopped nuts; and sprinkle mixture over pie filling and freeze until needed. • I had used a pumpkin pie spice instead of cinnamon and ginger. • I just guessed at the measurement for the pumpkin spice. • Enjoy!!! This is really good.
  22. :( It hurts so much and I am so tired of it. My neck and my left shoulder all the way down to my hand . I know something isnt right, i can't shave under that arm, I have a hard time getting dressed and today I couldn't do my hair. That isn't going to work out very well. I didn't sleep well last night at all and I had gotten up and put nice smelly ben gay on. It did nothing for me. Today I had put on a Absorbine Jr. pain relieving patch and nothing..I wish I had something to knock me out until Monday morning. You know a few years ago it was my left hip where it hurt so bad , that I had to keep getting shots, it seems to me it's always my left side that is affected. So is there anyone else that feels one side is more affected than the other? Well I am going to go lay down it has a been a long day for me. Take care, Sam ;)
  23. Well it will be a few days before I get the results of my MRI they did today. I can't wait to find out what is causing my shoulder pain that goes to my hand and my neck. It has been going on since the end of July. I went to PT and it helped for a few days then quit. So now we are just waiting to see what the results are. I hoping I dont need surgery but I think that is going to be an option really. I have a hard time raising that arm above my head and Howie has to help undo my bra, I can't do it the way I usally do and it makes me mad. I can't even shave under my arm pit, how groose is that!! no lifting at all in that arm. It has affected my daily life .. Well enough for now, Take care, Sam
  24. Lisa take a deep breath and try to relax, I have an idea can you sleep on an angle? Maybe that will help.. I use to wake up feeling that way then I starting sleeping on the recliner. then I had a sleep apeana test done. So maybe you should look into that, I am sorry to hear about your knee, I have had knee problems every since I can remember. And for your daughter I will keep her in my thoughts. You take care of your self, and let us know how things are going with the both of you. Sam
  25. emmie Here is a link for paraesophageal hernia. I hope it helps, Sam
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