Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#83994 Apr 12, 2013
"Dear Carolyn - My friends are bad drivers. I have repeatedly felt unsafe while in the passenger seat. During one trip (only from Georgetown to Silver Spring) I truly believe that it was only me shouting, "STOP!" that kept us from being in two messy wrecks. So I generally volunteer to drive. However, we're about to go on a long trip and I'm four months pregnant, and I don't know if they'll let me drive six hours each way, even though I'm fine with it. Is there a nice way to let them know that I'm not endangering my life and that in my uterus with them at the wheel?"

Maybe I'm just tempted to play devil's advocate, but the common denominator is the LW. Maybe she's a paranoid and annoying backseat driver. If the other friends don't notice this about each other, I think the problem may be the LW.
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#83995 Apr 12, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Wear ear plugs, trust me!
Oh, I've been up front for many shows!!! It was worse being nearer to the back for Selena Gomez with all teh 10 year olds screaming!!! This one won't be too loud, and it won't be so bad if it is!!!
Damn, I love Weird Al!!!:D

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#83996 Apr 12, 2013
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Since: Jul 12

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#83998 Apr 12, 2013
So are there Indian bots that post all over Topix or what?
crunchy bacon

Hoffman Estates, IL

#83999 Apr 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
Drink cranberry juice, lots of it. Good for Vitamin C and good for bladder infections
/s/ Dr. Pelly
seriously, Dog, take care of yourself and be careful not to fall into a machine or something at work
Speaking of cures, Ms. P, I'm going to be entering drug rehab tomorrow. With luck it'll be about 30 days. Things haven't been going well lately, to say the least but, I have to admit this has been an on going problem. I've always kinda known that I had a drinking problem but Oxy sure didn't help that! When I come back I'm sure to be doing a lot of apologizing-LOL!- but, I wanted to let you know, PEllen, and I wanted to apologize to Angela for "redheadlovessmallmen " and to others here for stuff I really can't remember myself. I really going to miss WOW but maybe I'll appreciate it much more when I get straight. See you all soon!

Since: Jan 10

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#84000 Apr 12, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
On Vietnam...yeah it was all about "containment" (Truman Doctrine and all that.
They were afraid that if VN fell, there would be a domino effect and so all of Indochina (Laos, Cambodia) would all fall to communism as well.
The Russians were being aggressive and our (government) concern was Europe but we couldn't let the recently "commie" Chinese take over in Asia (they had about a 1000 year history with taking over VN) because then it would spread to other (read: all) parts of the world like S. America (ahem...it DID) and then we (the US) would be the only non-communist place on Earth.
At least that's 1040s-60s government thinking. Cold War...proxy war with the USSR. Meh.
Not like we really learned anything from it. Except maybe the military learned to not have so much press around when they are doing "war crime" type things. Easier to keep a lid on that kind of stuff if reporters/photographers are kept contained.<shrug>
The awesome movie "Charlie WIlson's War" covers that domino effect thing well, in that, if we hadn't helped AFghanistan drive the Russians out, the rest of the middle east would have fallen, one after the other.

Since: Jan 10

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#84001 Apr 12, 2013
crunchy bacon wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of cures, Ms. P, I'm going to be entering drug rehab tomorrow. With luck it'll be about 30 days. Things haven't been going well lately, to say the least but, I have to admit this has been an on going problem. I've always kinda known that I had a drinking problem but Oxy sure didn't help that! When I come back I'm sure to be doing a lot of apologizing-LOL!- but, I wanted to let you know, PEllen, and I wanted to apologize to Angela for "redheadlovessmallmen " and to others here for stuff I really can't remember myself. I really going to miss WOW but maybe I'll appreciate it much more when I get straight. See you all soon!
You're going into rehab? BEST OF LUCK TO YOU (to ANYBODY who thinks they need that help!).

Since: Jan 10

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#84002 Apr 12, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
"Dear Carolyn - My friends are bad drivers. I have repeatedly felt unsafe while in the passenger seat. During one trip (only from Georgetown to Silver Spring) I truly believe that it was only me shouting, "STOP!" that kept us from being in two messy wrecks. So I generally volunteer to drive. However, we're about to go on a long trip and I'm four months pregnant, and I don't know if they'll let me drive six hours each way, even though I'm fine with it. Is there a nice way to let them know that I'm not endangering my life and that in my uterus with them at the wheel?"
Maybe I'm just tempted to play devil's advocate, but the common denominator is the LW. Maybe she's a paranoid and annoying backseat driver. If the other friends don't notice this about each other, I think the problem may be the LW.
ITA. She probably is the nervous nellie whose kneejerk reactions to traffic nearly cause an accident.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#84003 Apr 12, 2013
quitter
crunchy bacon wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of cures, Ms. P, I'm going to be entering drug rehab tomorrow. With luck it'll be about 30 days. Things haven't been going well lately, to say the least but, I have to admit this has been an on going problem. I've always kinda known that I had a drinking problem but Oxy sure didn't help that! When I come back I'm sure to be doing a lot of apologizing-LOL!- but, I wanted to let you know, PEllen, and I wanted to apologize to Angela for "redheadlovessmallmen " and to others here for stuff I really can't remember myself. I really going to miss WOW but maybe I'll appreciate it much more when I get straight. See you all soon!

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#84004 Apr 12, 2013
crunchy bacon wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of cures, Ms. P, I'm going to be entering drug rehab tomorrow. With luck it'll be about 30 days. Things haven't been going well lately, to say the least but, I have to admit this has been an on going problem. I've always kinda known that I had a drinking problem but Oxy sure didn't help that! When I come back I'm sure to be doing a lot of apologizing-LOL!- but, I wanted to let you know, PEllen, and I wanted to apologize to Angela for "redheadlovessmallmen " and to others here for stuff I really can't remember myself. I really going to miss WOW but maybe I'll appreciate it much more when I get straight. See you all soon!
Good for you for recognizing that there is a problem and taking the steps to do something to address it.

As for me, you have less to apologize for, but I accept what you offer and wish you well.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#84005 Apr 12, 2013
RACE wrote:
quitter
<quoted text>
Hopefully he is.

Since: Oct 12

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#84006 Apr 12, 2013
Stina wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, I've been up front for many shows!!! It was worse being nearer to the back for Selena Gomez with all teh 10 year olds screaming!!! This one won't be too loud, and it won't be so bad if it is!!!
Damn, I love Weird Al!!!:D
That is funny.....many years ago, my wife worked at an office, with the sister of a guitarist from, Blue Oyster Cult.....the concert was great, but we thought everyone was 12-14...,..Last Steely Dan concert we went to, everyone around us sang along....thought I'd hurl....lol....

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#84007 Apr 12, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
The awesome movie "Charlie WIlson's War" covers that domino effect thing well, in that, if we hadn't helped AFghanistan drive the Russians out, the rest of the middle east would have fallen, one after the other.
I saw that once...sorta. I wasn't paying as much attention to it as I should have. Might watch it again. There's another one from the 80s with Michael J Fox that I want to watch. Too lazy to look up the title right now LOL.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#84008 Apr 13, 2013

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#84009 Apr 13, 2013

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#84010 Apr 13, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
Did you go to the doctor yet?

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#84011 Apr 13, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
Some of us had serious doubts.

You links are good. Mine did not take for some reason

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#84012 Apr 13, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
Did you go to the doctor yet?
I'm getting better. I probably shouldn't mix prescription drugs with alcohol.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#84013 Apr 13, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm getting better. I probably shouldn't mix prescription drugs with alcohol.
If you had an infection and if you were taking antibiotics, alcohol diminishes their effectiveness. Ask your doctor's office or the pharmacist ( not the clerk) at Walgreens or look it up.

Once I had a bladder infection that worked its way up to my kidneys. It was incredibly painful. I didn't know it at the time, but I can tell you now that a kidney infection hurts a helluva a lot more than having a baby without drugs and the infection lasts longer.
As a guy you really don't want to be catheterized either. Having a Foley put in is no fun. Look that up too.

What Mimi and I are trying to tell you is that you described something that should be taken seriously. You are not a super-hero ,invulnerable tough guy nor do you have a good in-house support system to take care of you if it turns very bad.

Talk to your doc. Please.Tell him a couple of old lady friends of yours have been riding you about it (Sorry, Mimi) If the doc says not to worry, so be it.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#84014 Apr 13, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm getting better. I probably shouldn't mix prescription drugs with alcohol.
Probably not. Glad you're feeling better.

The kidney pain is still something that's concerning, so if it happens again you really do need to go to ER or Urgent Care or something.

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