Topix Chitown Regulars

Since: Oct 12

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#94739 Dec 19, 2013
Toj wrote:
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I did all the time. I can't remember who was on WCFL (their rival) at the time. Do you?
Sorry, i only remember WLS and Larry Lujack.....later, when i worked at Jewell, i remember some songs they played that we learned to hate, just because it seemed like they played the same ones, over and over......Patches, a horrid song about a dog....and i love dogs,too......lol...Lemon Tree by Trini Lopez...his claim to fame....Alotta songs about girl's whose boyfriends died while drag racing.....Lucky for me, Led Zeppelin came along....

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#94740 Dec 19, 2013
Toj wrote:
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I did all the time. I can't remember who was on WCFL (their rival) at the time. Do you?
Chicken Man!!
Who btw is the same announcer who does the First American Bank commercials as Dickie with (eastern European) Grandma.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Braidwood, IL

#94742 Dec 20, 2013

Since: Jan 10

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#94743 Dec 20, 2013
Well, going into respiratory distress, home nurse is sending me to the ER to check in for another fun stay. Just have to wrap up a few things here (pets, garbage), already keep a "go" bag packed, ready for three days there. This sucks.

Will check in with you all later when I'm bored in a room.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#94744 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Well, going into respiratory distress, home nurse is sending me to the ER to check in for another fun stay. Just have to wrap up a few things here (pets, garbage), already keep a "go" bag packed, ready for three days there. This sucks.
Will check in with you all later when I'm bored in a room.
Dayum :-/

Topix didn't like me using the actual spelling of that word. Odd.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#94745 Dec 20, 2013
RACE wrote:
Thank you, the boat is back in action and the holiday's are here!
You have a Merry Christmas too cutie. I will think of you being naughty!
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Do you put lights on your boat? Can you put lights on a boat?

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Melrose Park, IL

#94746 Dec 20, 2013
Mmm, pot luck at work today, lots of goodies. Already gained five pounds this winter and I'm fittin to gain five more

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#94747 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Well, going into respiratory distress, home nurse is sending me to the ER to check in for another fun stay. Just have to wrap up a few things here (pets, garbage), already keep a "go" bag packed, ready for three days there. This sucks.
Will check in with you all later when I'm bored in a room.
That sucks, but look at the bright side. If this was 20 years ago, you'd have bery limited entertainment options. Now you (I assume)have a good selection of tv channels, maybe some movies on demand, and mobile devices with wifi access opeing up a world of options to fight the boredom.

Since: Jan 10

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#94748 Dec 20, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>That sucks, but look at the bright side. If this was 20 years ago, you'd have bery limited entertainment options. Now you (I assume)have a good selection of tv channels, maybe some movies on demand, and mobile devices with wifi access opeing up a world of options to fight the boredom.
TV is okay. I am very grateful for my iPad and my new smartphone!!!

Since: Jan 10

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#94749 Dec 20, 2013
My caringbridge post just now:

Dec 20, 2013 11:20 AM
So... At united hospital as they run tests to find the cause of my shortness of breath. Finding fluid build up where there should be none (pericardium, which has that hole cut in it for draining), and fluid where there doesn't seem to been enough to be causing so much distress, but it is tough to tell, so on to more tests. I managed to get in a much needed nap, though.

Crossing fingers that this isn't an overnight stay!!

Since: Jan 10

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#94750 Dec 20, 2013
I have a bday party tonight and a music concert Sunday night. I don't want to miss either.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#94751 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I have a bday party tonight and a music concert Sunday night. I don't want to miss either.
Dang, you have been going in so often they probably have your room reserved for you.

At least you can escape re;entles Christmas music, so there is always that.

Feel better, kid.

Since: Oct 12

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#94752 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I have a bday party tonight and a music concert Sunday night. I don't want to miss either.
Red, i surely join everyone in wishing you improved health, especially during Christmas.....I just wanted to know if you have been prescribed any inhalers?....I have COPD and shortness of breath from a lifetime of menthol cigarettes and Symbicort is the first inhaler i have had, that i can really feel a difference....

Since: Jun 09

Saint Petersburg, FL

#94753 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I have a bday party tonight and a music concert Sunday night. I don't want to miss either.
I pray they send you home so you can attend your events and at least be more comfortable!!!

Since: Jan 10

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#94754 Dec 20, 2013
I'm hungry but they won't let me eat. Grrrr. Next up is full round of chest/heart ekgs. They don't yet know whether I get to go home tonight.

Nick and I were going to have sex tonight for the first time since my diagnosis!!! grrrrr

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#94755 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I'm hungry but they won't let me eat. Grrrr. Next up is full round of chest/heart ekgs. They don't yet know whether I get to go home tonight.
Nick and I were going to have sex tonight for the first time since my diagnosis!!! grrrrr
Hospital rooms have locks on the doors, right?

Since: Jan 10

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#94756 Dec 20, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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Hospital rooms have locks on the doors, right?
Nope. And when they do, they are disabled so they won't work, including bathrooms.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#94757 Dec 20, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I'm hungry but they won't let me eat. Grrrr. Next up is full round of chest/heart ekgs. They don't yet know whether I get to go home tonight.
Nick and I were going to have sex tonight for the first time since my diagnosis!!! grrrrr
I hope you don't have to stay and that you and Nick get your night. Sex is suppose to be very good for the immune system, you know!

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#94758 Dec 20, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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Hospital rooms have locks on the doors, right?
I like how you think!

Since: Jan 10

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#94759 Dec 20, 2013
Because I am dealing with low sodium levels, I did bring in all nods to snack on, so I went ahead. The lung draining is something you're awake for, I've had it done after meals.

Blood clot in my lower right lung. That's the main reason they want to keep me over night. Said it can't move anywhere, but are concerned with what may be behind it.

I wonder if I'm doing a good enough job of faking it for the troll.

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