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The Cat and the Dog

Thursday, April 19, 2012

  
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MS.ELENI 4/19/2012 4:46PM

    Sounds more like my dog. emoticon

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New Drug

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

  
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GLC2009 4/18/2012 4:05PM

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Woundseal and Thin Blood

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

I just found out what wafarin really does for you. I was making a big pot of soup today, chopping up three pounds of large onions, and on the last cut of the last onion, the knife slipped and cut about a quarter inch of skin loose from the outside of my middle finger, just above the nail toward the index finger. I tried starch, and that wouldn't stop the bleeding, but I had bought a package of woundseal when I started taking the wafarin - the stuff they use on the battlefield to stop bleeding. The first pass almost worked, but it was still bleeding through in two places, so I used some more and did get it to stop. Then I got the "scab" wet washing up, and it started bleeding again. I used another package on that, got it stopped again, and put a band-aid on to protect things. I thought that should do it, but later I looked, and the bandage has a spot of blood about 3/8 of an inch in diameter showing, where the bandage adsorbed blood.

That stuff really does keep your blood from clotting,. I wonder what would happen if you were in a serious car crash?

  
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PMFISH 4/17/2012 5:40PM

    How often do you have your blood checked?? I have to take this awful drug also, but I sure do not want a stroke. When I was first put on warfarin they had my blood way toooo thin. It took quite some time and then I could tell by the way I felt when it was too thin. I now test my blood at home every month or anytime I feel like I might be off. You might want to check it out. We have to find what works for ourselves. Pressure is the best answer.

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MRE1956 4/17/2012 2:09PM

    Ohhhhhh, my - that stuff is baaaaaaad news.......this HAS TO BE one of the kind of things that one should put on a medical alert bracelet......you know, in the event of an accident.......

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MS.ELENI 4/17/2012 1:51PM

    If you were in a car crash you would just kiss your butt goodbye.
bandaids don't work. I usually make a pad of papertowel and then use bandaid to keep tight pressure on wound. Keeping pressure on it is best way.

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Everybody Who's Nobody

Monday, April 16, 2012

  
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Ziggy

Saturday, April 14, 2012

  
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THINRONNA 4/16/2012 8:58AM

    Lol!

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DIBANANA 4/14/2012 12:23PM

  cute

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