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Georgia, hope you have a few days of rest and relaxation.



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Catch lots of fish Georgia and have a good rest!

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Ladies going to Yamba for a few days. Need the rest. Stay safe.

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Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.


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still trying to rest up but I am getting everything ready for my mother's 80th birthday party.

I drove up to Quorn today to see Brennen, what a delightful little boy.I think he had missed me as I haven't sen him for over a week, (I missed him), He sat on my lap and gave me lots of hugs and kisses. he was showing of dancing, running around in corcles laughing his head and so on. Made me laugh so many times.

By seeing him today made me remember why I am doing all of this, the ops, the weight loss and me trying to look after me.

I need to be around.

I will be seeing the other grandkids, over the next 3 days and at this stage I will probably see Brennen again Saturday hopefully.

Anna, that made me smile when I read that. Great idea.

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Anna what a lovely idea and to get smiles. You certainly made a lot of peoples day happier.

Wendy I hope you are feeling better and rested.

Georgia you work too hard, put your feet up!

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Rest up Wendy.
Georgia, I think you are overworked and underpaid. You rest up too!
My two friends and I all wore the same dress out to town yesterday.
It was an experiment to see what people would do. Really fun and we
gave out smiles and received many as well. Perfect strangers coming
up to us asking if we were triplets: whether we ditd it on purpose or whether
it was by accident. A few asked if there was a sale on our dresses.
It made us feel good to see that people were tolerant and encouraged us
by saying "Good on you" and "Have a great day ladies".
Goes to show that a smile is the longest mile in the Universe. Have a great night.

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Live well, laugh often, love much.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.


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thank you. Still very tired fromyesterday.

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Wendy best wishes for Sunday and hopefully not too traumatic getting there.

Anna enjoy the beach.

Did not sleep well. tossed all night long. Never mind. Keep moving and I won't feel tired.

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Glad you got home safely Wendy. You must be exhausted.
Get some rest now.
I am in
Bundaberg supporting a friend and it has been hot and humid so far.
If her hubby is OK tomorrow, we are going to Bargara Beach.

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Glad you are home safely Wendy! emoticon

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I got home from Adelaide at 9 pm, 15 long hours.

As we have a car race here in Adelaide from Friday and all over the weekend, it took over an hour to get into the city. Usually in there under 30 minutes. bumper to bumper traffic.

I now need to be in hospital on Sunday so they can start a drip on me because of my kidneys. Op first thing on Monday morning, No. 1 on the list and then the fun as they thing my calcium will drop and I will need to stay until they stablise that. Usually out the next day but they think it will be 5 days. YUK.

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I just wish we could buy direct from the Aussie farmers. They sure could use the money and we would bypass the middle man.

I am going in early today as I have to restock the new counter that was fitted last night. Never enduing "excitement"

Have a great day everyone.


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I agree Wendy. If you don't take care of your body you will have no where else to live emoticon

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after what is happening in Aust I think we should be more conscious in what we put in our mouths. We are trying to look after our bodies by losing weight and eating healthy and yet are we doing more damage by buying products from overseas.

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I th8nk I need to become more conscious of things too. I do freeze lemon juice and my mum freezes certain veggies,.

Long day glad to be home.

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thanks Rozie for all the hints, looks like I need to buy more diffferent fruits, Never thogutht of kiwifruit.

thanks Nola.

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Thanks for all the freezing hints. I froze boysonberries years ago (in my sugar days) by rolling them in sugar and just packing them in butter containers. They were beautiful!

Wendy good the temps are better for you today. You will be able to catch your breath before the trip to Adelaide tomorrow.

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Freezing fresh berries.... I don't wash them just put them in baggies and freeze. When ready to use I wash them and use.
Apples - I wash them and then cut them up in thickish slices and bag.
Bananas - slices or chunks
Kiwi - peel and slice
That is just some of what we use. I have frozen most fruits in season like mango and pineapple also.
I have never tried melons.
All nice in smoothies. My mom loves banana slices out of the freezer in summer.

There is a certain time of the year, just past in Aus, where you can't buy Australian lemons. My husband made sure he had enough squeezed juice, frozen in ice cube trays (1T each). Handy for cooking when needed.



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Nola, no I haven't frozen grapes yet but Kathy (I.M.Magic) freezes them and has them frozen like a ice blocks. She reckons they are nice. I will try a few today to see how they go.

I froze strawberries last year Georgia, I washed them, cut them up and froze them on a tray then put them in plastic bags. No sugar.

I know I saw a person on another team post an artcile on freezing fruit and veg so I must find it and post it on here.

Can't find it now

Have a great week.

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So ladies how do you freeze your fresh produce. Is there a secret way or just fresh and into bags?

Only 4 more sleeps till we getaway for a long weekend. I so need the break. Need some fresh air and some time away from everyone. We are going to Yamba to do some fishing.

Happy days to all.

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Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.


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Have you frozen grapes before Wendy. Do they not get squishy?

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Birdeye has been doing that for quite some time and that is the only frozen vegies I buy.

I bought some bananas and grapes today which I will freeze tomorrow. Plan to buy a heap more and freeze them in 50 gram bags. I will use 2 each day but I then can have some variety. I also plan to stop a fruit and veg shop on the way back from Adelaide on Tuesday.

I keep telling everyone I know for about the last 4 years I am protesting about buying oveasea stuff. Now I have a lot more joining me finally.

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Have a nice time up there Anna. Phew 94% humidity is a bit sweaty!

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We have to buy Australian. For our peace of
Mind.
Arrived in Bundaberg this arvo. Humidity was
94%. At least it's dry.

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I agree buy Australian and be safe. I notice Birds Eye are putting Australian grown in big writing on their frozen vegies (the ones I use peas corn and mixture with beans and red pepper)

Nice the sun is shining on you today Georgia. I hope it all dries out soon.

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emoticon emoticon Wendy, we have been doing that for the past year or so... Especially buying organic to put in smoothies. We try to buy only seasonal Aussie grown.
Most of it freezes well!


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That is a great idea Wendy.

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I have been trying to buy Australian for a number of years but I still make the occassional mistake. It is hard. I am now going to buy my fruit and start to freeze it instead of buying frozen for my smoothies.



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I agree!! emoticon We have the best food in the world! Buy Australian!!

Nice to see the sun shining again!!


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Thanks Roz - I had seen it on the news. Maybe it is time we used only Australian foods.

Washing, cleaning etc while the sun is shining.

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Berries – Hepatitis A Virus linked to Imported Frozen Berries

Just in Case some of you may not know!!
https://www.fsai.ie/faqs/berries_hep
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Nice to hear you are both safe Anna and Georgia. Enjoy your trip Anna.

I hope we get a bit of the rain as well Wendy. Stay Cool. Thank God for air/con. emoticon

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Safe travels Anna. Have some fun.

I had to take 2 detours to get home this afternoon due to flooding. Thankfully I am now home.

Take care everyone.

Live well, laugh often, love much.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.


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glad the cycline has decreased. Hope we get some rain from the one in NT. The rain fro Qld dos not seem to get down to us now. I cna't believe that these have been the first 2 for the cyclone season, is it going to be a lte one.

Hot here again, already have my aircon on.

Take care of yourself in helping your friend with her hubby, Anna.

Have a great weekend everyone.

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I'm glad you have a clearer understanding of how to go ahead Wendy.
We are now getting the end of the cyclone and the low has brought
much heavy rain. Local flooding and beach erosion. Sharks being brought in
to land by the rough seas. I wouldn't be swimming there now but there are lots
of foolish people in the water.
I phoned QR and the train is set to go tomorrow, so looks like I'm off to Bundy.
They were lucky as the cyclone bypassed them. Going to support my friend
as her hubby is vey ill.

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thanks for everyones kind words.

I am in a better frame of mind now that this has been made clearer. I had really felt like I had lost control of my own life and this is not a good feeling.

I also saw my dietician yesterday and things are now in place with her and she is looking into things further. I had sent her a copy of the message that I got so she has the same understanding.

I am now in a better place than the last 3 weeks.

Lady Carol, it hasn't been an easy decision only because noone gave me the information before I started seeking help.

Been hot for the last 2 days and hotter for the next 2 days then a cool change. So glad that will be in as I go to Adelaide again on Tuesday to see the thyroid specialist and for the pre-op. Be along day

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Wendy thanks for the link. Makes me understand what you are going through better. I do hope you get some answers, good to have local support, at least you are not alone up there.
Thinking of you emoticon

Watching the cyclones and the rain on the TV. I hope it all passes soon Georgia and Anna.

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Wendy such tough things to deal with. May you be guided and helped along the road by your guardian angels.

Raining non stop and we have had 50mls since midnight. I am praying all those folk up north are safe.

Anna great on them saving the turtle eggs.

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well I recieved an email from Jane this morning as she sent a email to my Neph yesterday and he had replied. I will enclose it now.

His response went much like this:

He feels sorry that you are unhappy and admits he is a lot busier than he was a year ago, and he would quite understand if you wanted to change to another specialist.
Although he agrees your numbers are stable ( and it is ultimately your choice ) he is concerned that you are developing complications of severe Chronic Kidney Disease and he feels it would be in your best interest to start dialysis earlier to have a better outcome.
Regarding the option of you doing your own dialysis on a machine in the PAH Dialysis Unit instead of in your own home, he’s not confident there would be space at the unit for you to do this but that is actually a discussion for the manager Kylie Herman to be involved in , so I will pass this on to her to talk about.
the Neph also mentioned that you were indeed booked for training to start in January but that you declined so he suggested monthly blood tests to continue and 3 monthly appointments with him, to keep close tabs on you.

Wendy this is in some ways a sad reflection of the times in health care , these Drs are expected to do a lot and are spread very thin ( im not making excuses) The one thing you can be reassured by is that the intention is always good, and that up here in the bush we are sometimes well situated to help out when needed , so if you are struggling you need to let us help out.


Well my answers to this was that every other Neph would be the same.

I did not decline the dialysis on the 2nd Jan. I never heard anything from them and I was not just going to turn up. The head of the unit was away. I know I could have rang but then who would have rang.

I can see his reasoning why now. I think I have had so much going on with all the operations
I have had has confused the symptoms.

I found a really good site this morning that I can understand. As it has the problems that patients have gone through and this has really helped. After going through this list, I could put tick against quite a few of them.

lifeoptions.org/kidneyinfo/ckdinfo.p
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dialysis has come a long way in recent times and now I know the reasons why I think this may be the best options. Still don't like it but I will be living which is a bonus. LOL.

It would have so much easier if he had explained all this when I was there.

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Thinking of all of you in the cyclone path... Stay safe!


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Spoke to my friend in Bundy and she is fine. Just wind and rain. Saw on
the news that volunteers went to Mon Repos beach and collected
the turtle eggs so that they don't get lost. That was a nice thing to do.
We have had a lot of rain and have some in my garage. Told my landlord
last week and he just ignored me. I hope there is not too much damage
and no loss of life as the cyclone hits land. Praying for people to be safe.

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Anna by Sunday it should all be over unless tress fall on the lines. It is a nice windy here - must be because with are in a small valley. The rains are ever so nice and gentle at the moment. Continuous but gentle not driving.

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Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.


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We are just waiting it out. Just now watching the news update and the
category 5 can have winds up to 300 km an hour. I went to Coolangatta today
and the wind was really tossing the ocean and taken the sand off the beaches.
there will be flooding. Supposed to hit Yeppoon around 4 am so I hope that
people are not injured. I am booked to go to Bundaberg by train on Sunday, but
it seems improbable now. Then we have the King tide tonight.
Wendy, that is great news about the caring new nurse. Nice to have a new
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Keep your heads down Georgia and Anna. Looks awful on the weather map.

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thank you Gerogia. Keep safe in Qld

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So far rain is steady but not too bad. Thanks Jaz....

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Anna and Georgia thinking of you keep safe.

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Wendy as I read you post I saw so much positive there. I hope only good comes from the meeting with this wonderful nurse. Stay positive and strong.

Nola the rains are coming - again!! LOL!! We shall cope I am sure.

Working tonight and having to drive home in this weather ...pray the day/night goes fast.

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Wendy at least you have another view and finding out more things. Which is good, and local without travelling. emoticon

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excellent appointment with the diebetic clinic. She worked with my Neph for many years and by the end she also noticed a difference in him. Mainly he is just too busy. She told me she has had quite a few renal patients have come to see her all with the same opinion I have.

She is emailing him tomorrow and if she does not get an answer she will ring him. She is amazed that I have never seen a renal nurse in all the years that I have had kidney disease (over 30 years).I had onlyseen and educator once about 5 or 6 years. She said this is not good enough.

she is on the patients side. She also said that there is a chance I can do diaylysis at the hospital but with me doing it. There is one machine there for this purpose.

I did take my health care plan with me and when she saw all the things that have happened to me in the last 5-6 years, she is thinking that this might be the reason why he wants me to go it so soon.

But as she said that should have all been explained to me.

I have her email address and she has mine so we can keep in contact.

she told me she speaks her mind and will try to get to the bottom of this.

Interesting little bit when I mentioned Serena's name (the head of the Home dialysis training unit), she is not impressed with her, and after she said that I realised that a few times I went to say something she overrrode what I was trying to say. I will need to keep being aware of that.

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Stay safe in all that horrible weather Georgia and Anna! It all looks horrible.

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Heavy downpour just started here. We shall see what it will be like tomorrow.

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That's great news Wendy. A second opinion will be good. It started really raining
this afternoon but the real heavy stuff is due to fall tomorrow. I went for a walk
and it felt good to walk a little in the rain. Just as well it is not cold. I'm off to see
a friend in Bundaberg on Sunday so I am hoping that the cyclone does not affect
the train.

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Wendy fingers crossed. Yes I hope the rains are good soaking rains and not flooding rains but with the thought 2 cyclones are forming who knows.

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Wendy that is great news. It will be good to get another opinion. Fingers and everything else crossed for you. emoticon

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good news I hope. I had podiaist appointment last Friday and we were talking about my kidney problems and what has happened. Anyhow to cut a long story short there is a women working in the diebetic clinic who was a renal nurse. The pod put in a request for me to see her and she rang today and I have an appointment tomorrow.

So at least may be a second opinion. She had already checked my blood tests.

Keep your fingers crossed that I get some sensible answers.


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thank you Anna.

Starting to warm up again. Hope you don't get to much rain in Qld.

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Stocktaking at work and that is tiring. Tomorrow we shall finish that and start unpacking about 30 boxes of winter stock. Completely ridiculous with our weather.

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Love your new photo Wendy. Nola, thanks for sharing the link about the GIANTS.
I would have loved to have seen them too. Get some rest tonight Geogia.

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Barely awake but must get moving. Hugs to all.

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thank Georgia and Nola for the lovely comments on photo. I am rather proud of myself.

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Kaylene you should have taken your stilts emoticon

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Little me was somewhere in that crowd of people. I got a good view of them walking around the park.

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Have a great week everyone. If anyone hasn't seen the movie' St. Vincent',
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Stay cool ladies.

Back to work today hugs to all.

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4 litres would be too much, you could do damage your kidneys by drowning them.

I did stay hydrated, it got to 45C and about 7pm the cool change hit. Should be low to mid 30'sC for the next week, unless it changes.





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Stay cool and hydrated Wendy. I went to see my cousin's 4 daschund puppies
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Have a good week everyone.

Stay cool Wendy!

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Maybe 4 litres is too much in one day. There is a thing as too much water Kimberley.


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Its warm out there... water, water, water..

I managed to get my 2 days workouts done last week, although I had to take 15 minutes off the second one.. Too many appointments that day.

So this week I hope to make it to the gym 3 days.. Mon, Wed and Fri.. all at 5am. (my biggest issue is getting up.. I am sooo not a morning person). Once I am there, I am good to go, its getting there that is all the battle.

I am also pushing this week to drink my full amount of water.. 4 liters.. I am gold with 2-3 but I get distracted and forget about it and then end up getting up all night as a pounded a liter before bed. LOL

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Keep hydrated Wendy.

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I restarted the minerals yesterday.

Happy Valentines Day. I went out for lunch today for my great niece's 18th birthday. Lovely lunch.

Oh so very hot here today only about 45C and 43C tomorrow.

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Just back from a lovely walk. Time to cool down.

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Happy Valentine's Day to everyone.
Went for breakfast today and had spinach on the side with my eggs.
Eating healthy and have lost 1 kg. Gives me motivation now more than ever.
Have a wonderful weekend everyone.

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Welcome back Chris and Kinberley. One day at a time girls.

Anna from the previews of 50 shades I could tell that the book had not translated well to film.

Wendy good that your health results are good ok but you must also feel good too. Check and restart your minerals.

Finally a couple of days off from work and after a bad couple of weeks really need that.

Happ Valentines day to all.
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I hope you feel better soon Wendy. TGIF

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Thanks for the welcome back, Wendy. You're having a hard time, but hopefully having your parathyroid glands removed will help. Take things easy, and treat yourself as gently as you would if it was any other member of your family going through the same problems. xx



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