What we have; how to build 'em up; what to do when they seem exhausted--or someone else's does.
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey I can see you doing this, and being upset, too, so I say true to this.
Which is my child? :-)
I always wanted to have a girl--and my mother swore she could tell by the way I was carrying that I would have a girl who would weigh 7 lbs. 2 ounces and be bald; also, I would only gain 15 lbs.
I had a boy; I gained over 60 lbs. And he weighted over 9 lbs. He had a lot of black hair.
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey This stage of my medication taper is always the roughest, and this round is particularly difficult: Nightmares and sweats; Charlie horse in hamstrings, bone pain, moving as though I am underwater, not enough energy to take a shower (just sponge/spot cleaning myself).
I know it'll end, and I will get a break until I start the next round, but this morning I was talking aloud to soothe myself, saying I wanted my mother--not my birth, real-life mother--so she would reassure me and wipe
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey
sprinkle wrote: I feel like you're more of a walker than a swimmer if I had to guess.
You know me very well, and I cannot remember your personality type; I will look it up.
Yes, I love to walk; however a doctor suggested that because of my cervical and lumbar spine disease, the pain--I should learn to swim. I have a phobia regarding swimming and pools--boys tried drowning me twice; once when I was nine; once when I was a teenager.
Updated 03-18-2017 at 03:42 PM by BranchMonkey (Typo correction.)
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey Originally Posted by Drunk Parrot I can tell you're going to be a classic example of someone who "knows" a lot, yet can't even figure out their own type. It's not that hard, and none of us are that special. No one likes a surly drunken ENTP. Behave or I'll clip your wings and your beak using laser surgery, which I admit I am as adept using as I am typing to your satisfaction..
Originally Posted by BranchMonkey Rough day in terms of sensations associated with tapering off one of the two medications I am weaning off of after 16 years or so, "and" not but: It's a good day. I am doing what needs done; accepting what I cannot do "as well"; and otherwise just putting one foot in front of the other, while playing games, giving and getting forum support (nothing to do with the taper).
I'm grateful I know how it goes with tapering and me: I am at the peak, it will plateau, and