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Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.

Rick Fielding 23 Feb 00 - 11:19 AM
katlaughing 23 Feb 00 - 11:27 AM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 11:30 AM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 11:40 AM
catspaw49 23 Feb 00 - 11:50 AM
katlaughing 23 Feb 00 - 11:53 AM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 11:58 AM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 11:59 AM
MMario 23 Feb 00 - 12:00 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 12:09 PM
Little Neophyte 23 Feb 00 - 12:11 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 12:12 PM
catspaw49 23 Feb 00 - 12:14 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 12:20 PM
Mbo 23 Feb 00 - 12:22 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 12:35 PM
Mbo 23 Feb 00 - 12:38 PM
GUEST,Peter T. 23 Feb 00 - 12:39 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 12:41 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 12:42 PM
GUEST,Seamus Kennedy 23 Feb 00 - 12:44 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 12:46 PM
catspaw49 23 Feb 00 - 12:53 PM
Duckboots 23 Feb 00 - 02:35 PM
wysiwyg 23 Feb 00 - 02:39 PM
GUEST,Allan S. 23 Feb 00 - 02:43 PM
Peg 23 Feb 00 - 02:46 PM
Molly Malone 23 Feb 00 - 03:02 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 03:06 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 03:10 PM
catspaw49 23 Feb 00 - 03:13 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 03:16 PM
Molly Malone 23 Feb 00 - 03:24 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 03:33 PM
sophocleese 23 Feb 00 - 04:16 PM
Jeri 23 Feb 00 - 04:42 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 04:46 PM
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Abby Sale 23 Feb 00 - 06:20 PM
Micca 23 Feb 00 - 06:30 PM
Amos 23 Feb 00 - 06:57 PM
Little Neophyte 23 Feb 00 - 10:30 PM
Troll 23 Feb 00 - 10:38 PM
Hagbardr 23 Feb 00 - 11:54 PM
Duckboots 24 Feb 00 - 01:05 AM
wysiwyg 24 Feb 00 - 01:12 AM
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Subject: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Rick Fielding
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:19 AM

2 Alka-seltzer tablets at 3 am. to counter the effects of extra-spicy spaghetti sauce.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: katlaughing
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:27 AM

Shoulda had the haggis!


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:30 AM

I Buprofen, you Buprofen, We Buprofen...


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:40 AM

Creep Speaks:

PUBLIC EDUCATION

"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe

level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality."

H.L. Mencken


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: catspaw49
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:50 AM

I like to start the day with a nice mix of atenolol,prinivil,lasix,lanoxin,procardia,aspirin,vitamins E,C,B-6,B-12,folic acid, and a tylenol chaser. At this point, I'm generally too full to eat breakfast.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: katlaughing
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:53 AM

Uh, Spaw, you forgot the mycoxafalin!**BG**


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:58 AM

Once he gets that mycoccyxfalling in him, he's a hard man to keep up with...


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:59 AM

Lithium everyone. I prozac that soon we will be aspirin the government to malox all our drugs witch hazel lot of ramifications for freedom of thought. In our approach to this we must b complex. Do you see dramamine?

troll who will now take his morning meds.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: MMario
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:00 PM

ingest drug of choice. collapse. repeat as necessary.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:09 PM

When drugs are illegal, only outlaws will push drugs...hmmm...the ones in the white coats, or the black?

A


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:11 PM

After drinking too much the night before at a party I held at my house, I was told tomato juice would help me feel better. So I went to the refrigerator and pulled out an already opened bottle of tomato juice. I poured myself a nice cold tall glass of the stuff. I was so dehydrated I downed the entire thing only to realize it was mixed with vodka for the Caesars we were making the night before.

Then there was the time I had a terrible stomach ache and thought I should take some Kaopectate medicine. I was pretty young and had no clue how much to take. I started drinking it from the bottle only to realize it was Calamine lotion which has the same pink colour.

Bonnie


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:12 PM

Well, at least you don't have to worry about poison ivy.

troll (BG)


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: catspaw49
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:14 PM

Well Bonnie, it would soothe irritations.......

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:20 PM

Spaw, I don't think that's what Irritated Bowel Syndrome is really about, man...better get a second opinion.

A


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Mbo
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:22 PM

My father, as a teenager, once mistook a bottle of vanilla for cough medicine when he had a cold. He swears it worked wonders!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:35 PM

Sure. It's 90% alcohol. When yer sloshed ya don't care if ya got a cold or not.

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Mbo
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:38 PM

Um...it was vanilla extract, not RUM extract!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: GUEST,Peter T.
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:39 PM

Take 2 Rick Fielding albums and go to bed with a good book, or someone who's read one. Repeat as necessary.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:41 PM

M. Beau. It's STILL 90% alky>

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:42 PM

I don't think 90% of those who have heard Rick's albums are alkys...do you?

A


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: GUEST,Seamus Kennedy
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:44 PM

Catspaw - lasix? My money's on you in the Kentucky Derby.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:46 PM

Don't know. Ain't met all of 'em yet.

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: catspaw49
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 12:53 PM

Yeah....has that effect Seamus. Stuff makes me run like hell....to the john.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Duckboots
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 02:35 PM

My, My, what that boy gets up to while I'm not around to monitor him. Knowing Rick all to well, I'm sure he put this in as a reaction to all the "something of the day" posts. Didn't Art Theime do that with condoms a year ago?
However, just to throw a monkey wrench into his satirical plans, I'll ask a serious question. Two out of three people that I know are currently on some form of anti-depressants. Most have regular office jobs and certainly credit work pressures for much of their depression symptoms. My doctor offered me that option but so far I'm staying drug-free, other than wine and detective novels. Are there any Mudcatters who'll 'fess up to being big financial supporters of the "Prozac" industry?
By the way, Catspaw, when we met you and heard all that "rattling" we thought it was simply hunger pains!

Duckboots


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: wysiwyg
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 02:39 PM

See me for info on seasonal affective disorder and homemade lightboxes, also workplace modifications to fix lighting problems.

It's a SAD story but will lighten your load. Of whatever.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: GUEST,Allan S.
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 02:43 PM

Gin and Rose's lime juice Heloed me get through 70 years


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Peg
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 02:46 PM

some of my favorite drug combinations:

coffee and ibuprofen
marijuana and coffee
marijuana and ibuprofen
hashish and Red Stripe beer
chocolate and single malt scotch


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Molly Malone
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:02 PM

150 mg of Zantac, 64 oz of water, a prenatal vitamin, and 2 extra strength tylenol...BEFORE you drink.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:06 PM

I like Peg's style...I'm moving up there.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:10 PM

Duckboots. Without going into the gory details, I have suffered severe depression for most of my life. Six years ago, after a family crisis, I went on anti-depressants. The change had beendramatic. I am a nicer person to be around and I like myself a lot better.

Like you, I self-medicated with booze for years. Booze is not the answer. If you have been diagnosed with depression, get help. There are alot of different therapies out there and not all of them rely on drugs. The stigma of mental illness is slowly fading and as more and more of us come out the walls are coming down.

Depression is a disease. It can be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Find out! It is not a moral weakness. It is a disease and it is treatable.

As you can tell, this is a topic that I view with some passion. If There had not been the stigma, I might have sought help sooner and some of the bad things in my life would not have happened. I do not hide my condition. I am rather an advocate for openness about mental illness.

If you need someone to talk to, e-mail me.I'll listen.

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: catspaw49
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:13 PM

Hi Boots....... yeah I could see Rick's idea, but the problem was the same as Art's too...The subject was too tempting for a joke or two. And like Art's condom thread, although the point may have been missed, its infinitely better than the threads its lampooning. I like Peter's thoughts, but the other stuff.........Oh well. The song of the day crapped out before, but now its back in a new and more hideous incarnation. Medication was cute, but not blatant enough. Tell Rick to opt for a series of "of the Day" postings next time. Socks, cloud, fruit, furniture, plumber's helper, etc......Start them all at the same time. Might work.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:16 PM

Peckerhead of the Day, for Spaw. Beanpole, cat-turd and eclair, bad haircut and "bodily function" would all look good. Leave out bodi;y function -- it would get too many contributions.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Molly Malone
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:24 PM

Boy, talk about a misplaced post. I put a hangover prevention between depression posts....

Almost as bad as the guy who sent a "Got Milk?" cookie basket to a woman who was in the hospital....with breast cancer.

OOOOOOOOps.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 03:33 PM

Don't worry Molly luv. I'm not as sensitive as some.Like Spaw for example. Ya gotta be careful what you say around him or his feelings get hurt. What a sensitive guy! The way he emphatizes with others should be an inspiration to us all.

But then again, maybe not.

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: sophocleese
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 04:16 PM

Advil and Clavulin, believe it or not things are improving in the house. I may actually get to sleep all through the night tonight. "Mo-o-o-om!" Then again maybe not.....


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Jeri
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 04:42 PM

I took Prozac for about a year to prevent migraines. It worked pretty well and even though I wasn't depressed to begin with, I felt a lot better about life. It quit working on the headaches and I went off. Got a new Dr who put me back on - at more than twice my previous dosage. After a week, I had every nasty side effect in the book. I was on Amitryptoline (another anti-depressant) for migraines earlier in life. I felt half dead for the entire time. Funny, but the same chemical imbalances in the brain that contribute to depression also seem to contribute to migraines. Now I take an herb, feverfew, which works just as well at preventing migraines as the drugs did, but has no side effects.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 04:46 PM

Way to go, Jeri!!! Feed it right, keep it bright, and stay away from guys in white coats...they may be zookeepers!


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 05:00 PM

Here's some medication for you: Pills to Purge Melancholy


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Abby Sale
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 06:20 PM

No folk medicine???? How abouut pills of white mercury?


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Micca
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 06:30 PM

hey 'Spaw, was that a healing thread? naw just the lint from the pill bottle!!!


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Amos
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 06:57 PM

That white soft stuff is just about right, Spaw -- you know what to do...


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Little Neophyte
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 10:30 PM

Sometimes I wonder what comes first, just like the chicken or the egg.
Does the chemical imbalance cause the depression or does the depression cause a chemical imbalance.

Little Neo


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 10:38 PM

Since I've had it since I was a small child, I would guess that the chemical imbalance came first, but I don't know for sure.We still have a lot to learn about depression and its causes.

Of course, my Dr. also says I'm paraniod. But thats just 'cause she hates me.

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Hagbardr
Date: 23 Feb 00 - 11:54 PM

Duckboots, I was diagnosed with depression in high school and placed on Zoloft. I stopped taking it four days later.... four days without a minute of sleep. I took Paxil once, and threw up. I use full spectrum light bulbs which more closely simulate natural light. They're about $5 a pop, but they work wonders for your mood, reduce eye strain, and last about twice as long as regular bulbs. My depression is more seasonal though, I have no symptoms in the summer.

Hagbard


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Duckboots
Date: 24 Feb 00 - 01:05 AM

Thanks for the concern Troll and Hagbard, but I have to say that very shortly after leaving a job that had become seriously unpleasant due to understaffing I felt a lot better. It's a rather frightening prospect to try and reinvent yourself at forty, but after having spent 15 years in high rise offices, surrounded by many equally frustrated, harried and unhappy people, I welcome the opportunity to try and find something more satisfying to do with my life. My doctor explained that if I went on the right medication, I'd be able to return to work in a few weeks, and things would "appear" much better. I guess I'm taking the long way around, but I think for myself, it's the best way.

The "wine and detective stories" cure was meant as a joke. I guess I've been married to Rick long enough that I occasionally throw out the same kind of lines as he does, without realizing they might be taken more seriously than their original intent.

Rick believes that one must "create one's own environment as fully as possible" to be happy. For years he played in bars, and tells me that he was not a contented person, constantly frustrated at the musical ignorance of his audiences, but unwilling to let go of the large-for a musician-paychecks he was earning. He only plays now where people value folk music and supliments that with teaching two days a week. He gets VERY involved with his students, and when someone makes real progress, he is ecstatic. I guess I'm looking for a job where I feel I can "make a difference",-although I wouldn't mind one that pays more than his.

Duckboots


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: wysiwyg
Date: 24 Feb 00 - 01:12 AM

Hi Duckboots,

I found that beginning around age 40, a natural opportunity to reinvent myself had begun, and when I talked to other women they were having the same experience. I would like to welcome you to the sisterhood of wild women who don't worry (the over-40 class), and you know what? Just about everything you look forward to will be surpassed by what actually unfolds. This is an excellent time to be an excellent woman doing excellent things. You go girl!!!


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Bugsy
Date: 24 Feb 00 - 01:22 AM

My wife went to the doctor and said to him -"Doctor I've forgotten my Contradictory pills!"

He said, "Mrs Bugsy, you're ignorant."

She said, "No, I don't think so Doctor, I only missed the one!"

Cheers

Bugsy

whosaysifyoudon'tbelievemeyoumustnotknowmywife.....


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 24 Feb 00 - 06:41 AM

"Boots. So glad to hear that your depression was job related and not internal. Stress can certainly trigger depression. Sounds like you are well out of a bad situation.

I'm with Rick on working bars.YUCK!

stay well

troll


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Micca
Date: 24 Feb 00 - 08:24 AM

Duckboots, I was lucky enough to have a chemistry teacher when I was about 23yo explain this to me in words of one syllable(all I could absorb at the time) He said the choice is a job you dislike, that will bore you you rigid, and pays you lots of dosh to do what you like when you are away from it, or a job you enjoy and can get involved in but that will never make you rich, I opted for the second and It is still enjoyable, I became an administrator for 8 years and made dosh but not too much and was stressed out to almost breakdown level, then they did me the biggest favour ever, they made me redundant, I could claim my pension , and now I work part-time, with students again and I am enjoying life, my stress level dropped by about 99,999% overnight.
You spend 1/2 your wakeing hours at work, if you are not enjoying it, get out.Plan and scheme and do it in your own time and when it suits you but life is too short for Crap eating.


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Subject: RE: Medication of the Day. Feb. 23rd.
From: Troll
Date: 24 Feb 00 - 08:51 AM

You said it , Micca! yer lucky. It only took you eight years. It took me nearly thirty.

troll


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