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by MackerelCat
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Sept 2, 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1578

Re: Daily Check in Sept 2, 2019

Thank you, Jackie. She passed away late last night without ever regaining consciousness, which was a sad mercy.
by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Sept 2, 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1578

Re: Daily Check in Sept 2, 2019

Jackie, I hope all is well. Been under the weather today. The medication for cerebral hypertension sucks potassium out of me and I felt very wobbly. Had a banana, orange juice, V-8 juice, and finally a big bowl of popcorn with salt substitute on it before I felt better. Stayed home all day, which wa...
by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What One Frugal Thing You Do Saves You the Most Money?
Replies: 22
Views: 1803

Re: What One Frugal Thing You Do Saves You the Most Money?

Grocery list does it for me. I divide up the list between stores because one store does not carry everything. Fortunately, they are relatively close together and I know what the best deal is at each one.
by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: NON frugal things that you do :-)
Replies: 29
Views: 1838

Re: NON frugal things that you do :-)

I can totally relate to Clem's dog unfrugalness. We have 3, all of which have somewhat expensive medical problems, and a senior cat. Their food, medication, supplements, litter and the increased need for housecleaning cost as much as a modest car payment. Love them all to pieces, but we will not be ...
by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: NON frugal things that you do :-)
Replies: 29
Views: 1838

Re: NON frugal things that you do :-)

I buy books. However, it's because the tiny town we live in has a one room library. The town is attached to the big city, but because we are not city residents, we are not allowed to use the city library without paying $50 a year for an individual card. Plus, due to vision troubles, I almost exclusi...
by MackerelCat
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Cataract surgery....
Replies: 18
Views: 1087

Re: Cataract surgery....

Jodi, I am so glad everything went well. The shield is just to keep you from rubbing your eye and you figured out a great alternative.

I did not have blue halos but "saw" streaks of light in the dark with one eye for a while. It eventually went away.