Re: Marianne- my latest Drama
From: marianne bolding (email@example.com)
Fri Aug 17 01:03:00 2001
Meant to send this to jean personally...sorry guys.
--- marianne bolding <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Still, more and more alike. I smoke a pack a day
> sometimes more when I stress out. Lately...a pack
> a half. I thought I had throat cancer. Maybe it is
> just the hernia. I ate alot yesterday...drank milk
> see what would happen and had home-made lima bean
> soup...puked my guts in a trash can and then
> diarrhea...then it passed. My Lima beans with ham
> hock were sooooo gooood...but, I'm afraid to eat
> know. I just stared at them as I was deciding what
> make for dinner tonight. I put them in the freezer
> and made tuna casserole instead. It was a light
> and I feel the food settled well tonight. (Either I
> ate too much or the milk or the gas from the
> beans...probably all 3...are you safe with bean
> soups?) So, you telling me that little bit let's me
> know this might just be hernia. Could you tell me
> more about the water pills? We need to teach our
> husbands the heimlich just in case, huh? ha ha. Can
> you eat split pea soup...? I have bought dry split
> peas and would like to make this. I've been
> researching the net and haven't found any good ones.
> Any ideas? I have to take my vitamins one at a
> too. I had the same sort of experience
> hubby was at work. I had to stick my fingers in my
> throat. LOL Marianne
> --- Jean Long <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Marianne,
> > Yes, I have problems swallowing off & on. As a
> > matter of fact 2 of my Herblax were "stuck" in my
> > throat for 10 minutes the other night (guess they
> > went down side by side).
> > I thought "oh my, I'm gonna choke to death". It
> > wouldn't go down no matter how much I swallowed or
> > drank. I finally turned on the hot water and drank
> > whole glass little by little hoping to dissolve
> > enough for them to go down and they finally did.
> > Sure did scare me and hubby was asleep. I will
> > one at a time for now on!
> > I don't know what causes it. Sometimes it is from
> > the hernia backing the food up but not always.
> > inflammation?
> > Yes, I smoke a pack a day and get worse when pain
> > bad.
> > It does make the hiatal hernia & ulcer worse.
> > I get short of breath when the pressure under my
> > gets bad.
> > I take water pills off & on and they help relieve
> > the bloating & pressure. I can't eat alot at one
> > time and your not suppose to anyway or it backs
> > Even with small amounts it can back up and I keep
> > "re-swallowing" my food for hours!
> > You can also get the Endoscopy to check the
> > condition of the esophagus, any duodenal or
> > ulcer and hiatal hernia.
> > My chiropractor takes two fingers in-between the
> > upper curve of the ribs and has me take a deep
> > breath, he then pulls his fingers down real fast
> > pulling the hernia down. Takes my breath for a
> > couple seconds. Haven't had it done since I
> > going after my hip replacement.
> > Hope this helps!
> > JEAN
> > "A Friend is someone who knows all about you and
> > still loves you!!!"
>> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "marianne bolding" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS"
> > <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 12:51 AM
> > Subject: Re: Marianne- my latest Drama
> > Jean...I should have guessed that you would have
> > scoliosis. It would be hard to imagine a perfect
> > back
> > with a bad hip. Seems like they'd go hand in
> > Do you have problems swallowing due to your neck
> > problems? Do you due to the hernia? You smoke,
> > too,
> > don't you? How much do you smoke a day? I
> > smoke...getting worse with all the stress, too.
> > Everything I do I associate with a cigarette. I
> > really trying to get to the bottom of this
> > chest/diaphragm problem, it's hard to ever catch a
> > whole breath...my breathing is so shallow...and
> > the difficulties swallowing. Dr. Gerhart tells me
> > should follow up with a ph level test to check the
> > acid and the damage done to the esophagus. I
> > forwarded you the letter. I always felt that my
> > pcp
> > should check the esophagus...especially since the
> > hernia meds don't work with these two symptoms.
> > it
> > my hernia the curve of my neck (if you could have
> > seen
> > those horrid x-rays...I checked the name cause I
> > couldn't believe it was me). Is it the
> > hernia/esophagus probs? or is it something else?
> > The
> > chiro I'm seeing is very good. Does kinesiology.
> > Helps the hernia alot...he rubs it a special
> > way...it
> > hurts while its happening...but feels so much
> > afterwards. He said it looked like I whiplashed
> > neck and never treated it....years ago he
> > recently. I've been in 5 accidents in 8 years. 2
> > were
> > my fault. I'll be seeing him three times a week
> > a
> > month so far...It's expensive, but, health is
> > important. I hope you are feeling well. Sorry
> > about
> > the recipe...I have the spaghetti pie one still.
> > Love, Marianne
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