I have lost weight and hove in at 173 pounds today. We are eating healthily and small portions due to the panic buyings and it paid off. I wore my trousers of truth today, only for minutes but hey ho. We are discovering old fashioned cooking, cook from basic items, cook with an eye to a second meal and cook with taste additions of herbs and spices. Exercises are daily now, we are allowed out once a day, for ecercises so we make the most of it. I am a strong believer of coming out of this shit storm of a pandemic with lots of positive habits.
Post by worksforme2 on Mar 27, 2020 7:31:16 GMT -5
I am in the boat with you lessingham. The good side of this sh*t storm is that it has offered me the opportunity to do a bunch of yard and maintenance work on my humble abode. Since the gov. is discouraging old farts like me from prowling the streets I have been on a streak doing stuff that I have neglected and ignored for far too long, but it is getting done now. This place will look like new again when I'm done.
EDIT UPDATE: Well the governor has declared "shelter in place" starting Monday( 29th). So it looks like I will be riding my Harley a bunch this weekend. Come Monday it might be hard to convince a cop my that a fun run is really for medicinal purposes.
And money! I am not spending so the money is accumulating. Slowly but surely. I am not sure what was wrong with me last week but I do not think it was the virus. I had low level chest pains, sore throat and aches. Could have been a chest infection or a cold. It never got better or worse. But today it seems to have gone. Now the caution remains not to get the Big One. Cars and bikes need to be ridden. I am not sure how many will last sitting in the drive. Oil slumps, batteries drain and dust settles. Are we allowed to drive with windows up and doors locked?
Well worksfor me, I hope the test is drawing a little blood and they keep on testing Trump until the well runs dry! It is difficult to see where the stats are coming from. If we are relying on self diagnosis, how good are the stats? Is normal flu being misdiagnosed, chest infections etc? I hardly dare whisper but with sick leave available without a docs certificate, how many idleitis cases? Are they only counting those cases in hospitals where, I presume, real testing is being carried out? For those who think this is trivial, read The Machine That Won the War by Isaac Asimov. If the politicians and medics do not have accurate stats, how do they know the policies are working?
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petrushka: I've no idea what it is with the toilet paper hoarding. I walked out of a supermarket yesterday and saw a woman with the jumbo sized trolley and some 4x 18 roll packs of toilet paper. Nuts. Completely nuts. Incidentally, a bidet is definitely the way to go
Mar 14, 2020 6:18:43 GMT -5
petrushka: Even her little 5 or 6 year old was questioning her purchase!
Mar 14, 2020 6:25:44 GMT -5
petrushka: One of my favourite quotes for the last 30 years: "don't ever look a sheep in the eyes, the intellectual vacuum may suck your brains out". Well, let's all drink to the sheeple! (besides, alcohol is a good disinfectant).
Mar 14, 2020 6:31:26 GMT -5
frednsa: so...............i'd like to tell her when she "attempts to placate me": have you ever been invited to a party where you knew for certain that you WEREN'T wanted ?
Mar 19, 2020 15:57:05 GMT -5
worksforme2: Former Miss Hawaii tests positive. Being the gallant lad that I am I have offered her the use of my guest bedroom to "shelter in place"..
Mar 23, 2020 20:34:21 GMT -5
worksforme2: Hey tamara68, there is a covid19 positive cat in Belgium, watch out for it.
Mar 30, 2020 14:05:56 GMT -5
tamara68: @worksforme I think I have to be more careful for all infected people. Most likely I already have Covid19
Apr 1, 2020 3:29:42 GMT -5
worksforme2: tamara68.....it's been a couple weeks since you posted you may have the covid19 virus. hopefully you are feeling better and are on your way to renewed health
Apr 11, 2020 5:31:38 GMT -5
tamara68: @worksforme thanks, yes I am feeling better. How is it in the USA?
Apr 14, 2020 1:57:26 GMT -5
worksforme2: some better and some worse,..virus seems to be slowing down, but people are beginning to refuse to stay inside,...worst thing I see is Biden leading in the election poles,...but that could be fake news
Apr 20, 2020 16:56:22 GMT -5
mirrororchid: Politics? Is that what we want to happen here?
Apr 21, 2020 6:21:24 GMT -5
petrushka: Certainly not American style politics. Toxic echo chambers.
Apr 23, 2020 16:21:52 GMT -5
petrushka: However, I feel that sexual politics, including political moves that impact the relationships between gender (misogynist, misandrist, etc) definitely deserve room in this context.
Apr 23, 2020 16:22:59 GMT -5
fred: just calculated that i've spent somewhere near 19,000 days (& nights) as a "rejectee".AND that allows for 2,000+ days (& nights) on business travel apart from her. i've chosen to "stay" .....would never do that again, and can't as you see doing the math
May 15, 2020 18:01:15 GMT -5
worksforme2: 19000 days and nights,....damn dude, that's 52 yrs.
Jun 17, 2020 9:19:10 GMT -5
fred: you're a little short works - was thinking this AM, there has NEVER been a day when she indicated desire for me physically (other than for heavy lifting or finance)........LOL...........earlier, i had enough libido for both of us, now i'm left with guilt
Jun 20, 2020 13:11:12 GMT -5
fred: over imposing myself on her rather than simply leaving .....DAMN LOVE ANYWAY !
Jun 20, 2020 13:12:12 GMT -5
mesulina: update everyone, still has not happened. I have now come to accept that I will live with out. It is just different now.
Jun 29, 2020 19:32:31 GMT -5
worksforme2: Sorry mesulina,... but on the positive side you did stock up on toys a short time back,..now might be the time to go for the gusto
Jun 30, 2020 17:42:54 GMT -5
grower: Embrace a change, you will wonder why you waited so long
Jul 9, 2020 11:22:56 GMT -5