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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 05-19-20, 03:25 PM
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Hey mrs datlas got some "sourdough starter" from a neighbor and she wants me to try to help her make some sourdough bread. It seems like a PITA but the benefits are no yeast needed (which is out of stock at Wegman's) and the promise of fresh bread.
I guess it is OK if you like bread.

It is funny what gets sold out. I know of someone who was looking for hair clippers, but Amazon is sold out of clippers for humans. Dog clippers are still available, so that's what he ended up ordering...
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I was picking the brain of my nurse, this morning, as I was getting my dressing changed, trying to get a timeline. The pin comes out on the 29th, and then there is the plastic surgery to repair the tendon. She is under the impression that the hole through the bones will heal while the tendon heals. We discussed a bit and the last thing she said, before I left the room, was this: "By the coming year you should be good to go". I felt faint for a bit. And then, at the suggestion of my sister, began designing a glove which will cover the index finger and palm only. To keep the dressing clean, while I use the hand in a limited way.
So, my question to you is this: Does it make sense to you that the whole process could take 8 months? Had I known that initially, I may well have opted out of the re-attachment.
I guess I should include Heathpack in the discussion
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Old 05-19-20, 04:21 PM
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I was picking the brain of my nurse, this morning, as I was getting my dressing changed, trying to get a timeline. The pin comes out on the 29th, and then there is the plastic surgery to repair the tendon. She is under the impression that the hole through the bones will heal while the tendon heals. We discussed a bit and the last thing she said, before I left the room, was this: "By the coming year you should be good to go". I felt faint for a bit. And then, at the suggestion of my sister, began designing a glove which will cover the index finger and palm only. To keep the dressing clean, while I use the hand in a limited way.
So, my question to you is this: Does it make sense to you that the whole process could take 8 months? Had I known that initially, I may well have opted out of the re-attachment.
I guess I should include Heathpack in the discussion
That sounds like a very long timeline. I don’t know the details but I think in USA they would fix the bone and the tendon at the same time. Immobilized for 6 weeks, then a couple months of hand therapy to get strength and range of motion back.
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Ya never know, they invited you didn't they?
We went riding and no swimming occurred. There is a lake up there but it was in the low 50s and windy. The ride was awesome, so there's that.
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for the ball sports fans, they're also doing stories on baseball's biggest cheaters, sammy sosa and mark mcguire barry bonds
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Is Barry Bonds the Lance of MLB?
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Hey mrs datlas got some "sourdough starter" from a neighbor and she wants me to try to help her make some sourdough bread. It seems like a PITA but the benefits are no yeast needed (which is out of stock at Wegman's) and the promise of fresh bread.

Yes? No? Any advice??
How will the starter survive the standard garage quarantine period?
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How will the starter survive the standard garage quarantine period?
It has already graduated from the garage and is upstairs in the fridge.
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
This should arrive before next weekend.

Screw Me! Now they tell me it’s out of stock.
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Old 05-19-20, 06:59 PM
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If they do it probably won't involve me.
Ouch that sucks!

Bikes are the new toilet paper

How was work?
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Screw Me! Now they tell me it’s out of stock.

did you already order it?
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Old 05-19-20, 07:10 PM
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anybody have any experience with salsa cow chipper bars or ritchey ergo max? The drops slant at an angle. I find that when I am tired I hold my hands at angle on the hoods. One of the guys I follow on strava has them on his checkpoint, he likes them, but says most people do not.
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Screw Me! Now they tell me it’s out of stock.
That sucks
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Old 05-19-20, 07:38 PM
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It has already graduated from the garage and is upstairs in the fridge.
Full of coronas, probably.
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I wonder if signing up for a 6hr race in October is overly optimistic...
How long will your foot be wounded?
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That sucks
Just when you think you made the right decision....
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How was work?
Work really sucked. I've always hated close-talkers, but now multiply that 10x.

Customers not wearing masks. WTF is wrong with these people?
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Lol Cheaters gonna cheat.
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
Screw Me! Now they tell me it’s out of stock.
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Ouch that sucks!

Bikes are the new toilet paper
Tell me about it. I have nothing but BSOs to build, and I'm constantly answering the phone. "Do you have "whatever bike in whatever size"? No Ma'am/Sir, I have nothing even close to that.

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did you already order it?
Yeah, But they never "charged" me.

They are dealing with exactly the same situation that I am.

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That sucks
Yeah, but at least I have my health(for now).
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Lol Cheaters gonna cheat.
What did my Patriots do now?
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Screw Me! Now they tell me it’s out of stock.
Ouch. That’s bogus, man!
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Work really sucked. I've always hated close-talkers, but now multiply that 10x.

Customers not wearing masks. WTF is wrong with these people?
Stupid is the word you’re looking for.
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Ouch. That’s bogus, man!
I answered these calls all freaking day long at work. At least the guy at Intense was really nice.

I was nice for the first 3-4 hours at work, but it was really hard to give a **** after that.
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What did my Patriots do now?
Not them this time.
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