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  • I'm there too! Sounds wonderful!

  • ok, I need a translation please??
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  • LOL Jelly -

    I'm a former Girl Scout (think they're called Girl Guides in the UK), and s'mores are critical to successful camping. Here's the recipe:

    Graham crackers
    Hershey's milk chocolate bars (or Cadbury would work as well)

    Toast marshmallows over the campfire to desired degree of doneness, place between 2 graham crackers w/ a square of the chocolate, squish together and enjoy! Just let them cool a bit since hot sugar can give you a bad burn.

  • Can't believe my girl guide camping days we didn't have those!
    We did toast the marshmallows, but fancy leaving out the chocolate!! I'll concede that the graham crackers are necessary to hold it all together. We don't have those - I wonder what our equivalents are. Any ideas?
    I wonder if they would take me back in the girl guides!
  • do you have crackers that maybe have honey or sugar in them?
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  • But you could probably just use a sweet biscuit :-)
  • j.howiejj.howie Brentwood, Ca., USAPosts: 1,745
    by my ortho! He said that's why it's taking so long to close up. He said, when they got me on the table, they could actually see the ipg. He said in 1 more day, It would have worked it's way out of the skin. So there was nothing left to sew. And he had to be a plastic surgeon for a day! It's pretty ugly, he should not ever quit his day job! He said, it's only been 10 days since the surgery, your rushing things a little. And that why it looks that way. It's not actually infected anymore. Just inflamed, leaking, and puffy.
    They obviously put the new unit in a new pocket and he said that one is almost closed up. The ANS rep reprogrammed me and although it was very difficult and took over 2 hrs. He got 4 programs that should be beneficial to me!
    I had forgot that this was also my 3 mo. post op XLIF fusion check up and x rays. Everything looked good and most importantly, I asked if I had achieved 30% fusion yet. And he said NO, more closer to 50%. So that means the restrictions are lifted. And I can concentrate on my mothers cancer and care! So I'll be relocating down in the valley for a while.
    Jeanie, I'll need a rain check on that Texas sunshine.
    Click my name to see my Medical history
    You get what you get, not what you deserve......I stole that from Susan (rip)
    Today is yours to embrace........ for tomorrow, who knows what might be starring you in the face!
  • Great to hear that you are fusing and the restrictions are lifted!---you have definitely been through enough!!!I know you will feel better close to your mom-my prayers are with you-keep in touch-----we have lots of sunshine,so anytime
  • :D Nice to get an update on you. Great news about the 50% on the fusing.

    Take care of you and I'll keep your mother on my prayer list. She's lucky to have a caring son.

  • Jim,

    Glad to hear that you're improving and hopefully on the way to an easier recovery. Thoughts and prayers to you, your mom and family.

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