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OF MAMMOGRAMS AND TROLLEY SHOPPERS

I got a letter from the hospital today…I’m getting my mammography the 25th of September.
That is good then I don’t have to wait more than two weeks to see if everything is really ok…

And now I am officially an old woman………
I got a trolley shopper!!!!! Only little old women use them here!!!
But as my hands and arms gets slowly worse and worse and I am not allowed to carry more than 4 pounds - which I did sometimes anyway, bad me - I had to get one for my shopping.
I need a little time to get used to it, but in the long term I think I’m gonna be pleased with it. It can walk up the stairs so that is pretty cool;)

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ckll
Sep. 12th, 2009 03:26 pm (UTC)
Can you make small exercises with your arms and hands?
My doc has also told me not to carry heavy stuff anymore.
pippii
Sep. 12th, 2009 03:41 pm (UTC)
My physiotherapist still works with me and gives me new execices that I have to do every day for the rest of my life...the 4 pounds limit is because of the lymphnotes the doctor removed in my armpit during the cancer operation..as they are missing I can get a lot of problems with my arm if I´m not careful....so finally I had to admit that I needed a trolley to wheeel my grocery home;)

You be careful and listen to the doctor sweetheart..I can´t affort you to get sick..
♥kisses♥

and your icon.....wails...........
ckll
Sep. 12th, 2009 03:47 pm (UTC)
We as women must not carry over 2kilos or 4pounds i think :)
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woman_of_
Sep. 12th, 2009 03:32 pm (UTC)
My mom had one of those, and I used to use it for her. I was only in my twenties. We stopped using it when I married Michael, and we had the car to go shopping for my mom, and Michael and I could carry the shopping, but it was so useful.

*huggles*
pippii
Sep. 12th, 2009 03:43 pm (UTC)
My parents have told me for a long time that I should have one..but me being a stubborn ass refused...but as the pain gets worse I have to accept my fate..and it really is a good thing...I´m sure I´ll feel better after grocery shopping, when I don´t have to carry them home..
♥hugs♥
buzziecat
Sep. 12th, 2009 04:37 pm (UTC)
Use whatever makes your life easier. And it can walk up stairs? Hmmm - no, I guess it isn't meant for the shopper to sit in it. :(
Good luck and best wishes in advance with the mammogram.
pippii
Sep. 12th, 2009 04:50 pm (UTC)
It makes it so much easier....it is just me that postponed it, because I wouldn´t realise how bad I really am..
Well it can´t walk on it´s own, but it have like three small weels so I can drag it up the stairs easy;)
Thanks, I´m a bit nervous...
♥hugs
120cassie
Sep. 12th, 2009 07:38 pm (UTC)
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Good luck with the mammogram.. I'll be thinking of you.. And it's understandable that you're nervous...

Hugs
Julie
pippii
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:20 am (UTC)
Thank you so much honey.
♥hugs
kes1807
Sep. 12th, 2009 07:56 pm (UTC)
That's good you don't have to wait so long for the mammogram, you'll be fine:D

Nothing wrong with having a trolley, at least you can still do your own shopping so that's good:D

*hugs you tight*
pippii
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:22 am (UTC)
I´m glad it wont take long to get the mammogram, waiting is the worst.
And the trolley is good, then I don´t need to have others do my shopping....it is just a bit hard realising that I really can´t carry anything anymore..
♥hugs and kisses♥
babydracky
Sep. 12th, 2009 09:43 pm (UTC)
Hey! My mum always used a trolley because we had to buy our groceries for a whole week and far from home so it is okay^^

I hope your hands and arms are okay, Kastanje Honey.
Take care of yourself, please and listen to the doctors.
*hugs you tight*

And it is good to know that you'll have your mammography soon enough! The earlier, the better! ;)
pippii
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:24 am (UTC)
Thanks sweetie,
yeah my Mum have one too and she really like it, so she didn´t have to carry all the groceries to the second floor....I know I´m gonna be pleased with mine too.
And I will listen to the doctors, promise, because I will only make it worse for myself if I don´t.
And the sooner is better, it really is.
♥hugs
babydracky
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:51 am (UTC)
♥♥♥
x_posed_again
Sep. 13th, 2009 01:57 am (UTC)
I forget that not everyone (like here in the U.S.A) doesn't just go out, get their groceries for the week and drives it home in the car... so I don't think your cart is old lady at all... I think it's cool that you can just walk there and walk it all back home! You can just call me a silly American ;)

And you should listen to your doc. If he says 4 pounds then 4 pounds it is!
pippii
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:26 am (UTC)
Well you`re my silly American then;)

And I will listen, promise, because I´ll only make it worse if I don´t.

silkmoth101
Sep. 13th, 2009 07:29 am (UTC)
Have a trolley tooooooooo! LMAO!

You'll see everything will be fine at the mammography, too! *huggles you*
pippii
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:27 am (UTC)
Trolleys for the win^^

I know, but thank you♥
♥kisses♥
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pippii
Sep. 13th, 2009 08:30 am (UTC)
Thank you hon, I´m pleased too.

And the trolley is a good thing, and will make it much easier, as I can do my own shopping and not depend on others to do it.
But as you say - it is hard to accept that there are things you can´t do or ever will be able to again..........

nocturniquette1 made the icon for me, it is sooooo cute;)
♥love you♥
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