Nah not on FB but I AM drooling!
I already have an amazing girlfriend... I need a new job (50-60 hrs a week year round sucks!)I am lucky to have a wife that let's me go fishing pretty much whenever I want and a job that doesn't take more that doesn't require more than 40 hours per week (except on very rare occasions), which gives me time to pursue my fishing interests.
Not much of a beer drinker but occasionally will down a few.I don't have it as bad as you. It only affects my foot, from the two bigger toes to about half way through the foot. If you "must" drink, try hard liquor only, and cut the beer out. That seems to work for most people with gout.
I was thinking you might have posted on that other forum.I doubt slayer is on Facebook.
You failed miserably then. One sip of orange vodka ain't gonna do it... And passing out from lack of sleep ain't the same as passing out from being drunk.That was a my plan to get you drunk so you'd pass out and I could finally catch a fish.
I don't do Ibuprofen. Someone did offer something like that on the trip. In general, I stay away from medicine as much as possible.If I feel a flair up coming I will hit it hard with ibuprofen and that helps a bunch but I don't recommend it if you plan on drinking booze of any sort while taking a large dose of ibuprofen.
Yeah, that's rough. I never had a job that required 50-60 hours per week consistently. There were times when I did do 50+ hours occasionally at m previous job, maybe even 60 hours on rare occasions. Not that I wouldn't put in long hours but, given a choice, I'd rather not.(50-60 hrs a week year round sucks!)
So great, drink cherry juice (it works) and stay away from any and alcohol and minimize your protein. Organ meats are the worst: brain, liver, rocky mountain oysters. . .I don't do Ibuprofen. Someone did offer something like that on the trip. In general, I stay away from medicine as much as possible.
You didn't have to describe it in such gory details... But I understand what you are doing here and thank you for it. I actually didn't know why it was so painful. Now I understand why the area affected by gout would first turn red, then black: dead tissues/cells. Your comment regarding potential damage to the kidneys also serves as a big wake up call for me. I thought gout was just a rather minor annoyance (pain and reduced mobility but not life threatening). My father died of kidney failure, and he wasn't a drinker.But the crystals are like inorganic shards and they WBCs will break open spilling their digestive enzymes into your joint spaces. The inflammatory response is tremendous and the result is redness, swelling soft tissue congestion and exquisite pain.