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Lynne Leichtfuss

Sport climber
moving thru
Apr 27, 2013 - 12:14am PT

Hoa Mon, so sorry for your pain. Praying.

Dee ee, when did you break your shoulder and how? Wonder if it was the same shoulder you threw out in JTree a millineum ago when we were playing Haki Sak? It got dislocated and you were on the ground and Dan yanked it back in. Jess wondering if the old injury had to do with your latest one.

Cheers and Blessings to you and Family, lynnie

PS, are you doing the Amjen Tour Mother's Day Weekend. Nomads is hosting a booth on Grand Ave. in Escondio. I will be there or at our store two blocks away. ANYONE from the Taco stop by and I'll treat you to something.

Trad climber
the crowd MUST BE MOCKED...Mocked I tell you.
Apr 27, 2013 - 01:44am PT
going downstairs to get some water


Apr 27, 2013 - 01:52am PT
I passed one that felt the size of Columbia Boulder. It was about 15 years ago and I was in Dusy Basin. A friend who was up there last year tells me that on a calm night you can still hear the echo of my screaming.....


Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Apr 27, 2013 - 01:57am PT
I haven't had one thanks to all the beer I've been drinking.

Seriously, many doctors say beer helps both, preventing and dissolving kidney stones (at least in Poland).

This is why I drink copious amounts of beer. It's for medical reasons. Woo-hoo!

6mm, Dean? Holy!!!! heal up, bro. Piss that thing out. Somehow....
Timid TopRope

Social climber
'used to be Paradise, CA
Apr 27, 2013 - 02:05am PT
I keep waiting for Delhi Dog to post here. He's passed enough to fill a chalk bag. Kidney stone king.

Social climber
Los Angeles currently St. Antonin, France
Apr 27, 2013 - 02:12am PT
Just had my first one about two months ago. Screaming and writhing in pain for two hours. When I got to the doc's and he jabbed me with some morphine I literally wept.
I have a relative who's a doctor and his advice-

A six pack and a pogo stick!!!!
Delhi Dog

Good Question...
Apr 27, 2013 - 02:12am PT
Been there too, to many times.
I feel for you, and like healyje i keep a drug kit with me. I'm often times out in the middle of nowhere and need to take care of myself.

The last 4 I've delt with on my own, but shoot I sure as sh#t wish I was could have been in the ER with a morphine drip.

I remember I had just reached the summit of the Grand after climbing the Exum with my brother-in-law and his wife when I felt the pain coming on. At the time I had only 1 or 2 previous episodes so I wasn't too sure if it was a stone or not. Man they were freaked, but I just lay there for awhile until I could move and then told them I'd see them at the bottom and booked outa there at as fast a pace as I've ever done.

I have a little collection now of them.
Feels like a bowling ball with spikes squeezing through your gut when it's happening, and I can time the contractions down to the minute. Usually 10 mins of pain, 5-15 mins of reprieve.
I was so disappointed when I saw the first one, it was so small i could barely see the thing.

Drinking plenty of water is about the best you can do.

Though the tarter remedy sounds like it might be worth trying. Thanks for the info.


Edit, hah, hah TT you called that!

1 more month brotha!!


Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Apr 27, 2013 - 10:42am PT
An 'uneventful' least I got some sleep.

You know the tune...

Papa has a kidney stone....
Whenever he tries to pee, there's a groan...
And down on the floor! All he let's out is a moooaann!!!!

Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Apr 27, 2013 - 11:00am PT
I saw one bigger than a softball.
(the vet took it out of a mule)

Mountain climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Apr 27, 2013 - 11:07am PT
Papa has a kidney stone....
Whenever he tries to pee, there's a groan...


It should join the bill in Legg's and my TacoStandReview. . . She's gonna do an interpretive dance based on TFPU and we'll be doing a Village People rendition of TFPU. . . I'm gonna be the Indian, she's gonna be the Cop, TenBee's gonna be the Carpenter and we'll soon be holding auditions for the rest of the cast:

It's always fun to say


It's always fun to say




Big Wall climber
Sierra Madre & McGee Creek, Ca.
Apr 27, 2013 - 11:39am PT
Don't you mean centimeter?
You'd be able to see a 6 mm stone progressing down your Johnson!
Yeah, they are a lot of doctor gave me a screen to pee through, with the hopes of catching the stone. He was delighted when we captured what looked like a grain of sand. Calcium...from my habit of eating 500 mg. orange flavored vitamin C's...

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Apr 27, 2013 - 11:58am PT
Back to school for you, otisdog.

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Apr 27, 2013 - 12:37pm PT
No advice other than HEAL UP, BRO!

Apr 27, 2013 - 01:23pm PT
Back to school for you, otisdog

No kidding...what gets me is the certainty.

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Apr 27, 2013 - 01:32pm PT
"I'm sorry, but until a baby's head has come out of your vajay-jay twice"

Trust me, Sullly.....I've watched that scene...twice...there is NO way I'd compare the two. I remember exactly what I said when I saw my firstborn's head beginning to crown....."There is NO way that is coming out of there!"

My wife did that both times with zero drugs....and the first one was sunny side up.....

You gals are hardcore....

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Apr 27, 2013 - 02:06pm PT
Hope it's the LAST one you ever have to experience, Cragman. Some people do seem to be more prone to them than others. My husband has only had one in his life, while one of my brothers-in-law has had one every couple of years, it seems.

Apr 27, 2013 - 03:30pm PT
Was it this little bastard, Dean?

Or did it feel like this?


Hydrate, dude, hydrate.

Trad climber
Portland, Oregon
Apr 27, 2013 - 05:39pm PT
Magnesium & B6 combo supplement is supposed to help as well.

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Apr 27, 2013 - 05:52pm PT
Seems like it is breaking up....just getting small pieces passing through...which is FINE by me!!!!

51 years old....first time in my life I've ever been stoned.


Apr 27, 2013 - 05:57pm PT
Ouch. Sorry to hear about that Dean, I've I've heard the pain is intense (from Bruce, upthread, and others). Glad to hear you are on the mend, and glad to hear that beer and physical activity seem to be indicated. I'll do some preventative work this week!

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