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The doctor prescribed Jello!

  1. Feb 15, 2006 #1

    Hurkyl

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    Who am I to argue? :approve:
     
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    Oh you poor thing...I don't know what I would do if I wasn't allowed to eat jello. :smile:

    It's funny how changing one letter can make the sentence mean almost the opposite of what was intended. At least, I think you meant prescribed.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2006 #3

    Hurkyl

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    Oh sure, make fun of a sick man! :cry:
     
  5. Feb 15, 2006 #4
    Jello is jiggly, cold, and colorful.

    Having made that clear, what did he prescribe it for?
     
  6. Feb 15, 2006 #5

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    I had a bout of vomiting in the wee A.M. about 16 hours ago. I've had stuff to eat today, but he didn't want me eating any more... so if I did get hungry, I'm to eat Jello! (Well, there were some other choices too)

    I always make the mistake of eating Stouffers macaroni & cheese when my stomach is bothering me: it's the most mild and soothing thing I can imagine to actually eat, and I forget that it's not exactly easy on your digestive system. So, understandably, he doesn't want me to eat anything more with any weight to it. :smile:
     
  7. Feb 15, 2006 #6
    Be wary of purple jello, it might actually be an evil, purple jellyfish in disguise.
     
  8. Feb 15, 2006 #7

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    There's purple jello? I like red, and I think blue might have been okay...I only remember getting it once though, so maybe it wasn't. :confused: (And how many foods do you get to name by color rather than flavor?) You can have all my green or orange Jell-O. :biggrin:

    When my tummy gives me trouble, I just heat up a can of chicken broth. Toss in a little pasta (pastina is the best...the little stars that cook quickly and taste creamy in broth). It's very light, easy to swallow, feels warm going down, nutritious, and should it decide to argue with you and not stay down, it's not nearly as nasty as some things you eat when they return.
     
  9. Feb 15, 2006 #8

    Hurkyl

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    I can never seem to find just plain chicken broth. They always like to put stuff in it. :frown:
     
  10. Feb 15, 2006 #9
    Here's one on the beach pretending to be a blob of jello:

    [​IMG]

    Make note of the details so you don't ever get fooled.
     
  11. Feb 15, 2006 #10

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    my, god! it's almost seamless!:eek: :bugeye: :surprised
     
  12. Feb 15, 2006 #11
    Eh? Why should it have seams?
     
  13. Feb 15, 2006 #12

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    was that a joke? I couldn't tell.
     
  14. Feb 15, 2006 #13
    No joke. I can't figure out why someone would look at a jellyfish and notice something 'seamless" about it.
     
  15. Feb 15, 2006 #14

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    seamless-- showing no sign of being false or unoriginal

    something like that.
     
  16. Feb 15, 2006 #15

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    Wander away from the soups and further down the aisle. There's chicken broth, beef broth and vegetable broth, all meant for cooking. Look for light blue or white labels...the major brands seem to have similar labels, and the store brands mimic those colors.
     
  17. Feb 15, 2006 #16
    Not exactly:


    seamless
    One entry found for seamless.
    Main Entry: seam·less
    Pronunciation: 'sEm-l&s
    Function: adjective
    1 : having no seams
    2 : having no awkward transitions or indications of disparity : perfectly smooth <a seamless fusion of beauty and intelligence -- Jack Kroll et al.>
    - seam·less·ly /-lE/ adverb
    - seam·less·ness /-n&s/ noun

    Anyway, that's a real picture of a real jellyfish. They look like that when they wash up on the beach if they've been battered in the surf quite a bit.
     
  18. Feb 15, 2006 #17

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    I used to eat chili with sour cream in it when I would get sick and throw up. It seemed to settle my stomach.

    Moonbear's suggestion of chicken broth and pastina is also a great one, that will cure just about anything. :approve:

    I am not a jello eater.
     
  19. Feb 15, 2006 #18

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    Only red and blue Jello are for eating. The others are to be used solely for juggling, long distance throwing, or nailing to trees. Am I the only one who reads the instructions?!

    I hope you feel better, Hurkyl. :smile: Drink lots of water.

    Oh, and Green Jello is people! :surprised
     
  20. Feb 16, 2006 #19

    Hurkyl

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    *phew* I only bought red jello.

    I was also instructed to drink Gatorade. I've never had that before! I was only able to drink about 16 oz last night. Hopefully I'll be able to drink some more this morning.

    Actually, I am feeling much better... but then again I'm eating as we speak... we'll see if I stay feeling better!
     
  21. Feb 16, 2006 #20

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    Hey there Hurkyl, so I take it you've got the three letter bug that everyone cringes when they here?
    F-L-U

    :yuck: :eek: Hope ya didn't catch it from a bird...

    Hope you're feeling better soon too. I got the same thing right now. I'm on my way out the door to the doc. This sucks, I can hardly move - I know what a mummy feels like that's come back to life now. But at least I can spend more time on the board. :wink:
     
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