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What makes your urine orange/yellow vs. clear?
June 16, 2005 | self / vanity

Posted on 06/16/2005 2:40:36 PM PDT by The Other Harry

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To: The Other Harry
If you drink, it gets clear.

Please don't drink.

61 posted on 06/17/2005 7:48:27 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Republican Party is the France of politics.)
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To: The Other Harry

Did you manage to give up the booze, Har?


62 posted on 06/17/2005 7:49:25 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Republican Party is the France of politics.)
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To: The Other Harry

A friend of mine slipped all his buddies a bladder infection drug that turns your pee a bright electric blue, on a camping trip.

He didn't say anything... he just wanted to see if they would bring it up. ;~D


63 posted on 06/17/2005 7:49:42 AM PDT by HairOfTheDog
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To: The Other Harry

Possible causes of symptom: Orange urine: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Orange urine as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

* Certain foods or drinks
o Beets - turn urine reddish
o Borscht (beet soup) - turn urine reddish
o Blackberries - may lead to red urine
o Rhubarb - can cause orange urine
o Senna - can lead to orange urine
* Blood in urine - see causes of blood in urine
* Dehydration - causes darker urine or even a gold-color urine
* Bile in urine - causes a tea-like or mahogany color.
* Jaundice - causes bile in urine

http://cureresearch.com/sym/orange_urine.htm#possible


64 posted on 06/17/2005 8:37:05 AM PDT by Born Conservative ("If not us, who? And if not now, when? - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Lazamataz
> Did you manage to give up the booze, Har?

Don't I wish.

I have been doing somewhat better. It ain't easy.

I realize this is not part of the AA 12 step program, but I have been trying to cut back. Substitute other beverages for the booze. A doc at Johns Hopkins and I discussed this, so it isn't a complete stab in the dark.

Still, I would be better off with none. It's done me no favors. It's just another addiction.

65 posted on 06/17/2005 11:21:22 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: boris
> Asparagus

We know when we've been eating asparagus. ;)

66 posted on 06/17/2005 11:22:54 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: The Other Harry
Don't I wish. I have been doing somewhat better. It ain't easy. I realize this is not part of the AA 12 step program, but I have been trying to cut back. Substitute other beverages for the booze. A doc at Johns Hopkins and I discussed this, so it isn't a complete stab in the dark. Still, I would be better off with none. It's done me no favors. It's just another addiction.

I'll keep you in my prayers. KEEP COMING BACK to AA. Are you doing 90 meetings in 90 days? Have you ever done that?

That's the suggestion, but please be aware: Suggestions are all "Damned Well Better"'s.

67 posted on 06/17/2005 11:23:07 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Republican Party is the France of politics.)
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To: The Other Harry
You know something, Harry, in my experience, AA is a little standoffish and formal.

NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is much more 'real people' to me. Hard core junkies have a tendency to keep it real.

Alcohol is merely the OLDEST DRUG, so.... if AA turns you off, try NA.

In NA, we hug a lot. I like that.

68 posted on 06/17/2005 11:25:01 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Republican Party is the France of politics.)
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To: teenyelliott
> Harry, aren't you the one with the potassium thing?

Tis moi.

I've been following the advice I received here. It's amazing how much the people here know.

69 posted on 06/17/2005 11:26:26 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: The Other Harry; Owl_Eagle; Jersey Republican Biker Chick
Dog wrassler on the loose...

Dude, I KNEW today was gonna be crazy as hell. You should buy me a drink sometime.

70 posted on 06/17/2005 11:27:05 AM PDT by Sam's Army (My neighbor gives drinking a bad name)
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To: Lazamataz
> You know something, Harry, in my experience, AA is a > little standoffish and formal.

The meetings bore me.

The one good thing about them is that if I can stay sober until 8:00 PM, then I will be okay. It's a daily goal.

Yes, I have done 90 in 90. 180 in 180. Then something went wrong. Something trivial.

It doesn't take much. It reminds me of the line from that movie about the drug addict: "a broken shoelace".

71 posted on 06/17/2005 11:37:15 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: Sam's Army

Oh, great, The Other Harry posts this ridiculous "what makes my pee orange yellow" thread and he's up to 70 posts, at least!

I post a sincere vanity ("Help, how do I stop these flaming urinations?") and it gets pulled in like two minutes after a pair of abusive responses...

What are the mods thinking?

Owl_Eagle

(If what I just wrote makes you sad or angry,

 it was probably sarcasm)

72 posted on 06/17/2005 11:39:19 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: The Other Harry
The meetings bore me.

I can promise you you will never be bored at an NA meeting.

The tales you hear are better than any movie.

OTOH, even at NA I was bored at first. Keep doing them anyways. You don't hear anything that is good for your recovery at them?

if I can stay sober until 8:00 PM, then I will be okay. It's a daily goal.

That's the way this program works.

Yes, I have done 90 in 90. 180 in 180. Then something went wrong. Something trivial. It doesn't take much. It reminds me of the line from that movie about the drug addict: "a broken shoelace".

Dude, you are making a conscious DECISION to use if that's what's putting you back out there. I've seen people lose sons and daughters, marriages, houses ... and not use.

You just have to make the decision not to pick up NO MATTER WHAT.

73 posted on 06/17/2005 11:44:15 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Republican Party is the France of politics.)
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To: Owl_Eagle
> What are the mods thinking?

Mine was a serious question which affects most of us.

74 posted on 06/17/2005 11:46:19 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: The Other Harry
I hope you get your problem taken care of, and yes there are some very smart FReepers. But none of them, no matter how smart, know what your physical history or your blood work reveal. Any suggestion that is made on these threads may or may not apply to your particular case.

Be careful, Harry. Your health is not something to take for granted. Please go see someone who can analyze your specific issues.

75 posted on 06/17/2005 11:56:53 AM PDT by teenyelliott (Soylent green should be made outta liberals...)
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To: The Other Harry

Power Bars will get you pretty close to the hue of the orange vests that highway workers wear.


76 posted on 06/17/2005 12:00:28 PM PDT by SGCOS
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To: Lazamataz

"Suggestions are all "Damned Well Better"'s."


Well said, laz....


77 posted on 06/17/2005 12:39:29 PM PDT by Hand em their arse
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To: LongsforReagan

LOL!!! :)


78 posted on 06/17/2005 2:09:48 PM PDT by Hand em their arse
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To: The Other Harry

Why did I click on this thread?



~~~~~~shaking head in shame~~~~~~~


79 posted on 06/17/2005 2:11:06 PM PDT by Rightly Biased (<><)
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To: Lazamataz; The Other Harry
Hey Harry...Laz has some good advice. I felt the same way about AA and found that NA helped a lot more...and yes, lots of alcoholics go to NA...it's not just for drug addicts.
80 posted on 06/18/2005 9:04:23 AM PDT by codyjacksmom (Yes, my dogs are people too.)
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