What Are You Grateful For? Nicole Doesn’t Care.

In this episode, Nicole and Michael discuss the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Wilhelmina, mice, the latest shows on Peacock, shelving, and Delicata squash.

Show Notes for Season 1 Episode 42 – December 3, 2022

  1. Thanksgiving Day Parade – NBC coverage annoys Nicole
  2. Wilhelmina
    • Colbamin (Vitamin B12) deficiency
    • Cryptosporidium 
      • Ingestion of contaminated food or water, the ingestion of animal feces, and intestinal infection
      • Treatment with Tylosin
    • Protein losing enteropathy (PLE)
      • Group of diseases that cause the loss of proteins from the bloodstream into the gastrointestinal (GI) tract
    • Pancreatic insufficiency 
      • Inability to produce sufficient pancreatic enzymes to digest fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. This difficulty in digestion leads to poor absorption of nutrients which commonly causes weight loss despite a normal or increased appetite.
    • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
      • A condition of the small intestine resulting in increased numbers of bowel bacteria
    • Next Steps for Mina
      • Tylosin for two full months – special flavored tabs
      • Vitamin B12 shots
      • Enzyme replacement to help with absorption 
      • Low fat high fiber prescription diet (Royal Canin)
      • Continue with psyllium husk – mix with water and broth)
      • Acid blocker for one week more only
      • Repeat bloodwork and ultrasound
  3. Mice (house built in 1949)
  4. Peacock shows
  5. My Old School
  6. Wednesday
  7. Shelving (an update to what we discussed in The Worst Part of Having a Podcast is Picking Episode Titles)
  8. Delicata squash update – parents did not like it  (Update from our episode: He’s been wearing the same socks for 20 years)

Photo “2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” courtesy Phil Roder Flickr/CC.

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