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#1 Offline littlebandicoot - Posted July 4 2021 - 1:23 AM

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OMG you guys it has been way way to long!!! I'm so sorry, please forgive me for being MIA for what 3 years now? holly crap.  ok so news... all ants... didn't make it. sad I know. I was really down and out for a good while with really bad headaches, I could barely function. Jan 2020 hit with me passing out and I ended up in the ER and having a CT scan. I had a bad bad brain bleed. I get that fixed (so I thought) Then I got covid in December. (Happy birthday to me)  2021 rolls around,  Headaches come back, I have memory issues and severe mussel spasms. Hospital again, brain bleed is back.  Get it fixed again.  February rolls around, I'm recovering still and my soon to be husband goes in for routine hernia surgery and flatlines on the table. Took 2min and 22 sec to get his heart started and he spends a month in the hospital in ICU. Come to find out his heart was damaged by covid. Once he is out of the hospital we decide after 10 years to finally get married.  (Yay!)  April hits like a freight train and I'm diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called Polycythemia Vera. I say "screw it" and blow my savings on inverts. 
 
How are you Guys? You all make out out of 2020 ok? 

PS, I have a new queen again. cross fingers that This one makes it.

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Ants being kept:
Unknow Ant sp.
Odontomachus clarus
 
Other Inverts:
Periplaneta americana (Venom Strain)
Pycnoscelus nigra
Gromphadorhina portentosa
Archimandrita tesselata
Blaptica dubia
Latrodectus hesperus
Kukulcania arizonica
kukulcania hibernalis
Steatoda grossa
Psalmopoeus cambridgei (MM)
Lasiodora parahybana (sus male)
scolopendra polymorpha
hadrurus pallidus
Way to many species of Isopods... just ask

#2 Offline strawnkayden1 - Posted July 4 2021 - 1:28 AM

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OMG you guys it has been way way to long!!! I'm so sorry, please forgive me for being MIA for what 3 years now? holly crap. ok so news... all ants... didn't make it. sad I know. I was really down and out for a good while with really bad headaches, I could barely function. Jan 2020 hit with me passing out and I ended up in the ER and having a CT scan. I had a bad bad brain bleed. I get that fixed (so I thought) Then I got covid in December. (Happy birthday to me) 2021 rolls around, Headaches come back, I have memory issues and severe mussel spasms. Hospital again, brain bleed is back. Get it fixed again. February rolls around, I'm recovering still and my soon to be husband goes in for routine hernia surgery and flatlines on the table. Took 2min and 22 sec to get his heart started and he spends a month in the hospital in ICU. Come to find out his heart was damaged by covid. Once he is out of the hospital we decide after 10 years to finally get married. (Yay!) April hits like a freight train and I'm diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called Polycythemia Vera. I say "screw it" and blow my savings on inverts.

How are you Guys? You all make out out of 2020 ok?
PS, I have a new queen again. cross fingers that This one makes it.
20210703_222210.png

Wow, that's a pretty insane train of events in your life. I’m glad you could come back to ant keeping.
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#3 Offline littlebandicoot - Posted July 4 2021 - 1:45 AM

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Thanks. I'm glad to be back. it has been a wild ride for sure. 


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Ants being kept:
Unknow Ant sp.
Odontomachus clarus
 
Other Inverts:
Periplaneta americana (Venom Strain)
Pycnoscelus nigra
Gromphadorhina portentosa
Archimandrita tesselata
Blaptica dubia
Latrodectus hesperus
Kukulcania arizonica
kukulcania hibernalis
Steatoda grossa
Psalmopoeus cambridgei (MM)
Lasiodora parahybana (sus male)
scolopendra polymorpha
hadrurus pallidus
Way to many species of Isopods... just ask

#4 Online ANTdrew - Posted July 4 2021 - 2:05 AM

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Welcome back! I’m so sorry for your health struggles, but I’m glad you are making time for the people and things you love. Prayers lifted.
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25  

Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.


#5 Offline dspdrew - Posted July 4 2021 - 7:35 AM

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Wow that's insane.. Sorry to hear about all of that. Welcome back!


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#6 Offline Manitobant - Posted July 4 2021 - 9:25 AM

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Welcome back! I don’t think i was here when you were on this forum, but a lot has changed since then. Also, your new queen is camponotus in case you haven’t figured it out.
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