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Re: Storms
  • Subject: Re: Storms
  • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 26 May 2013 14:06:28 -0400 (EDT)

I'm so sorry to hear about your arthritis, Zem.  At the risk of being  
called stupid or
ridiculous, I feel I should urge you to wear a copper bracelet.  
Hear me out.  In the summer of 1952 when we were on our honeymoon, we  had 
automobile accident.  This was before the days of seatbelts. I had  been 
crosslegged yoga-fashion and my knees were slammed into the dashboard.  They
were badly bruised and swollen but when we got X-rays they were not  
broken.  The
doctor who treated me said, you're lucky in a way, but be sure you are  
going to have
a bad case of arthritis from this.  Well, he was right.  In a few  years I 
was really
hobbling.  Then someone encouraged me to wear a copper bracelet.   Now, 
more than
50 years later I have no arthritic pains.  I do have sciatica, but  that 
comes from a spinal
injury within the last  20 years.  
Some doctors laugh at me, but at least two have looked at my hands and  
that they show no arthritic deformation.  Another doctor has said,  just do 
whatever you
need to do. So I am convinced that if I can get around as well as I do at  
84 there must
be something to it.  So, at least give it a try.  It can't hurt,  and it is 
a lot less expensive
than other treatments.  Wear the bracelet all the time - not just  
occasionally.  I have
passed this on to several others, and they all report good success.  
And enjoy all the spring blossoms.  My peonies are beginning to open,  and 
to be especially productive this year.
In a message dated 5/25/2013 10:54:06 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
zemuly@comcast.net writes:

I agree  with you about how well everything is blooming this year. My
arthritis is  worse than it has been in years because of this cool
weather. This morning  it was in the 50s when I left for work. My whining
aside, I am grateful we  have escaped all the storms, we are good with
rainfall, my yard looks  better than it has in years, and we are
experiencing a gorgeous weekend. I  hope you all have a safe Memorial

Sent from my  iPhone

On May 25, 2013, at 2:24 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com  wrote:

> Well, we certainly haven't had it as bad as other places,  but the  stormy
> weather seems to have reached us.  For the  last two days we have  had
> rain, wind, thunder and lightening,  and today is not out of the 40s.   
> I ask you does that  sound like Memorial Day weather?  Usually the  local
>  swimming holes open for the season on this day.  My son was life   guard
> for several years, and this was always his first day.   
> Oh well, at least growing things seem to like this most  peculiar  spring
> weather.  I can't remember a more  floriferous spring, even though it  
> not
> been really  warm and pleasant.  I was told it was the chilliest spring  
> record.
> Everything is blooming its head off.  
> Just one thing missing - chipmunks.  Until this week I had not  seen  but 
> one, 
> and usually we are overrun with  them.  I have seem two this  week.  One 
> been caught  by the cat and was dangling from his mouth quite limply and 
>  dead-looking.  When the cat sat down to lick his bottom, the  chipmunk  
> gone in a flash.  They seem to have learned  something from  possums.
> Auralie

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