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Re: Storms

I may try that Auralie, mine's been acting up too.  thanks.

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 1:06 PM, <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:

> 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
> an
> automobile accident.  This was before the days of seatbelts. I had  been
> sitting
> 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
> observed
> 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
> promise
> to be especially productive this year.
> Auralie
> 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
> Day.
> 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.
> Now
> > 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
> has
> > not
> > been really  warm and pleasant.  I was told it was the chilliest spring
> on
> > 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
> had
> > 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
> was
> > gone in a flash.  They seem to have learned  something from  possums.
> >
> > Auralie
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