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Re: today....Judy---

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] today....Judy---
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 11:16:46 -0600
  • References: <1537203.1118917492390.JavaMail.root@sniper5>

Yes, in Indiana there is a loophole.  Drivers of vehicles with truck plates
do not have to wear a seat belt.  SUVs are allowed to choose between car and
truck plates.  A truck plate is $9 more.  I had decided I could no longer
afford the vanity car plate I'd had for years (GUELPH),  but that meant that
now I could get a truck plate.  It saved me a $25 fine a couple of weeks


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:24 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] today....Judy---

> Don't have to what?  Buckle up?  Are you joking or is there really such a
thing and why?  Just curious?
> Melody
> Hills, IA  zone 5
> Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of this
>  --- On Wed 06/15, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 22:32:42 -0500
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] today....Judy---
> For an extra $9 I got a plate that says I don't have
> to.<br><br>Kitty<br>neIN, Z5<br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
> "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
> Wednesday, June 15, 2005 9:40 PM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT]
> today....Judy---<br><br><br>> We now have signs and handouts throughout
> the hospital, clinics and even<br>> all the schools regarding coughing
> into your elbow crook instead of your<br>> hands. The kids are learning
> it fast- I bet it will become the norm in<br>> the future, just like
> everyone automatically puts on a seatbelt now.<br>><br>>
> Theresa<br>><br>> Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> wrote:<br>><br>> >Melody, as a nurse I am sure you know better about
> such things than I do,<br>> >but I get pretty disgusted with people who
> don't cover their mouths when<br>> >they cough. You are right - the
> germs go right to their hands and then<br>they<br>> >spread the germs by
> touching things. However, I can behave
> defensively<br>> >against such actions, but I cannot control what people
> spew into the air.<br>> >Plus, it's just plain disgusting. And the
> elbow? yeah, try it. Looks<br>like<br>> >you're sniffing your armpit to
> see if your deodorant is working. uh-uh.<br>> ><br>> >Kitty<br>> >-----
> Original Message ----- <br>> >From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com><br>>
> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>> >Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 1:12
> AM<br>> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] today....Judy---<br>> ><br>> ><br>> ><br>>
> ><br>> >>This is also the reason I have such a problem with the
> proliferation of<br>> >>antibacterial soaps and/or products with
> antibacterial agents embedded<br>> >>in them...by constant use of these
> antibacterial products we are<br>> >>actually weakening our immune
> systems, throwing out the good bacteria<br>> >>that protect us while not
> necessarily killing off the really bad<br>> >>bacteria that harm us.
> Just plain old soap and water for handwashing<br>> >>along with vigorous
> mechanical scrubbing when you wash is enough for<br>> >>most folks with
> healthy immune systems. Also, we really, really need to<br>> >>stop
> using our hands to cover our mouths and noses when we sneeze or<br>>
> >>cough...coughing/sneezing into the crook of your elbow or turning
> your<br>> >>head away from folks is much preferable...this way the
> bacteria do not<br>> >>end up on your hands where they are then passed
> on to everything and<br>> >>everyone you touch.<br>> >><br>> >><br>>
> >><br>> >>Melody<br>> >>Hills, IA zone 5<br>> >><br>> >><br>> >><br>> >>
> --- On Sun 06/12, Judy Browning < judybrowning@lewiston.com >
> wrote:<br>> >>From: Judy Browning [mailto:
> judybrowning@lewiston.com]<br>> >>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> >>Date:
> Sun, 12 Jun 2005 19:12:39 -0000<br>> >>Subject: Re: [CHAT]
> today....Judy---<br>> >><br>> >>Both actually. You can cause resistance
> in your own population, then<br>> >>pass it<br>along to someone else
> through casual contact. My hand to<br>> >>money, a
> doorknob,<br>or shopping cart to your hand for instance. An<br>>
> >>elderly lady I knew claimed<br>she and her husband never got
> colds.<br>> >>Their secret: Whenever returning home,<br>they immediately
> washed their<br>> >>hands. Didn't take off their coats or
> touch<br>anything inside until<br>> >>they washed their hands. If they
> had been shopping,<br>they washed again<br>> >>after putting their
> purchases away.<br>Our bodies are protected by skin<br>> >>that is very
> resistant to bacteria. Mucus<br>membranes in the eyes mouth<br>> >>&
> other orifices is not. Most infection enter<br>the body through a<br>>
> >>mucus membrane. Puncture wounds are dangerous because<br>they
> carry<br>> >>foreign material through the skin. Immune system tends
> to<br>incapsulate<br>> >>stuff like that, making a warm dark moist area
> for bacteria to<br>grow<br>> >>ie abcess.<br>Some of the more toxic
> antibiotics can kill all of your<br>> >>gut's<br>> >><br>>
> >>flora,<br>beneficial & not. When you get
> diarrhea from an antibiotic,<br>> >>that's the<br>cause. The good bugs
> are gone too. Taking a little<br>> >>buttermilk or yogurt a<br>couple of
> hours after a dose can repopulate<br>> >>with a benefical
> lactobacillus.<br>I doubt you were totally sterile<br>> >>inside. But
> there was probably very little<br>left.<br>----- Original<br>> >>Message
> -----<br>From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net><br>To:<br>>
> >><gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Monday, June 13, 2005 1:44
> AM<br>Subject:<br>> >>RE: [CHAT] today....Judy---<br><br><br>> So
> Judy-<br>><br>> You are<br>> >>saying it is within a person, rather than
> a NEW bacteria we<br>> >>have<br>to<br>> worry about?<br>><br>> I know a
> few years ago when my<br>> >>system was whacked and I was always
> ill,<br>they<br>> gave me an orange<br>> >>powder to mix with water. The
> nastiest stuff I ever<br>> tasted. I<br>> >>didn't believe it at the
> time, but they claimed this was<br>> >>going<br>to<br>> remove all
> bacteria and fungus from my
> system,<br>> >>unfortunately good and bad<br>> types. I did get<br>>
> >><br>> >>better a week later, but still am not buying it did
> that.<br>><br>><br>> >>Donna<br>><br>><br>> > Chris, this is a soapbox
> invitation I can't<br>> >>resist. Get ready<br>> > Resistant bacteria
> are getting more problematic<br>> >>each year. Part of the<br>> >
> problem is the widespread use of<br>> >>antibiotics! Especially with
> folks who<br>> > "save" a few pills from<br>> >>their prescription &
> self medicate the next<br>time.<br>> > 1st course<br>> >>of medication
> leaves a few of the most resistant germs, which<br>> ><br>> >>then are
> the ones to multiply. When they next get a cold & take the<br>>
> >>last<br>> > few, they expose more bacteria to the antibiotic
> without<br>> >>killing them<br>and<br>> > build even more resistance in
> the "normal"<br>> >>bacteria we all host.<br>> > I won't get started on
> physicians who<br>> >>prescribe antibiotics for viral<br>> > infections,
> talk about<br>>
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