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    15041 Altai Hok ski shoes! Oops, they're...

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    Altai Hok ski shoes!
    Oops, they're sideways...sorry!
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    The same thing happened to me! I stopped coloring...

    The same thing happened to me! I stopped coloring my hair five years ago, went primal two years ago. My hair is a pretty mix of grey and light brown, and has definitely gotten more brown just in the...
  3. Hi Katie, I had nerve damage a few times. Time...

    Hi Katie,

    I had nerve damage a few times. Time and exercise seem to be the best healers.

    26 years ago one of my lumbar discs ruptured. It took two months from then to get a diagnosis and...
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    Angelina Jolie Undergoes a Double Mastectomy...

    Angelina Jolie Undergoes a Double Mastectomy

    Interesting that some procedures including mammography and needle insertion, may increase chance of breast cancer.

    Ha, Perfidy, good point about...
  5. I can just see the 'cure'-they decide TMAO is the...

    I can just see the 'cure'-they decide TMAO is the problem before they research the non-obvious factors, then create an expensive antibiotic that wipes it off the face of the earth before they find...
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    I am outside a lot in the winter. It is my most...

    I am outside a lot in the winter. It is my most active season, because i have the time and because I dislike the heat of summer. Skiing and snowshoeing, wonderful stuff! I can be outside in a light...
  7. Best for her to stay off it as much as possible...

    Best for her to stay off it as much as possible til it heals.

    My experience with plantar fasciitis-(yes I read the article and am not confusing the two problems) is that limping around with one...
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    Barefoot Sisters

    I searched for this topic, since the sisters hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2001, and couldn't find a mention. This is very interesting, as they hiked the whole AT, barefoot, then turned around and...
  9. A couple of tactics work for me. The most...

    A couple of tactics work for me. The most important one is reaching for the good food, not the bad, first. To that end, I keep cooked veggies in the fridge. If I get hungry and find myself wandering...
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    Sorry, I see now you did have flowmax.

    Sorry, I see now you did have flowmax.
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    Ive taken DH to the emergency room several times...

    Ive taken DH to the emergency room several times for kidney stones. its the worst pain he's ever had, so you have my sympathy.

    DH does the lemon juice and olive oil as a preventative. It seems to...
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    I was a skinny kid, active, a bit athletic. In...

    I was a skinny kid, active, a bit athletic. In high school I was 104-114 at 5'6".(I have shrunk an inch since then)

    In college I gradually got up to 150 because of drinking and awful 'free' dorm...
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    Where I work, everyone eats much more healthily...

    Where I work, everyone eats much more healthily than the mainstream. Although most eat CW, more than half eat organic, with lots of veg. The boss is vegetarian but accepts all of us and doesn't...
  14. Jamie, swimming is a great way to recover. You...

    Jamie, swimming is a great way to recover. You are doing the right thing. I recovered from back surgery by swimming, and more recently, from plantar fasciitis and knee problems.

    Swimming takes a...
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    The correct term is 'child-free', you silly.

    The correct term is 'child-free', you silly.
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    Baking soda is very harsh and should be used...

    Baking soda is very harsh and should be used rarely.

    Here is a link that may help. My DH and I have been following Dr Ellie's system for a while with great results.

    Dr. Ellie - Kiss Your...
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    [QUOTE=Phil-SC;948798]I offer that food may be a...

    [QUOTE=Phil-SC;948798]I offer that food may be a MAJOR component of mental health.

    I have a mantra that I have spouted for years..."If I eat right, I feel right. If I feel right, I exercise...
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    Oh yes, Leida, I love our local hot tub and pool...

    Oh yes, Leida, I love our local hot tub and pool too. It was very welcome after my last ski outing.

    OneDelta, I love to see moose. One was in my backyard a few years ago, and I live in a town....
  19. DH and I got the vaccine. It is about 70%...

    DH and I got the vaccine. It is about 70% effective, and if a vaccinated person does get flu, it is a milder case. This years shot covers the worse of the flu strains, though not the newer, less...
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    Hey, primalrob, the Whites are great, you could...

    Hey, primalrob, the Whites are great, you could hike there for a lifetime. Maine may be more wilderness if you go to Baxter, especially the trails away from Katahdin. I hiked out from South Branch...
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    The xc skiing has been very good in the mid...

    The xc skiing has been very good in the mid coast, DH and I have been thrilled. I snowshoed up Ragged Mt the other day and it was very fine. I love winter outdoors too. Do you carry warm extra...
  22. Thread: Witch Hazel

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    I love witch hazel. I carry a bottle with me in...

    I love witch hazel. I carry a bottle with me in the summer. I put it on a terry facecloth with a bit of water to wash with when I don't have access to a sink. The smell and feeling refreshes me when...
  23. Thread: Tinnitus

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    I've had tinnitus since working at a stupid...

    I've had tinnitus since working at a stupid factory job near noisy die cutting machines when I was young, foolish and broke. Wherever I go I have earplugs in my purse now, because you never know when...
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    Be brave! Walk away from the banana...

    Be brave! Walk away from the banana...
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    Wait til you have kids, that's what ages people...

    Wait til you have kids, that's what ages people the most! You ain't seen nuthin' yet.

    I'd second the swing shifts stress, need for skin moisturizer, and effects of weight loss as the culprits. And...
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