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Forum: General 01-30-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By celia
I would take these guys with a grain - many...

I would take these guys with a grain - many grains of salt. Their "more scientific" Q&A refers to carbon 14 as having different numbers of "atoms and electrons." And that's in the "expert's"...
Forum: General 08-28-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 150,063
Posted By celia
I find that exercising in a "pool of cold" makes...

I find that exercising in a "pool of cold" makes a big difference: ice packs, fans, an open window in the winter, etc. All of a sudden, you can move again.
I don't tell people I have MS, usually. ...
Forum: General 12-11-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By celia
Oooh. Take hot shower, see fireworks! The book,...

Oooh. Take hot shower, see fireworks!
The book, incidentally, is "Hallucinations," by Oliver Sacks. In paperback, or used, available on Amazon. (Also, and better, as an audiobook.)
Forum: General 12-09-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By celia
Oliver Sacks wrote a whole book about this. ...

Oliver Sacks wrote a whole book about this. People in sensory deprivation get them, too. It's kind of a response to not enough stimulation - brain doesn't like to be bored.
Forum: General 12-09-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,220
Posted By celia
For compression socks, you might look at...

For compression socks, you might look at "Sockwell" on amazon. Fairly easy to put on and off, nice colorful stripe patterns, don't look "medical." About $25/pair, and come in different sizes and...
Forum: General 12-07-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,566
Posted By celia
I don't inject into the thighs (nasty welts),...

I don't inject into the thighs (nasty welts), stopped doing the upper arms (regardless of what the Copaxone nurses say - needle would get stuck), and now just alternate left abdomen/rt abdomen/left...
Forum: General 09-20-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,274
Posted By celia
Next time, ask your pharmacists if there could be...

Next time, ask your pharmacists if there could be problems. They're trained for this - doctors generally aren't. My local pharmacists have saved us from serious drug interactions, and helped fix...
Forum: General 09-12-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,454
Posted By celia
I got the shingles shot about 5 years ago. No...

I got the shingles shot about 5 years ago. No changes in MS symptoms. Having family members with long-lasting, horribly painful cases of shingles makes a big difference in your attitude towards the...
Forum: General 07-24-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,494
Posted By celia
You might consider a pasta cooker (or "stock pot...

You might consider a pasta cooker (or "stock pot with strainer") where you put the pasta in the strainer, which sits within the pot. When it's done, pull the strainer out. The boiling water can...
Forum: General 05-09-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,127
Posted By celia
I note that the article was published in PNAS,...

I note that the article was published in PNAS, (Proceedings of the National Academy..). This is a real journal, but articles are not peer-reviewed in the usual sense, but rather anyone who is a...
Forum: Mountain Region 03-20-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,699
Posted By celia
Great talk. Nice to (finally) meet you and...

Great talk. Nice to (finally) meet you and Laura. Particularly liked the routine about stretching (Now, put your right hand under your chair...no, left hand...) and the slide with the tiny letters....
Forum: Mountain Region 02-21-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,699
Posted By celia
Me, too. Just registered. Buy you a beer, and...

Me, too. Just registered. Buy you a beer, and one for FP.
Forum: MS Fitness 10-11-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,066
Posted By celia
Lots of regular walkers around here use poles, so...

Lots of regular walkers around here use poles, so you won't stand out. They are sometimes good for defense (dogs under "voice control"), and for arm strength or extra aerobic benefit. Plus, fancy...
Forum: General 09-30-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,698
Posted By celia
I've done Feldenkrais (and Tai Chi for health...

I've done Feldenkrais (and Tai Chi for health forms). [Disclosure: I just started the 4-year training program for Feldenkrais practitioners.] Feldenkrais can actually be seen as another modality...
Forum: General 08-31-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,371
Posted By celia
Even though it's not a state, Puerto Rico is part...

Even though it's not a state, Puerto Rico is part of the U.S. (Hence, medical insurance being ok there.)
Forum: Gear 06-15-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,599
Posted By celia
cooling vest for sale

I am selling a standard adult white Glacier Tek cooling vest: worn once (too bulky for Nia - aerobic dance; have upgraded to another vest. Cools fine, though, and easy to maintain and use.). I...
Forum: General 04-21-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,949
Posted By celia
Plus, prednisone high-dose pills are generic, and...

Plus, prednisone high-dose pills are generic, and cheap (the last episode cost less than $20, and the neuro prescribed them over the phone). Many people (and cats, incidentally), bliss out on them -...
Forum: General 04-16-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,424
Posted By celia
Polypeptides are proteins, not carbohydrates.

Polypeptides are proteins, not carbohydrates.
Forum: MS Fitness 03-18-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 62,329
Posted By celia
I can, easily, and it feels good, but then I...

I can, easily, and it feels good, but then I (like you) have "benign" ms, and (unlike you) am unsafe to ride a two-wheel bike in the road.* I learned to do this roll a year after my first MS...
Forum: General 02-13-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,859
Posted By celia
"One hand for yourself, one hand for the...

"One hand for yourself, one hand for the ship."
Forum: Gear 02-06-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,274
Posted By celia
I'll join, too.

I'll join, too.
Forum: General 01-29-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,679
Posted By celia
mobility

Thank you, thank you for having Dr. Karpatkin on this forum. His video was motivating enough for me to start checking out going back to school to study anatomy and physiology.
A nice companion to...
Forum: General 01-16-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,511
Posted By celia
"You look so good..." reply: Got a great...

"You look so good..." reply:

Got a great hairdresser. Would you like her card?
Forum: MS Fitness 08-14-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,230
Posted By celia
stairs, dogs

Larry, have you tried walking downstairs backwards? It works, as long as there is a good handrail, and is easier on your knees.

Coyotes: lots here (Los Alamos, NM), trotting along in the day time....
Forum: General 06-16-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,182
Posted By celia
outdoor pools in your area?

I live in a town with a number of pool associations - organizations that have outdoor pools, only open in the summer, and most of them long enough for some swim meets (25 yards), and with scheduled...
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