Archive for August, 2008

this really can has me thrown…i love my incense and i have for decades. i smudge with sage often!

from reuters:

Burning incense linked to respiratory cancers

Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:18pm

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Burning incense may create a sweet scent, but regularly inhaling the smoke could put people at risk of cancers of the respiratory tract, researchers reported Monday.

In a study of more than 61,000 ethnic Chinese living in Singapore who were followed for up to 12 years, the investigators found a link between heavy incense use and various respiratory cancers.

The findings are published in the medical journal Cancer.

Incense has been used for millennia in many cultures’ religious and spiritual ceremonies. In Asia, people commonly burn incense in their homes — a practice that is becoming more popular in Western countries as well.

read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSPAT56944620080825?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=0&sp=true

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monsanto is everywhere. while this is not a new clip i think it’s important to link this to the others that i posted:

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i hate milk. this is an older clip, but it’s interesting. but you won’t “get milk” after this:

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with the new concerns about the FDA’s maneuvers to irradiate our food supply, i wanted to post a movie that everyone should see…it’s not new and many of you may have seen this but bringing the GMO issue to the front along with the issues of irradiation…the big picture is scary. thinking about your own victory garden now?

just to refer you to info about the irradiation issue:

“NaturalNews has learned that the FDA is plotting to intentionally deceive consumers about irradiated foods, hiding the fact that the foods have actually been irradiated. Today’s feature story reveals the frightening details of how this tyrannical, lawless government agency plans to commit nutritional genocide against the People: http://www.naturalnews.com/023956.html


the following video clips are about the documentary “the future of food”:


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ok, i’m a chinese crested owner (a hairless dog). i also have fibromyalgai. i just thought this was an interesting article about people using hairless dogs, xolo (of course cresteds would work as well) as therapy dogs for the treatment of pain conditions such as fibro. of course just having a dog or two or four always helps keep the spirits up!



Heat-generating dogs treat fibromyalgia pain in humans

Friday, June 23, 2006 by: Elisabeth Deffner
Key concepts: Dogs, Fibromyalgia and Service dogs

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i haven’t been on line for a very long time. being able to pay attention and put even a few words together, focusing on a topic has been out of my reach for a while. i finished taking the klonopin and all of my meds april 25, ’08. it hasn’t been long. but the withdrawal, rebound…what was going on…not a good time.

but, knock on wood, i think things are getting a dab better. i do have some pretty “normal” days that all my senses are intact, my mind seems to be working well but i guess the best feeling is just not feeling “me”…my body or mind. no, i’m not saying i’m numbed out. it was just the constant bombardment of symptoms, side effects, psychological stuff…i was just too aware of me. it’s nice to walk around and be able to see, smell, hear, pay attention to other things that are going on. withdrawal began to feel like the worst prison i could imagine…trapped in my own, very sick and going crazy body!

i like feeling like i’m in touch with the world around me. usually i say that and hear that from others when they’re recovering from alcoholism and addictions! been down that block. this was worse…way worse. but i can cry and sometimes laugh…i do some creative things and have really gotten into cleaning out and organizing my sinfully messy home…i had lost all emotions but had anger, depression and severe anxiety. those bad ones are still with me, but they are much more quiet. i did decide to take some very low doses of two meds that are pretty weak in the spectrum of psych meds, but i’m sure they’re still not great for me. i just needed a break and those tiny doses of neurontin and wellbutrin have given me a holding place i think. i think i’ll rest here for a few months and then regroup and reassess.

so…i’ve been running a support group for fibromyalgia for all these months that i’ve been absent. i will also start yoga teacher training in september. let’s hope i can maintain…i think i can if i just believe.

after all…faith is all i really have. i have to believe.


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