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M.S breakthru-maybe!

Friday, June 10, 2016

Every morning , I listen to CBC radio ---
This morning they were talking about results from a new Canadian study published in a Medical Journal---
It was on M.S.
They told of Canada having the highest number of M.S patients in the world!
I never knew that!

Anyway, Drs here have found a new way to rid a person's body of M..S--
They use Chemotherapy to destroy the patient's immune cells, which destroys the M.S cells---then use stem cells from that person's body , I believe!
The stem cells have kept people with M.S, M.S., free , so far, 5 years later---

I know so many people in our small town, with M.S---
It really would be a real break through, were this to work!

On the home front here, yesterday I weed whacked--and cut grass---
I did the dog pen, the septic bed , and the front yard----That in itself was 450 acres! -
Well, it FELT like 450 acres!----It was 9000 steps tho!
And I still have the lake side of the house to do!
Lord love a Duck!


The weight hovers around 204----Last week I lost 4.2 lbs----
Hopefully more this week!--



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  • IDICEM
    Great news on MS. Thanks for sharing. And I love your yard!
    1280 days ago
  • KSNANA2
    Yes, I would guess that to be 450 acres too! Beautiful job though! And such welcome news on the MS. I have known so many people over the years that have been told they have it. Very frightening. A cure would be most welcome!
    1281 days ago
  • TWEETYKC00
    I hope that study really helps people. Good luck with your weekend work dear.
    1281 days ago
  • CARBMONSTERII
    Thanks for posting about the MS therapy. That can be a world-shaking breakthrough. And wow, what a beautiful yard! Looks like it felt like 450 acres weed whacking it! emoticon
    1281 days ago
  • JANIEWWJD
    Yard work! What fun!!! emoticon
    1282 days ago
  • SUTHRNWMN
    A dynamic duo, yard work and exercise. Keep Sparking!
    1282 days ago
  • JOYINKY
    Wonderful news on MS!

    Your yard looks wonderful; great job! Beautiful yard.
    1282 days ago
  • GABY1948
    This is emoticon news...I have MANY in-laws/friends that have the horrid disease!

    I pray it is TRUE!
    1282 days ago
  • MARINGAL
    If you had a lawn that looks as good as your picture and lived in California, people would shoot you! Reason being, WATERING! We can't or are not suppose to water lawns so when I see your gorgeous backyard, I get so envious! It is just beautiful! hugs, fredie
    1282 days ago
  • TERMITEMOM
    Congrats for your steps! And thanks for the info on MS.
    1282 days ago
  • ONEKIDSMOM
    It is always good news when the studies are promising. Here's hoping for an MS cure!

    And you did great work with that weed whacker! emoticon Spark on!
    1282 days ago
  • _LINDA
    Looks awesome!! So do the nice Germans all black, not the usual choice of colour!
    An MS cure would be a wonderful breakthrough, especially considering my province has the highest incidence per capita of people having it. I had a neighbour in my apartment block who went from living independently, going from walking with a cane to a wheelchair to being bedridden in a year, it was so shocking and sad!
    1282 days ago
  • LILLYROSEGRAM
    The possible breakthrough in treating and possibly curing MS is amazing. And, you are amazing! You get so much done each day. Be proud!

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    1282 days ago
  • no profile photo JEANNETTE59
    Thanks for sharing the MS information,

    Your property is lovely and working on its upkeep should have you in onederland in no time.

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    1282 days ago
  • IAMSUNNYHOWARD
    The information on MS is very welcome. I had a step sister who died from MS, and a friend in Colorado who is in a nursing home. This will hopefully be mainstream medicine in a short time!

    Congratulations on the weight loss- great exercise whacking the weeds!
    Have a great weekend!
    1282 days ago
  • GBSLIM
    You amaze me with all that you do - gardening, yard work, house work, snow shoveling, walking, to name a few but thank goodness no bear wrestling. Surely your scale MUST be broken.
    Thank you for sharing the news of MS.
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    1282 days ago
  • 75HEALTHYME
    Being your own "Landscape Artist" can burn a few calories... and meanwhile keep you busy and out of the refrigerator, the cookie jar, the goodie drawer... and all those other tasty places to visit when your body is in "idle" mode and just looking for some kind of trouble to get into.
    Keeping the yards trimmed does help with the tick and other insect control ! and,, cheaper and healthier than poisons.
    1282 days ago
  • PATRICIA-CR
    I hope they find a cure for MS! You are doing emoticon TGIF!!!
    1282 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    Wow, what a great, productive day you had - 9000 steps - woohoo!!! And thanks for sharing the MS news - sounds like perhaps they are unto something if they've been studying that cure for 5 years now!!!
    1282 days ago
  • JUDITH316
    Love your pictures, lovely home and land, nice to live on the water....you accomplished a lot of work, and emoticon on your weight loss, good job.... emoticon for the info on MS very helpful to know!
    1282 days ago
  • JANET552
    Interesting news about MS. Thanks for sharing!!
    1282 days ago
  • BARBARAJ73
    Interesting medical tidbit. Hope it proves to be successful and goes mainstream.

    I'm looking at another mow day too !! I actually enjoy it - gives me a great sense of accomplishment plus all those steps!! Yay for us!!
    1282 days ago
  • PJDANIELS
    That's very encouraging about the MS. My aunt, cousin and girlfriend all have it, nasty disease.

    Congrats on your loss! Yippee! That's a lot in one week. :)
    1282 days ago
  • BTRFLYDOG
    You sure get your steps in with that place of yours. Have a great Friday!
    1282 days ago
  • WESTERNSAGE
    That's really encouraging news about the M.S. breakthrough. I have a next door neighbor with M.S. I'll pass this along as general encouragement. Thanks! Your certainly do have a beautiful home and yard. All the work it takes to keep it that way should certainly count towards all your exercise minutes and calories burned.
    1282 days ago
  • HARROWJET
    You certainly have a lovely spot to weed whack.

    One of our neighbours has MS and also one of my aunts. I had heard that Canada had the highest number of MS patients. Let's hope they continue to have good results from the study.
    1282 days ago
  • no profile photo IAMVICKIBISHOP
    You have a beautiful place. WTG on the weight loss. emoticon
    1282 days ago
  • PHOENIX1949
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  • TUTUNAN
    Beautiful yard. That was a lot of work for you, I know, because I used to weed whack our yard at the homestead! Today I don't last but ten minutes with a whacker! (if that long!)
    1282 days ago
  • FISHGUT3
    I'm game... emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1282 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Oh boy, busy lady yesterday.

    That's interesting information on M.S. At one time in my life, I had lost vision in 1/4 of my left eye. I was told I had M.S. because I had optic neuritis. I didn't feel that was right, so prevailed on a Dr. friend of mine @ Mayo Clinic I knew from my days as a nursing student and got in. I did have optic neuritis but it was IDIOPATHIC. A little later I read a deficiency in the D vitamin caused a rash of idiopathic neuritis in Cuba. That was about 23 yrs. ago. Never had a problem since then.

    Thanks for the info! Happy Friday, oh virtual one. HUGS


    1282 days ago
  • GLORYB83
    Thanks for the info about MS. My niece's daughter may have this and would be pleased with the good news. Fantastic what the health guys come up with!

    Huge lawn, you sure it's only 450 acres, lol!

    Have a wonderful weekend Lynda!
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    1282 days ago
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