I like my house to smell nice. I like walking in the door and being welcomed by a pleasant smell. I use essential oils for the home to achieve this. It takes hard work because I have two dogs and they are very good at making everything smell like dog. The carpets, the sofa, and … Continue reading Essential Oils for the Home
Champagne Cocktails - not for nice girls! There is a song from the Big Band era that talks about Champagne Cocktails for two. They sound so lovely and romantic. Her in a sweeping gown, him in a tuxedo with tails, leaning close sipping Champagne Cocktails. When I eventually looked up how to make Champagne Cocktails … Continue reading Fun with Holiday Cocktails. Up the flavor with Améo Essential Oils
One of the therapies I have chosen to hasten an effective recovery is red laser light therapy. As a scientist I abhor conclusions based anecdotal information but as this is my knee that is what I am going to relate. There are studies showing the effectiveness of this treatment which can be Googled. Red light … Continue reading Red light laser therapy – not snake oil!
1 week to go. It is very distracting. I can't focus on anything creative. So...I'm taking care of all the little chores that need to be done and don't require creativity. You know. Those thingies that hold the screens on the windows that get broken. Requires more of the thingies and a screwdriver. Next came … Continue reading Countdown 1 week to new knee
At the suggestion of a friend I am keeping a journal of this transformative event. At 52 I am considered young to have a knee replaced until the severity of the original injury when I was 20 is understood. I am young and that's my point. I should be able to do so much more … Continue reading New knee. Knee replacement surgery journal