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@addy1 - glad to hear you've found an answer for your hand pain. Mine are just starting to bother me - same as you, I sometimes wake up at night with pain in my fingers and hand - so I'll definitely be looking into this as a solution. I don't like pills either.
I use turmeric , anti inflammatory, triple flex, was taking tylenol arthritis when it hurt so bad I could cry
Now i use willow balm , find on Amazon, and the cbd cream. Right now working well. I can handle the pain during the day, but when you stop doing stuff, ie watch TV sleep the pain comes forward in your awareness. It never stops.
A lot of times I can't type on the forum.

Sure hope it works for you. Check justcbd.com. creams etc analyzed for levels etc.
Walmart has a cream . Uncle Buds, hemp oil. Works but not as good.
 

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I am giggling at you Colleen. You sure look and act like you are feeling quite good now and nope you for sure are definitely not looking depressed,lol! Brings me right back to the good old days of the 60's and 70's. I don't like the idea of breathing in smoke tho no matter how good it makes one feel.
So glad your mom is getting along so well now w/the CBD oil.

You have fun now in your greenhouse
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I am just so happy to see my mom getting better and better every day, and that makes me so excited to see her every day. At the beginning of November I thought my mom was going to die before Christmas. I just dreaded the sound of my phone ringing, thinking somebody was calling me to tell me my mom was passed. It was just the most awful feeling. I just worked, cried at work, cried at home, cried in my mom's room, it felt like I was dying inside too. My brother left my moms room crying so hard his daughter had to take him home to calm him down in October.... Dementia is terrible in the end stages and hard to watch. The poor old guy across the hall was crying yesterday, his wife is slowly dying of dementia and I gave him a big hug. I have tried to tell him about the CBD oil but he is in his early 80's and hesitant to give it a try... I am going to try to convince him again today... He loves his wife so much I am afraid he will pass away if his wife Betty passes. He tries to take such good care of her but he does not understand about the CBD oil. I was so sad like him last month. Hopefully I can convince him to give it a try.... If there is any CBD oil left in town.
 

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You are so caring and hope this man will give it a try. It will not hurt his wife and may just give her some more extra nice time on this earth to enjoy some good time together.
 

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Can you believe I have not used my heater yet this wintet??? Its been cold and I would have had ice on my pond by now and I would have had to use a 1500 watt heater at the very least BUT because I covered all the ponds with cold frames (and left water running, this year, still NO ICE !
 

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Monday I went to see my sweet mommy, gave her a CBD pill and then noticed that my Sister Glenda was there earlier... So because of a "miscommunication", my mom accidentally got a double dose of CBD....
So Glenda went yesterday cause I had to work all day and told her son, WOW is Grandma ever doing good today!!! I think I might start giving her extra every other day or something...
 
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I'm glad your mom is doing so much better !

Unfortunately I had to turn off one of my ponds this morning! The ice formation had lowered the water level so much over night the pump was starving and I couldn't raise the water level cause the faucet was frozen
I think next year I will build cold frames like you.
 

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I'm glad your mom is doing so much better !

Unfortunately I had to turn off one of my ponds this morning! The ice formation had lowered the water level so much over night the pump was starving and I couldn't raise the water level cause the faucet was frozen
I think next year I will build cold frames like you.
sometimes the ice can form in areas and displace the water from the pond. The cover will help but when it went below -1 F then I had to add heater...
 

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Finally got around to working in greenhouse. I had to fix my mom first before I could get into the greenhouse. There for a while I just hung out with her day and night. I feel so much better now, she talks to me just like she used to before she got sick three years ago.
Working more now in greenhouse these days. New little guppy pond too!!!
 

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I never get tired of listening and viewing your nice video's Colleen. So glad your mom is doing so well and you can now do some of your creative ponding and work in your green house.

@Gemma glad you could get water in and raise the water in your one pond.
 

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Love that greenhouse, I look forward each winter now to seeing it and all your new things in there! Can you tell us again, I forgot last winter, what temp. you keep it at? You must enjoy all your time out there!
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It can get pretty warm and steamy in there during the daylight hours. It is much warmer now than when I had no bubble wrap or insulation around bottom. It varies from 65 to about 80 as weather outside can be a big factor. If its really cold, like below -20 Fahrenheit might get as low as 65 Fahrenheit. I never let it get any colder and on very cold nights I have old dog blankets that I thow over roof, when there is no snow cover. It there is tons of snow then greenhouse warmer so I don't heat as much.
 

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Have to meet specialist's at noon to observe my mother eat so we can get her off puree foods and back to something more normal. My mothers doctor is very pleased with her progress and lots of people in the building are talking about me and my mother now. Maybe some of the other folks will also get on CBD oil too!!

 
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Wow we take so much for granted when we have no health issues. Look how good your mom is doing and getting to enjoy that burger! Thanking God for giving you to your mom as such a good and caring daughter. Glad that CBD oil is doing it's job :)
 

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Specialists were very happy to see how much progress my mother has made! She has come a very long way from where she was, in a catatonic state and totally unresponsive. The lady across the way that arrived at Haven View about same time as my mom with similar symptoms has sadly passed away. I think if she had received CBD oil she might still be alive today, but sadly her 81 year old husband that was caring for her never understood when I told him about CBD oil. So many people do not know how powerful CBD is on elderly people and mainstream news does not report enough about CBD oil and its incredible power.

Fish outside all doing well dispite my neglecting them and running non stop to see my mother everyday... Life is wonderful and I got the most wonderful Christmas Miracle!!!
 
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