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Finished with our shopping adventure!
Ready to shop! Here in the United States we have so much to be thankful for. We are blessed to have many things that we consider to be basic – like clean water flowing from our taps. At MMS, we are grateful to all of our amazing customers who both inspire us and support us when [...]

Thanksgiving Shopping

After 2 weeks! 1
Weighing out ingredients Now it has been two weeks since Tina’s surgery and, yes, she also went to Washington state for a spinning class. Can’t keep a good knitter down. Her surgery stitches were removed after one week and at the end of week two she requested a sugar scrub for her healing incisions. I will gather [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 5

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Day 2 If you are not genetically predisposed to carpal tunnel syndrome then prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome may be the best option out there. I will give you some suggestions, but remember your doctor should help you make the best plan. For those that may be doing repetitive activities – you can do some stretching [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 4

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Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome – there are several options when it comes to relief of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. Always check with your doctor and they will help you make a plan to suit you. There are non-surgical treatments such as drugs that can ease the pain and swelling. Exercise, stretching and strengthening can be [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 3

Carpal tunnel syndrome is often caused by a combination of factors; such as congenital predisposition. Some people have a smaller carpal tunnel than others, which can result in pressure on the nerve. Other reasons that can cause the syndrome are trauma or injury to the wrist, sprain, over-activity of the pituitary gland, rheumatoid arthritis, work [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, part 2