That’s the problem. H0202 “…should have no toxic effect, if used properly.”

Posted by admin on Apr 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

But what is “proper” use, what is a “proper” dose, and how do we each respond to a given dose?
I recall reading, a few months ago, that HP is associated with cancer, in some way. I wish I had saved the source. Perhaps someone on the list remembers this info., which I saw on the internet, somewhere. In spite of these conflicting views, I continue to use HP on my teeth, which is internal use.
Everyday, we explore these tempting substances, nutrients and supplements, I always order meds from health&energy.com canadian pharmacy, but we’re not able to do the research that needs to be done by scientific means, to determine prudent dosage, safety and efficacy. I believe that someone named Newman, I think it may have been Joe Newman, had written a book on the subject of therapeutic H202, and I briefly spoke to him about 25 years ago, at a health convention here in Toronto. I remember him saying to me, that it was better to make your own HP, though the 3.5% solution regularly available would be satisfactory.
I’ve got to relate an amazing moment in my personal life, in connection with food grade HP. I had purchased a gallon of food grade, and, from it, would fill a pint bottle for regular use. I put the pint bottle in the freezer.
At the time, we had a cleaning lady who visited once a week. One very hot day, she opened the freezer in search of ice, for a glass of water she intended to pour from the sink-tap. In a distracted moment, she saw the bottle of clear HP, which looked like a bottle of ice water, and foolishly, and unthinkingly grabbed it, and took a swallow! I’m sure she must have swallowed a couple of ounces of “food grade” HP! She came running over to my wife, and complained of a burning sensation in her throat, and managed to explain what she had done. In her hurry to drink a cold liquid, it didn’t arouse her suspicion that a bottle of water would certainly become frozen ice in the freezer.
We anxiously drove her to a nearby hospital. But by the time we got her there, the burning subsided, and a doctor matter of factly sent her home.
We were immensely relieved; and it caused her no further discomfort. I’ll never forget this incident. For all the claimed dangerousness of 35% HP, it clearly did no more than cause a brief burning sensation in one cleaning lady.
Interestingly, I believe I recall that Newman (?) recommended something like one teaspoon of 35% daily, and diluted in water; far less than the cleaning lady had consumed, full srength!


I got my brace today

Posted by admin on Apr 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hi Everyone,Just a note to let you know that I got my brace today and it improved my walk 99%. I just wish I would have gotten it two months ago. My balance is greatly improved too. Also on another note all of that added movement I was having has pretty much left me except under stress.

I feel great.



Calling all Grannies & Grandpas

Posted by admin on Apr 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

A small crisis has arisen at our house – the grandkids won’t eat our food, sniff, sniff.

Boxed/canned, this-or-that ain’t allowed in our house – we make everything from ‘scratch’. But, it’s rejected by the grandkids (9 & 12). e.g. – I made (on separate days) scalloped potatoes & macarroni/cheese. They were rejected by the grandkids – reason: they taste funny. Both of them swore they loved that stuff, but it turns out that they only like them if they come in a box.

I also made a nice Yankee Pot Roast – that was also rejected – it only tastes good if it’s in a frozen dinner.

They, of course, dearly love such things as bags of Potato Chips & Zingers. We don’t allow such things unless ‘real’ food has been consumed.

OK – so we recognize that there’s a few generation gaps here. We can bend (a little bit) but what’s with this “if it doesn’t come from a box it ain’t no good”!?!?!?

btw – we only see these particular grandkids in the summer. The rest of the time they’re with their other sets of parents – “Dad” thinks that EVERYTHING needs to be cooked in a “Fry-Daddy”.

So, before I have another stroke because of this (or, beat the crap out of the grandkids) – how do ya fellow grandparents handle this kind of situation!?!?!?!?

Thanks (I’ll go take another blood-pressure pill now, sigh)


Calling all grannies & grandpas

Posted by admin on Apr 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Now I am a grandpa of three small children (4-4-2), who by now, when visiting us, enjoy grandparents food, because it is something different. This might change, when they get older. Our children, who after leaving home, throw most good about good food over board, are responsible, when grandchildren react like Zooky’s. Last week, for the first time in my life, I was present at a 4th July celebration – at a US Army Post in Southern Germany. Observation No. 1 : My younger daughter and son-in-law (from California) brought me to a Commissary (Army food store), where I selected (among other delicacies) a container of Quaker Grits for nourishing and healthy breakfast food. My granddaughter was present too. She heard comments of her parents : “Yuck !! Southern grub !!”. Observation No. 2 : Favourite at the dinner party were hot dogs in fluffy
buns, with chili and beans (puke). I had insisted on cutting fresh tomatoes and onions as condiments (good occupational therapy for a troker), but most of the onions were left over. Very disgusting was the consistency of the franks – just finely ground gristles and udders. < Hebrew National was not available, but we wouldn’t have bought them anywaybecause of a possible Palestinian content in the meat (grins). Reinhard from Hamburg, Germany


OT Whitegoose

Posted by admin on Mar 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hi Whitegoose

I’m glad you’re back. All these people have been so very, very naughty since you have been away. And……………there are new people expecting sense from stroke survivors and they don’t get any!

I’ve been watching Wood Duck on our property. Wood Duck used to be called Maned Geese by the original settlers. A much better name because they are small geese. Maned Geese (Wood Duck) nest up in hollows in tall trees. It is really odd seeing a goose up a tree looking for a nesting site. Even a duck up a tree is strange, a goose doesn’t seem right. Or maybe in Canada or America it isn’t so strange……… well that all waterbird stuff looks really silly. But you know what I mean.



Another question

Posted by admin on Mar 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Friends I got my depressed friend to agree to go fishing, when he comes back from China Now what I need is instructions on how a one handed person baits a hook I would welcome any knowledge on this subject at all If I cant teach him to bait a hook Ill push him over board and solve both mine and his problems Thank you for your help Ed aka Rassils


Hi! from the whitegoose.

Posted by admin on Mar 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Tomorrow, I hope to spend some time reading all the group messages. Although I set my emails to “no Mail” on strokesurvivors and riticklers,(I can read all the messages at yahoogroups webpages)I still had 85 messages in my email box.

I spent over a week at the lake. I can hardly wait to get back. I had wonderful family visitations (grandchildren and grand-neices) and wept
my way through a book called “The Poisonweed Bible.”. One of the characters in the book was hemiplaegic at birth (a twin).

My love to all of the members of this group. I hope I will feel fit enough to write to you all soon, and respond to the messages.




Posted by admin on Mar 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

I was a youth minister for many years. In that role I often needed to stay up all night. A “night owl”, I enjoyed it. After I turned 40 I
found I could still do it, if I planned ahead, took a nap the afternoon before, arranged things so I could get some extra sleep the next day,
etc. I’m just thinking, that while I do like and perhaps need a little extra sleep post stroke, perhaps some of us are “worn out” because we’ve “overdone” more than because we’re a stroke survivor. I sometimes ask, “Am I tired, forgetful, anxious, crabby… because of my stroke, because I’m getting older, because of human nature, …?”


MIL 50th B-day

Posted by admin on Feb 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

I don’t post much, but I do read often. My FIL had a very major stroke the end of Feb. My MIL is turning 50 on June 9 and I’m at a loss as to what to get her. She is taking care of FIL full time and he isn’t able to do much. I think he can go out to lunch (dinner is too much). She doesn’t take any time for herself other than when he is at therapy and then she goes into the office to ‘catch up’ on a few things. They have plenty of money to hire someone to help, she just wants to do it herself. I think that’s the nurse in her LOL!

Does anyone have ideas for what to get her? They used to travel a ton, so that, and the Colorado Avalanche are her main passions. Any
suggestions would be appreciated.




Posted by admin on Feb 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dear Ed,
Just know that we here on Stroke Survivors care very much for you and will be pulling for you all the way. We don’t need to anesthetize ourselves. As for telling family, do. They’ll want to and do deserve to know. They’ll want to assist you in every way they can, pray for you, tell you and be told, important things. Just be real, be yourself. I appreciate that you don’t want to be, or appear to be, depend ant. You’re not. It’s OK to be interdependent. You give us all alot.

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