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Installing raised beds or table gardens can eliminate much of the stooping and bending involved in traditional, in-ground gardening. The higher the growing surface, the more easily you can work in the soil. Note that raised beds are perfect for … Continue reading
Subscribe to a publication (paper or electronic – there are lots of free ones out there) devoted to an interest that you have already or would like to develop. Not only might you learn something fascinating, but you’ll have the … Continue reading
Planning an airline journey this summer? Even if you don’t ordinarily use a wheelchair or walking device, it may help to use the wheelchairs or motorized carts available at airports: this can help you reserve your strength and enjoy the … Continue reading
Pollen problems? In many areas, allergy season can cause outdoor-going pets to develop a fine layer of green dust over an otherwise clean and healthy coat. Try wiping your pet with a dry floor-cleaning cloth, like those made by Swiffer: … Continue reading
On days when you need just a little extra “give” in your pants or skirt, try this trick: wrap a rubber band around the button at the waistband and loop it back through the buttonhole to fasten. It’ll give you … Continue reading
Central sensitization can increase the pain of insect stings and bites – but many fibromites are also sensitive to common chemicals. Look for insect repellants that contain essential oils and follow manufacturer directions; if these won’t work for you, try … Continue reading
Remember to pace yourself even when doing seemingly-simple tasks or activities, like reading or online chatting. Take regular breaks to move about so you don’t become too stiff and sore – set a timer, if that helps.
Planning to remodel your kitchen or bathroom – rooms in which many household accidents occur? Consider rounding the edges of cupboards and cabinets, and perhaps even adding softer materials to those surfaces. Replacing standard flooring surfaces with nonskid materials can … Continue reading