Flushing

September 15, 2008

 

If you don’t have a low flush toilet and will not be replacing your toilet soon but would like to conserve water fill up 1/2 gal plastic container with some sand and water and place in the tank of your toilet (away from the flushing mechanism) to save water when flushing.

How many times do your toilets get flushed during the day? You can calculate how many gallons you are saving by the volume of the container you place inside your toilet times the amount of flushes per person per day. 

Here are some tips on the new low flush toilets which are inexpensive to buy and install. Every little bit helps- isn’t that amazing?

R.I.C.E.R.

September 15, 2008

At a neighborhood party last night, Annie slipped and twisted her ankle. Everyone rushed around trying to help her. She was embarrassed, she needed space to lie down and collect herself. So what is the best treatment in a situation like this ?  R.I.C.E.R – remember this: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate, Referral for medical evaluation.

Here is a helpful site with good explanations about what a sprain is and how to treat a sprain including resting initially then getting into motion so that scar tissue won’t form, and warning not to do anything that causes pain. Some other helpful modalities Annie used are magnets and far infrared products that helped take down the swelling and increased circulation.

Nikken ankle wrap, elastomag, body energizer and power mag