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Flower Arranging Helps Reduce Fibromyalgia Pain

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia and Connective Tissue Disorders' started by shak8, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. ladycatlover

    ladycatlover Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Liverpool, UK
    We prefer to go for the single stem approach. Currently it's a single stem of Acidanthera. That way OH can actually manage to cope with it. ;) And I don't have to bother.
  2. rvallee

    rvallee Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Basically this, but sick instead of poor.

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  3. Simbindi

    Simbindi Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Somerset, England
    I think you've hit the nail on the head there! My daughter recently said to me, 'All my friends' parents use cannabis for their pain now.' My immediate thought (as someone who has never taken illegal drugs) was, 'But how do they know where to get it?'
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2019
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  4. shak8

    shak8 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    No, I think that Israel is a big exporter of flowers. Perhaps some relative of the researchers was looking for a new market for leftover and wilting flowers from the Negev flower farms.

    Last edited: Sep 17, 2019
  5. Graham

    Graham Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    But there are certain skills you learn in flower arranging that can help. For example, to deal with wilting flowers you stand them up to their neck in a bucket of water overnight in the garage. So if you are wilting, clearly that is a technique worth trying. (There are other forms of wilting, but I'm not sure about the relevant advice there.)

    Again, if it is just a question of a drooping head, stick a pin through the neck, or wrap florists' wire around it.

    On the other hand, if the flower is going to seed, just wait for a while. Sometimes those that have gone to seed are the most attractive.
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  6. Arnie Pye

    Arnie Pye Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    I could cope with the part where I put wilting flowers in a bucket of water. Unfortunately, I don't have a garage. Would a manky garden shed do?
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