The other night, I was suffering from a pretty severe stomach ache. I used double doses of Maalox and Tums, but I wasn't convinced they were going to help much. I didn't just have stomach upset or indigestion, I had pain in my belly. So, my husband told me that his brother claims apple cider vinegar would help. I looked it up online, and lo, and behold, it is one of the things you can do with apple cider vinegar. Against my better judgment, I tried it.
felt like I had swallowed the whole egg, dye and all. Was it worth it? I don't know. My symptoms went away by morning, but I had already taken the other two products, so who knows which one, if any, worked? It could have just gone away over time. I'll never know for sure because I'm never swallowing vinegar again, even in a small amount, or even with honey. Not gonna do it!
Six school days left! Awards ceremonies are today. I am a presenter. I don't mind losing class time because, at this point, the natives are restless - times ten! They have taken their state-mandated tests, and they are mentally done, as are teachers, so it is difficult to teach lessons of any consequence. It's all about crowd control.
Now for some Coffee Chat at Ink Interrupted
This week, our hostess says,
Congrats - you're the new Ask Abby!!! What's the first letter you choose to answer? (write the letter and your answer.)
I am failing my English class. I haven't been turning in my homework, doing class work, or passing the tests. When I asked my teacher for extra credit, she said no. Why does she want me to fail?
Signed, Confused in Clear Lake.
You really are confused! Your teacher does not want you to fail. She probably didn't offer you extra credit because you are supposed to do the regular credit assignments first. She has no reason to believe you will do the extra work since you didn't do the regular work when it was assigned. And should you have waited until the last two weeks of school to become concerned? I think not.