Hot Days In Possum Kingdom

Good Day Every One,

Well all is well in Possum Kingdom, I have hit one of those bumps in the road, I think it was just a small piece of sand. I have some fluid (Pleural Effusion) that has built up on my lung(s). This means fluid in the space between my lung & my chest wall. It felt like I had been in a real bad wreck, but everything was fine except I felt like I broke all of my ribs. I don’t know what a broke rib feels like and this was a pain I had never had before. It only hurt when I took a breath. I found that if I was still and took small breaths I was OK. I do however feel better, the thick air and heat today has kept me in the AC. I have forwarded all the information to MUSC and they will advise me as to what may have cause it and what to do about it. The nurse did not brag on me to much when I told her it hurt when I hit a bump on the tractor or four wheeler. Claire, of course said I had done too much, can I argue she is a grouchy ER Nurse, and I am always wrong. She has the whole hospital on her side. All I have is my brothers and sisters in the fire service and my brothers and sisters in law. Some people think these professions are questionable because who in their right mind would run into a burning building, and who in their right mind would run to a location where there has been a report of shots fired. I do however have the good ole boys from Possum Kingdom, so you can see I am going to lose that battle.

Daddy is improving each day, he started therapy on May 29, 2007 and he said the lady told him she was not there to hurt him only to help, he said she did not hurt him. He is in good sprits, resting well and has already been walking around outside. He will probably be talking about how the bumps on the tractor hurt him also, bet he will lose the battle also.

While I have been sitting here in the quite of Possum Kingdom, drinking a glass of Happy Cow milk, I wanted to share a letter with you that was written by a
Physician Assistant about Happy Cow Milk.

“As a Physician Assistant in a growing integrative medicine practice in Easley, SC, I have had to do my research on dairy products. Omega 3 and CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) are two very healthy, necessary fats that we all need in our diets. The first, omega 3, raises our level of good cholesterol, helps lower triglycerides and aids in brain function. You get higher levels of omega 3 in animal products when the animals have been fed their natural diets and not? bulked up? With grains such as corn and soy. The second, CLA, has been proven to aide in weight loss; and is found in animal products when the animals are raised in a stress free environment. In my professional opinion the Happy Cow Creamery has the highest quality dairy products of any I know. I have had many patients improve their health drinking Happy Cow’s whole fat milk and dairy products. One man in particular who followed the diet laid out in our Natural Bariatric Program, which relies heavily on Happy Cow products, was able to lose 35 lbs and greatly improve his lipid profile and glucose control in only 3 months with no medication. On 10/15/2006 his numbers were as follows: Total cholesterol 204, triglycerides 227, HDL (good cholesterol) 29, LDL (bad cholesterol) 130, and HgbA1C (which is a 3 month average blood sugar level that is best kept below 5.5) 6.3. On 1/11/2007 they were: total cholesterol 173, triglycerides 128, HDL 34, LDL 113 and HgbA1C 5.5. These are improvements that any medicine would be proud of, but only diet and lifestyle were used. This one of many success stories I have seen when people include Happy Cow Creamery’s dairy products in their healthy diet and lifestyle.”

Cheryl Middleton PA-C

LivingWell Integrative Healthcare

Easley, SC


As you know by now I am sold whole heartedly on Happy Cow products. I will drink about 2 gallons of whole milk a week and about a gallon of butter milk a week. I know some have had some questions about the process, but the milk is Grade A Pasteurized and in the whole milk the ingredients are Whole Milk. In the Cultured Whole Butter Milk the butter milk is Grade A Pasteurized and the ingredients are Whole Milk, Culture and Salt.
In my opinion “You can’t get no better than that!”

Tom told me how the body needed and used the ingredients in these milks, I told him I liked the whole milk but I just could not drink butter milk, because I did not like it. He told me of the cleansing values the butter milk had and how it helped cleansed the liver. I told him again how I did not like the taste of butter milk. He then ask me if I liked being sick and I said no, he said just drink a glass of Happy Cow Butter Milk each night, now I love the taste and will drink much more than a small glass at night. My weight has been maintaining about the same, around 260 lbs and all the doctors are happy, big improvement from the 350 lbs before my liver transplant. I give God all the credit, God made the cows happy and perfect for all Gods creatures, God gave Big Tom and Lil Tom the knowledge to know and understand the gift of nature, they also know how to keep Happy Cows happy. Big Tom and Lil Tom have bottled Bovine Wine and they share it with the rest of us.

God Is Great All The Time!

Claire & I have finally closed on our house in Anderson. We just wanted to let you know that if you ever need a Realtor contact
Jennifer Robinson with Century 21 Anderson Properties, Inc. at
864-225-7000 she will do much more than she has to. One thing for sure she will do exactly what she says she will sell your house. If you are shopping for a house she will find you one.
Thanks Jen, Paul & Family for what you have done for us.

Well I must go now; I have an appointment with Dr. Kopp in Anderson.

Have a Great Day or Great Night if it’s already dark.

God Bless You,



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