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Oh, My Leg!!!

Friends should know that Brenda and I didn't blindly jump into our current business.  As a matter of fact, I'm the skeptical type, and I wanted to take a "wait and see" approach to a number of things, including whether the products we were going to deal with really worked.

As it so happened, I'd somehow hurt my left leg before our first sample products arrived.  I haven't a clue what happened to the leg -- I've always been in great shape (as a lifelong hockey coach), and injuries seldom stayed with me for more than a few days.  This thing with my leg, though, was something else.  It even started getting in the way of Brenda and me taking our nightly walks, and it stalled me from continuing my daily exercise program.

Enter the tube of balm shown to the right.  Brenda pulled it out of the box, handed it to me, I rubbed the salve into the back of my leg, and I instantly started feeling better.

I kept the treatments up about three or four times each day for a…
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