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The Mom Who Weeps 'Diamonds'


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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 01:53 PM

www.thesun.co.uk said:

A MUM has told how she is left in agony whenever she cries — because her tears contain razor-sharp “diamond” crystals.

Jody Smith, 35, suffers from cystinosis, a rare inherited disease which causes a build- up of an acid called cystine.

It forms as tiny crystals, which gather in her heart and lungs and fall from her eyes whenever they water, sparkling like jewels.

Speaking about her illness for the first time, Jody said: “My doctor and husband say the crystals look like beautiful diamonds, but to me they’re a painful nuisance.

“I know they sound lovely but it’s really awful, especially when the sun’s in my eyes.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 03:15 PM

I know i weep when i see my wife looking at diamonds, some similarity i suppose

Edited by Dis Pater, 22 April 2012 - 03:18 PM.


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 09:27 PM

View PostDis Pater, on 22 April 2012 - 03:15 PM, said:

I know i weep when i see my wife looking at diamonds, some similarity i suppose
*hands on hips*
Oh stop

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:58 PM



The Droid razor ad just makes it even better.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:25 AM

That has GOT to HURT!!!

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:22 AM

The thought of something as delicate as an eye being scratched is unsettling enough to make me shield my eyes in disgust.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

View PostDis Pater, on 22 April 2012 - 03:15 PM, said:

I know i weep when i see my wife looking at diamonds, some similarity i suppose


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