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4 Ways To Stay Motivated While Walking
Friday, November 14, 2014      7 comments

1. Wear a pedometer. Bit by bit, boost your daily steps. Keep it up until you reach 10,000 steps a day. 2. Keep a walking journal. Whether you journal online or with pen and paper, it's motivating to see your progress. 3. Get a w... Read more
LIFE
Thursday, November 13, 2014      8 comments

A friend sent this to me today and it is especially meaningful due to the happenings in our life this past year. Life is not the way it's supposed to be.......It's the way it is........ The way we COPE with it, is what makes the differ... Read more
Chili Peppers May Provide Cardiovascular Benefits
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      5 comments

A substance that gives cayennes, jalapenos, habaneros and other chili peppers their hot taste also may protect against heart disease, according to research presented at the 243rd National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society. ... Read more
The Low-Cal Cookie Trap
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      8 comments

Some people end up eating more calories if a food is labeled "low-calorie." Scientists offered 188 young women the same oatmeal-chocolate chip cookies. The labels listed either 130 or 260 calories per cookie, and they had a brand name that... Read more
Hear, Hear........
Monday, November 10, 2014      9 comments

Seafood may lower the risk of hearing loss, possibly because it helps preserve blood flow to the inner ear. Researchers followed more than 65,000 women in the Nurses' Health Study II for 18 years. Those who reported consuming fish at least... Read more
Making Muscle
Sunday, November 09, 2014      10 comments

Nothing beats strength training, or resistance exercises, for building and preserving muscle. That's why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all adults do strength training at least twice a week. That s... Read more
Drinking Soda Linked To Higher Stroke Risk
Saturday, November 08, 2014      9 comments

The more soda (regular and/or diet) you drink, the higher your risk of stroke, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers analyzed soda consumption and incidence of stroke among 43,371 men and 84,0... Read more
I Didn't Get Away Scott-Free.........
Friday, November 07, 2014      12 comments

When I told you about our "Deer-Car Collision" I mentioned that we had been very lucky that we weren't going any faster at the time of the collision and that neither of us was physically affected. Well.........I spoke too soon. I woke up the n... Read more
A $500.00 Piece Of Pie.........
Thursday, November 06, 2014      11 comments

It was such a beautiful day on Tuesday, that my DH and I decided to drive in to town for a Sub Sandwich after we voted instead of going home. After we ate our subs, "I" suggested that we drive over to big Green Lake, where my husband usually fi... Read more
I Need Your Advice.......
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      11 comments

I received the results of my x-rays today. As I strongly suspected (knew), I have osteoarthritis in both my left hip and my spine. The Physician's Assistant suggested the following. He is not sure that all of my hip pain is due to the deterio... Read more
I Just Had To Share This With You........
Monday, November 03, 2014      9 comments

A friend of mine who knows that I am a Spark People Member and am on a healthy weight loss journey, sent this to me with her "Tongue In Cheek!" "I stay a bit overweight because it wouldn't be fair to all the skinny people if I were this Att... Read more
A Good Time Was Had By All........
Sunday, November 02, 2014      6 comments

The Birthday Party was a huge success. Our 7 year-old Grand-daughter, Elizabeth loves NOTHING better than to decorate for a party and had name tags on real Maple leaves by each of our place settings. She also painted and decorated goards which... Read more
Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday!!!
Saturday, November 01, 2014      10 comments

We will be leaving soon to pick up my Mom to attend a Birthday Party for my sister-in-law, my nephew, and my husband. My son is grilling steaks, my DIL is making a big salad, and my Mom is bringing homemade Garlic Bread. I made a Carrot Cake w... Read more
My Latest Report.......
Friday, October 31, 2014      7 comments

I saw the Physician's Assistant today and he really gave me a thorough exam. Ironically, his wife just had Hip Replacement a couple of weeks ago and he was really "In tune" with what I was saying to him. He did range of motion movements with b... Read more
Please Send Some Good Thoughts My Way........
Thursday, October 30, 2014      13 comments

My left hip has been bothering me for several months now. In early September, my Dr. diagnosed it as Bursitis and gave me some exercises to do and some anti-inflammatory cream to put on the hip area. It has been two months now and in the past ... Read more

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