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Calm and Content
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      16 comments

Gardening is a proven tension tamer and boosts your overall mental and physical well-being. Ready, Set, Relax: Gardening is powerful stress relief. In one study, people who took a frustrating test then gardened for 30 minutes enjoyed an... Read more
The Best Time To Take Blood Pressure Pills
Monday, April 10, 2017      16 comments

Take blood pressure pills at bedtime!!! A study out of Spain shows that people who took at least one blood pressure medicine at night had better blood pressure control---and they were less likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or to develop he... Read more
Don't Worry.............
Sunday, April 09, 2017      20 comments

Don't Worry, Some people are their own PUNISHMENT in LIFE. I usually pride myself in forming friendships with people who are honest and trustworthy and non-judgmental. Boy was I wrong this time. I ended a friendship with the wi... Read more
A Wise Man
Saturday, April 08, 2017      20 comments

A wise man once said.......................... Nothing!!!!! emoticon... Read more
Lower Risk of Stroke With Tomatoes
Friday, April 07, 2017      15 comments

You may already know that the lycopene in tomatoes helps lower the risk of prostate and other cancers. Now researchers say high levels of lycopene in the blood could lower your risk of strokes caused by blood clots by 59%. And...........Su... Read more
One Hour Of Missed Sleep Doubles Car Crash Risk
Thursday, April 06, 2017      15 comments

Getting behind the wheel after just one hour less than the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep at night doubles your risk for a car wreck compared to that of a well-rested driver, according to a report released on December 6, 2016 by the AA... Read more
True Humility
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      16 comments

True Humility is NOT thinking less of yourself; It is thinking of yourself less. C.S. Lewis... Read more
Lutein-Rich Foods May Help Protect The Aging Brain
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      10 comments

A diet with plentiful amounts of an antioxidant called lutein may help prevent or slow age-related declines in executive functions such as memory, problem-solving and planning, according to new research published in the December 6, 2016 issue of... Read more
Beware................
Monday, April 03, 2017      16 comments

Beware: Ibuprofen may cancel out aspirin's heart protection. Here's important news if you take a daily low-dose aspirin for your heart, and take an NSAID for pain or inflammation: NSAIDs block the ability of aspirin to make blood platelets le... Read more
Now This Is A True Friend............
Sunday, April 02, 2017      21 comments

When everything you know falls apart.......... When everyone you know turns their backs.......... When every last shred of hope abandons you.......... I will be here for you until I breathe no more. I truly feel that kind ... Read more
A Laugh For Your April Fool's Day
Saturday, April 01, 2017      16 comments

We have an SUV that has a sun roof. We haven't had the car for very long and when Nola has been riding in it, we have noticed how curious she has been about it Yesterday it was finally warm enough to open it. On our way back to her house,... Read more
A Good Lesson
Friday, March 31, 2017      12 comments

Our 4 year-old Grand-daughter, Nola, is spending the day with us. After our walk in the woods this morning, we went to our storage room in the basement and I told her that I needed her help in sorting out the toys that she has "outgrown" and ge... Read more
Eating For Longevity
Thursday, March 30, 2017      15 comments

The so-called Mediterranean diet has been linked o living longer. To start eating more like a Mediterranean, try these simple diet changes: *****Drink alcohol in moderation *****Eat less meat and meat products *****Eat more ve... Read more
Such A Great Day..........
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      21 comments

Today I took our elderly neighbor to an eye doctor appointment and then we went out for lunch afterward. She is 93 years old and sharp as a tack. While at lunch I started asking her about her childhood. She told me that she grew up in a small... Read more
Sea Salt Ineffective for Sodium Reduction
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      14 comments

Don't count on sea salt to reduce your dietary sodium intake. A recent American Heart Association survey found that 61% of consumers believe sea salt is a "low-sodium alternative" to table salt, which is mined rather than harvested from the oce... Read more

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