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Did You Hear Me Laughing This Afternoon???
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      16 comments

I received a letter from the Hospital where I go for my yearly Mammogram a few days ago. I didn't get a Mammogram in 2017 because it would have had to be in December (Insurance) and I don't see the surgeon for my post-op appointment for my Cerv... Read more
Fiber Fights Colon Cancer
Monday, December 11, 2017      16 comments

More research reinforces the benefits of a fiber-rich diet when it comes to colon cancer. The study (JAMA Oncology, Nov. 2, 2017) looked at the fiber consumption of 1,575 men and women who had been treated for colon or rectal cancer that had no... Read more
Spice Up Your Life
Sunday, December 10, 2017      16 comments

If you aren't in the habit of using spices when you cook, you may want to start---especially if you tend to be heavy-handed with the salt shaker when preparing meals. Research published in the Oct. 31, 2017 issue of Hypertension suggests that p... Read more
A Christmas Wish
Saturday, December 09, 2017      19 comments

This verse was on a Christmas card that we received today and I want to share it with you. If only the leaders of our country would put these wishes into action, maybe our country could go back to being For All Of The People instead of For Only... Read more
"Snacks" Versus "Meals"
Friday, December 08, 2017      15 comments

Getting into the habit of viewing snacks as meals could curb overeating, says a study appearing in the Journal APPETITE in January 2018. For the study, 80 people were given a helping of pasta that was labeled either a "snack" or a "meal." Part... Read more
Sleep Deprivation...................
Thursday, December 07, 2017      18 comments

Sleep deprivation is a stroke risk for people with Metabolic Syndrome. Getting too little sleep at night may spell danger for people with at least three indicators of metabolic syndrome, a constellation of risk factors that includes obesity... Read more
Is Dried Fruit A Healthy Snack?
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      16 comments

Dried fruit is a bit of a double-edged sword when it comes to healthy eating. On the plus side, dried fruit is tasty and packed with fiber. That's because a serving of dried apple chips, for example, actually contains more fiber than one fresh... Read more
Vitamin D: 2 or 3?
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      17 comments

If you take a vitamin D supplement, have you thought about which type it is? There are two---D2 and D3---and a study (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 5, 2017) underlines the fact that they don't have equal nutritional value. Resea... Read more
Nola, Nola, Nola..................
Monday, December 04, 2017      18 comments

We had just finished eating supper last night when the phone rang. This is usually the time that we get the most calls from someone who is selling something, so we usually just let the phone ring until the answering machine picks up a message a... Read more
What Has Your Favorite Christmas Present Been So Far?
Sunday, December 03, 2017      14 comments

This one is so easy for me. We had been married for about 2 years and had talked off and on about getting a dog. I knew the dog I wanted and I also wanted not just one, but a mating pair so that we could raise and sell puppies. We were both t... Read more
What Is Your Mate's Favorite Quality?
Saturday, December 02, 2017      15 comments

Think of the quality that drew you to your husband or wife the first time that you met. Was it that quality that led to your marriage or long-term relationship? What is that quality, if you don't mind sharing? The first time I met my hus... Read more
Your Favorite Christmas Memory..............
Friday, December 01, 2017      11 comments

Think back on your Christmas's-Past and tell us about your favorite one. I know that we all have several favorites, but pick one that really stands out and tell us about it. My favorite happened over 40 years ago. Our oldest son was a bab... Read more
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure At Home
Thursday, November 30, 2017      16 comments

The American Heart Association recommends that people with high blood pressure purchase a blood pressure monitor (available at pharmacies) to use at home. Your doctor will be able to advise you on what he or she would consider a high reading if... Read more
Make New Friends But Keep The Old......................
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      16 comments

I am sure that most of you know this verse quite well and maybe have even sung it on occasion. "Make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver and the other is gold." Today, we had company for lunch. I have known this couple for a long... Read more
Nola Strikes Again
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      20 comments

Our oldest Grand-daughter, Elizabeth, had her first Basketball Game of the season today at 5 P.M.. My husband and I went to the game, and when we walked into the gym, our youngest Grand-daughter, Nola, came running up to us to give us hugs.... Read more

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