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Do You Already Love Tomatoes?
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      16 comments

If you do, you may love them even more after you read this. If you don't (like or love) them, you may want to include them in your diet in some form after reading this. You may already know that the lycopene in tomatoes helps lower the ri... Read more
We Had Interesting Visitors Last Night.............
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      20 comments

This morning, my husband and I checked our motion camera which is aimed at the Igloo on our deck to see if the feral cats are using it. Yesterday afternoon, we had over 50 turkeys in our yard and a few of them were checking out the Igloo. Then... Read more
We Have Two New Additions To Our Family..............
Monday, March 05, 2018      18 comments

For the past 2 months, we have been watching two feral cats who always seem to come from somewhere in our woods and up onto our deck. They are very skittish and wouldn't let us any where near them. Since the day we first saw them, I have been ... Read more
Thank You So Much For The Great Advice
Sunday, March 04, 2018      17 comments

What a great group we are. If one of us has a problem or questions about how to deal, several take the time to offer their help and expertise. It is one of the best parts of being a part of the Spark People Community. First of all, Thank ... Read more
I Would Appreciate Your Advice..........
Saturday, March 03, 2018      19 comments

It seems like we are learning something new everyday about how badly the elderly are taken advantage of. My Mom is 93 years old. In July, she moved from her apartment to an Assisted Living Facility. My brother called the phone company to ... Read more
Nola, Nola, Nola..............
Friday, March 02, 2018      22 comments

We went to Elizabeth's last basketball game of the season late yesterday afternoon. Nola came over to sit with me and a boy about her age walked by. I asked her if he was in her class (I know most of the kids in her class and didn't recognize ... Read more
The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks............Part 5
Friday, March 02, 2018      19 comments

5. Problems in pregnancy raise the risk of a future heart attack. Multiple conditions increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, including auto-immune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. But women are also uniquely affected ... Read more
The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks............Part 4
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      15 comments

4. Poor lifestyle choices are responsible for the lion's share of heart attacks. Risk factors you can change to lower your risk include smoking, physical inactivity, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar. An es... Read more
The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks............Part 3
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      22 comments

3. Women are more likely than men to die from a heart attack. Heart disease has traditionally been considered a man's problem. But, starting at age 40, a woman's heart health begins to decline. The risk rises with age and accelerates aft... Read more
The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks............Part 2
Monday, February 26, 2018      20 comments

2. Women often delay getting medical attention for their symptoms. Don't wait to call for help. Don't drive to the hospital either. Call 911. The faster you are treated, the better your chances of a good outcome, and the paramedics can st... Read more
The Top 5 Facts Women Need To Know About Heart Attacks............
Sunday, February 25, 2018      17 comments

1. Women do not always have the "typical" symptoms of a heart attack. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart muscle stops. Although women can experience the classic symptom---severe, clutching pain in the chest---they are more lik... Read more
Something We Should Remember
Saturday, February 24, 2018      19 comments

A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. His wife of 70 year... Read more
You Think English Is Easy? (this is for Caz)
Friday, February 23, 2018      21 comments

For all of you who wonder why folk from other countries have a bit of trouble with the English language, this is a clever piece put together by an English teacher, who else??? Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one mea... Read more
When The Child Becomes The Parent...........
Thursday, February 22, 2018      16 comments

Today, my brother and I took my Mom to see her Doctor. She fell in her apartment in April and again in her new Assisted Living apartment in November. The first fall was most serious as she was standing and the next thing she knew, she hit her ... Read more
Beware Cookie Dough
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      15 comments

In one 2017 outbreak, 56 people---aged 1 to 95---were diagnosed with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections, which can cause bloody diarrhea and may lead to kidney failure. A quarter had to be hospitalized. The culprit: contaminated flo... Read more

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