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Senior Moments
Friday, January 04, 2019      22 comments

Chances are you've walked into a room and suddenly forgotten what you were looking for. Or perhaps during a conversation, a certain word eluded you. Those episodes, often dubbed "senior moments," are generally just temporary lapses in memory. ... Read more
There's Something Deeper Going On
Friday, January 04, 2019      18 comments

It's possible that you're not just tired all the time, but are also struggling with a mood disorder. Individuals with high-functioning depression, appear fine. But on the inside, they could be dealing with ongoing fatigue as well as negative s... Read more
"Disorganized" Is Your Status Quo
Thursday, January 03, 2019      20 comments

Yes, those heaping piles of mail on your counter can weigh you down. Clutter---or sensory overload---forces the brain to work super hard, causing it to tire over time. On top of exhausting your mental energy, clutter can also negatively impact... Read more
You're Sitting.....And Sitting.....And Still Sitting.
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      23 comments

A desk job may be sapping your energy, but there's uplifting news: Researchers noted that volunteers reported lower levels of fatigue when long periods of sitting were interrupted by short stints of light-intensity walking. Even if people ... Read more
Happy 2019
Monday, December 31, 2018      19 comments

It is a brand New Year................I wish each of you a very Happy and Healthy Lifestyle in the coming year. ... Read more
Being Outside Just Isn't A Priority
Monday, December 31, 2018      16 comments

Unless you're headed for a much-deserved beach vacation, chances are you're not thinking about making time to spend in the sun-----and that's a shame for more than one reason. Your body may be lacking in vitamin D, which in turn may leave you f... Read more
Your Poor Choices
Sunday, December 30, 2018      24 comments

Believe it or not, mild dehydration can occur after walking on a treadmill or simply sitting for 40 minutes. If you lose too much water from your body-----through illness, exercise or overheating-----your organs, including your brain, may not g... Read more
Is Waking Up Exhausted After A Full Night's Sleep Your New Normal?
Saturday, December 29, 2018      19 comments

Just because you were in bed for seven hours doesn't mean you got a good night's rest. Sometimes there's a quality issue, not a quantity issue when it comes to sleep. More than 50 million Americans suffer from disruptive conditions like ob... Read more
Empowered Instead Of Overwhelmed
Thursday, December 27, 2018      16 comments

You're never done with your to-do list. Overstuffed agendas are just like cracks in the pavement-----they can trip you up and bring you down. If your list is too long, you're going to feel defeated because what you do accomplish is just a ... Read more
Heck To Get Old
Thursday, December 27, 2018      20 comments

A friend of mine sent this to me today (she is older than me, so I never take offense). This is an older email, but I laugh every time I read it. It is so "SPOT-ON! Have you ever been guilty of looking at others your own age and thinking,... Read more
My Mom's 94th Christmas
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      22 comments

My Mom has had the flu and is recovering. She isn't contagious anymore, but is tired from the whole experience and decided to stay home rather than come to Mass and our house for dinner last night. So..............our oldest son, his wife, and... Read more
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25, 2018      18 comments

I am exhausted, but we had the most beautiful Christmas Eve ever. We went to Mass at 4 PM and listened to our oldest Grand-daughter sing the Psalm. Then, our youngest Grand-daughter sat with us during the Service and either held my hand or hug... Read more
Christmas Cookie Rules..........(tongue in cheek)
Monday, December 24, 2018      22 comments

1. If you eat a Christmas cookie fresh out of the oven, it has no calories because everyone knows that the first cookie is the test and thus calorie free. 2. If you drink a diet soda after eating your second cookie, it also has no calorie... Read more
How Old Are You Grandma?????
Saturday, December 22, 2018      16 comments

When my Grand-daughter asked me how old I was, I teasingly replied, "I'm not sure." "Look in your underwear, Grandma," she advised. "Mine says I'm 4 to 6." (WOW! I really like this one-----it says I'm only '38'!) ... Read more
A Senior's Perspective of Facebook
Saturday, December 22, 2018      23 comments

For those of my generation who do not, and cannot, comprehend why Facebook exists: I am trying to make friends outside of Facebook while applying the same principles. Therefore, every day I walk down the street and tell passersby what I ha... Read more

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