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I Love This Couple..........
Friday, January 11, 2019      23 comments

Because they had no reservations at a busy restaurant, my elderly neighbor and his wife were told there would be a 45 minute wait for a table. "Young man, we're both 90 years old," the husband said. "We may not have 45 minutes." They ... Read more
Grins and Snickers
Thursday, January 10, 2019      21 comments

I was in the six item express lane at the store quietly fuming. Completely ignoring the sign, the woman ahead of me had slipped into the check-out line pushing a cart piled high with groceries. Imagine my delight when the cashier beckoned ... Read more
One Of My All-Time Favorites
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      23 comments

The Middle Wife The 'Middle Wife' by an Anonymous 2nd Grade Teacher......... I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a f... Read more
The Bottom Line
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      17 comments

It's not clear if the RDA for protein is enough, but most Americans exceed it. So you can put away your calculator and aim for eating a healthy diet. Here's a guide-----based on the DASH diet-----of what to eat if you consume 2100 calories... Read more
"Cold"
Tuesday, January 08, 2019      19 comments

I'm not saying that it was cold when I woke up this morning......................b
ut my teeth were chattering....................
and they were still on the nightstand. My 11 year old Grand-daughter sent me this email this morning be... Read more
"I Don't Think He Has EVER Had Candy............"
Sunday, January 06, 2019      18 comments

Today we celebrated 3 Birthdays............Our oldest son's, his wife's, and our youngest son's girlfriend. My DH, our Grand-daughters (Elizabeth 11 and Nola 6) and I were sitting together at the "Over-flow" table. Elizabeth and Nola had spent... Read more
Symptoms of Something More Than Normal Age-Related Forgetfulness
Sunday, January 06, 2019      16 comments

Symptoms of Something More Trying to discern what is normal age-related forgetfulness versus something more serious is not always a black and white issue. Small lapses in memory are generally no big deal. For example, not being able to re... Read more
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

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