SLIMMERJESSE
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Walnuts Could Make Young Men Happier & Help Mood Swings
Monday, December 12, 2016      11 comments

I heard the tail end of a radio report and then researched it. The article I found said the following. Interesting. "Eating walnuts may be key to a happier state-of-mind, say scientists who found that the nuts help improve mood, especiall... Read more
Handwriting Engages the Brain (More than Keyboarding) & Produces More Creative Ideas
Saturday, December 10, 2016      7 comments

I'm listening to a report of research on how beneficial handwriting is and all of the positives from doing it vs. keyboarding. Interesting stuff. I've always said that I prefer pen to paper. Now I know why. Have a fun weekend.... Read more
Seeking Simple Uses for Garlic and Ginger
Friday, December 09, 2016      11 comments

I started researching these yesterday, but didn't find much. I "think" I like ginger from the pieces I usually put on sushi. So I bought ginger root yesterday and don't have a clue as to how to use it. As for garlic, I love it and will... Read more
Celebrating Survival Today w/TONS of Gratitude
Thursday, December 08, 2016      8 comments

Many years ago on this date I nearly died three times in one night (for different reasons) from a fire. Jumped from 3rd floor window after throwing my then-baby son out without a net below. They thought I'd be paralyzed for life, but I've neve... Read more
When I Pack Away the Christmas Decorations this Year...
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      14 comments

...I intend to write and include with the decorations a letter to myself. It'll ask me if I've reached my goals that year, specifying each one. Heard someone talk about having done this for years and that it's a lot of fun. I think I'll try i... Read more
Today's Lake Walk was Nice, but a Little Sad
Sunday, December 04, 2016      10 comments

The effects of our 7+ year drought are visible on the lovely lake where I walk. Each time I go there, more of it is dried up with the bottom now visible as ground instead of under water like it used to be. While walking today, I stopped a few ... Read more
My Jingle Bells, Crayon Bank Total, Adopted Bird Family
Saturday, December 03, 2016      8 comments

I bought a bag of bells and have attached them to several pairs of shoes. The friends where I shop laughed heartily this morning. Truth is, I only do Xmas these days as a tribute in memory of my dearly-departed loved ones who gave me unforgett... Read more
10 Tips to Not Get Sick (on MSN website). Drink more wine?!!
Friday, December 02, 2016      10 comments

It's not the first time I've read that wine helps the immune system. "In moderation, of course—so pour up a glass of Merlot with dinner and enjoy every last sip. A study conducted by the University of Auckland shows that doing so can decrea... Read more
News About High Blood Pressure, Sleeping Position
Thursday, December 01, 2016      10 comments

I read in yesterday's local fish wrap (newspaper) that the rate of those with high blood pressure has doubled in the past 40 years. Amazing. I also read that the position that is best for your body while sleeping is on your back. I seldom... Read more
Taro Chips, Food Tracking, Friends' SP Successes
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      10 comments

I have no idea what a taro is, but I bought a bag of taro chips yesterday to give them a try. I'm guessing, something like a potato? No matter how I try, I can't seem to stick with food tracking. I make it to afternoon and then get busy a... Read more
SITTING HERE WITH MY ANTLERS ON
Sunday, November 27, 2016      8 comments

And thought I'd jot a note to check in. Not at all disgusted with my huge holiday intake. I enjoyed every morsel, to tell the truth. I was pondering how, come January, it'll be eight years for me here on SP. When I joined, I thought I'd ... Read more
Done Done Done!
Saturday, November 26, 2016      12 comments

Decorations look beautiful. Gifts are wrapped. Cards are sent. All is calm, all is bright. Which is highly unusual in my life. (smiling) I'll enjoy it while I have it. Wishing all a happy, healthy day.... Read more
Happy Thankgiving
Thursday, November 24, 2016      10 comments

Just a quick note to wish all a wonderful day. Big hug.... Read more
Thanking All of My Spark Friends
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      14 comments

I want to take this opportunity to give all of you a cyber-hug and thank you for your kind support all year. You are what keeps me on this site. Wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving.... Read more
New Fitbit Badge, Sweet Limes, Misc.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      11 comments

This morning I received an email from Fitbit awarding me the Russian Railway badge which means I've walked 5,772 miles. And that doesn't include the times I've forgotten to wear my FB. (smiling) I wonder if I'll ever be able to walk without FB... Read more

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