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"Hurricane" Hawkins (103-year-old woman sets world records)
Thursday, June 20, 2019      23 comments

https://nypost.com/2019/06/19/
103-year-old-runner-called
-hurricane-hawkins-is-sett
ing-world-records/ Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins is 103 and set a world record on Tuesday for the 100-meter dash. If that isn't amazing enough, she s... Read more
As the World Turns
Tuesday, June 18, 2019      22 comments

I've gone silent for a bit. I run out of things to say. I get lazy about blogging. I feel that my topics are trivial compared with what's going on in the world. I go through periods of time away for awhile as I've been on SP for a decade now... Read more
Last Night I Dreamt I Was Showing Everyone my Flat Belly
Friday, May 03, 2019      33 comments

And then I woke up. (smiling) But the good news is that, although not as flat as in the dream, my mid-section has slimmed since I began low-carb intake two months ago. In fact, before I started shedding lbs from my new regimen, my body showed ... Read more
"Estimated 75-90% of All Doctor Visits are Due to Stress-Related Health Concerns"
Thursday, May 02, 2019      21 comments

This is from WebMD. I know that most of my past illnesses, including shingles, were stress-related as it wears down immune system. But no matter all the techniques used to try to cope better, some people are hyper-sensitive and have raw nerve ... Read more
"70 percent of Your Immune System is in Your Digestive Tract"
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      20 comments

I received a vitamin catalog yesterday that intersperses info throughout its pages. I wasn't surprised to read about the digestive tract since that's where the most serotonin is; so it seems that area is way more important than I ever imagined.... Read more
My Himalayan Fur Baby is 15 Today
Tuesday, April 30, 2019      27 comments

Happy Birthday to Harry. Landmark b'day for him. Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more
Forgot to Eat, Miraculous Melatonin, Pedestrian Peril, Harry's b'day Card & Balloons
Sunday, April 28, 2019      21 comments

When have I ever forgotten to eat a meal? The correct answer would be NEVER! But I did last night. Maybe because I went to bed super-early to make up for some of the erratic sleep patterns recently due to my nocturnal fur baby. But when I di... Read more
TWO MONTHS OF CUTTING CARBS TO BARE MINIMUM
Monday, April 22, 2019      35 comments

Well, friends, it's about time for me to give you a list of how eliminating most carbs has affected me. Wishing all a wonderful day. -weight loss – 10-12 lbs. (varies) -better sleep -mental clarity -better vision – yes, there are art... Read more
WHAT I WISH I HAD LEARNED FROM PET FOOD CLASS
Thursday, April 18, 2019      24 comments

I recently read a SP friend’s blog about following her vet’s advice for her dog to lose weight. She followed his instructions and, sure enough, her fur baby lost weight and probably had its life prolonged as a result. This reminded me of how I... Read more
Swimsuit, Pool Class, Animal Shelter
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      26 comments

I’m so pleased that I’m fitting into the smaller size swimsuit that didn’t fit well last year. Woohoo! Yesterday’s pool aerobics class was filled with surprises. First, the classmate I wrote about with the mass growing was relieved to learn i... Read more
How Sad to See Notre Dame Cathedral Burning
Monday, April 15, 2019      27 comments

I am sad over this loss. Hugs to Sparkers in France and to those the world over who valued this amazing structure.... Read more
I COULDN'T BELIEVE MY EYES
Sunday, April 14, 2019      26 comments

When I went to my pool aerobics class the other day, there were four people in the jacuzzi. Three of them were on their phones and Ipads! I actually had to do a double-take. Is there anywhere we can go now and be free of those things? Ye... Read more
Pride of Madeira (plant)
Saturday, April 13, 2019      20 comments

Echium candicans (Pride of Madeira) - A rapidly growing evergreen shrub to 4 to 6 feet or more tall or more by as wide with long, narrow, gray-green leaves held at the ends of the branches. Rising above the foliage in spring on into early summer... Read more
What is this Plant Called?
Friday, April 12, 2019      18 comments

I've posted it in my photo gallery after several attempts to post it on here unsuccessfully. Researched everywhere on the web, and can't find the name of it. Am awaiting acceptance after registering on a site that names unfamiliar plants, but ... Read more
Thunder Snow, Humane Society Impending Trip, Misc.
Thursday, April 11, 2019      19 comments

I've never heard of this before this morning's national weather report saying some areas would get thunder snow. Has anyone experienced this? Does it also lightning? Seems like it would have to be warm to lightning although I thought when you... Read more

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