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Male Winner Eats 71 Hot Dogs, Female Winner Eats 31
Friday, July 05, 2019      23 comments

Can you wrap your mind around putting this many hot dogs down the hatch? And, get these facts... "The caloric intake by these food athletes is staggering. One Nathan’s Famous all-beef hot dog, with the bun, has 297 calories. More than half... Read more
I Guess Others in San Diego Felt This Morning's Earthquake
Thursday, July 04, 2019      20 comments

Seems that everyone but me felt the L.A. earthquake this morning. Scary stuff. Have a wonderful Independence Day, friends.... Read more
I said to the scale, "You're Not the Boss of Me."
Sunday, June 30, 2019      26 comments

It's been two months since I weighed in. The back story is that I know not to put emphasis on the scale since I never owned one until I came to SP 10 years ago. But I knew I should just check out my weigh in since I've been feeling lighter and... Read more
How Long Do Your Jogging/Walking Shoes Last?
Friday, June 28, 2019      20 comments

I've asked this before, but I am still curious. I know there are a lot of variables in the equation that would vary the shoes lifespan. But mine are goners at around 6 months. Heading to pool aerobics after what has been a very tough we... Read more
Two Quotes That Help A Bit
Thursday, June 27, 2019      24 comments

Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears; but, laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you so .... 'twas heaven there with you. - Isla Paschal Richardson Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened. -Dr. ... Read more
My Fur Baby Harry is Gone and I'm a Mess
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      36 comments

Sobbing as I write this. Harry went down very fast with renal failure. This morning he went to meet his brother Willie. It was a beautiful, peaceful end with loving people there, including me. My heart is shattered. Love of my life for the ... Read more
Coffee Propaganda Just Keeps Coming
Friday, June 21, 2019      24 comments

"Is coffee safe or risky for your heart? Two recent studies appear to contradict each other on this question, which often leaves coffee-lovers scratching their heads. A study presented at the British Cardiovascular Society conference in June s... Read more
"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

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