Category Archives: health

HFCS is Evil, Pure Evil

Ok, I’ve thought this way for a while, but it is wicked hard to get away from High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS). It’s in practically everything… soda pop, cereal, bread… ketchup! I’ve known for a long time that HFCS is … Continue reading

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I hope everyone had a great week. Ours ended a whole lot colder than it started! Tonight, Jason and I are celebrating our 12 year wedding anniversary. It was on Tuesday. The three of us are going to our favorite Mexican restaurant, El … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Eat Mindfully

These are really good idea’s and I think they’re all very true. Just good to keep in mind. What yo-yo dieting can do to your hormones. 5 ways you could be sabotaging your healthy eating plan. Dr. Oz’s strategies to … Continue reading

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5 Tips to More Energy

I wanted to share this with you. I found these very good and easy idea’s. From The Oprah Blog

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New and improved cigarette packaging

Okay, so what do you think? Will this new packaging discourage people from smoking? We all know I’m a former smoker. I smoked for 35 years and I’ll be honest. Had my lungs not revolted against me, I’d still be … Continue reading

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How often do you “clean out”???

The last time I did this was 3 years ago about this time of the year. We remodeled our bathroom and got rid of our old cabinet so I had to clean it all out. I found stuff in there … Continue reading

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Prayers, Please

This is Renee.  She is my childhood friend, but more importantly, she is Phyllis’s daughter.  Renee and I grew up next door to each other, and ran roughshod through the neighborhood with Barb and Rita.  Together, and in every combination … Continue reading

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Life-Changing Decision?

We’re all parents here – or I think most of us are.  Here’s a dilemma that I hope none of us ever have to face, but it presents an interesting question. Watching Dr. Phil today, the audience was introduced to … Continue reading

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Would it stop you?

I know that we have at least one ex-smoker on this blog, and one person who has never, ever tried a cigarette.  And likely, everyone else falls somewhere on that scale, since statistics tell us that 1 in 5 adults … Continue reading

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School Ain’t What It Used To Be

When you went to college, did you have to do any “pre-admission” assignments?  Maybe you had to read a particular book or watch a certain movie.  In past years, the University of California at Berkeley has assigned incoming freshmen and … Continue reading

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Sarasota doctor’s license revoked for aborting wrong fetus

I’d like to thank SKL for bringing this story to my attention. I’m not going to write anything about it. I’m just copying the story for you and would like to hear what you have to say or what you … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Morning all! I’m just a mixture of emotions this week. I apologize if this gets too negative Nelly on ya! Laura’s post from some time ago , When Tragedy Strikes, keeps coming back to me. I’m sending you to the part II of … Continue reading

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Time to Check In

A month ago, I wrote a post about New Year’s Resolutions, and I said that I’d check back in “next month”.  Well, here I am… activating your webcam and peeking into your home office.  HAH!! YOU!!!  I see you putting … Continue reading

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To fat to fly?

When this first became news I wasn’t going to write about it. I know we are, well a lot of us are anyway, trying to lose weight and I didn’t want to rub salt into any wounds but it’s just … Continue reading

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My Promise To Myself

What is the resolution that most people make? Lose weight, become more healthy. For me it wasn’t really a New Years Resolution but more like a promise to myself. I’m going to be 100% honest and tell you how I’ve … Continue reading

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Hand sanitizers?

When I was in the hospital I noticed they had hand sanitizer in a dispenser right at the door with a sign to use it. Most everyone who came into my room used it. Then I was talking to someone … Continue reading

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… this “swine flu” thing is really getting out of hand…

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Doobie Do or Doobie Don’t?

This is one of those topics where it’s really easy to have a knee-jerk opinion.  But then you think about it, and it gets really, really complicated. Marijuana. President Obama has publicly stated that he will not order his minions … Continue reading

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I’m NOT smoking!

I was one of those people who never thought I’d quit smoking. It’s probably a good thing I got sick or I never would have. Hey, I loved smoking. But there are so many things I don’t miss about it. … Continue reading

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Just a short note to let you know how my doctor’s appointment went yesterday. First, I met a new doctor and I really liked him. It’s a lot closer than I’ve been going and if I’ll need to be going … Continue reading

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