Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Old, New, and Weird Facts About the Flu

Note: It is recommended that you talk to your doctor before taking new supplements or medications or starting any new health program or treatment. If you missed my post about the large study that shows Vitamin D can help prevent the … Continue reading

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Large Study Shows Vitamin D Can Help Prevent the Flu

Note: It is recommended that you talk to your doctor before taking new supplements or medications or starting any new health program or treatment.  According to an article in Medical News Today by Tim Newman, “A large-scale meta-analysis using more than 10,000 participants concludes … Continue reading

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Preventing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Part 2 – Health & Wellness Wednesday

Part 1 of Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease covered a major study published in the Journal of New England Medicine, which revealed fascinating findings about certain leisure activities that reduce our risks of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia. As if playing board games, reading, engaging … Continue reading

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Preventing Alzheimer’s Part 1 – Health and Wellness Wednesday

Recent studies show Alzheimer’s disease may soon outpace heart disease. Do you find that information as alarming as I do? Has Alzheimer’s or dementia affected someone you know? A Recent Study on Preventing Alzheimer’s Presently, there’s no known cure. However, a recent study … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole Part 3 – Mediastenoscopy and The Beach Boys Concert at Lowell High School Reunion

  Hello readers. Part 2 of this blog series covered our first visit with the thoracic surgeon, another biopsy, and celebrating 40 years of marriage. Another Procedure Monday, October 17, 2016:  Dr. G performed a mediastenoscopy by making a small incision … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole Part 2 – Another Biopsy and Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary

Time for another biopsy. Hello readers. Part 1 of this blog series covered discovery of a spot on my husband George’s lung in November of 2013 and the comedy of errors that ensued with medical testing mixups and an attempt … Continue reading

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How to Make a Therapeutic Heating Bag – Wonderful Idea for Christmas Gifts

Are you looking for ideas to make for Christmas gifts? My friend, Maria Cisneros Toth, just uploaded this video tutorial explaining how to make a therapeutic heating bag. They’re something everyone will like, and if we use colorful, fun fabric … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole Part 1 – The Spot Found in a Random X-ray

  Hello readers. This is the first in a series about my husband’s lung cancer. The last thing I want to do is depress people, so I will sprinkle these posts with the three H’s: humor (the best medicine),  hope (the secret … Continue reading

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The Heirloom Vacuum – Slice of Life Real Story Plus Why I’ve Been MIA the Past Year

Hello friends. I’m hoping to get back to blogging again. The past year has been overwhelming, heartbreaking, and mind boggling, so much so that I’ve wondered if my hubby George and I have been thrust into an alternate universe. Basically, … Continue reading

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Benefits of Learning to Juggle

  When I discovered all the benefits of learning to juggle, I had to give it a try and I’m so glad I did. It’s great fun and feels wonderful to conquer each baby step along the way. I’m in … Continue reading

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