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What A Great Way To Spend A Saturday.......

Saturday, March 28, 2015      8 comments

I left home about 8:30 this morning and drove to our oldest son's home. Our DIL and our seven year old Grand-daughter, Elizabeth were waiting to take me to a dinner theater about 90 miles away. This was my Birthday present. We arrived at the ... Read more

Now I Have Some Decisions To Make

Friday, March 27, 2015      8 comments

This morning I had 3 standing x-rays taken of my spine, filled out four pages of forms, and then met with a Spinal Nurse Practitioner for an hour and a half. She showed me the results of my MRI and all of my x-rays. I have a narrowing of the s... Read more

It Pays To Be The Squeaky Wheel........

Thursday, March 26, 2015      8 comments

Late yesterday afternoon, I received a call from the Orthopedic Surgeon who I had the appointment with on March 9th. He read the results from the MRI that I had done on March 12th and conferred with other Orthopedic doctors on staff who are mor... Read more

Have Any Of You Had This Happen To You?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      11 comments

I have had pain in my lower back and in my left hip since July of 2014. My Primary doctor thought that it was bursitis and recommended PT and a topical anti-inflammatory. This helped some but by the end of October, it had intensified. I had x... Read more

Get Out Of The Car!!!!!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      8 comments

This is a true account recorded in the Police Log of Sarasota, Florida. An elderly Florida lady did her shopping and, upon returning to her car, found four males in the act of leaving with her vehicle. She dropped her shopping bags and dre... Read more

What Does A D.O. Do?????

Monday, March 23, 2015      7 comments

My Primary Doctor is a D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathy). I have wondered (and asked her) what the difference is between a D.O. and an M.D.. The difference between a D.O. and an M.D. is as follows: A D.O. receives a medical education that's ba... Read more

Seniors And Computers

Sunday, March 22, 2015      9 comments

As we SILVER SURFERS know, sometimes we have trouble with our computers. I had a problem yesterday, so I called Eric, the 11 year old next door, whose bedroom looks like Mission Control, and asked him to come over. Eric clicked a coupl... Read more

It's Just Not Worth It!!!!!

Saturday, March 21, 2015      9 comments

We went out for dinner with friends last night and I ate more than I should have!!!!! The food was delicious, but it was too rich. I do much better with more basic dishes and should have known better. Today I am suffering and have had NOTHING... Read more

Sharing The Many Virtues of Spark People

Friday, March 20, 2015      8 comments

This morning, I received a phone call from our Health Insurance Company. I am enrolled in a Health and Wellness program sponsored by them and they call me every 2 or 3 months to check on my progress and answer any questions I may have. Today, ... Read more

Don't Mess With A Clean Freak

Thursday, March 19, 2015      8 comments

Two policemen call the station on the radio. "Hello. Is this the Sarge?" "Yes." "We have a case here. A woman has SHOT HER HUSBAND FOR STEPPING ON THE FLOOR she had just mopped clean." "Have you arrested the woman?" "N... Read more

When To Drink Water

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      7 comments

QUESTION: I have heard that it's more important to drink water at certain times of the day than at others. Any truth to that? ANSWER: Probably not. It's true that your body needs ample water each day from food and beverages to maintain ... Read more

Twin Children Of Different Mothers...........

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      13 comments

When my mom was pregnant with me, one of her closest friends was also pregnant. On March 17th, they both went into labor and delivered my Bestest Male Friend and me. We were born just one hour apart and were in the same nursery for almost a we... Read more

What Color Rice?

Monday, March 16, 2015      10 comments

QUESTION: I've seen black and even purple rice in the grocery store. Are they healthier than white? ANSWER: Any whole-grain rice---including black, brown, purple, red, wild, and half-milled---contains more fiber, iron, and vitamins than ... Read more

I Have To Share This With You..........

Sunday, March 15, 2015      9 comments

The other day, my DH and I and our oldest son and his wife and two daughters, were all coming home from a day-trip in their van. Elizabeth loves to play games when we are all together, and decided to play "Hum That Tune!!!" Last summer she too... Read more


Saturday, March 14, 2015      11 comments

A sweet Grandmother telephoned St. Joseph's Hospital. She timidly asked, "Is it possible to speak to someone who can tell me how a patient is doing?" The operator said, "I'll be glad to help, dear. What's the name and room number of the p... Read more

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