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What Are The Best Ways To Prevent Headaches?

Saturday, November 19, 2011      8 comments

Headaches are very common and are often inherited. Migraine, one of the most disabling forms of headache, affects 18% of women-----that's 1 in 6 women! Many things can bring on headaches. While triggers are often different for each person... Read more

How Serious Is A Concussion?

Friday, November 18, 2011      9 comments

After suffering a concussion, my son feels ready to play football again but the coach won't let him. Is it really that serious? Concussions can alter how the brain functions later in life, so treating any head injury with caution is wise. ... Read more

Why Are Doctors So Concerned About The Use Of Antibiotics???

Thursday, November 17, 2011      8 comments

During the past few years, there has been a national effort to lower total antibiotic use, thanks to better understanding about illness and antibiotics. For example, some illnesses, such as bronchitis, used to be treated with antibiotics, but ... Read more

Weight Control: Replace, Reduce, and Realize Better Eating

Wednesday, November 16, 2011      6 comments

* Unhealthy fats-----certain oils, butter, or margarines-----can usually be cut by one-third to one-half in recipes. * Reduce the meat and increase the vegetables in stews and casseroles. * Use substitutes such as applesauce instead... Read more

3 Things You May Not Have Known About Diabetes.....

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      7 comments

1. Prediabetes doesn't always lead to full-blown diabetes. Also known as impaired glucose tolerance, prediabetes simply means that the amount of glucose....that is, your blood is higher than it should be but not high enough to qual... Read more

Some Maxines For Your Monday

Monday, November 14, 2011      5 comments

Any woman can have the body of a 21 year old as long as she buys him drinks first. It's scary when you start to make the same noises as your coffeemaker. Men are always whining about how we're suffocating them. Personally, I think if ... Read more

The Magic Of Water And Flour......

Sunday, November 13, 2011      3 comments

When you mix water and flour together you get glue? And then you add eggs and sugar.....and you get cake? Where did the glue go? Need an answer? You know darn well where it went!!! That's what makes the cake stick to you... Read more

We Had So Much Fun!!!!!

Saturday, November 12, 2011      7 comments

If you're ever feeling a bit down and need a pick-me-up, spend the day with a 4 year old. On Saturday, our Grand-daughter, Elizabeth, spent the day and over-night with us. On Thursday, I was trying to come up with something that we could do th... Read more

He Is Finally Home

Friday, November 11, 2011      7 comments

Our nephew is a Marine. He served two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. He is home and we are so very THANKFUL. May God Bless our Marine and all of the other Military still serving our country and all of our Veterans. Read more

Two Doctors

Thursday, November 10, 2011      7 comments

The Psychiatrist and The Proctologist Two best friends graduate from medical school at the same time and decided they would open a practice together to share office space and personnel. Dr. Smith was a psychiatrist and Dr. Jones was a ... Read more

Chew On This.......

Wednesday, November 09, 2011      5 comments

You may think of chewing gum as candy, but certain kinds can help to protect your teeth. Not all gums are created equal, though. To date, the only gums with the American Dental Association's Seal are sugarless. Chewing sugarless gum has b... Read more

Urinary Tract Infections.....

Tuesday, November 08, 2011      9 comments

I have been plagued by UTIs for over 4 decades and still do NOT know what to do to prevent them from EVER coming back. With all we read and are told by our Doctors about the danger of becoming immune to antibiotics, I was told today that the da... Read more

This Is Something Elizabeth Would Say.......

Monday, November 07, 2011      5 comments

The Sermon I think this Grandmother will never forget..........this particular Sunday sermon......."Dear Lord," the minister began, with arms extended toward heaven and a rapturous look on his upturned face. "Without you, we are but dust......"... Read more

Big Momma and Vince Gill

Sunday, November 06, 2011      5 comments

What a great day yesterday was. My fellow Sparker, MsEleni, sent me part of her beautiful orchid, "Big Momma," and it arrived mid-afternoon. I followed her instructions for soil preparation and watering, and "Big Momma 2" now lives in Wisconsi... Read more

Waiting For "Big Momma."

Saturday, November 05, 2011      4 comments

I am anxiously waiting for the arrival of "Big Momma." If any of you are familiar with fellow-Sparker, MsEleni, and read her blogs, you are familiar with "Big Momma." For those of you who haven't had the pleasure of meeting MsEleni or seeing t... Read more

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