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April 2009

Where Did the Rocks Go?

I had convinced myself that no matter what the results from the brain calcification tests show, I was going to live a healthy and thankful life.  I had gotten used to the thought of making jokes about the rocks in my head.  I would blame every forgotten event, misplaced item and the occasional emotional rant… Read More

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Calcified Brain (one for the trekkies)

I found so much information about it that I’ve decided to wait until I get the MRI results before I begin to worry.  It could be something and it could be nothing.  I’m leaning more towards the ‘it could be nothing’ trend of thought. However, since I mentioned that I would research it, here are… Read More

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A little pressure emanating from the right side of my head along with numbness on the right side of my face finally made me pay a visit to the doctor.  I’m a healthy middle-aged woman with little to no health issues (aside from the normal need to place the morning newspaper in the neighbor’s yard… Read More

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Green Ideas for the Family

During one of my morning internet strolls, I happened upon a site that lists 100 Ideas for Your Green Family. One hundred ideas is a lot to digest, but I think it’s worth a review.  If it’s too much for one sitting why not institute one or two ideas each week.  Imagine how much of… Read More

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Treating Asthma Naturally

An asthma attack can be triggered by airborne allergens, food reactions or even burning the candle at both ends and not getting proper rest. A run down body is more susceptible to illness than a healthy rested one. It usually presents itself by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing. My son would have a harsh never ending cough. No matter how much cough medicine or tea I would give him, it would not resolve the cough. Anyone with a child that suffers from asthma recognizes the cough.

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Drink Water

Let me answer that question with some age-old wisdom.  My parents told me the only things you HAVE to do in life is pay taxes and die (and of course, listen to my parents).  Nowhere in that statement did they mention anything about drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Life Before 8 Glasses of… Read More

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Recycled Bikes?

I was watching one of the Green TV channels the other day (don’t remember the actual channel name because I so infrequently get to watch), but the host of the show gave me a great idea, recycled bikes. For the Non Bike Rider How many times have you gotten a great idea to get in… Read More

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Parents know how difficult it is to get kids to eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a week, never mind daily.  How many times have you emptied your trash only to find your child’s dinner serving of green peas, carrots, or vegetable du jour? The minute you turn your back, they get rid of… Read More

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