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Klingon Romulan Dvorak

Dvorak is not an alien race from Star Trek such as the Romulans or Klingons, neither is it some type of fad new spoken language. Dvorak is a type of keyboard layout. Yes, there is another keyboard layout other than QWERTY. In reading the book, How the Body Knows its Mind, by Sian Beilock, Chapter… Read More

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Eating Fat and Dropping Carbs

Kabobs

Sometimes when you’re in the process of absorbing a ton of new information, it’s tough to digest it all. Let me see if I can back this up a little. I’ve always been health conscious. Whether or not I did the right thing by eating right and exercising, I was always conscious of it. I… Read More

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Alzheimer’s and Diet

The other day I was flipping channels and came across the Charlie Rose show. On his show, Charlie Rose had a panel of medical experts. Most of the experts were older men who have been in the medical field for 50 years or so. There was one woman on the panel that was much younger… Read More

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The Wonders of Vitamin K

Vitamin K in Spinach

As a result of one of my reader’s comments, I did a little research on Vitamin K. He suggested checking out vitamin K because I had shared my experience about my brain calcification scare. Thanks Stew for the heads up. Apparently vitamin K helps the blood to clot normally, and helps to prevent heart disease… Read More

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Back in the old days, aluminum foil was used to wrap just about everything.  Kids went to school with their lunch box fully packed with sandwiches wrapped in aluminum foil.  Pickles were wrapped in aluminum foil and so were the homemade snacks.  Just about everything we carried in our lunchbox was wrapped in aluminum foil… Read More

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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… Read More

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