Monthly Archives: May 2011

Looking back, looking forward

This weekend was so fabulous!  It was so nice to see my family, even if just for a couple of days.  My older brother graduated!  And, I learned that my little brother is graduating later this year, too, which is … Continue reading

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Time for a Celebration!

My older brother is graduating from college this weekend- after 11 years of undergrad!!  It’s been a long road for him, so we’re going to have to celebrate!  College has taken him more than a third of his life thus … Continue reading

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The Whole Foods Co-op

I found, here in this medium-sized town, a whole foods co-op!  It’s an interesting concept…all of these local farmers came together and founded this organic health food store.  It supports local farmers, but it also carries all of the organic … Continue reading

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Life’s Lessons…Continued.

The passing away of a person is always an emotionally unsettling experience.  As humans, we are immediately confronted with our own mortality, and no matter how close you were to the person, you think about the relationship you shared with … Continue reading

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Learning LIfe’s Lessons

Whew~ what a day!  I took the day off work to go to a Dr’s appointment, and they actually forgot to put me down for the appointment!  What a total waste…I forget sometimes what it’s like being in the patient’s … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all those Mommas!  Here’s to the women that have protected, nurtured, inspired, supported, and loved their kids (and much, much more!)!!  I wish I was near my own Mom; I’d have made her breakfast, chatted hours … Continue reading

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Debunking Diabetes (Type 2)

So, from an earlier April post, I wrote about the toxic effects sugar has on our bodies.  To sum up: it is metabolized in the liver and quickly stored as fat.  Too much stored fat in our livers leads to … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

I am so excited for my little garden!!  I think that I may have too many pepper plants in my pepper patch…especially since they are in containers…so any and all gardening advice is welcome!  I am a super newbie at … Continue reading

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Cayenne Pepper

Apparently, eating spicy foods may help to lose weight!!  Especially if you typically like bland foods (don’t know why anyone like anything bland…), if you switch to a spicy meal, it can help those people to eat less food at … Continue reading

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A Day Off

Finally, a day off.  Of course, my hubby is on call today/tonight…and I am working tomorrow.  Again, we don’t get to see each other.  I think it’s been almost 4 weeks since we’ve even had a full day off together.  … Continue reading

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