Category Archives: Health

Animal Allergies

A week ago yesterday, I went with my husband to a new client’s home. It was a pleasant spring day, perfect for a drive, and I was glad to get out of the house and away from paperwork and other duties. They … Continue reading

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Heart-Healthy Soup and Salad

Since Danny came home from the hospital, I have had to be creative and think outside my recipe boxes even more. His post-stroke diet of last year has been further reduced to disclude our favorite starches (all types of potatoes, rices, … Continue reading

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Patience Required

I know I was supposed to resume my blogging today, but… For a week, things were going well on my vacation/hiatus. Then last week Danny had a heart attack. I flew home, his daughter and our grandson flew here, one brother … Continue reading

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Three Uncommon Diseases

We have a very large extended family all over the country, as well as in Alaska, South Africa, and Czechoslovakia. Although we have had the normal share of heart disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcers, broken bones, etc., three uncommon diseases have afflicted our family in … Continue reading

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Denying Oneself

Growing old isn’t so bad; it’s inevitable. However, the older you get, the more you have to be responsible for your body by exercising and constantly denying yourself. We have to watch our blood sugar and cholesterol, as well as salt and fat … Continue reading

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Sugar Funk

Yesterday, I woke up in a major funk, totally depressed…Sunday night we watched “60 Minutes” on CBS, as usual. However, one segment totally ticked me off: is-sugar-toxic . Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviewed a California pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Robert Lustig, about his … Continue reading

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The Zen of Summer

I have started walking again, for my own good. As I rounded the corner of our street this morning, a thought spread into the following poem by the time I opened the front door: In the sweltering heat of summer, I wonder … Continue reading

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