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I've Suffered From Depression & Anxiety All My Life
Thursday, August 03, 2017      8 comments

I've suffered from depression and anxiety all my life so I was pleased to see the cover story of this week's TIME magazine (August 7, 2017) was abou... Read more
Limit MEAT for Better Health
Thursday, July 13, 2017      3 comments

I topped my garden salad with 1/4 cup of low fat (1% milkfat) cottage cheese for 13 grams of protein which is 25 % of the recommended Percent Daily ... Read more
Finally Took a Little Walk
Friday, June 30, 2017      5 comments

I adopted this Rat Terrier, who I named Jackson, last fall with the main purpose of combating depression, namely - getting myself out of bed and moving... Read more
Are You Aware of the Danger of Trans Fats?
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      6 comments

The June 2017 National Geographic contains and excerpt from the book "Pandora's Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong" by medical historian Pau... Read more
"The Weight Loss Trap" from TIME Magazine
Saturday, May 27, 2017      22 comments

I received my weekly TIME Magazine in the mail today. It had a very interesting article on the front page titled "The Weight Loss Trap" written by Ale... Read more
Just One Mixed Drink
Friday, August 26, 2016      11 comments

After 10 days alcohol-free, my two sons and my DIL, walked down to the beach with me. They played POKEMON. They said my neighborhood is really go... Read more
Could She Be Having a STROKE ? !
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      8 comments

I received a letter today from our local hospital - Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. It contained some very important information that I thought I'd share with you. First of all some scary statistics: More women die of stroke each ... Read more
The Dog Days of Summer
Friday, August 05, 2016      16 comments

My Jasmine, lovingly also called Jazzy, can no longer walk. She won't be 8 years old until Thanksgiving. Yes, she was born on Thanksgiving m... Read more
Angel Eggs
Thursday, July 14, 2016      14 comments

I'm sure you've heard of "Deviled Eggs". Well, I made them for my church and they told me, "We don't allow the 'Devil' in here. We'll call them... Read more
The chicken, the scale, and the witchdoctor. . .
Monday, July 11, 2016      13 comments

This isn't the chicken I roasted last night. This is one I did several months ago in my rotisserie and turned out looking beautiful. Here is the c... Read more
I can't justify spending money for something I can get for free
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      14 comments

I've been drinking tap water for over a decade. Thank God the water in our county is really good. Zephyrhills Spring is located here and we get th... Read more
I'm throwing out my bathroom scale . . . .
Monday, June 27, 2016      7 comments

I've been weighing myself every morning and getting obsessed about the number on the scale. Today I was at the pharmacy and weighed myself on a lar... Read more
20,160 minutes
Friday, June 24, 2016      11 comments

After taking a LONG break from SP, I've been back to Sparking for 20,160 minutes. That's 336 hours. Or 14 days. Or 2 whole weeks. LOL I've m... Read more
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow ?
Monday, June 20, 2016      6 comments

Last time I went to see my Ob/Gyn, she asked me, "Do you garden ?" I thought it was a strange question. What does that have to do with my reprodu... Read more
If I Should Die Before I wake . . . .
Monday, June 20, 2016      5 comments

Ever hear the song "Enter Sandman" by Metallica ? In it they recite a prayer my mother used to say before I went to bed when I was a little girl. ... Read more

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