Friday, April 20, 2018

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People look at me, their eyebrows shoot up, their mouths drop open and they sputter, "YOU had 9 children??"

This is because I am 5' 1" and weigh 104 lbs. I was pregnant or nursing for 17 years without a break. I have been pregnant 10 times and I am healthy and happy and I have my BBB back. (That would be my Before Babies Body). I did not diet.My husband and I halfheartedly followed natural family planning but I am a rare case; have conceived 5 DAYS before ovulation. As my wonderful doctor once said,

"Ah yes, there was a woman in New Zealand who conceived 5 days before ovulation... Read More

my children are still alive and in good health!

I am a relatively green, 57 year old blogger who has just recently put one toe in the 21st century but is basically a computer illiterate. Unwittingly, I have just agreed to blog for 30 days in a row on health issues. As I sit down to type my first post, reality suddenly clashes with my impulsiveness. My mind is blank, I hold my breath but I have decided to jump into the unknown with a grin and a sense of challenge.

On the other hand, I have raised nine children and managed to keep them all alive on a busy hobby farm.... Read More

It's no surprise given our culture's obsession with losing weight that people will go to bizarrre extremes including potentially dying. Here are 6 of the strangest diets.

The Paleolilithic Diet

Also known as the caveman diet, the Paleolithic diet is a nurtritional plan based on what humans ate approximately 2.5 million years ago: fish, animals, plants. The reason behind this diet is that natural selection suited the way we are supposed to eat. However since wee invented agriculture, our diets drastically changed though our internal systems have not adjusted to this advanced... Read More

If you're having a challenging time losing those pounds you may want to start putting more food on your plate. If this sounds just like the kind of diet you've been waiting to hear about then you're in good company. There is a catch to this eat more diet.

The food you place on your plate has to be healthy and low in calories. Numerous studies show that our hunger is satisfied by the volume of food consumed and not necessarily the calories contained within the food, explains USA Today.

What's this mean? If you increase your serving while not increasing your calorie count... Read More

Persons then engage in repetitive behaviors (compulsions) in an attempt to rid themselves of the obsessive thoughts and calm the anxiety. If you suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder, then the chances are you will relate to most of the following points:

1) Are your thoughts persistent and repetitive, going round and round in your head like a song? My hands are dirty, my hands are dirty, are my hands dirty, maybe they aren't, maybe a little, ok I'll wash them again just to be sure. 2) Do you feel you have to repetitively perform behaviors in order to quiet your thoughts? Count... Read More


I went with my husband to the Doctor's today, Mantle Cell Lymphona Stage IV agressive cancer. Remission they said, last time they said cured. We spoke about the power of the positive thought. Most people that get to where my hubby The Sting is, well they have had a fight on their hands and now the fight is over.

I was just listening to the talk the doctor was going on about. Have a blood test, check here and there and think it won't happen again.

With that thought, he started. Once remission has set in with the stem cell transplant the next six months you should... Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expert panel recommended approval of a new diet prescription pill Qsymia designed to be used by "truly obese" people. It's been over 10 years since a weight loss drug has been approved by the FDA. An FDA advisory panel of experts voted 20 to 2 to approve the drug. Almost a third of all adults and 17% of children in the US are obese.

This is the second weight loss pill approved by the FDA in the last 30 days. Overweight people will soon be able to select between Qsymia and Belviq, a diet drug manfucatured by Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARNA) (ARNA)... Read More

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thanks Barb, we are a strange race indeed. Without exception my friend everything food wise on this planet seems linked of late; smacks of money grasp. For instance a guy and his missus found some damn cacti out the bush that does every damn thing but...