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Published: Sun, 13 Aug 2017 09:29:18 -0700


Benefits of Swimming in Sea Water

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:43:24 GMT

I know how fortunate I am living by the sea.  I always sing the praises of the benefits of the ocean water.  I feel my best during the warm months when I can bask in the vitamin D infused sunshine and soak in its mineral filled oasis.  The benefits of sea water are endless.  And, if you're wondering why you don't feel the same after a good pool soak, well, you're probably allowing too much chlorine into your delicate system.Sea water is good for your mood, and it will boost y [...]

Great Flicks: 5 to 7

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:36:32 GMT

You'll enjoy this one as it dabbles in the gray a bit.  Both characters only meet from 5 to 7 in the evening to uphold a passionate affair.A young writer (Anton Yelchin) begins an affair with an older woman (Bérénice Marlohe) from France whose open marriage to a diplomat (Lambert Wilson) dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. IMBd [...]

Great Flicks: Savannah Sunrise

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 15:28:36 GMT

We've all had in law problems at one time or another. This is a beautiful movie of how two woman adapted to an unusual situation.​Straight-laced, type-A personality Joy Miles has to take an unscheduled road trip to drive her forgetful, yet opinionated, mother-in-law, Loraine, from Louisville, Kentucky to Savannah, Georgia. Although initially impatient and frustrated, Joy begins to realize her true affection for Loraine as she takes a front-seat-view of how this strong-willed yet free-spirited [...]

What Shows Up in a Routine Blood Test?

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:18:06 GMT

It never fails.  You are in an enormous amount of pain and confusion and your doctor says, "Not to worry.  Let's get some blood work done and see what may be going on this time."  If I had a dollar for each time I heard this, I'd be rich.  Yet, most importantly- like a trusting puppy, I go EACH time to have my blood drawn only to find out my levels may be just slightly elevated.  Why can't so much pain be seen and defined under the microscope? I certainly feel like I'm h [...]

Are You Experiencing Blood Pressure Spikes?

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 14:47:04 GMT

Have you experienced blood pressure spikes that are off the charts without a definitive explanation?  This type of phenomenon, no matter how deeply you research your current status, you just can't seem to connect a reason to this completely outlandish behavior that your body is exhibiting. Most importantly, this incident that can completely freak you out.   I recently woke up to an all over tension that felt as if my body was experiencing a total break down.  There was nothin [...]

Deep Belly Breathing

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:42:20 GMT

At this point in time I'm certain you noticed a direct correlation on your well-being and your body's response to pain.  When you are in a state of euphoria, your body compensates and enhances your pain mechanism reducing flare ups.  Living in chronic pain can be overwhelming some days, but there are steps you have at your fingertips to reduce these occurrences. Many fibromyalgia patients have a history of chronic stress, often due to overloading their schedules and taking on too [...]

Benefits of Eating Watermelon

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:34:23 GMT

No other produce toots summer quite like watermelon. But there’s more to watermelon than just its flavor: It boasts some powerful health benefits.  At 46 calories per cup, watermelon offers 20% of your daily intake of vitamin C and 17% vitamin A, according to the USDA. That’s not all.“Watermelon contains dietary fiber for digestive health as well as potassium, a mineral that helps keep blood pressure capped,” says Cynthia Sass, [...]

Great Flicks: Singing With Angels

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 16:13:43 GMT

This delightful movie will renew your spirit.  It plainly shows that we often don't know what others are going through.​Faced with a crossroads in her life, Aubrey reflects on her experiences in joining the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and how they have strengthened her and her family through their challenges. -IMDb [...]

Great Flicks: Frailty

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 15:56:54 GMT

If you are looking for a bit of a bizarre movie, this one has to be tops.  Set with a bit of a twist each time you turn a corner, you'll have a hard time shutting this one off.  FBI agent Wesley Doyle is startled by the spontaneous declaration of youngster Fenton Meiks about how his father's delusions to have a divine mission as avenging angel required him and his brother Adam to become his 'demon-slaying' murder accomplices. But when Doyle accepts to be shown concealed victim graves, [...]

Get Yourself an Oral Irrigation Device

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:31:56 GMT

I'm in love with my new machine my dentist recommended.  In fact, I can't imagine life without it at this point.  To think I spent so many years flossing, several times a day wondering if I'm ever going to be able to keep my mouth healthy and clean.  Don't get me wrong, it is still essential to floss due to penetrable bio films, but this handy contraption makes water flossing a breeze. In fact, I USE IT several times a day because it is quick and easy, and most importantly leaves [...]