Nutrition and Diet

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He Said She Said (Why can't they agree?)

11 Mar 2024 4 minute read 2 comments 7th Decade Redhead

Last year, after I had lost 70 pounds, I went to see one of my doctors who is monitoring my thyroid and was told that I still had about 10 to 15 pounds to lose. He was very happy I had lost all that weight, but felt I still needed to lose more.  His...

Taurine: Much More Than Just an Amino Acid

11 Mar 2024 7 minute read 0 comments Esprit érudit touche-à-tout

  Taurine: an ally for mental and physical health   Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) stands out as one of the most abundant amino acids in the brain, spinal cord, eyes, and virtually every tissue in the body. Every region of your brain, including...

Medicinal and poisonous plants encountered during forest walks in search of mushrooms

9 Mar 2024 1 minute read 1 comment madventure

Juniper Juniper is a fairly common plant in the forests. It is a shrub that has several varieties. It is used in households as a spice. On the basis of juniper, you can make a popular alcohol, which is called Gin. Juniper is also used in med...

The Definition of Insanity......(THIS time it will be different....)

6 Mar 2024 8 minute read 1 comment 7th Decade Redhead

I think the hardest part about being in a family are the family members we don't understand, don't necessarily like, and would never choose to socialize with, yet have no choice but to have a relationship with them because they are family.  These peo...

The Sort-of Low Calorie Donut Holes (I want to eat all of them....)

1 Mar 2024 4 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

I was once again sucked into the realm of the Facebook reels where I end up watching endless videos of people skiing in Europe, doing hip flexibility exercises and stretches or watching people make healthy-ish recipes. So now you know now everything...

Natural Treatment For Iron Deficiency To Recover From Anemia Safely

1 Mar 2024 2 minute read 1 comment Dusty Sparks

Anemia is a common health issue reported in today's busy lifestyle. Iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency and deficiency in folic acid are some among the common causes reported for the formation of anemia. Certain home remedies are found to be very...

Don't Give Me Grief! (I have enough of my own right now....)

28 Feb 2024 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

If you have been following this blog and have read some of my past posts, you will probably remember me writing about the sad tragedy our family suffered on New Year's Eve Day. My husband's niece passed away unexpectedly from an undiagnosed, one in t...

The Apocalypse of Love

27 Feb 2024 5 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

“But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confoundthe wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the worldto confound the things which are mighty;”1 Corinthians 1:27   There was a gospel smackdown during Carnaval in Brazil this year. ...

It's the Little Things (They can be the biggest)

23 Feb 2024 4 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

Earlier this week, I published a post about life after losing a lot of weight. It was not a 'hearts and flowers' type of post. It was mainly, a "this shit is still hard, and I don't like it" post. I was hoping to provide a dose of reality to prepare...

One Year Later (Thoughts on my diet-versary)

20 Feb 2024 7 minute read 2 comments 7th Decade Redhead

One year ago today, I looked at a picture of myself on my phone, that my husband had taken of me, his mom, and my sister-in-law, and mentally said to myself: "enough of this shit... you HAVE to lose weight..."  I have no idea where the time went and...