Nutrition and Diet

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The Yankee Goes Lonestar (Best damn decision I ever made)

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

In the spring of 1993, my husband left his then current job to take another job 1,850 miles away. At the time he was working for a minicomputer company in Massachusetts. His leaving for another job was probably a good decision since the company he wo...

Crab of the woods, or Chicken of the woods - an edible and tasty arboreal parasite

14 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

This edible arboreal mushroom has various interesting names. Some call the mushroom "crab of the woods", or "sulfur polypore", but the most common common name is "chicken of the woods". The fungus is quite common and appears in Europe in spri...

Winter... (It's not just weather)

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

Nothern hemisphere life at this time of year can be challenging. Even though I do not live in snow-covered climes, winter for me is hard. Snow makes everything look beautiful, clean and fresh. In the south, it's overcast, gray and dull. The trees are...

A rare and beautiful arboreal mushroom - Hericium coralloides

6 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  This very rare species of unusual cauliflower mushroom is edible and even has health-promoting properties. However, in many countries it is a strictly protected species and should not be harvested. There are many arboreal mushrooms...

Do the Stuff You Want to Do (Stop punishing yourself)

3 Feb 2024 8 minute read 1 comment 7th Decade Redhead

If you follow this blog, you may have noticed that I went 'dark' for a week or so. My husband and I went on a planned road trip to visit my daughter and her boyfriend (they cohabitate, and yes, I'm fine with it). She had recently been made a partner...

How To Control Cold Sore Outbreaks With A Balanced Diet

30 Jan 2024 3 minute read 1 comment Dusty Sparks

Cold sores outbreaks are a manifestation of the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) that you carry in your nerve cells. If you suffer from labial herpes (herpes) you are probably infected by the Herpes Simplex Virus type 1, but the type 2, generally associate...

10 Tips for Eating Healthy When Eating Out

23 Jan 2024 4 minute read 0 comments Hope E Davis

It’s easy enough to eat healthy at home when you only have access to the ingredients you’ve purchased from the store. But when eating out, it can feel impossible to land a nutritional choice on the go. Luckily, there are a couple of ways you can act...

Overcoming Inertia.... (Start is a BIG Word)

22 Jan 2024 3 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

The thumbnail photo above was one my husband took of me back in 2014. I am about to attempt my first, and only, to this day, officially timed running event. It was a Color Me Rad 5K race in Houston, Texas. My friends and work colleagues talked (nagge...

Today (The Family Compound... yeah, it's a thing....)

20 Jan 2024 13 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

A few days ago, I was sitting here in my jammies and fuzzy socks, a usual occurrence for a cold (14F) morning in Texas. We don't get these cold snaps very often. Our town is not prepared to deal with snow and ice, so when we get them, we are told to...

How To Meal Prep!

19 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Conscious Fitness

How To Meal Prep!I love creating 4 meals at a time! In this example, I share a simple meal of tofu, rice, and veggies, and how you can prepare all the food at once, to then be split up between 4 meal prep containers.The big key is knowing your recipe...