Nutrition and Diet

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

12 hours ago 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...

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...

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...

You're strong... right? (Are you effing kidding me??)

16 Jan 2024 8 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

"I wish I could more like you. You always walk with such confidence..."   Huh?.... This was something that was spoken to me about 15 years ago. I never really forgot it. It Easter Sunday at a church service, back in the day when our family were regul...

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...

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...