throwback thursday: 1969

Keeping with a lighter theme on Thursdays. Where were you in 1969. I was born in August of 1969, so some of this stuff I do not remember. But, some of it continued into the 70’s most notably I can remember Lassie, the Wisk commercial, and the Prince Spaghetti commercial. Some of the toys also […]

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Sweating on Sunday: 3 Mile Indoor Fitness Walk

If you are following along with the 2020 Walking Challenge, don’t forget you can share your weekly progress in the comments, or on my Facebook page.  Follow my stats on the FB page. Another quick post today as we are still doing tree clean up from the storm that roared through here Friday night.  Below […]

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Thinking on Thursday: What is Pettifoggery?

Welcome to Thinking on Thursday.  These posts will be aimed at Brain Health and ways to improve it. I know for me, in my 50’s, Brain Health becomes even more important than in my 20’s.  I have been following some of the impeachment trials, mostly because we use it for History in our Homeschool classes, […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Transfats and Alzheimer’s Disease

This week starts a whole series on Alzheimer’s Disease.  There is so much information to learn about Alzheimer’s prevention, risk factors, and care after getting the disease.  I read a new article just last week on Transfat and how studies are showing how it is linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.  The video […]

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Type 3 Diabetes

So, I talked about Type 1 Diabetes, and Type 2 Diabetes.  Did you know there is a possible Type 3 Diabetes?  In the quest for answers to the explosion of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, studies are starting to point to a type of Diabetes being the possible link to Dementia and Alzheimer’s.  Now as far […]

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The MIND Diet

Returning to an old, but popular article topic, Memory Care.  I just read about a new diet that studies have shown may decrease the risk of getting Dementia, or Alzheimer’s.  The MIND diet, which is a variation of the DASH diet and the Mediterranean Diet.  The MIND diet focuses a lot on berries that boost […]

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Memory Care: Eat Beets!

Did you know Beets are good for  you?  Doesn’t matter that they taste a lot like dirt,they are really good for your brain.  Taking care of your brain can help your memory. No one at my house will touch beets, except me.  I am reading a book on juicing, and I am supposed to be […]

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Memory Care Monday: How Memories are Made

The video below is very interesting, and explains how our brains make memories.  It is not that long, about 10 minutes, so give yourself some new knowledge, and let me know if you remember the name at the beginning of the video. If you have a goal of improving your memory skills, and would like […]

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Memory Care Monday: Take or Look at Old Pictures

Hello all my wonderful readers!  Today, for Memory Care Monday, I am going to tell you about one of my most favorite things, taking and looking at pictures.  Now these serve two different types of memory, short term, and long term.  Taking new pictures, and then looking at them in 6 months, or so, will […]

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