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Organic foods – are they worth my hard earned dollar??

Monday, November 24, 2014      9 comments

This is the start of a blog - one that I intend to follow up - that I have been doing for a Uni Course I have been doing to update my knowledge in nutrition, inbetween all the other things I have been doing - and you think you are busy!!!!!!. ... Read more

Obesity and Preventable Death: 8 Lifesaving Resources

Saturday, November 22, 2014      12 comments

More than 2 in 3 adults (or 78.6million) are considered to be overweight or obese, and more than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese (1). Obesity is linked to health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, ... Read more

A Busy Few Weeks!!

Thursday, November 06, 2014      13 comments

The last few weeks have been a roller coaster of emotion for us!! Firstly my beautiful Tibbie died. She was 12 ½ yrs old and we had had her for nearly all of that 12 ½ yrs. Then just 2 weeks later my Saluki died – but she was also 12 ½ yrs... Read more

Its that time again!! Gympie Muster!!

Saturday, August 30, 2014      13 comments

This weekend the Gympie Muster is on again!! It's been described as the quintessential Aussie event and with the towering gums and leisurely lagoons of beautiful Amamoor ... Read more

A less obvious reason to have (and use) a juicer!!

Friday, August 15, 2014      15 comments

Some of you may know that earlier this year I had a totally blocked bowel well since then I have had to be very careful what I ate, and was very careful as its not the sort o... Read more

An Australian Mid-Winter View!!

Monday, July 28, 2014      14 comments

I took this picture yesterday looking almost due East about 10 min from home!! Early as the sun was still not fully up. Considering its mid-winter - its not a bad sight - ... Read more

Understanding Alzheimer's

Sunday, June 08, 2014      17 comments

This was in our local paper in honour of a festival commemorating purple for Alzheimer’s Disease. I’m not sure who wrote it – but it struck me as so fitting a reminder fo... Read more

D Day - 6th June 1944 - 70 Years ago today!!

Friday, June 06, 2014      9 comments

D Day – 6th June 1944 – the landing of Allied Troops on the beaches of Normandy. The Normandy... Read more

The 70 yr old activist!!

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      17 comments

This morning I was called an activist - my reaction - what? Me an Activist??!! No Way!! Can you see me duck walk shuffling down the street with my walker, in a street march? I wouldn't get 1 block!! But it gave me a huge laugh!! So I d... Read more

Some tips and tricks that might help members make the site more user friendly!!

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      5 comments

These are a few things I have either been told or discovered in my computing time – some are ”band aid” suggestions but might help you until there are changes while some are things that already exist!! 1 – The adverts – they can be blocked ... Read more

Follow up on my Open Letter to Sparkguy and staff

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      19 comments

Thank you to all who read and or voted for my blog. I got a popular blog trophy but see the blog is labelled – “Voted Featured Blog Post” – so maybe these days “Popular Blog” and “Featured Blog” are the same – who knows?? Probably another chan... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts An open letter to Sparkguy, Sparkpeople Staff, and Technical Support Staff

Saturday, May 31, 2014      176 comments

Do you know what its like to be old, and on top of that to be mobility limited or have a chronic disease? Of course not!! You are all young and fit – as most of us were at s... Read more

Its getting to be a habit!!

Monday, April 14, 2014      12 comments

Those of you who read my last blog know that I have had a bit of a hard time recently – with a bowel blockage and shingles – and then last Friday night I blacked out and fell – I didn’t make much impact in the concrete – but it knocked me about ... Read more

A difficult time

Monday, April 07, 2014      20 comments

In mid February I was shopping one day when I felt light headed – this has happened before but usually rights itself when I sit down and have a drink. This time it didn’t – I passed out instead!! I briefly came to in the ambulance and again i... Read more

An Australian’s thoughts of Super Bowl!!

Sunday, February 02, 2014      14 comments

Today – a lot of Americans will be watching Super Bowl – either actually in the stadium watching live or watching on TV!! emoticonRead more


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