H Is For Happy Healthy Babies #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Proper nutrition is imperative for a growing and developing baby. There are many benefits to feeding our children nutritional meals such as healthy weight, strong bones and muscles and mental well-being.  Chances are if you start your baby out with healthy food choices he/she will grow up continuing to choose nutritional foods.  Today […]
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G Is For Gluten Free Recipe Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, I have suffered with digestive issues for years! I finally asked my gastro doctor if I could have a blood test done for Celiac disease. I am now awaiting the results. If you are not aware, Celiac disease is caused by a gluten intolerance. Many foods contain gluten. For those of you who […]
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F Is For Freedom Flowers/Domestic Violence Freedom Programme Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, If it wasn’t for a neighbor calling the police I wouldn’t be here right now! Yes, I was that 1 in 4! So I know only too well how important support groups such as this one are. Did you know that domestic abuse is the number one cause of injury to women 15-44? […]
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E Is For Environmental Health Awareness Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, A few years ago when I was going to an online college I took an Environmental Science class. This class certainly opened up my eyes to how our environment can affect human health.   From what I have been told 25% of all deaths are due to environmental issues.  Today I am talking […]
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D Is For Daughters Without Mothers #AtoZChallenge


Sadly, I belong to this group. I lost my mom in 2011 to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. For most of my life we were together daily. When she got to the point where she could no longer accompany me to the many places we would go, I used to look over at the passenger seat and […]
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C Is For Chiari Malformation Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers,  Here is a disease that is not often heard of. If it hadn’t been for a young cousin of mine that was diagnosed with it then this would be the first time I would be hearing of this condition. Support groups are so important, especially if the subject is of a rare nature. […]
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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Luther Vandross


Luther Vandross April 20, 1951 ~ July 1, 2005 Luther Vandross is another extremely talented singer who left us way too soon! He suffered from diabetes and hypertension. In 2003 a stroke left him in a coma for nearly 2 months.  He died at the age of 54 due to a heart attack. He sold […]
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B Is For Back Pain, Herniated Disc, Sciatica, Ect…#AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers,  Did you know that lower back pain is the leading cause of disability? And an estimated 80% of people will experience some sort of back problem during their life! Pain from back issues can be excruciating. It can immobilize you to the point where you cannot work or even enjoy a family gathering. It […]
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A Is For Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis Support #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Being diagnosed with a rare disease, I have been told, is tough! There usually is little to no outpouring of attention or research money. Many doctors may not be educated on a certain rare medical condition which often causes patients to be misdiagnosed. Those suffering often go years without an actual diagnosis. There […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For April 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Word MY In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Who’s Participating In The Blogging From A-to-Z 2017 Challenge?


Dear Fellow Bloggers, With no list this year I am worried I may overlook someone that I usually follow during the A-to-Z Challenge. So thought I’d just throw this post out there and anyone who is participating can add their blog to the comment section. Also, does anyone know what the code is to put […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Color Red In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal 2017 #AtoZChallenge


This year my theme reveal is big no surprise. Nope! No drum roll will be heard. A while ago I posted that I was looking for Facebook support groups so that I could highlight them as my A to Z Challenge theme. Thank you to all who shared your Facebook group with me.  This has been […]
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A Blogger’s Question ~ Problem With Adding YouTube Videos To Blog Post


Dear Fellow Bloggers, When I posted my Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Karen Carpenter last week I noticed that only the links to the videos were showing up. I had hoped that this would correct itself. For the past few days I have been trying to create the next Musical Monday post only to find […]
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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Karen Carpenter


Karen Carpenter March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983 Karen Carpenter and her brother, Richard, formed the duo The Carpenters during the 1970’s.  Karen’s voice has been one of my favorites since the first time I heard her sing, Close To You.  Not only was she an extremely talented singer but she played a mean […]
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Mom Decides To Carry Anencephaly Baby To Full Term In Hopes of Donating Organs


PLUCKED FROM THE NEWS…Imagine that you and your significant other go to the doctor for your baby’s 19 week ultrasound. How exciting is that? Then you hear the word anencephaly and all your excitement is quickly replaced with a feeling of devastation. Anencephaly is a birth defect with serious consequences. This condition prevents normal development […]
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A Blog A Day ~ A Month Of Random (And Totally Awesome) Blogs To Check Out For March 2017


I know a blog a day won’t keep the doctor away, like an apple might. However, blogs help us in a multitude of other ways. A blog can teach us how to do an algebra problem, find information on a medical condition, learn about a new culture, or find a great recipe. With over 150 […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Word Night In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Blogger Recognition Award


I have been nominated by Pamela, whose awesome blog is Afternoon Caffeine, for the Blogger Recognition Award.  Thank you SO much!!  Please visit her blog as she posts on a variety of random things so there is something for everyone to read. Here are the award rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link […]
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