Quick tip #34 Bounce, bounce, bouncing TSH levels!
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 4 comments
This topic is a perennial favorite. Feel free to add anything I may have left out! There's many causes for bouncing TSH, I've separated them in two main catagories. I. User error... the bad news is that its your fault. The good news i... Read more
Quick tip #33~ Refresh your complexion with this fast and easy scrub!
Monday, June 28, 2010 11 comments
Hey Sparkers! With all the yardwork and heat, and for some of you tanning, you might find your complexion in need of a little TLC. Here's one that I use. Materials: 1. A lemon 2. Granulated sugar... I use xylitol, because sugar i... Read more
Quick tip #32~ Not yo' momma's Food Pyramid!
Saturday, May 22, 2010 8 comments
Just took a portion control quiz here on Spark... missed a few because turns out the quiz was based on a outdated pyramid... stuff where a potato counts as a vegetable, not a starch, where grains are king and the recommended daily servings of ve... Read more
Friday Funnies!~ Realtime Facebook!
Friday, May 21, 2010 6 comments
I opened a facebook account a last year, so that people seeing my art in shows, would have a way to see other work of mine that was not in the gallery. Good idea, bad reality! This youtube pretty much summarizes the facebook experience for... Read more
Quick Tip #30 ~ Read this if you take Synthroid! (synthetic T4)
Thursday, May 20, 2010 0 comments
Purrballs initially hooked me up with this leaflet put out by Synthroid. Great stuff, Abbott labs really covered all the bases, in addition to giving everyone a mini -education on how thyroid hormone is utilized in the body. I thought it ... Read more
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 8 comments
Our Yearly Dementia Test It's that time of year for us to take our annual senior citizen test. Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it's important to keep mentally alert. If you don't use i... Read more
Quick Tip# 29 ~ Nice clean fruit!
Sunday, May 16, 2010 9 comments
Here's a tip for those of you that love fruit with your oatmeal. Hull your strawberries, to get rid of a possible source of contaminants, but don't cut up your fruit quite yet. Instead put your fruit/berries in your cereal bowl, rinse,... Read more
Quick Tip #28~ Good News delivered daily to your inbox!
Friday, May 07, 2010 6 comments
What a deal! I know a lot of you are already hip to Dr Oz, but I'd like to recommend his newsletter. Even if he is a big promoter of Soy... something that's really not a good fit for those of us with thyroid disease. Hey... no one is perfect! ... Read more
Quick tip #27~ B6 and your colon!
Thursday, April 08, 2010 6 comments
This morning I read an article and abstract indicating a positive preliminary study on B6 and its role in colon cancer prevention. And thought I'd share! The effects were so compelling, a pharmaceutical company, Medicure, petitioned the FD... Read more
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