Category: Taking Care of You

How is your cholesterol, dear?

In keeping with the theme of taking care of ourselves, let’s take a look at a very nasty, but silent problem that many people tend to overlook, until they get a scare with an angina attack, or something worse,  cholesterol. Do you have any idea what your cholesterol numbers are at this point in your…

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3 reasons to pay yourself first

Do you have too much month and not enough money? That is a very scary and stressful feeling. Been there and done that, and heard many stories of people in the same boat. Depending on which statistics you look at, rumour has it that most people in North America are 3 to 4 paycheques away…

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3 Quick tips for checking ‘the girls’!

3 Quick tips for checking ‘the girls’. As I am preparing for my mammogram, an annual occurrence since I turned 50, I began to wonder how many of my friends do a breast self-exam every month? Do you, or is it something you think about, but never get around to doing? Two of my friends…

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Health

Cholesterol: It wasn’t easy, but it wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be to bring down my cholesterol. After watching my numbers increase steading since 2013, I realized that 2016 was the year that I had to get the numbers down or I would be heading for a variety of statins and other…

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