Category Archives: Health

Issues of interest relating to health and living with DVT

How Do You Find The Answers Inside You?

“If you can eliminate the outside noise, you’ll find that the answers are inside you.“  Russell Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings When I travel, I always make sure to read the flight magazines. Not only do I find out … Continue reading

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What Are YOUR 21 Layers of Beauty?

“True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows and with passing years only grows!” — Sam Levenson, “The Beauty of a Woman” One of my … Continue reading

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The Amazing Speed of Toddlerhood

How do we go from this…. To this… In just 24 short hours?? Darned if I know. But Babykins had the stomach bug today and Mommy is NOT a happy camper. Didn’t we just do this? Send hugs. Send chocolate. … Continue reading

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Giving Kids a Healthy Message About Their Bodies

Growing up, all of you received messages about your body, what you put in it, and what you put on it.
Which messages do you look back on with gratitude and which messages tormented you for years? What would you recommend for shaping a healthy body image/attitude in a child? What did you find damaging? Enquiring minds LOVE to know these things over at More Cowbell! Continue reading

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Does More Sex Equal Higher Checks?

Y’all are gonna have to weigh in on this article I read about sex and wages. It all started last night, when I was online in the dining room. Hubby was doing the dishes in the kitchen. (And yes, he’s a rockstar … Continue reading

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5 Simple Behaviors That Help Prevent Blood Clots

Part 1 of this series was the 5 Important “Big Picture” things you need to know about blood clots. Part 2 is all about prevention. I’ve specifically called out the most risky everyday behaviors that we all do so you can … Continue reading

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5 Lifesaving Things To Know About Blood Clots

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday here at More Cowbell! This is the day of the week when y’all get to be privy to whatever thoughts are swimming around my brain. Today I’m thinking about blood clots, of all things. I received … Continue reading

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News Events I Shouldn’t Laugh At (But Do) — Michael Douglas, By The Tweets…

I’m not sure how many of you have heard the bruhaha over Michael Douglas’ interview with the Guardian about his throat cancer two years ago. When the Guardian interviewer expressed that his throat cancer was likely caused by years of drinking … Continue reading

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In The Wake of Tragedy: What’s the Most Important Survival Question You Can Ask?

Picture this… You’re standing naked in the middle of your living room…you have 6 seconds to get out of your house. What do you grab? Now I know my posse here at More Cowbell, and whatever just went through your … Continue reading

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X is for X Chromosome: 18 Interesting Facts About Women

In honor of my Baby Girl, mothers, and the “X” in the A-Z Blog Challenge, we’re equating the X chromosome with females today. Let’s celebrate some Girl Power! All of you males with moms, wives and sisters can celebrate along with us. … Continue reading

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