Every five minutes, someone suffers a stroke and is a major cause of disability. The main risk factors associated with stroke, responsible for 90% of cases are hypertension and smoking but several other factors contribute to this terrible condition....more
A recent study found that optimists over 50 had fewer strokes than people with a more negative world view. The exact mechanism isn't known, but it's an interesting finding. I know that researchers have identified a few genes that are associated with optimism and seeing the glass as half full, and I wonder if those genes also make the brain more resilient....more
We sometimes tease my husband that he's such a girl with the shows he likes to watch. He gets a kick out of Bridezillas, watching what people tolerate from the latest Bride gone wild. He also is quite loyal to Grey's Anatomy~ Thank Heavens!!
Six months ago Saturday my husband, son and I were shopping at BJ's. I had a headache on the way there that bothered my vision but we had to shop as I was one of five cooking Chili for a Church Dinner the next day. At on...more
According to Mike Jude seems to be doing better today. He seemed to revert back to his old feeding schedule last night after his seizure, because he woke at 4am hungry. Mike grumbled, and then slowly got out of bed to feed Jude 6 ounces.