No one wants to be called senile: it conjures up all sorts of negative and pejorative associations about getting old and losing one's faculties. The word has been part of our culture for such a long time I thought it would be worth exploring in this week's newsletter, especially since it gets used to describe people who have Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
One of the constant standbys on a low-carb diet is salad. In fact, salads can be SO constant that we can get quite sick of them at times! But truly, there is no need for that. A salad can be as varied as the countries in the world, and the vegetables in your market. At this time of year, a salad for dinner can be just the thing! Have a great weekend - Laura
Chopped salads are some of my favorite salads. I like them because they are easy to eat (no giant lettuce leaves) and you get lots of tastes with every bite, in different flavor combinations. This recipe is one of my favorites.
It seems so difficult to find healthy salad dressings in the store, but here's what to look for - and how to make your own, which is much less expensive, very quick to make, healthy, and tastes better!
Getting your first bra is often both exciting and embarrassing. What happened, and how did you feel, when you got your first bra? Share your story with the girls who are still waiting for their first bras.
Do you feel stressed out? Does it seem like your overall health is not what it used to be? Have you skipped periods? Had headaches? Or experienced other health issues? Share your experience and advice with other readers.
Have you experienced bleeding between periods? If you have, you're definitely not alone! Most women experience bleeding between periods at one time or another. Share your experience with other readers, and offer your tips and advice for coping with bleeding between periods.
Have you experienced gallbladder disease? Millions of us have had gallstones, or will at some point. Share your experience and offer your advice for coping with the symptoms, as well as recovery from surgery if you've had it.