Category Archive: Health

An Hour or Three of Exercise


Just finished an hour of exercise, cause even middle agers need to keep as healthy as we can! What do I do? Depends on the day, I do 30 minutes of strength training,… Continue reading

Alive and Survived


I’m 12 years post-kidney transplant, the borrowed kidney is fine, but scarred and striated. I’ve survived renal failure, heart failure, four types of heart issues [currently have three stents in heart and may… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Inspire Implant


Inspire is kind of like a pacemaker, but for your breathing. If you suffer from Sleep Apnea and your doctors have suggested the CPAP mask and machine, look into the Inspire System. The… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: How I Quit Smoking Cold Turkey


How I Quit Smoking 2 Packs a Day, Cold Turkey How I Broke My Worst Health Habit Brick ONeil, Yahoo Contributor Network SWEET NOTHINGS Ah, that moment when you know you’re doing something… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Happy Healthy Birthday to Me!


Today is my 46th birthday and my kidney’s 12th birthday! I”m lucky and thankful to be alive, thanks to the donor family, thanks to all these years of healthy eating (yes, i’m shamelessly… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Hold the Mayo


Hold the Mayo: How I Broke My Fast Food Habit Brick ONeil, Yahoo Contributor Network Before I received a kidney transplant in 2003, I really didn’t have an appetite, as dialysis pumps so… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Cholesterol Isn’t the Enemy


Every five years, the Department of Health and Human Services, along with the Department of Agriculture, issues “Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” a federal publication that has far-reaching implications on what we eat. The… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Essential Men’s Health Tests


    There are tests each Man needs to get but may not know which ones and why. Here is a list to take with you to the next Doctor’s appointment: 1. Get… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Incorporating Fats back into your Diet


  A healthy diet balances the number of calories you eat with the number of calories you burn. It emphasizes eating vegetables, fruits, whole-grain/high-fiber foods, fat-free and low-fat dairy products, lean meats, poultry,… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Government Flummoxed by Cause of Type 2 Diabetes


This is the best pyramid for diabetics I have ever found! Via¬†http://newdiabetesmedication.blogspot.com/2014/05/cures-for-diabetes.html The United States Government has many heads, one is saying American’s are far too fat and developing Diabetes Type 2 at… Continue reading