Men’s Fashion: Daily Bag Items


Above are my  need-to-carry items if I’m going to be gone for more than a few hours during the day or overnight. Behind everything is the wide Brown Piel Leather Dopp kit I bought years ago. I was using it as my daily bag but was a bit too large and awkward. Now I use … Continue reading Men’s Fashion: Daily Bag Items

Approved Foods


It's no secret that I have a plethora of health issues and now have significant food allergies. I'm diabetic, I have a kidney transplant, I have heart issues, I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome and now Rosacea.  Due to these health issues, I can no longer have anything made from/with/of any type of wheat, rices, dairy, … Continue reading Approved Foods

Coming Into The Light


Finally seeing the light in life! Life has gotten brighter recently, seeing the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel. Slowly paying off bills, (difficult on low-income, but making headway, nonetheless), making plans to buy needed furniture, treating myself to some rings (some crystal bar rings, metals, gems) and continuing eating right and exercising, … Continue reading Coming Into The Light

Blood Sugar and Supplements


Since I've caught up some bills, I decided to re-introduce some supplements to my daily regimen. Back came Fish Oil, Magnesium and Vitamin C. Right away my Blood Sugar came down a couple hundred points, to a more manageable 180-200 (what my GP wanted). Remember, I've got a transplant and diabetes along with heart issues … Continue reading Blood Sugar and Supplements

New Etsy Store


  After losing my shirt in shipping costs by using paypal to sell the cookbook, I decided to open an Etsy store to sell the cookbook instead. Using WordPress and Paypal was a make-do scenario. I tried to get paypal and wordpress to work together to have buyers pick their preferred shipping method, but the … Continue reading New Etsy Store

Fitness Isn’t all about Weightloss


Had a great week, lots of positive things happened. The local pharmacy finally figured out how Medicare A, B, D and LIS worked together and I received one half my medications. They filled the Immunosuppressants and Insulin. For those of you who read my Biography, Silver Linings on Dark Clouds, know I received a kidney … Continue reading Fitness Isn’t all about Weightloss

Remember: Gluten-Free isn’t the same as Low-Carb


So many are desperate for new ways to lose weight, be healthy and eat healthy. The low-carb meal plan is a boon to diabetics and heart patients alike! This Author being one of both camps. I'd have to have been under a rock not to notice the gluten-free advertising everywhere i look, so I did … Continue reading Remember: Gluten-Free isn’t the same as Low-Carb

Healthy Thursday: Diabetes Awareness


  November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so in that vein, I've been posting articles I've previously written. This week is an article I wrote on how it felt to be diabetic. What I Want You to Know About My Diabetes: On the Mountain Climbing that Mountain Brick ONeil, Yahoo Contributor Network, previously Demand Studios. It … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Diabetes Awareness

Healthy Thursday: Diabetes and Sex


Men's sexual concerns Diabetes can damage the blood vessels and nerves of the penis. This damage can lead to erectile dysfunction (ED), the inability to get or sustain an erection. Diabetes also increases the risk for depression, which can contribute to ED. In addition, ED may be a side effect from certain medications used to … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Diabetes and Sex

Healthy Thursday: Take Your Pills


No one likes taking medication and pills, that's no secret. As we get older, our bodies start falling apart, arteries clog, joints wear down, pancreas and liver functions go all wacky. It adds up: heart disease, high blood pressure, runners knee, tennis elbow, arthritis in our joints, diabetes, and the list goes on. Add vitamins, … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Take Your Pills