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Who Knew? 
 
Jul. 20, 2011 6:30 pm 
Updated: Jul. 27, 2011 2:29 pm
OK... you know it's coming.... DAY 10 DOWN!!!!!  Smoke free!( I know it's cheesy, but it just makes me feel better!)

( await applause )

Actually tonights blog has a lot to do with smoking.  For the last few days on Fox news and USA today... They have had studies and articles posted on " How to avoid Alzheimer's".

#1... Manage high blood pressure

#2...Stop Smoking

#3...Increase physical activity

Ok... I know that you are aware that I lost my Mom a year ago, but I don't know if you were aware that she had Alzheimer's.  I began researching on the net regarding this new info that the media seemed to be throwing at me. 

You know, that in the back of my mind, I'm thinkin' Who knew Smoking and Alzheimer's are directly linked... none the less through research... That would be Mom!  OK Mom... I got ya!

I'm still wondering how she got FOX News and USA Today to back her on this?

So glad I quit smoking 10 days ago!
 


My mom! Betty King Goff
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Candie 
Jul. 20, 2011 7:28 pm
*applause and standing ovation* Keep it up!
 
Jul. 20, 2011 7:33 pm
Thanks Candie!!!
 
Jul. 21, 2011 9:25 am
Stay with the smoke out! You are doind great! Keep it up! ... How are you managing your blood pressure and what physical activity are you engaging?
 
Jul. 21, 2011 10:56 am
Mike, My blood pressure is fine, but I'm trying to decrease my salt intake. Jim and I have been playing a little golf and walking in the evenings! Thanks again for the words of encouragement!
 
Jul. 21, 2011 2:49 pm
This doesn't surprise me at all. My grandfather started smoking when he was 14 and didn't stop until he was in his mid 70's and simply forgot that he smoked... thanks, Alzheimers.
 
Jul. 27, 2011 2:29 pm
Wonderful!!! I love to see people quit!
 
 
 
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Terry Goff Tripp

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I was a working mother of 2 boys! I didn't have much time for cooking... now that the boys are grown and on their own... I have been enjoying learning and appreciating the art of cooking. I started with a day of baking with my mother in law and I was hooked! Not to mention my new stepkids... what was two... now is four! Our family is growing we now have a grandson, Damien, and one on the way! My grandson loves his visits with Gramma and Grampa...We spend quality time in the kitchen snd chronical our visits here on AR!
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