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    I was diagnosed with osteopenia in my spine two...

    I was diagnosed with osteopenia in my spine two years ago which was shocking for me. I was already doing weight lifting and walking an hour a day. The hips were fine though. I've been taking...
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    I have learned that some people optimize for...

    I have learned that some people optimize for storage and others optimize for retrieval. I am the latter and spouse is the former although has acknowledged my method is better. ��. Storage people...
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    In addition to all things in one place, I'm a big...

    In addition to all things in one place, I'm a big fan of grouping sub items within a larger box for easier retrieval. For example in my sewing box, i have a ziploc bag of sewing needles, and another...
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    I lowered my tri's and ldl through fish oil...

    I lowered my tri's and ldl through fish oil capsules and reducing both sugar and alcohol consumption. Most of the benefit was the first 6 months and now its stabilized. Whole family has high...
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    Is anyone listening to what the MAGA inner circle...

    Is anyone listening to what the MAGA inner circle is saying? Here's one who may be up for Attorney General: ...
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    Yes i get a subsidy as our income is under the...

    Yes i get a subsidy as our income is under the 65k threshold. Next year's cost went down substantially ( after increasing substantially this year.). The plans available to me range from 100-500...
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    MA uses the same system for regular ACA and Mass...

    MA uses the same system for regular ACA and Mass Health (Medicaid). Its not difficult to navigate and there typically is only a limited set of options available to any particular zip code. The...
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    [still see the odd person wearing a mask,...

    [still see the odd person wearing a mask, including outdoors or riding alone in a car. A certain percentage of the population suffer from OCD/germaphobia and will never return to normal.]

    Or are...
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    I'm supposed to be in Ludlow next week for a...

    I'm supposed to be in Ludlow next week for a craft class but i don't think that will happen. I've seen such awful drone footage. I never think of VT when i think of natural disasters.
  10. So sorry for your loss Tybee.

    So sorry for your loss Tybee.
  11. Thread: Banned books

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    It's obvious that the right wing has a cover...

    It's obvious that the right wing has a cover story of age appropriateness, when I've seen people objecting to books objecting to the content, never mentioning age appropriateness. Like the one I...
  12. Thread: June frugals

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    I specifically got an instapot to 1) make beans...

    I specifically got an instapot to 1) make beans and 2) make yogurt. That alone was worth the price, as we were spending a fortune of yogurt. I'm just so amazed that I can put dry beans in, and...
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    It's interesting to me that the parent objecting...

    It's interesting to me that the parent objecting to this poem being available (as well as books by another black author) admits she hasn't even read the poem or the books she's objecting to in their...
  14. Thread: Trump 2024?

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    The investigation was under way in the summer,...

    The investigation was under way in the summer, the Steele dossier didn't show up until the fall. This is per the Durham report. Papadopulous had already been bragging to an Australian diplomat...
  15. Thread: rosarugosa

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    I have some rosa rugosas that are now 25 years in...

    I have some rosa rugosas that are now 25 years in the ground, and they haven't been invasive and have barely spread at all. These are the ones you see by the New England shore. Big rose hips,...
  16. Thread: May Frugals

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    Rosa your fountain is so beautful!

    Rosa your fountain is so beautful!
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    Rosa- I did similar. I originally wanted a...

    Rosa- I did similar. I originally wanted a galvanized watering tub, but the local store was out. I picked up a black rubber horse food dish for $10- I didn't think it'd look good at first, but I...
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    Rosa- that was HYSTERICAL!I was thinking the...

    Rosa- that was HYSTERICAL!I was thinking the coronation deserved the "mystery Science Theatre 3000" treatment!
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    Mugwort is an invasive weed here.

    Mugwort is an invasive weed here.
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    I've been retired almost 4 years now, and haven't...

    I've been retired almost 4 years now, and haven't fully found my groove. I had been planning on getting out of the workforce earlier than typical since discovering Your Money or Your Life, so it...
  21. Thread: geriatricians

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    Studies that focus on men, yes. There are way...

    Studies that focus on men, yes. There are way fewer studies that include women, and many of those are inconclusive as to whether statins are effective for women. Lowering LDL doesn't seem to have...
  22. Thread: geriatricians

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    Reduced the daily glass of wine with dinner to...

    Reduced the daily glass of wine with dinner to once in a while, and cut out sweets for a while. I need to have my numbers retested, as I am trying to find a happy medium between "cut everything fun...
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    I was able to bring my A1C from pre diabetic to...

    I was able to bring my A1C from pre diabetic to normal and triglycerides down pretty quickly - didn't touch my LDL. When I've gone on reduced fat diets in the past, my liver just makes up the...
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    I went through Ulta lab tests to order my own...

    I went through Ulta lab tests to order my own tests. I was trying out some dietary changes for elevated cholesterol, and wanted quicker feedback than my annual exam. It was under $50 for lipids...
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    This is the book that the workshop presenter...

    This is the book that the workshop presenter wrote- I found it really useful. ...
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