Monthly Archives: February 2016

Social Security is NOT a Welfare

Social Security was signed into law in 1936 by Franklin D. Roosevelt; the first payments went out five years later and have continued ever since. However Social Security is an entitlement and NOT a welfare. It is earned through years … Continue reading

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A New Diabetic Meter

There’s a new diabetic meter, FreeStyle Precision Neo. It costs $18 at Walmart and you can buy 50 test strips for $20. It requires no coding and is available without a prescription. The company actually claims that due to the … Continue reading

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Longing for Gravity – Daily Prompt

To be honest, I have never paid much attention to The Daily Post. I knew it was there but something always came up in between, and then it was promptly forgotten as I moved on. However, this time it caught … Continue reading

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Can Eating Sugar Cause Diabetes?

This topic seems as old as the world. I’ve received an email from a friend that stated that sugar consumption causes diabetes (translation: T2D), and you can prevent it by not eating sugar. As far as I know, it’s not … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day, everybody!

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