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jen jen
writer from CT
Interests: web, fashion, art, design, music
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Well March has come and March has gone and a lot of information has been published that should be given careful consideration, both on a personal level (like the food pyramid) and by all (like raising TB awareness). Keeping our bodies nutritionally sound is the only way to have a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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There is only five days left in March which means Nutrition Month is coming to an end. I feel like we have just barely stroked the surface and still there are many many subtopics that would have been fun to explore. So only the most important from here on out.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2011 at Revisionary Road
World Tubercolosis Day, which falls on March 24th each year, broke substantial new ground in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch discovered Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. At the time TB was spreading through the Americas and Europe like wildfire claiming the lives of many who came in contact with it, a real problem... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at Revisionary Road
March 18th (always March 18th) recognizes the Supreme Sacrifice Day, a day to reflect and offer appreciation for those who made the supreme sacrifice for us. Possibly you rather interpret it as a day to give something up for another and if that is the case more power to you.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2011 at Revisionary Road
Brain Awareness Week is a campaign to raise public awareness about the progression of brain research and its benefits. During the week of 14-20 2011, and always in March, global efforts focusing on international attention to the neuroscience field are celebrated all week long. Brain Awareness Week was founded and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Our food pyramid is a guideline by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that gives amounts one should eat from each "food group" in a day. Actually it is regulated by The Center For Nutrition Policy and Promotion, a branch stemming off of the Dept of Agriculture. Their goal is to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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World Kidney Day is a global health awareness campaign, which focuses on the importance of our kidneys and reducing kidney disease (frequency and impact) and its associated problems worldwide. This is a joint effort on both the parts of the International Society and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations. The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Wow! National Sleep Awareness Week, which will take place March 7-13 in 2011 is an annual public awareness campaign to promote the importance of sleep. Most adults need 7-8 hours of sleep per night while of course children teens and newborns need a little more. Often people have difficulty sleeping... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2011 at Revisionary Road
Sunday March 6 is National Dentists Day, and maintaining our natural set of teeth happens to play quite an important role in our nutrition if you ask me. Frequent trips to your regular dentist can prevent all sorts of health problems in one's mouth-like the onset of disease in your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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The roots of this holiday trace directly back to Japan, ultimately it is a time of year when girls daughters mothers sisters etc. take the opportunity to commemorate their feminity. Often typical characteristics seen in our women today include qualities like daintiness, sweetness, andbeauty. Similar terms sometimes are used to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2011 at Revisionary Road
As February comes to an end I'd like to take a look at this month's improvements and opportunities. In January I stated that some of my objectives would be posting more often and picking up a few followers. I started strong in the first couple weeks, but tapered off towards... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Ok so maybe not everything screams vanity..hahah. Be Humble Day is a reminder that even though someone might have a ton of great accomplishments to be proud of it is never a good idea to walk around and brag. Its a day for people to remember to work on developing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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A website named Wellcat.com has dubbed this day "Who Shall I Be Today" day. They even offer the advice that the day is a great opportunity to determine our identities a notion that, let's face it, many people struggle with for who only knows how long. Also the site suggests... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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I'm slightly changing this day to better suit my blog and its monthly theme to "Do A Friend A Favor Day". Seeing as though my mother and I plan on launching our first (web-based) cupcake company next Spring tester cupcakes have been up for grabs around both of our houses.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Here are a few statistics: 110,296 people are waiting for an organ 18 people will die each day waiting for an organ 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives each day an average of 75 people receive organ transplants last year alone about 28,000 were possible because of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at Revisionary Road
February 11th is make a friend day...what a great opportunity to meet someone new! You can often make a friend just by smiling at someone or offering to lend a hand. Here are some other ways to go about it: Use your good looks, charm, or a combination of both... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2011 at Revisionary Road
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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is send a card to a friend day. There really isnt all that much on the origin of this day but we can easily just attribute it to a good excuse to keep at a friendship that might be otherwise in danger of lapsing without these rare and few in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Today is National Wear Red Day which speaks to our nations heart disease prevalency in women, with sisters mothers aunts daughters and cousins everywhere dying at a rate of one per minute. Despite the fact that it takes the life of one in three women each year most are still... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Alright so this isnt necessarily an uplifting story but I found it interesting just the same and wanted to share. On this day, Februaury 3rd, 1959, a small plane carrying rock legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP "The Big Bopper" Richardson crashed near Clear Lake Iowa. The men were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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So now that January is over I wanted to take a look back on my project thus far and assess its overall strengths and weaknesses. Not only have I been learning a bit here and there while researching random quirky ways to celebrate what might otherwise be just another Monday... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Another one of my January resolutions as previously mentioned is to make a habit of doing somebody at least a small favor each day. While of course, we are encouraged to do as much as possible for those in need at all times, my hopes are that this small goal... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2011 at Revisionary Road
Opposite yaD!!!!! Which is probably real similar to April Fool's Day only not as many people are in on it. Up means down, right means left and black is white. So be careful you aren't the next one to get duped. Have fun but play nice. Up means down, right... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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Here's that board I told you I was working on. It combines everything from adages first introduced back in the days of Buddha and Emerson, "We are shaped by our thoughts, we become what we think. When the mind is pure joy follows like a shadow." And Emerson's "A man... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2011 at Revisionary Road
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It was started January 21st in 1986, Caro Michigan by Rev. Kevin Zaborney. The recognized worldwide event has since spread places far and wide, to places like Canada, Poland Austria, England, and become increasingly popular in other countries, Germany for instance,where the day is praised for encouraging a positive approach... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at Revisionary Road