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I Love More When I Love Me More

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the phrase, “You can’t pour from an empty cup,” then you understand the reasoning behind caring for yourself first — you have to be whole to be helpful. These days, people are busier than ever, and when you have a spouse, relatives, coworkers, friends and children in the mix, your responsibilities […]

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March for Meals 5K Charity Walk Benefits Meals on Wheels San Diego County

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
March for Meals 5K Charity Walk Benefits Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Join Meals on Wheels San Diego County for its annual March for Meals 5K Charity Walk presented by Barona Band of Mission Indians at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 22. This free and fun fitness event will help support San Diego’s homebound and isolated senior population, as well as their furry companions, through their Animeals pet meal delivery program. Although the event […]

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Why You Should Put Yourself First

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the phrase “you can’t pour from an empty cup” then you understand the reasoning behind caring for yourself first. You have to be whole to be helpful. These days, people are busier than ever, and when you have a spouse, relatives, coworkers, friends and children in the mix, your responsibilities to […]

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Grooming, Not Just For Looking Pretty

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
Grooming, Not Just For Looking Pretty

By Salvador Gomez, head groomer at VCA Hillcrest Animal Hospital One of my primary roles as a pet groomer is to make pet owners aware of certain things we experience with your pets. In some cases, our findings are life saving. One day I was grooming a dog and came across a new, mole-like growth. […]

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Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, recently announced Paul Vaden as the recipient of its Erwin Lurie Award for his noteworthy contributions as a volunteer leader in the organization. Named after the late Erwin Lurie, who helped found JDRF in 1970 with his wife Carol and others, the Erwin Lurie […]

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Another Aspect of Aging: Lessons learned in My 80th Year

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Another Aspect of Aging:  Lessons learned in My 80th Year

A year ago, I wrote an article about how much fun and how interesting it is to grow old. I still believe that, but I have learned that the veracity of that statement tempers as time goes on. My current belief is that as long as the body cooperates, the sky is the limit. Sadly, […]

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The Basics of Resolve

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

New Year’s resolutions by this time have more than likely come and gone. That’s right, you are reading this in January and many have already given up, or never even made, nor will make a commitment to regain what was lost in years past. Now, some made it, but sadly, most failed. It’s the nature […]

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January is National Blood Donor Month

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
January is National Blood Donor Month

During the month of January, we are reminded by the American Red Cross to donate blood.  That’s because, during this month, there is typically a short supply due to the holidays (vehicle accidents) and an increase in communicable illnesses. With that in mind, a family in North Carolina is forever grateful to the blood donors […]

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Fifth Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 21st

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fifth Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 21st

Fun run through historic San Diego neighborhood to support STEAM programs at Grant K-8 For the fifth consecutive year, the annual Mission Hills 5k will return at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 21. Promising fun for the whole family, this run/walk will wind through the scenic, historic neighborhood of Mission Hills, beginning and ending at Grant […]

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How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, you are probably inundated with dinner parties and cocktail hours to celebrate the holidays. These events are a great time to be joyful with the people you love– but they can be a dangerous trap if you are trying to watch your weight. So how do you stick with […]

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