"To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…" - Woodrow Wilson
Today is Veterans Day. It’s a day to appreciate those who have served to give us the freedom that we have become so accustomed to. Today we take notice and give thanks. For all who ...... More
Diabetes, like many other diseases, does not discriminate. It can affect anyone. It is caused by a number of things, from genetics to diet. The American Diabetes Association and other organizations are trying to raise awareness and funds. And, I want to help. So here is some information you may or may not know about Diabetes.
What is Diabetes?
A metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood.
The Stats:· 29.1 million people ...... More
November 13th is World Kindness Day. Which got me thinking, when was the last time I did something kind for a perfect stranger? Lucky for me, it wasn’t too long ago. Just last week I helped an elderly man return a movie to Redbox.
How did the opportunity present itself (I’m sure you’re asking yourself)?
I was at CVS buying candy (My name is Kimmy and I am a sugar addict) and an elderly man asked the CVS cashier if she knew how to return a Redbox movie. She did not.
I told the elderly man I could help.
When I returned to CVS the cashier asked me if I use ...... More
Holidays, I love them ALL. But Halloween has to be one of my favorite and here is why: 1. Our Infected. Zombie wristbands. "Patient is infected with An (undead) zombie virus. Subject is Highly Dangerous. DO NOT APPROACH." I mean they are just really cool!! 2. CANDY!!Bags and bags of candy. I am going to be bouncing off the wall for days! By the way, if anybody needs me to ...... More
The season has changed! Goodbye Summer, Welcome Autumn! No more 100-degree weather or sweat beads. The time for cardigans and spiced pumpkin lattes is here, and I COULDN'T be more excited. Here are my TOP 5 reasons for LOVING the Fall season. 1. Fall TV. New shows and New episodes of old favorites. Old favorites that came back with a BANG: Once Upon a Time, Bones, The Mindy Project, The Walking Dead, Modern Family, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. New Favorites: (I am a girl so...) Manhattan Love Story, Selfie, A to Z, Red Band Society, The Mysteries of Laura. 2. Breast Cancer ...... More
What are the Top 2 lovely places giving free coffee to those of us wearing Wristband Nation wristbands (just kidding) - on this wonderful September 29th day? 1. Dunkin Donuts: Not only is the Donut GIANT giving a free medium coffee all day, they are also offering discounted cups ($0.99) for the rest of the week (Oct. 05)!!2. Krispy Kremes: 12 oz Decaf or Dark Roast completely FREE or $1.00 mocha, latte or iced coffee upgrade. *Sadly, Starbucks did not join this amazing holiday.
13 years after and each one of us remembers the hurt that was caused to the nation on September 11, 2001. Till this day, I still remember everything. I remember how old I was (13, Freshman Year of High School), where I was when I heard the news (Homeroom), and how I spent the rest of my day (with family and friends). I remember that many, brave, men and women stepped up and did their part to put our nation back together. To all of those we lost, you are gone but NEVER forgotten.For more information regarding 9/11 or the 9/11 Memorial Museum visit: http://www.911memorial.org/
It's always good to see a fad/craze/trend help raise funds and awareness for a cause.The newest internet mania is the ALS Ice Bucket Challange - and I am 93.7% sure all of you have heard of it.What is ALS?According to alsa.org, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. ...... More
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