Category Archives: Just Us

Ouch! That Hurt!

Fact: Christmas day is the most common day of the year for heart attacks to happen. We beat the roosters up this fine morning as Paul had to be at the cardiologists office at 8:00 AM in Los Alamitos.  He … Continue reading

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Ouch!

Fact: Back strains and sprains are the most common cause of back pain. You can injure muscles, tendons or ligaments by lifting something too heavy or not lifting safely. Some people strain their back by sneezing, coughing, twisting or bending … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Fact: We got the keys to our new home one year ago today! One year ago today, my real estate agent met us at the front door and said, “these are the keys to the rest of your life.” Since … Continue reading

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Saturday Was A Work Day!

Fact: You can gain calories by licking stamps. Licking one stamp makes you consume 1/10 of a calorie; if you were to lick 3000 stamps a day, that would equate to about 16 chicken nuggets from McDonald’s. The office was humming … Continue reading

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More Doctors!

Fact: The earliest written record that mentions the practice of medicine is Hammurabi’s Code from the 18th century BC in Mesopotamia. This extensive code of laws includes information for physicians about payments for successful treatments and punishments for medical failures. … Continue reading

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Oh Dear, Getting A Physical Today!

Fact: We are born with only two innate fears.  While it might seem like you’ve been afraid of snakes and spiders since you were born, that’s not totally true. Scientists found that humans have just two innate fears: the fear … Continue reading

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Saturday Has Arrived; We Made It in One Piece!

Fact: The original name for the search engine Google was Backrub. It was renamed Google after the googol, which is the number one,  followed by 100 zeros. Did You Know? In 1920, Edward Kasner’s nine-year-old nephew, Milton Sirotta, coined the … Continue reading

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Friday Be Here And It Is A Work Day!

Fact. The Indian railways employ more than a million employees.  We were tired after the visit and decided to be lazy today.  We worked in the office for a while, and Mary made reservations for our upcoming trip to Oregon.  … Continue reading

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We Relaxed Today!

Fact: When we relax, the flow of blood increases around our body giving us more energy. It helps us to have a calmer and clearer mind which aids positive thinking, concentration, memory and decision making. Relaxation slows our heart rate, … Continue reading

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Happy 51st Birthday Joe!

Fact: When a person’s birth date and age are the same, it is called a golden birthday.  For example, if you were born on the 11th and turn 11, it is your golden birthday.  The most common birth date in … Continue reading

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