Your choice

… to be a role model … Your grand-kids see what you do.  I see what you do. Your doctors give you advise. As an adult it is your choice to do the right thing. I love the commercial about stopping smoking that shows the wife has to deal with the consequences at the hospital. Since I am tired of “being your mother” I am posting my feelings here.  Guess this tree thing has made me not care what others think, and share my opinion.  Right or wrong.  And maybe listening to the book “Be Fear-less” has put me over the edge.
  • Smoking can affect the shape of taste buds and also affect vascularization, or the formation of blood vessels, he says. “Nicotine may cause functional and morphological alterations” of taste buds “without severely affecting their number,” Pavlos and colleagues write.  E-cigarettes are not good for you.  Thank you for stopping smoking, but please stop these too.
    • Besides nicotine, e-cigarettes can contain harmful and potentially harmful ingredients, including:
      • ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs.
      • flavorants such as diacetyl, a chemical linked to serious lung disease.
      • volatile organic compounds.
      • heavy metals, such as nickel, tin, and lead.
  • When taste buds don’t work right, you use more salt.  Reduce sodium: A high-sodium diet can trigger kidney stones because it increases the amount of calcium in your urine. Here are the steps, are you following them?  I know you don’t like water, but it is the best thing for you.  Maybe it is time to drink it anyway, like we tell the grandkids to eat their vegetables and cut down on sugar.  You use 3 spoons of sugar in your coffee because your taste buds don’t work right.  It is not making the taste the priority, it is about the food being good for your body.
  • Next time the grandkids come over, the TV will be off and we will role model no screen time.  You spend too much time laying in bed and your chair watching TV or on your I-phone.  So many things need to be done around the house.  I try, but get lazy as I figure why.  I need help. Thank you!! Ok, will practice what I preach and get back to making face masks.