Royal Mail should stop blaming Covid for delivery failures, says Ofcom

Royal Mail cannot keep blaming the coronavirus pandemic for failing to make deliveries on time as its performance is falling “well short of where it should be”, the postal regulator has said. Ofcom said an investigation found that Royal Mail failed to meet several of its annual delivery targets, including only 82% of first class … Read more

Answers to December Quiz Plus … a recipe for a quick Minestrone Soup

Hello there, I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s quiz. Many thanks to all those who read the post and special thanks to those who took time to comment. ~ beautiful Poinsettia ~ Did you know the answers? Well, as promised here are the answers to the seven questions. For ease I have repeated the questions … … Read more

Ex-San Antonio police officer charged with attempted murder for shooting teen at McDonald’s

Ex San Antonio police officer charged with attempted murder for shooting teen at McDonalds

Bexar County District Attorney Joe Gonzales announced Thursday that a grand jury has charged former San Antonio police officer James Brennand with attempt murder over the Oct. 2 shooting of an unarmed teenager. Image courtesy of Bexar County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook Dec. 1 (UPI) — A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a former San Antonio … Read more

Type 1 leaflet in public clinics – South Africans with Diabetes

Alongside the diabetes basics leaflet we developed, we also created a leaflet specifically for those living with Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 leaflet – TIME This Type 1 leaflet in public clinics should help those who need to manage insulin injections – it’s the second layer of foundational diabetes education. It is designed to work … Read more

Is Type 2 Diabetes an Autoimmune Disease?

Historically speaking, type 2 diabetes has always been recognized as a metabolic disorder, often triggered by lifestyle behaviors and genetics.  As opposed to type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disease (with no known prevention and no cure), prediabetes and type 2 diabetes were always viewed by researchers as something to “prevent”.  But more research … Read more

Diabetes Health Type 1 & 2: Top 3 Holiday Tips for Diabetics – Diabetes Health

 “It’s tough enough to make it through the holiday season without gaining weight. People with diabetes face a bigger challenge with the upcoming parties and family gatherings,” says Nadia Al-Samarrie. Planning for a festive holiday party goes a long way. Once you make these tips a habit, going to parties will not derail you from maintaining good … Read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Over the past year I get questions about some of the things that I use and decided to make a Holiday Gift Guide 2022! These products are things that I use on a regular basis.  Please note, I have two affiliate links and will disclose those items below on the list.  Cooking for One Cookbook … Read more

Can People With Diabetes Consume Sports Drinks

As we age, it is common to be treated for more than one medical condition at a time, for example, diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis. To manage these conditions, patients are often prescribed more than one medication to be taken each day. However, taking multiple medications can be challenging to work into your daily … Read more

Crunchers Party Mix!

The best part of a party is enjoying what everyone else is having but not hurting your weight loss goals! The beauty of this recipe is that it works for any occasion or even just an at home movie night with the family! Next time you’ve got a gathering of friends break out a pretty bowl … Read more