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Results With Low Impact Exercise
Published March 23, 2023 7:37pm in Sherri McMillan
Low impact does not mean low intensity. Some bodies just can’t tolerate high impact movements, so it’s important to understand that there are many ways to achieve health and fitness results and give yourself an incredible workout without exposing your body to high impact forces.  Low Impact Exercises Cardio There are plenty of activities, such as walking, biking, hiking, rowing,...Read post...
Aiding Cats with Anal Gland Issues
Published March 19, 2023 6:00am in Cat Tales
The anal glands, sometimes called anal sacs, are two small pouches situated on either side of a cat’s anus -- at approximately the four o’clock and eight o’clock positions. Both sacs’ walls are lined with sweat glands that produce and store a foul-smelling fluid that is subsequently released through small ducts located just inside the anus. Although these distinctive secretions...Read post...
Freezer Breakfast Burritos with Sausage, Eggs and Salsa Verde
Published March 18, 2023 10:03pm in Home Made
They say the secret to having it all is believing you already do. If this is true, it must be why I feel most content when I have a well stocked freezer, full of things that are deliciously on hand and ready to heat. Yes, I love cooking, but I don’t love having to cook every night. Plus, I really like having something to look forward to. Nothing gives me greater joy that knowing I have...Read post...
Glusenkamp Perez seeks Southwest Washington’s input on 2023 Farm Bill
Published March 17, 2023 3:53pm in All Politics is Local
The Farm Bill is set to be renewed this year, and Rep. Marie Glusenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, has been exploring options for Southwest Washington to benefit from the legislation totaling almost half a trillion dollars through 2028.  The Farm Bill — renewed every five years — dictates federal spending on food assistance programs and agriculture aid. As a member of the House Agriculture...Read post...
Hydrogen bill headed to Senate
Published March 17, 2023 1:56pm in All Politics is Local
State lawmakers have been working long hours to pass bills through the House and Senate before the legislature adjourns April 23. Among the bills moving forward is House Bill 1729, sponsored by 20th District Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia. If approved, the bill would help Washington to become an international hydrogen hub by creating and expanding tax incentives for developing and selling...Read post...
What’s Best? Eat More or Less Frequently?
Published March 15, 2023 5:58pm in Sherri McMillan
We’ve been told eating smaller meals and snacks more regularly throughout the day is the best way to eat for weight loss. In contrast, more people are adopting an intermittent fasting approach to health and weight loss. So, what are we to believe? Michelle Alencar, PHD in Nutrition and Fabio Comana, MA, MS in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition and faculty instructor at San Diego State...Read post...
Steak and Stout Pie
Published March 12, 2023 11:02am in Home Made
Shamrocks and shillelaghs, it’s the wearing of the green! Everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, especially when it comes to celebrating. Make something feast- worthy with this spectacular Steak and Stout Pie. It’s cozy, company fare for sure, but you don’t need a special occasion to make this impressive dish. It’s easy enough that you can make it tonight. The steak and...Read post...
Abbarno bill passes the House, now headed to Senate
Published March 10, 2023 4:47pm in All Politics is Local
On Tuesday, the state House of Representatives unanimously approved House Bill 1004 sponsored by Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia. Also known as Zach’s Law, the bill would require state agencies and local government to place signs warning of drowning hazards and cold-water shock when replacing signs or erecting signs near dangerous water hazards. Abbarno’s bill is named in honor of...Read post...
Perez gets national media attention for bipartisan views
Published March 10, 2023 3:59pm in All Politics is Local
“A New Voice for Winning Back Lost Democratic Voters.” That was the headline from a New York Times column last week, referring to Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, who has caught national media attention for her ability to garner bipartisan support through her support of middle-class, working people. Perez has mainly stuck to her campaign promises in her first few months in...Read post...
Spring Conditioning
Published March 8, 2023 7:42pm in Sherri McMillan
Spring is almost here and that means we can look forward to longer days and warmer weather. We’ll often experience a surge of energy and many of us will start dusting off our golf clubs, tennis racquets, hiking boots and bikes.  If you’ve been dormant all winter, it’s important to spend some time making sure your body is ready for all the outdoor activities. Here’s a list of areas...Read post...
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