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Rosemary Boggs

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Practically Active: Bracing up with new ankle support

posted: 06/22/2015 2:33 a.m. Discuss

I am braced for change. If you read this column regularly, you know that, in addition to diabetes, I have been struggling with a foot problem not uncommon among diabetics, Charcot neuroarthropathy. It affects the bones in my right ankle and foot.

Superb sushi al a Sherwood

posted: 06/18/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

When my son and I get a hankering for sushi rolls, we often head off to our local big-chain grocery where they sell a reasonably priced selection that is tasty and fresh. It's made right there by real live people.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Diabetes study links poor, mobile tech

posted: 06/08/2015 1:45 a.m. Comment 1

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 miles per gallon.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Ankle-foot brace needs special care

posted: 05/25/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Foot brace offers surgery alternative

posted: 05/11/2015 1:52 a.m. Comment 1

You have brains in your head, You have feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself any direction you choose. -- Dr. Seuss

Practically Active: Doctor pieces together foot puzzle

posted: 04/27/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Bucket list items should be meaningful, feasible

posted: 04/06/2015 2:02 a.m. Discuss

I turned 52 a couple of weeks ago and as many people do on their birthdays, I reflected on my life. There seems to be something about adding a number that makes people evaluate all they've accomplished.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: For diabetics, middle ground is a livable option

posted: 03/23/2015 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Pasta doesn't make you fat. It's how much pasta you eat that makes you fat.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Insomnia, diabetes often create a vicious cycle

posted: 03/09/2015 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Foot troubles exacerbate fear of slipping on ice

posted: 02/23/2015 1:44 a.m. Discuss

I'm always afraid my feet will fly out from under me when I'm getting out of my car on ice.

Smoky, saucy, Cabot 'cue aplenty

posted: 02/19/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

In 1995 "The Natural State" was officially adopted as Arkansas' state nickname. But I think it's also unofficially safe to say that Arkansas is "The Barbecue State." From one corner to another you'll find restaurants offering pork, chicken, ribs and brisket served different ways.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Making the most of a sweetie-centric celebration

posted: 02/09/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely.

Practically Active: SleevesUp blood donation campaign rolls in

posted: 01/26/2015 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Inclement weather and flu season tend to depress blood donations. All blood types are needed, but especially O negative, A negative and B negative.

Fake train, real gravy at Gail's Diner

posted: 01/22/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

There's just something special about a diner. There are many restaurants that call themselves a diner these days. But according to Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, a diner is a small, informal and inexpensive restaurant that looks like a railroad car.

PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Readers outline strategies to lose weight in 2015

posted: 01/12/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Is fat really the worst thing a human being can be? Is fat worse than vindictive, jealous, shallow, vain, boring, evil or cruel? Not to me.

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