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My oldest son loves to hunt and fish.  He is a true outdoorsman.  Consequently, we have more venison in our freezer than I know what to do with.

It’s a shame too, that only two of the boys like it.  Hubs came home and shared a story about a client telling him a story about his Brother-In-Law or some such, and the nasty parasites that almost ended his life from poorly cooked venison.

That did it for him, and me as well, although I do think that was a rare occurrence.  Tons of people eat venison and love it!  It’s popular in restaurants throughout Scotland.  Too gamey for me, however.  So what’s a girl to do with all this venison?  Well, the ground venison I was given a fantastic chili recipe for (no, really–it barely tastes like venison–and it’s cooked for a REALLY long time, ensuring all critters are dead)…

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Kelly Wiggains

A few weeks ago, I put this picture on Instagram:

A discussion followed on Facebook about my needing to post recipes on my blog, which led to a discussion about the futility of this for the following reasons:

1. I am way too lazy to take step-by-step pictures of the food I cook.

2. I have three children. A normal meal prep includes refereeing arguments, answering the question “What are we having for dinner?” more times than is ever necessary, replacing batteries on random electronic equipment and keeping baby sister from EATING RAW BREAD DOUGH (gag). Why would I add staged photography to this?

2. I make essentially the same things every week.

3. Nothing I make is all that special (says the girl who just titled this post with “Magic Sauce”).

4. Almost anything I cook is either stupid simple or found on the internet (from legit food blogs…

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The Things You Need To Know After Your Doctor Says You Have Tinnitus 642302

You might have wondered many times on how you will be able to continue living with this horrible ringing in your ear. It just came on one day and has not stopped since then. boulderphil Luckily this article will be able to give you some input on what could be done to help you with your tinnitus.

Get a nutritionist on your medical team and ask them what they recommend to help curb the symptoms of your tinnitus. They’ll give you advice, which will lower your body weight, reduce your blood pressure, and help you to fall asleep at night. Don’t be surprised if they take both caffeine and salt out of your diet completely! If you suffer from tinnitus, it is important that you avoid stress as much as humanly possible. Stress is very harmful to your body and has a negative effect on all diseases, tinnitus included. Take time to walk and meditate, listen to peaceful music, or participate in any activity that you enjoy and find soothing. When you’re ready for bed you need to literally leave your worries at your bedroom door so your tinnitus won’t keep you up at night. When you get to the door turn around and say “Thank you, worry, but it’s time for bed” and shut the door on it. This will help you fall asleep quickly and have a good rest. Carnatic Classical Music Instrumental Free Download Look at your diet and try removing food groups one by one to see if any of them are aggravating your tinnitus. For example, a dairy intolerance can make the symptoms of tinnitus worse, as can caffeine and high sodium intake. Work though your foods one by one and look for any improvement.

Be patient when taking medications to deal with tinnitus. What many tinnitus patients do not realize is that it is common for these medications to take awhile to settle in, which is why they stop taking them so quickly. It is important to continue taking the medication and you will see positive results, soon. A common cause of tinnitus is an infection of the ear that can be treated with medication. boulderphil These infections can be serious, and should be addressed by a doctor. Many people have found relief from their chronic tinnitus from taking nutritional supplements and herbal alternatives. Although there is almost no scientific evidence to back up these claims, people have found some relief using vitamin B complex, mineral supplements with calcium, magnesium, zinc, and herbal extracts like ginkgo biloba. Wash, dry and fold. Not only will doing the laundry keep you busy, but the constant sound from the clothes dryer silences annoying tinnitus ringing. For those who suffer from tinnitus, retraining themselves is a necessary part of helping themselves. By doing a simple household task like laundry, they learn to ignore the agonizing noises in their head.

As you can see, people have been able to do a variety of things to try to help themselves if they have tinnitus. Even if you can not totally make it go away, there are at least things that you can do that will help you with adjusting things to make it less noticeable.