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Curbing That Craving

UNITED STATES—I know I’m not the only one who is guilty of this. You know how you have those situations where you’re not really hungry, but for some reason you cannot resist that temptation to snack. It is almost like having a moment of boredom can cause one to snack when in reality, they don’t even want to snack...

Home Cooked Meal Vs. Fast Food

UNITED STATES—There are just those days that you do not feel like slaving in the kitchen. I don’t mean that literally, but I know so many people who will do almost anything to prevent from having to cook. Myself on the other hand, I enjoy cooking in the kitchen; I just hate doing it when I’m super exhausted. I...

MyMedicare.gov Account Is Important To Processing Medicare Claims

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni, my husband recently retired from his job and because I’m over 65, I needed to sign up for Medicare. I had to go to the local Social Security with the Request for Employment Information signed my husband’s HR department to sign up for Medicare Part B. I asked if I needed to do anything else and...

Celebrating Mom

UNITED STATES—In a few short days one of the busiest days for eating out, purchasing flowers, candies, clothing, jewelry and so many other things will dawn on us. No, I’m not talking about Christmas; I’m referring to Mother’s Day. It is a big holiday where we take a few moments to show appreciation to the woman who brought us...

Does Medicare Pay For At Home Recovery After A Transplant?

UNITED STATES— Reader Alert: This week, I received a shocking text message from one of Toni Says® Medicare Supplement clients that I would like to share with the Toni Says® readers. You may never know when you or one of your family members will experience a life changing medical diagnosis. The text reads: Toni: I need to put together a...

Thinking Rationally

UNITED STATES—Sometimes in the heat of the moment we just say things not realizing what we just said could have a dramatic impact on others, as well as ourselves. This got me thinking. A lot of the time we just talk without thinking, but why is that? Why don’t we take a few moments to process our thoughts before...

John Singleton, A Master Behind The Lens

HOLLYWOOD—The passing of Hollywood writer, producer and director John Singleton this week thru me for an absolute loop. It just seemed to come out of nowhere and this guy was so young. He was only 51, and died from complications after he suffered a stroke. His family made a plea for many in the African-American community who suffer from...

Glued To Social Media And Technology

UNITED STATES—My sister shared something with me that baffled me: my niece is so drawn to her phone that she would be on it all day if it never had to be charged. She was sharing a story about how her daughter was supposed to be sleep as she had school the next morning. Granted, my niece is only...

What Happened To Healthy Debates?

UNITED STATES—I remember in high school I was a member of the debate team and the one thing I learned is that when you debate someone you have to listen to the other side of the argument. You cannot just focus on your argument because there are pros and cons to everything. You might say, well, what does that...

Do Pence And Graham Eat Bacon?

UNITED STATES—A while ago I picked up the Bible out of a curiosity to read what I previously had had no interest. It didn’t take me long to realize that it was not something I wanted to pursue further after Genesis 3:16. When God punished Eve for her sins by dooming all women to severe pain during childbirth, I...
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