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Back to "blogging!"

I had not realised how long it was since I last posted a blog until JW and Jennie posted their recent blogs.

This year has just flown by. 328 more words


A New Beginning?

In April of 1998, I went to St. Joseph Hospital, Towson, Maryland, for an Angioplasty. Instead, I had a stent placed in an artery. Four months later I had to return and have that stent reopened because it had collapsed. 1,005 more words


Processed meats: they're yummy but stay away from them

This is turning into healthcare week on the blog it seems. A lot of health-related items seem to be filling my e-mail box, hopefully they can help you, although my intent here is to write more about food than health because health science is a moving target that I don’t often completely trust. 165 more words

Eating Out

The thin black snake that heals

“May I have a look at your groin?” The question was disconcerting – especially since I was in bed, and it was asked by a comely young lady. 889 more words

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Two stents heavier

So, on Saturday my wife needed to pop into part of Chester hospital so while I waited I thought I’d pop into A&E just to see if there was a queue. 1,338 more words


Heredity vs. environment for heart disease: which do you think causes it?

I started this blog after having an angioplasty in 2012 because current medical science thinks what we eat, our food environement, can impact such things as how or if cholesterol builds up in our arteries to cause the type of major blockages I experienced. 210 more words