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Benefits of Santai: One Year Later

**I began to write this post a few weeks back but decided to hold off posting it in case it was just beginner’s luck….but it’s held up so far!** 1,014 more words

Muay Thai

Children need the EPA’s carbon pollution standard

This post, from guest blogger Samantha Ahdoot, originally appeared in the August 21 edition of the Fairfax County Times. I’ve written about the threat that increasing summer temperatures poses for people who have to work outdoors in ; here, Dr. 653 more words


The Need to Puff

During our last visit to the Asthma clinic on 22 July (the day we reg for p1)… i was telling the dr that i feel that Hayden’s asthma is uncontrolled. 347 more words


Flights, Peanuts, Allergic Kids -- More Notes From an Anxious Mom

It’s been a worrisome month in the food allergy community. In two separate incidents, a little girl experienced anaphylaxis aboard an airplane as a result of a life-threatening nut allergy. 1,595 more words

Food Allergy

Columbian Cedars (Adulthood)

The lights come up
and revolution starts on time, many shadows laid in spare.
The two brothers hack down trees
and roll them cascading
crashing white washed forts… 115 more words

Another hospital trip

Kaiden’s wheezing turned into another hospital trip. He woke up Tuesday morning having a lot of difficulty to breathe. At the time I had a hard time deciding to take him in or not. 331 more words


Hmmm. Where to start. I went away for a few days with my family in the UK on a last minute road trip. It was an adventure and good fun,but during that time, I gained 5lbs and ended up in A&E having an asthma attack! 256 more words