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Post Mastectomy Exercises

My partner has been asking me about how I can prepare my body for the surgery it’s about to go through and what I can do afterwards. 272 more words

Angelina Jolie

We could make a song and a dance about it right?

I haven’t made this blog very personal yet – only because I don’t want it to turn into another one of those blogs except… the sooner that I come to my operation the more I feel I need to talk about my experience even if it is just so that it’s on… 131 more words

Angelina Jolie

PKD Sufferers Left in The Dark

With the exception of the PKD foundation website, there is little information to be found about poly-cystic kidney disease.  It’s one of the reasons I began writing this blog.   330 more words

PKD

The difference between genetic and hereditary

In the previous post, where I dealt with selection and cultural transmission, I asserted that genetic and hereditary are not synonymous. I would like to explore this topic a little further. 1,254 more words

Culture

Sickle Cell In My Home

What is Sickle Cell Disease? Without looking up some fancy, smancy, scientific, confusing definition, I’ll tell you what I understand this disease to be. Normal blood cells flow through our veins round in shape and full of oxygen– happy! 826 more words

Temptations

Extracts from Arcana Coelestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg

It is well known that the Lord underwent and endured the most grievous temptations …, temptations so great that He fought alone and by His own power against the whole of hell. 173 more words

Emanuel Swedenborg

Alcohol on the brain

Alcohol use is both a celebrated tradition and a glaring problem in the U.S. and worldwide. Nearly 7.2 percent of Americans older than 18 had an alcohol use disorder in 2012, according to the… 433 more words

Brain