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Hospitalizations, deaths from heart disease, stroke drop in last decade

http://ift.tt/1w7gOI0 U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research. Furthermore, risks of dying for people who went to the hospital within a year decreased about 21 percent for unstable angina, 23 percent for heart attacks and 13 percent for heart failure and stroke.

Nothing Like Humiliation to Make You Sober?

Hopefully? I’m pretty sure definitely because it was NOT PRETTY.

Allergies can remain dormant for a long time. The humiliation? I thought I’d try having some beer again after it made me so sick a couple of years ago. 321 more words

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When IS Rock Bottom?

Hopefully you can try and follow this Post because it will not be written so well.  Brief too.  Sickness.  Oh, sickness.

How many times do you say you’ve hit “Rock Bottom” when you’re really just sinking further and further down the ocean.   749 more words

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Darling, Can't You Hear Me SOS?

It’s now been officially a week since I have been admitted to Johns Hopkins. Although Rave and I both had tingly spidey-senses that a hospital trip was close at hand, we had no idea what we were in for. 427 more words


Prelude to a post about what life with a kock pouch was REALLY like for me..

Three years around this time, I had made the decision to have my 5th kock pouch removed. If you’ve been following me at all, you know that was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make. 471 more words

Knife Meet Skin Meet Hospital Meet Stitches

There are worse things I could do
Than chug eight drinks, do a cutting or two
Even though I know I’m trashy and no good… 139 more words


PAs Gotta Go to Rehab...Yeah, Yeah, Yeah.

I can no longer do it on my own. Not llike before? I’m going through so much triggerery shit read now, but so what?

Well, it’s a perfect time for an addict (that would be me!) to completely get run over the bandwagon she I feel off it. 254 more words

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