Tags » Hospitalizations

What it's like when your child on chemo gets a fever

Most, if not all, people on chemo have a protocol that has to be followed every time they get a fever. This is because a fever can be a sign of an infection, and many people have periods of time, if not the entire time, that they are on chemo that their bodies don’t have the ability to fight off such infections. 705 more words

Fever Visits

This Winter, Don’t Check In

We have a front row seat when it comes to what’s trending in the lives of Dover seniors and we’ve noticed a pattern: every winter, hospitalizations spike off the charts. 300 more words


A Note From Addiction Central

In my last Post I said I was going to AA.

That entire prospect is scaring the shit out of me right now. My head is spinning and racing, questioning, … 444 more words

Facts About Patient Anonymous

Change is hard

2014 presented a lot of change for me.

There were some personnel changes in the program I attend and it was hard getting adjusted to new people.   590 more words


Flu Update: More Hospitalizations In Iowa

Flu activity is on the rise in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Public Health reports cases of influenza have been confirmed in every region of the state and is now categorized as widespread, the highest level. 258 more words


Getting Fit in the New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, lots of people will be making those often ill-fated “resolutions” in the eleventh hour, promises that they will better themselves in every possible way, eliminating any bad habits for good.  1,612 more words

Crohn’s Disease

Getting Sober, Detox and Withdrawal

I was Tweeting that this would be the FINAL TIME.  Yes.  THE LAST TIME I would get sober.  As they say, “You can’t trust an addict?” 477 more words

Facts About Patient Anonymous