Did you know uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to chronic kidney disease?
Neither did I, that is until I found myself in ICU with acute kidney failure six years ago. 791 more words
We all know that old habits die hard. Mastering a new skill is a lot easier than unlearning ingrained beliefs and behaviors. It’s a lot less demanding to incorporate a weekly juice cleanse day into our diet than it is to give up smoking. 718 more words
I awoke to the soft music of the alarm on my phone. 6:00 am. I quickly silenced it and rolled over. The start of another day…. 4,158 more words
Last April I
ran completed a half marathon. To say it was hard on my body would be an understatement. When I told my doctor and trainer at the gym (after the fact) they both gave me a stern talk that ended with a promise to pull me off any machine that resembled similar motion. 635 more words