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1-Year Ago Today...

As I checked my facebook profile this morning they decided to let me know what I posted on facebook exactly one year ago today… and they reminded me that I spent a lot of last August at the hospital while my tiny little cub underwent yet another procedure. 395 more words

Life three years after angioplasty

Three years ago today, I was having heart surgery and didn’t know if I’d survive the day.

And now, as I write this, I’m on a plane flying away for a long weekend get-away with my wife. 453 more words

Eating Out

Poppy and the little fisherman

One day when I was a small girl my dad took me fishing. There was this little creek not far from our home where smooth, rounded rocks covered the banks and you could wade across without much trouble. 1,908 more words

Angioplasty and stents : Is it worth undergoing for?

In 1978 swiss physician described a new procedure for the treatment of coronary artery disease( popularly known as heart blockages) : Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), popularly known as angioplasty. 972 more words

Preventive Medicine And Ayurveda

Getting On With It

It’s been a while since my last blog entry and to be honest it’s probably the first time since then that I’ve felt it’s time to blog. 324 more words


Shiny New Parts

In my previous post, I touched on some new health issues. Before moving on to more interesting things, I’ll just update briefly. I have two stents now. 177 more words


Bye bye trans fats -- the FDA finally lowers the hammer

Trans fats, which unfortunately Americans have been eating for the past half century or so, are finally being banned from U.S. foods. The Food and Drug Administration finally has set a deadline for the complete elimination of partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of trans fats in our diets, from things like cake frosting, microwave popcorn, cakes, cookies and other things we used to think tasted good. 182 more words

Eating Out