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The Somewhat Tarnished Gold Standard

This post is exclusively HM’s. It is being introduced here before the final two posts on “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World” by Drs. 1,117 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Relapse or "dip"?

A few days ago Sara started to shows signs of decline.  The ups and downs of her issues are not new to me — even at her worst Sara had “good days” and “bad days” – so I am used to seeing the pendulum swing in extremes on a regular basis. 694 more words

Chronic Fatigue

Let's Talk Vomit

My first (and only) successful pregnancy was rife with complications from the get-go.  I lost more than 20 pounds in my first trimester because I developed this awful rare condition called… 562 more words

High Risk Pregnancy

"It's all in her head"

Last Summer  we took Sara to a Neurologist (our last hope for being told what was happening to her) and we were told that everything she was reporting was “in her head”.  821 more words


Sleeping Beauty

Many parents look forward to that point in the evening when they can tuck their kids into bed and have an hour or two of uninterrupted time.  1,038 more words


The heart (and the gut) know their reasons, that reason cannot tell

Last night, it was so warm and humid, I left the window open, but by morning the temperature had dropped and shards of rain rattled against the skylight. 1,176 more words

Brain And Gut