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Some non-food ways of managing stress

Stress is an unavoidable part of life. Therefore, it’s important to recognize the devastating physiological, mental, emotional, spiritual and social impact it ensues on our lives.    654 more words

Weight Loss

A Very Long Needle Inserted A Very Long Time

Six weeks of impatience, little sleep, and no small amount of pain have passed. Ninety eternal minutes in the orthopedic surgeon’s waiting room prior to being seen culminated in an eight minute appointment and a road, only somewhat twisted, to recovery. 611 more words

Muscular Dystrophy

Written in Skin

If I could I would say to Mr Shelton,

‘When I was 17 and at an Anglican school

I had 50 cortisone injections in my face… 78 more words

General Sprays

Diabetes vs. Cortisone

This has not been a good week for me and Dear Diabetes.

In the last five days I have had 55-60 total units of insulin shooting through my body. 855 more words

Wrapping up week 1...

Yesterday was a wellness day. I had my annual physical (my numbers looked great), I met with the podiatrist, and had a 90-minute total body massage. 255 more words


No Surgery for Labral Tear

I was sure surgery was the only option.

Last week I received word that my MRI came back positive for a small labral tear in the right hip. 693 more words


I went to the “better” podiatrist today to get my CT scan results and maybe, just maybe, some relief for my left ankle.

Ha, ha,ha! 176 more words