My Kid Was Bitten by a Tick, Now What?!

My family spends a great deal of time outside. We run through the woods, we play in the gardens; we dig holes and look for worms. Not much has changed in the analog version of childhood fun since I was a kid. Except for ticks. ...more
There are so many cases here that many labs are back logged. It is easier to treat with meds and ...more

Like a butterfly

I have never used a blog before so I am not sure I know what I am doing. My purpose for being on here is to start a Health and Wellness program for me in order to lose weight and be healthier. Any suggestions from anyone will be welcome. I am just short of 5 ft. and weigh 207 lbs.  and have FMS. I want to start by using a 1500 calorie diet and start walking....more
Good morning. My memory is not so good sometime. The name of my poem is "In the Autumn of my ...more

Blood Brother: The Gene That Rocked My Family

In the fall of 2010, as my brother was dying of colon cancer, I learned a terrifying secret. He also had Huntington's disease, a horrific brain disorder that is passed down in families. ...more
wdolderer Thank you for your kindness and for sharing your story about your friend. I'm so glad ...more

My Enemy

Jump for Stronger Bones

Stress may sound like a bad thing when it comes to our health, but when it comes to our bone health, stress is a good thing.  Our bones are living tissue and they adapt when stressed, which is good for them. New research indicates that most people don't put the stress on their bones needed to stay healthy. Brisk walking simply isn't enough to have the impact our bones need....more

Society Obligates Poor Body Image

Originally published on ChapterTK.comI am living proof that being small does not save a person from criticizing their body or having ‘fat days.’ Almost every day, I follow the process I wrote about in Naked Salvation. Some days, it’s a struggle to find beauty in that mirror....more

Please Help Spread the Word – Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Conference Dallas, Texas 6/7/14

Last week I had the pleasure to receive a pleasant comment on my blog with a small request from a young lady to help spread word of the North Texas Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Conference that will be held June 7, 2014....more

An Open Letter To Nurses

Dear Nursing Staff,...more

#StopHIVTogether 'Masonia'

This post is made possible by support from the Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign. Educate yourself #StopHIVTogetherAll opinions are my own.I'm Dwana of Houseonahillorg ~ Healthier Happier You!Healthier Happier You Reviews...more

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