Pink Slime? ... Smiffbib! (Im still not eating it)

Did you freak out when you read it?? I mean … We don’t frequent fast food joints often anyways… trying to achieve a goal of 75% organic in our diet … But when they announced the schools were using it??...more

Living a healthy lifestyle is about saying yes to life!

Living a healthy lifestyle is about saying yes to life! It’s not just about eating the proper food, getting regular excecise or reducing alcohol/cigarettes... It’s about the choices you make that give you the opportunity to feel your best.I am in the midst of training for our special Charity Crossing (, and this got me thinking about the simple things we can do to feel our best every day.Here are few things we can start doing right now:...more

MS Medications Restore Function

A diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis, MS is overwhelming and can trigger thoughts of being confined in a wheelchair, inability to walk and enjoy life. People like Nina (not her real name) who was diagnosed over 15 years ago is working as a nurse, on her feet and though tired after an 8 hour shift, still has enough energy to make dinner for her family. ...more

Carol's Health Care Plan

Obamacare may go down, in full or part, by the Supreme Court's ruling this summer. There doesn't appear to be a plan "B" waiting in the wings. Well, wait no longer, because here's one plan....more

Fun With Health

While I like to have fun with health, I take health topics very seriously.  By seriously, I mean that I use research-based medical science to answer questions and as the foundation of the blogs I write.  And, when someone asks me a question, I believe that a timely and factual response is what is required - nothing laughable about that, for sure.  ...more
golf for me can be the best non exercise exercising there is.  there's nothing like being in the ...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” to Have Dreams Come True 3-20-12

The efforts made now based on your creative and intellectual inspiration should prove invaluable in the near future.It’s all about the energy you produce with your current potential, and the inertia you’ve gained in moving forward.Opposing Energies: arguments, faithlessness, negativity, worryStick to your plans, no vacillating.Steer clear of negative influences, in particular those that disagree or interfere with your plans.Let go of self-doubt in order to strengthen your vision for the future....more

A 21st Century War on Women – Really?

Why? Colleagues, friends and family of both genders and all political persuasions continue to shake our heads in disbelief. The dialogue today is stunning.  Shocking. Are we really going to have a “new” discussion about women’s role in society, reproductive rights and ability to think for ourselves?...more

"My Right Eye" Series Interlude: One More Poem

Here is another brief interlude in the "My Right Eye" series—a poem that I wrote when I was an English and Creative Writing student at Oberlin College. This was published in 1990 in The Plum Creek Review, the student literary journal....more