Entries by Md_@dmin

Follow Up

Dawn was just beginning to break as I got out of bed. Sleep had been scarce, and I needed a shower to get me going. I took a deep breath to help calm my thoughts. It has been 40 days since Tom’s last doctor appointment. I hadn’t really counted until today. Today he gets a […]

Cold or Flu

The common cold is big business. An estimated $3 billion a year is spent on over the counter medications for the common cold. There are multiple different options for a variety of symptoms. Do you take a capsule, a tablet, a liquid or an effervescent? You can choose to address just one symptom with this […]

Self Care Review

The start of a new year is often a time of reflection and introspection. A time to set goals, create vision boards and start shiny new planners. It is also the perfect time for a Self Care ReviewTM. Balanced health requires that we are both reactive and proactive. Being reactive is easy, when we realize […]

Winter Solstice Is Near

It is a time to turn inwards, to be quiet and introspective. A time to sleep longer, rest and contemplate our lives. Winter Solstice is near. On December 21st, the winter solstice will mark the shortest day and the longest night of the year. The sun appears at its lowest point in the sky, and […]

Ringing Out

We were sitting in the waiting room again, but this time was different, this was the last one. The last chemo treatment in Tom’s regimen. I look over at Tom and can see the toll this has taken on him. His face is thin, and he looks tired, he gets winded easily and there are […]

5 Myths About Cholesterol

Do you know that cholesterol is not all bad, in fact there is “good” cholesterol? Well, here it is. Let me bust some common cholesterol myths right now starting with the myth that “cholesterol is cholesterol” because it’s not. Depending on which of its buddies cholesterol is floating through your blood with makes a massive […]

Stress Free Holiday

The holidays are here – a time of year that’s known for its stress. You probably have several invitations to gatherings, a long list of people you need to send holiday cards to, and the daunting task of braving the shopping mall crowds to find gifts for your loved ones. All of this, on top […]

Gluten Free Thanksgiving

There are over 3 million Americans that follow a gluten free diet these days. Chances are you already know someone that eats gluten free. You may even have a gluten free eater at your table this holiday season. Eating gluten free is much easier today than it was when I discovered my own gluten intolerance […]