Inspiration and support to live your healthiest life.
The true games begin tonight as we begin the Paralympics in London. These athletes have overcome barriers, continue to train and are the best of the best. Watching them compete exemplifies in my mind the meaning of what dedication is. They personify the goal of being the best you…Continue
Added by Beth Battaglino on August 29, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
My nest is about to be undeniably, starkly empty. We settled my younger daughter in her dorm room this past weekend, and my older one heads to Germany in a few days for a semester abroad. My husband leaves for business in England just as the older daughter leaves. It will be me, the dog and the cat—and, no…Continue
Swept under the rug of Fibro…
Posted on August 27, 2012 by swansonmjs
I was like most Fibromites who struggled to get someone to believe them that there was something really wrong. First there was exhaustion, depression, anxiety, insomnia, body aches and pains. Results: Nothing found ~ It must be stress of dealing with the increased work load and a family crisis.
Next, I had a terrible jaw ache and migraines. After seeing a Dentist, a specialist, an Optometrist, a…Continue
Dear Women Everywhere,
My experience with the menopause has been interesting and debilitating at the same time.
After seeing a mental health expert because of my 'condition' I started to keep a diary which resulted in me publising it on itunes, smashwords, kobo and amazon as a sort of collection of thoughts. Like a blog. It was very cathartic and very funny. …Continue
Added by RustyBernard on August 24, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
It’s been ten years since the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) hormone trials announced that there was an increase in breast cancer, heart attacks and strokes with the use of hormone therapy. …Continue
Are you suffering from hot flashes, night sweats, or cranky moods? Feeling hopeless, apprehensive, or deep sadness for prolonged periods? If so, you may be suffering from perimenopausal…Continue
This summer has been a hot one (although we probably say that every summer). A couple weeks ago I had a tennis match in 90 degree weather, so I stopped on the way to grab a gatorade. I was drawn away from the brightly colored beverages towards the selection of coconut water. I had heard that coconut water is great…Continue
Added by Julie on August 17, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Most couples not only want to grow old together. They want to grow better.
Over 13.5 million self-help books addressing relationships were purchased last year. People read books ranging from The Divorce Remedy to Strangling Your Husband is not an Option. If you are motivated to improve your relationship, you might try a potent but easily overlooked step – Looking at Your Partner...
Before you discard this as absurd or absurdly simple, it is…Continue
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Added by Purple on August 14, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Breast cancer remains the leading cancer in U.S. women. Over the last decade headlines have warned us that alcohol consumption, including wine, can increase the risk of breast cancer.
A recent study in the…Continue
Is this you? (btw; Can't think of a Title-in a deep fog)
Do you . . .…Continue
Added by Lissa J on August 13, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Arriving at work the other day my Manager greeted me with “you look like hell”, then proceeded to ask the following Migraine?, No Sleep?, Pain?, Been Crying?
My response –…Continue
This is Daisy, my brother's lab mix that he's had for well over a decade now. She is a wonderful and well-trained dog and has been his faithful companion since college. The whole family loves her and knows, as we see her coat turning more white and her playing become a little less vigorous, that we need to treasure…Continue
It would seem that hope, which is broadly defined as an emotional state that promotes the belief in a positive outcome, is in inherent…Continue
Added by Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips on August 6, 2012 at 12:50am — No Comments