To run away? A child’s question

So, this parenting post is more of an observation than anything. I read a library book to the kids today about a character not feeling respected enough and wanting to go off on his own adventure, alone. He went. As he was off on his adventure he encountered a bunch of dangerous and frightening experiences.Continue reading “To run away? A child’s question”

The Dreaded Question: Are you done?

The dreaded question: Are you done? It could mean many things but people ask me wanting know whether I’m done having kids.     NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS!!! After all, it’s my life, my body, my wallet! However, I am not rude or crass so I explain.(sigh) I come from a fairly large family ofContinue reading “The Dreaded Question: Are you done?”

I cured my thyroid without a single prescription pill!

  I CURED my thyroid disease without a single prescription pill! A year ago I was diagnosed with thyroid disease. This is my story:   Symptoms and signals What started out as what I thought was baby blues and general recovery from a c-section went on to wondering about post partum depression; then went evenContinue reading “I cured my thyroid without a single prescription pill!”

In our medicine cabinet

What’s in our medicine cabinet? Okay, not our real medicine cabinet. It’s a metaphor for what we do to support our health and prevent getting sick. My personal take on healthcare is not treating symptoms but preventing illness. We’ve all seen the images floating around social media about “Farmacy not Pharmacy” and showing pictures of food with the captionContinue reading “In our medicine cabinet”

SUPPLEMENTal health insurance: Zinc

  Link to Zinc According to Wikipedia “Zinc is an essential mineral of “exceptional biologic and public health importance”. Zinc deficiency affects about two billion people in the developing world and is associated with many diseases. In children it causes growth retardation, delayed sexual maturation, infection susceptibility, and diarrhea, contributing to the death of aboutContinue reading “SUPPLEMENTal health insurance: Zinc”