It's a scary and confusing time to be an grown-up. Most of my energy has been spent vacillating between nervous laughter and trying like hell not to spiral. Here's one thing I know, history is unfolding all around us....
I'm tired. I have what experts call chronic illness(es). All of them are conveniently invisible too, for added fun. They include autoimmune diseases, anxiety, blood clotting disorders, and genetically high cholesterol, to name a few. My medical record is a...
Wouldn't it be great if you could improve your sleep, boost your mood, reduce your stress & anxiety all while setting a great example for your family? Easy. Exercise more. ...C'mon, you knew that was coming. And that's just it, we are all...
The memes – we’re all sharing them. They are hysterical. But, what isn’t so funny is that the latest media frenzy has exploited the fact that this world has its priorities severely out of order. When did reminders for good hygiene...
Baths are not self-care. Bubble baths are not self-care. Period.  I don’t care what someone told you about how you should take care of your self and taking a bath counts for that. Because they’re wrong. Taking a bath is...
Disclosure:: This post is sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center and authored by Dr. Douglas Clement. The Low-Down on RSV The respiratory virus that often affects newborns and infants can be scary, but it can be treated effectively. RSV...
Every year as Mardi Gras approaches, I start to think of what I can do during Lent to get to the best version of me.  I am Catholic so it’s always been a religious tradition for me, but I’ve...

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My last baby just turned 1, and I am officially done breastfeeding. I would like to say I had been exercising that entire year, but nope. It was just too much. Three kids and feeding/pumping every so many hours...
I've always heard him say, "heart disease runs in my family" and so my dad, ran ... literally. He ran far and he ran frequently, to put distance between himself and his genetic tendencies. Well, despite his best efforts...
I will never forget the look on her face, the day that I realized something wasn’t right. I will never forget the burning pit at the bottom of my stomach. She didn’t understand why she was breaking down and...

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