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May 23, 15

So yesterday went mostly according to plan for my daughters double nephrectomy. But still a hell of a ride for us. And some complications at the end.
My wife Michelle and Taylor slept in the hospital room on Thursday night and then I met them at ...

May 22, 15

Tomorrow my daughter goes under the knife for the first of two surgeries this Summer and I can tell you that I am a bit nervous to say the least.
I have written about Taylor’s kidney issues before but as a refresher, she has a disease called N ...

May 19, 15

I have written a little bit in the past about how important it is to get a good nights sleep but I never really laid out a plan for the best way to get a good nights sleep so I thought that i would do that now.
First of all I believe that it is ...

May 19, 15

It is not as easy to buy raw food as you might think when you start out on a raw food diet. Many items on the supermarket shelves appear raw when really they are not.
Some, like cashews and many other nuts, may even be labeled raw when in fact ...

May 18, 15

We all have the best of plans when we walk into a grocery store but sadly once we get in and through the aisles there are lots of sifferent choices that we have to make. Some of these choices are good or bad, and often it is hard to decide which ...

May 18, 15

Glucosamine with Chondroitin is an excellent supplement for joint health. Its function is to draw fluid into the joint and lubricate it. Please check with your doctor if you are currently on any medications before taking it.
Glucosamine, ...

May 18, 15

We all have lots of stuff tugging us one way or another and we have jobs, people, and tasks that we are accountable for but sometimes we forget about our own accountability to ourselves and set our own priorities.
I have been thinking a lot ...

May 17, 15

When you exercise outside, your body enjoys many benefits which simply are not possible when you work out indoors. But you may be thinking,
“What are some of the better outdoor workouts?”
After all, not all exercises are the same.
To harness all ...

May 16, 15

When it comes to treating and managing eczema, sufferers have many choices. You may have heard that home remedies work, but do they?
Although our bodies are all different, they have proven effective for many.
That is just one of many reasons why ...

May 10, 15

I have been seeing a lot of ads and seeing people around me joining short term fitness bootcamps.
The fitness bootcamp idea is generally 5 weeks, 2 to 3 times a week workouts with a trainer in a small group for a couple of hours a session. A ...

May 10, 15

An eight week fitness plan would be great right now.
Well Spring is here in Calgary and the weather is getting better by the day so I thought it would be a nice day to give a little primer on how to start getting ready for Summer fun, fitness ...

May 09, 15

When you’re counting calories or being careful about nutrition, every bite counts including snacks between meals. Unfortunately it’s very easy for these grab-and-go nibbles to be unhealthy and unsatisfying. With a little planning and preparation ...

May 06, 15

Although this stat does not surprise me much it does make me sad.
I have two kids and although I am pretty sure they are getting close to the amount of exercise they should be getting, the majority of kids are falling well below guidelines for ...

May 06, 15

With over 13 million prescriptions written every month, statin drugs, a class of drug used to lower blood cholesterol levels, are the most prescribed drug in the US. Physicians write prescriptions under the misconception that whatever downside ...

May 04, 15

Emotional eating is a common problem but one which is considered by many people as a weakness so is not openly discussed on a regular basis.
People who emotionally eat may be ashamed or may not even realize they are eating only due to emotional ...

May 03, 15

The heart is the most important organ for any living being. Unfortunately, many of our lifestyles result in diseases such as high blood pressure, obesity, and high cholesterol. These things disturb the normal functioning of the heart.
According ...

May 03, 15

Depression is an ailment that affects millions of people worldwide. While it can be difficult to diagnose at times, it is a wholly treatable ailment given the right medication as well as therapies. Treatment for depression does vary however and ...

May 02, 15

The study results are in. If you want to reduce the risk of dying before your time, fat but fit isnt the way to go. Ditto for being slender but not fit. Fat and sedentary is the worst combination, of course. Lean and fit is the best way to live ...

May 02, 15

Thanks to the Mayo Clinics Katherine Zeratsky for this info on how to eat more Flaxseed. I am sure that you may have heard somewhere about how great Flax seed is for Omega vitamins and fiber,this info will help you make the most of using Flax ...

Apr 26, 15

Many of us, me included have eyesight problems and am always looking for tips for better eyesight.
I have no bad problems like glaucoma or cataracts but I have worn glasses or contacts since I was eight years old. Readers Digest has a great ...

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