My first mammogram was one of the worst days of my life. To make matters worse, it was my anniversary. It was so traumatic for me that I spent the whole next year dreading the next mammogram.
I recently had an Occipital Nerve Block done. It can be a bit scary to think about having a long needle stuck into your neck going upward toward your brain stem. I have had about a dozen of these and they are so helpful for me. So... I thought maybe I should explain what it is and share my experience.
When you get to my age, you can probably expect to get doctors' orders for a stress test. After all, we have all got to keep a check on our hearts. Heart attacks, strokes, and other issues can easily sneak up on us without even a clue. To learn more about the why of stress … Continue reading What to Expect at Your Nuclear Stress Test
Two Book Reviews for your journey with grief
Nothing could have prepared me for the events of October 28th, 1992. What started as a typical day ended in one of my worst nightmares.
Today and every day, let's remember: All the babies born sleeping. Those carried but never held. Those held that could not be taken home. Those taken home that could not stay. We remember. Always.
My husband tested positive for 16 or 20 allergens. But we couldn't afford the allergy shots. What next? Holistic, all-natural remedies.
It's time to send our children off to school. And we all know that going to school can be pretty stressful;
Cystic Fibrosis, What is it and how Mallory Smith lived with it. #cysticfibrosis #chronicillness #bookreview
I lack the words to tell you the effect this weekend has had on me. I went to visit my dear friend, Debra at the nursing home. She is fighting Stage 4 Brain Cancer. Besides the chemotherapy and some kind of radiation cap that she had to wear all the time, Debra has had two … Continue reading Cancer: What Can a Friend Do?