June 21, 2018
Comments Off on Woo hoo! Lifestyle change WORKS on blood pressure!
Dayummm!!!! You’ll recall that in response to a recent test indicating mildly elevated liver enzymes, I decided not only to lose a few pounds but also to go totally, completely on the wagon? Well, I’ve been riding that dietetic wagon … Continue reading
June 3, 2018
Ever have one of those moments when you wake out of a sound sleep thinking, “Ah Hah! Why didn’t I think of that before?” This morning I enjoyed just such a moment, when along about 4:30 I woke up with … Continue reading
June 2, 2018
Comments Off on Round and round she goes…
…where she stops, nobody knows… Yup. Spent yesterday going round and round and not stopping anywhere very productive. Working on the “Drugging of America” project — a proposal for which I hope to send off to the chosen university press … Continue reading
May 2, 2018
Comments Off on NOT the fungus that ate Arizona, after all!
Today: the second time in a row that I walked out of the Mayo Clinic feeling tremendously relieved. The young doc’ — a resident, unless I miss my guess — listened to my woeful tale and surmised: a) probably not … Continue reading
May 2, 2018
Crap. So here I am sitting around listening to an endlessly annoying robo-answering machine yakathon, trying to get through to Young Dr. Kildare’s office. Ad after ad after ad after “do you have [THIS SCARY DISEASE?]” and “we just hired … Continue reading
April 27, 2018
Comments Off on The Drugging of America: Lifestyle as Remedy
In considering the plague of overprescription afflicting our country and many others, we’ve seen that huge numbers of Americans regularly take pills — prescribed or over-the-counter — that are unnecessary, inappropriate, redundant, or otherwise ill-advised. Many of these remedies, inflicted … Continue reading