Fun Fact: I Can’t Swim

My dad threw me in a swimming pool when I was 7. He thought that I would immediately learn to swim in order to save myself. Well, I didn't. I sank slowly to the bottom. My dad pulled me out of the pool. I never was angry with him for doing this, probably because I... Continue Reading →

Self-Care: Chiropractic Care

My lower (and sometimes upper) back is killing me. It has been since sometime last year or maybe last autumn. I can't remember. At first I attributed this to sleeping on the couch which I did almost every night because of my insomnia. Then I thought it was because of the bed. For weeks now... Continue Reading →

No More Electronics

Recently, my husband and I stopped using electronics and watching TV while we're eating. It doesn't sound like a big deal, but the habits are so ingrained in us that it just happens automatically: my phone dings, I check it. If I happen to take a picture (of like, my food) while we're eating, I... Continue Reading →

3 Things to Do More Often

I have a lot of bad habits, but I'm trying to establish good ones. Here are some things that I can do more often: EXERCISE: Well, I exercise nearly every single day by walking on the treadmill and doing one exercise, like jumping jacks, push-ups, crunches, lunges, or squats. The former, I do for 10... Continue Reading →

My “Hears”

This past summer, I suffered from what felt like a clogged left ear. It was hard to hear out of it. My primary care physician found nothing wrong, but sent me to get a hearing test. At the audiologist's, they ran me through a series of tests, most of which were made up of different... Continue Reading →

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