Category Archives: Health

$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing In America

$2.00 A Day: Living On Almost Nothing In America By Katheryn J Edin and Luke Schaefer, 2015 After the Civil War in the 1870s, Aid was created for the Windows of the War.  That was about all that was available … Continue reading

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Memory

May 14, 2015 Memory This week has been brought to you by the letter M for Memory. Memory was key both in the movie The Giver and in the movie Still Alice, both which I watched this week. The Giver … Continue reading

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Yoga

Yoga I had read about Yoga in the late 80s and early 90s when it became popular, but I lived in a small town that was always behind the times, so there was never a class close by I could … Continue reading

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Notes From The Underbelly

Notes From The Underbelly             Notes from the Underbelly was a new show on ABC that season.  The show is centered on the experience of a couple of expectant Mom’s. The title was a play on Dostoyevsky’s Notes from the Underground, … Continue reading

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Early Pregnancy

Early Pregnancy Early pregnancy was not a joy.  I tried hard to be thankful for finally being able to have a baby of my own, but some days it was down right impossible. One of the signs no one warned … Continue reading

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Tales From The Stork

Tucked away, at the edge of town, was our apartment complex.  Apartment buildings clustered around five small lakes.  Ducks and geese lived at the lakes.  The ducks minded their own business and ran as soon as they saw you.  The … Continue reading

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Misconceptions

Misconception My husband and I had been trying to have a baby for nearly two years before we finally conceived.  It was incredibly frustrating to have spent approximately ten years on birth control trying to avoid pregnancy and then suddenly … Continue reading

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