Cocaine is not good for anything besides robbing folks of their minds and money but people who snort the poison sure have mastered the correct technique of using a nasal spray. [Read more…]
Sometime it takes walking in someone’s shoes to fully understand what they are going through. I treated heartburn AKA acid reflux for years without knowing what the sufferers were going through.
That changed with my first pregnancy. I suffered from heartburn so bad that I lived on bland foods and Tums for half of my pregnancy. [Read more…]
I see moles all day in the clinic. Everyone has one somewhere. While there are a million and one things that cause skin lesions, when you ask me to check out a mole,
I am thinking of one thing and one thing only – [Read more…]
1. You offer up a burnt offering anytime you attempt cooking. The fire department actually came knocking the last time you lit the stove.
2. You show up at the airport to find out that your flight left on time – yesterday.
Nothing works to get you noticed like having red eyes. People will constantly quiz you about it, doing their best to bring it to your attention. Probably not the type of attention you had in mind.
This unwanted attention pushes people affected by red eyes to use Visine to “get the red out”. Not the best idea in my opinion. I equate it to sweeping the dirt under the carpet rather than in a dust pan. We should aim to treat the cause of the red eye instead. [Read more…]
You have yours, I have mine. Everybody has them. We all have things that other people do that drive us up the wall. Can you tell that I am about to go on a little rant here?
Coming close after drivers making a turn or a lane change without turning on their blinkers would be [Read more…]
As I write this, scores of women are on the operating table right now getting breast implants. We all want to feel good about our bodies but it’s always a good idea to examine the pros and the cons.
As a D-cupper, I felt it my duty to let you know what obtains on the other side of the fence. Before you sign that check or swipe that credit card and certainly before you secure that surgery date, think through what I am about to tell you.
You just saw yourself in the mirror and rejected the image staring back at you. Who is that imposter? That can’t be me!
So you do what any rational person does in such circumstance?
You enroll in a gym or start an exercise routine. You exercise for hours on end, trying to cramp in one week’s worth in a day. With all the weight loss reality shows on TV, you figured that if those contestants could lose double digits every week why can’t you.
More exercise is always good right? [Read more…]
I could tell that she was wrestling with divulging something by the long pause and hesitation when I asked her if there were any changes in her life.
I don’t know how we got wrapped up with the term “birth control” but a more accurate job description of the pill would be “pregnancy control”.
Pregnancy control however is just one of the many things taking the pill can do for you.
I would actually say up to a quarter of women taking the pill use primarily for it’s other benefits while the pregnancy control aspect is simply the icing on the cake.