Category: Health

Review: Six Nutrition Vitamins for Men

As a blogger, I get a fair amount of emails from brands and PR agencies to do product reviews on my blog. Recently, I was asked to do a review of Six Nutrition Vitamins for Men. I replied to the email saying, “I am not a man, but my husband is. And he is willing […]

Health Reviews

How I Survived My Adult Tonsillectomy

tonsillectomy adenoidectomy

Three weeks ago I had a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Much to my surprise, I’ve had people ask me to write a blog post full of TMI and the gritty details of recovering from an adult tonsillectomy. So here’s the full story…you may want to skip this post if you have a weak stomach. I feel […]

Health

Narcolepsy, Necrophilia, and National Public Sleeping Day

This morning while trolling the interwebz, I found an article that caught my attention. Today is┬áNational Public Sleeping Day. According to the article, National Public Sleeping Day was established on February 28, 2011, and it is celebrated by taking a nap in public. A 2012 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found […]

Health

Wordless Wednesday: Dental Drama

afraid of the dentist
Health

Blogging Everywhere But Here

The last month has been pretty crazy for me. I’ve been doing lots of blogging, just not on this site. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I decided to have weight loss surgery. On February 7th, I underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. I decided to publicly share my surgery journey, and created the blog […]

Health

Beauty and the Bypass

I’m excited to announce two things: I’ve been approved for weight loss surgery, and will be undergoing laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on February 7th. I’ve decided to share my weight loss journey publicly, and have launched a dedicated blog to document the process. It is called “Beauty and the Bypass.” If you’re curious to […]

Health

I’m Going Off Soda

giving up diet coke

I’ve been threatening to do it for year. And now is the time. Today is my 5th day completely soda/carbonation free. It’s actually day 8 in the process, but I caved to a can of Diet Mtn Dew when I had a headache on day 2. There are a lot of reasons why I needed […]

Health

Wordless Wednesday: Wires and Electrodes and Cannulas, Oh My!

Health

Zapped

I’m not just tired – I’m zapped. Almost a month ago, I started coming down with a sinus infection. My husband and daughter were also hit pretty hard that week. We spent time at urgent care. We made repeated trips to the pharmacy. We lounged around as a family, consuming ridiculous quantities of Kleenex, Netflix […]

Health

Do Good Anyway

“People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people may cheat you; Be honest and frank […]

Health Life