This can be really scary. Folks with diabetes almost always have some bad stuff, stuff like nerve damage in our feet, eyes, and kidneys as examples.This is not “so what” stuff, rather these can be the beginning of pain, amputations, blindness, and kidney failure. Continue reading
The operation of the human body is truly magical because it has built-in backup plans. If only we weren’t so good at overriding the magic.
Anyone who has ever had a migraine knows they are ugly. My daughter was once periodically incapacitated by extreme, disabling migraine headaches, flat in the bed in a dark bedroom, unable to move or converse. At other times she was nauseated, dizzy, and lost balance. “Just leave me alone,” she said in a whisper. Females, it seems, are prone to more frequent and severe migraines. Now is that fair? Continue reading
“Dang,” she said. “I went on a diet and lost 20 pounds. Then I went off the diet and gained 25 pounds. I tried exercise but it didn’t help. Now I have to go on another diet because my son is getting married and the new dress that I bought won’t fit. And that diet is a killer; I’m hungry all the time.” Continue reading