Tag Archives: cancer

“As simple as losing weight”

Yesterday I was watching the video we play in the waiting room at my work (I haven’t told you all, I got a part time job at a chiropractors office!) and I heard the narrator say that breast cancer could … Continue reading

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Passing the CAFO

There was once an episode of Saturday Night Live that had some of the funniest sketches I can remember (at least that were produced in the period of my life in which I was old enough to watch Saturday Night … Continue reading

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26 weeks

Today I am officially 90 days out from my due date. That seems like nothing at all. Some days I feel like I’m waddling my way into the third trimester at ludacris speed. Other days I feel like I’ve barely … Continue reading

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It’s not just about my health

Last week my mother and I attended the memorial service of an old friend of hers who had passed away from pancreatic cancer. My mom and this woman had become friends because she did my mom’s nails, and she had … Continue reading

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Products to avoid when pregnant or around children

After watching The Disappearing Male, a short documentary about the health effects of various chemicals in our environment on males, I felt compelled to write something stating clearly what women can do to avoid these chemicals. All women of childbearing … Continue reading

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The International Cesarean Awareness Network

Who here knows about ICAN?  I didn’t, until a friend of mine from the midwifery training program I’m enrolled in was named president. ICAN is a great organization that provides support and advocacy for women who have had a c-section.  … Continue reading

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Finding more time now that I’m a mom

I spend a lot of the day reading blogs and articles and books to keep myself informed about what I can do to protect my family from dangers and to do something to stem the onslaught of global warming (and … Continue reading

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