Tag Archives: Health

Making dietary changes

I’ve gone on dozens of diets and made a variety of dietary changes in my lifetime. I can say with confidence that every diet I went on was utterly and completely ineffective, and if we’re measuring dietary changes by the … Continue reading

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You make formula feeders look bad

Any intelligent person knows that the vast majority of moms who feed their babies formula instead of breast milk are well informed, caring mothers, doing the best they can with what they have. Sure, breast milk is the food your … Continue reading

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“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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You make formula feeders look bad

Any intelligent person knows that the vast majority of moms who feed their babies formula instead of breast milk are well informed, caring mothers, doing the best they can with what they have. Sure, breast milk is the food your … Continue reading

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Taking the good with the bad

I love my state. It is beautiful. We have a deep commitment to preserving that beauty, and because of this we have the county’s largest array of protected open spaces, parks, and wilderness. We prioritize keeping the places where we … Continue reading

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What makes bottle feeding easier?

I have always heard people talk about how breastfeeding is hard (yes, it can be) and bottle feeding is so easy, and my mind would boggle. Okay, bottle feeding never once gave a woman sore nipples, but once you get … 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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