Interesting Articles
What clothes should we buy?
Friday, June 4th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
Almost all of us wear clothing at some point in the day. For most people its a lifelong expense that can have a huge impact on our health and the environment. What are the best clothing choices that we can makeI was raised on second hand clothing. Panties, bras, and soc... Read More
Amelia's story in pictures!
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 by Sophiesmum
Hi all, here is Amelia's journey in photographs.The first photo is of Amelia with her ng tube. As you can tell, Amelia always had a smile even with that horrible thingThe second picture is of Amelia and I at one of the many therapy sessions at Graz.The third picture is ... Read More
Man Nips??
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 by Anthony Youn
This is a very disturbing photo from As you can see, this poor chap has enlarged nipples, or Man Nips. How would I treat himFirst off, I would ask him to shave off that Jack Shepard off-the-wagon beard. Then, as far as the nipples, we have two options. Some... Read More
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 by Judy Barnes Baker
There was a story all over the news recently about a study reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association linking sugar to heart disease. httpwww.reuters.comarticleidUSTRE63J66220100421 As usual, the wording messed up the message when l... Read More
The results of my eye exam were good; for now
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by Leticia Velasquez
Here is what Dr Vavvas of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary told me. I have a 1.7mm high choroidal nevur behind my right eyeball. He called it a 'suspicious lesion'. It's smaller than the 2 mm which they use as the cutoff point for concern, and I have no additional sy... Read More
The Prednisone Poll - wean away!
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by despitelupus
Raise your hand if you are currently taking or have ever taken prednisone for lupus Yup - just as I thought. A sea full of handsI, of course, have been on and blogged about prednisone for the majority of my life with lupus. I was able to go off of the drug completely fo... Read More
Relentless Consistency
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
Though of course I pay pretty careful attention to what I eat, I'm not hugely into the whole nutrition thing--the chemistry, the enzymes, the hows and wherefores. So I appreciate hearing from someone who IS incredibly well-versed in such things. There's an interview up ... Read More
Eye exam tomorrow
Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 by Leticia Velasquez
Tomorrow, as Pat Gohn has predicted, I will be going to Harvard University Medical Schools, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for an exam. I will let you know how it goes. I had a beautiful Memorial Day with friends, crowning Our Lady, and attending Mass for the Feast... Read More
My own little mini-me - oh, the responsibility!
Monday, May 31st, 2010 by despitelupus
We've recently entered a wonderful new phase with Deirdre. The era of story tellingAs she's going down for her afternoon nap, and just before she goes down for the night, Miss Deirdre doesn't want to read a book. She doesn't want to hear a song. She wants to be told a s... Read More
Another Look at "Cheating"
Monday, May 31st, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
So here's something to consider. Since the nascent days of the modern fitness industry, the exhortation to "use good form" when you lift weights and run, and cycle and swim and so on has been repeated so many times you barely hear it anymore. Doing a set a bar... Read More
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