The financial costs of chronic illness.

The financial costs of chronic illness.

  We all suffer from bouts of ill health from time to time, and in the vast majority of cases, it’s a short-term thing, which is over within a few days at most.   Not everyone is so lucky, however. When chronic illness develops, it can have an enormous impact on a household, whether the …

Terrific tips to take care of your health.

Walking.

  As we get older, our poor bodies seem to lose their will to keep up with our youthful minds!   Once the kids have left home, it can be a good time to address some of those health issues you’ve been putting off.   When the kids are around, they are always the priority …

The societal, political and economic implications of body weight.

    Body weight has its implications – fair or not. Beware: you may be judging others as fat now, but if things keep going the way they have during past decades, you could very well become the target of that negative label. Wait a minute though, how would that even be possible when we already …

Utility company threatening disconnection? Try a title loan.

Title loans are the perfect solution for financial emergencies. Unexpected, urgent situations for which a title loan would be the answer are: Unexpected medical bills may be difficult to pay for since many people don’t have a great medical insurance plan. Children can get sick or hurt. A workplace accident may leave an employee out …

My Hopeful Journey to Gastric Bypass Surgery

Me on Cruise Ship

For over three years now, I’ve been dealing with multiple medical issues that have resulted in my being off work on disability for 1 1/2 years. Treating my PTSD, chronic depression, anxiety, and OCD has been difficult because most medications prescribed for these conditions can cause increased weight gain. The first medication my doctor put …

My Son Teaches Me About Future Technologies

After school today, Stuart excitedly told me to go online to the Youtube.com site because there were a couple of videos I “just had to see.” He always has enjoyed his ‘Science and Technology’ class and now I can see why. His teacher had shown these videos showcasing present and future technologies presented by Corning. …