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Wellness Wednesday – Steroids Part 2

It has been a really interesting couple of weeks for me. On the 7th, my doctor prescribed a six-day tapering steroid pack. Initial effects of the pack were phenomenal: all the hives, facial rash, and inflammation disappeared for several days. … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Steroids

Back in late December, I was getting dressed for bed when I noticed a round, red patch on my thigh. It was so regular that I thought at first that it might be ringworm. I wasn’t sure how I’d come … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Overtraining

Overtraining is one of my biggest downfalls. At least once a year, I find myself working out too long, or too often, and/or too intensely. My weight loss stalls and sometimes starts to reverse, and I feel awful. Because I’m … Continue reading

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Gut Reactions, by Simon Quellen Field (audio)

Subtitled: The Science of Weight Gain or Loss Two notes before I begin. First, this is not a diet book or a self-help book. This is a book (primarily) about body science, dealing with the complexities and intricacies that make … Continue reading

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January 2019 in Review

All right. I said I was planning to change my monthly wrap-up to a quarterly format, but I’ve changed my mind. Over the last few weeks, I’ve found myself looking back at last year’s monthly posts multiple times when searching … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Antibiotics, Probiotics, and Health

Once upon a time, I was a healthy person at a healthy weight who had fairly average eating habits and above-average exercise habits. Unfortunately, I then had dental surgery that went wrong and couldn’t be set right immediately. The setting-right … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Nose Update

I saw the ENT this week about this whole loss/distortion of smell issue. For those who haven’t known me long, here’s a very brief recap of the last year on my nose. Just skip the next paragraph if you already … Continue reading

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