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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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Wellness Wednesday – 100 Days

On my birthday last year, I made a list of 40 things I wanted to accomplish before I turned 40 (March 1st). I have a few weeks left and there are a few of those goals that I either failed … 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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Wellness Wednesday – Garmin Vivosport Part 2

I’ve now had my Garmin Vivosport for two months. My review in December gave my initial thoughts and impressions on use, and now I’ve had two months of actual use to do a real review. While I still think the … 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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Wellness Wednesday – Building My Happy Place

One of my goals this year is to meditate more often. I’d begun to get into the habit back in the fall of 2017, but fell away from it before I’d gotten far enough in for it to be a … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – The Double-edged Wine Sword

Let me tell y’all a little story. 2009-Manda was at her highest weight ever, and she went in to get blood tests done. Her blood tests were generally bad, but the number we’ll focus on here is HDL, or good … Continue reading

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