Health

From Couch Potato to Trekker

My little family is planning a backpacking adventure over the summer. Two weeks in and out of the wilderness. Considering not long ago I was what could be referred to as a couch potato (without a TV but with a computer) the idea of a trek through the wilderness is mildly amusing. Originally we thought …

The Need for Movement

  Have you heard sitting is the new smoking? “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking” ~ Martha Grogan, cardiologist, Mayo Clinic The scientific community has even dubbed this “sitting disease.”  It’s not yet a diagnosis disease in the medical community but could be …

My Teeth are Falling Apart

I have never had many dental problems.  In fact, overall, I’ve been pretty fortunate as far as my teeth are concerned. I have only had two cavities so only have two fillings. Over the years my dentists’ have commented how fortunate I was to have so few cavities.  That comment is almost always followed by …