October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it also just so happens to be the month that I take care of those yearly wellness visits. Eye Exam. Physical. GYN visit. Before seeing my GYN doc, the nurse was reviewing my history…and asked about my mammogram and if there was every anything unusual in my breasts. I replied, “No, just that they are dense.” She responded, “Yes, just like everyone else.” It was what I call a ‘throw away’ comment. And it got me thinking what does it mean that I have dense breasts? And then I started thinking that if I had questions maybe some of you would too. [...]
Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail: What are you going to commit to so that you finish the year strong?
Here it is October 1, 2019! I wish it felt more like fall here in Northern Virginia—The Capital Weather Gang tells me that after record breaking heat mid-week, we’ll finally have some consistently cooler days. This warm weather makes it hard for me to plan when to change my clothes over. My clothes and colors speak summer but I am conditioned to be wearing my fall clothes by now! [...]
There is a lot of advice out that promises to help with brain fog, itchy skin, weight loss, constipation, and urinary frequency. It can be very confusing. Eat these foods, avoid those foods. Drink this, don’t drink that. Exercise—stretch, lift weights, get your heart rate up or not. It’s no wonder, we tend to throw our hands up in the air and keep doing what we have been doing. [....]
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