Making Choices Can Be Stressful

2012-10-10 / Conditions and Diseases / Comments Off on Making Choices Can Be StressfulComments

Sometimes making simple everyday decisions can bring about a small amount of stress that may accumulate over time. This author looks at this sort of stress in a humorous yet though-provoking way while also suggesting a solution. Read the rest of this entry »

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What Is Bell’s Palsy?

2012-05-07 / Health / Comments Off on What Is Bell’s Palsy?Comments

Bell’s palsy is a problem that affects many children and adults at some time in their lives. In Bell’s palsy, the seventh cranial nerve, which controls the muscles on one side of the face, becomes inflamed and does not function properly. Therefore, that side of the face has no expression or muscle movement — it is temporarily paralyzed or very much weakened. Bell’s palsy almost always resolves without difficulty, but it can be terrifying for the child and very distressing to the parents, too. Read the rest of this entry »

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Leigh’s Journal: Week 1. Part 1

2012-03-19 / Fitness / Comments Off on Leigh’s Journal: Week 1. Part 1Comments

Well, this week contained surprises and emotional upheavals.

I did not have time for diet or exercise, but I haven’t taken care of those areas of my life for years. I allow circumstances to override logic and choose convenience of the moment over self-care.

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