When you add up all the appetizers, turkey and trimmings, drinks and desserts, the average American could be packing in up to 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day. No wonder we feel stuffed!
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So we slow down. We all do it, right? The long bike rides and leisurely strolls are set aside for when warmer temps return – our outdoor aerobic activities limited to scraping windshields and shivering. If it weren’t for leftover Halloween candy, pumpkin pie and Christmas cookies, this might not be such a bad thing. […]
Pain. Tear inducing, not wanting to even play with her friends anymore pain. It started on the night of her school dance. I really just thought she was sore from running around with her friends all evening—doing the hokey pokey and chicken dance and everything else that comes with an elementary school dance. I gave […]
The time to take care of our health and prevent diseases, like Alzheimer’s is NOW. What, you’re too young for dementia? Most likely, yes, you are too young to have dementia right now (no, mommy brain doesn’t count). But what you do now can affect your chances of getting dementia when you are older.
Lily was diagnosed at age 4. You’ve read our story through diagnosis. Fast forward over the next few years, and we find Lily in 3rd grade. She has now dealt with having JIA for 4 years. While you’d think that would be enough time to get with the swing of things, every weekend shot is […]
When I left you last, Lily had just began methotrexate, and was having a rough time. Luckily for us, she was one of the fortunate ones that was able to somewhat adapt to the meds. After a while, the sickness with each dose stopped. Saturdays were still days of extreme tiredness post shot, but as […]
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So I challenge you this summer to set some goals. And to make it more fun, I’m framing them into something I’m calling the 1000 – 100 – 10 challenge! You heard that right, I am challenging you to do 1000, 100, and 10 of 3 different things over the course of this summer. I […]
Fall 2011. It has now been 6 months since Lily’s first knee injection, and about 8 months since we found her initial swollen knee. We were once again facing Lily going back in for more steroid injections. Her right knee, left knee and the top of her right foot all had fluid sitting on the […]
Summer is the season we all look forward to in Wisconsin. After a long winter I am SO ready to get out with the kids and go camping, play sports, hang out at the beach, and to just be OUTSIDE without having to wear 10 layers of clothing! But to me, Summer is also the […]