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Sciatica Update (and Hopefully My Last)

Sciatica Update (and Hopefully My Last)

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been quite some time since I’ve had to deal with the excruciating pain of sciatica. Whenever I felt that all too familiar twinge, I’d massage the back of opposite hip and it would go away. I learned that trick from my acupuncturist. When I first went to my acupuncturist in obvious pain on my […]

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Medications Not Covered by Insurance

Medications Not Covered by Insurance

| May 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Below is a photo of my pharmacy:     I am the pharmacist, and this is what my prescription looks like when it is filled.   ‘Nuff Said!  

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How Far Away Have We Gotten from Our Food?

How Far Away Have We Gotten from Our Food?

| April 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

I ask this question because my daughter recently had a conniption because she found bugs on her organic celery stalks. When I walked into the kitchen to find out the cause of the commotion, she, in a rather shrill voice exclaimed, “There are little black bug things on my celery!” My response, “Okay, wash them […]

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Snow Shovel Workout

Snow Shovel Workout

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ve decided to make snow my best friend this winter. Well, not really my best friend but a useful inconvenience. This winter we seem to be pounded with snow; anywhere from the nuisance 3-inch snow up to a couple of feet of snow. Instead of sitting home grumbling about the annoyance, I decided to put […]

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Sweet Potato Lasagna in Slow Cooker

Sweet Potato Lasagna in Slow Cooker

| January 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

A different spin on the classic lasagna is to cook it in your crock pot. The basic premise is the same. You layer the ingredients and then you bake. This time, however, instead of using pasta I chose to use sweet potatoes. Why use sweet potatoes? Simple, they’re nutrient rich and tasty. When I cook […]

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Does Red Meat Contribute to Menopausal Hot Flashes?

Does Red Meat Contribute to Menopausal Hot Flashes?

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

I don’t know if there is scientific proof that red meat contributes to menopausal hot flashes, but I do know that I gave up red meats a little over a month ago (June 18th) and within a couple of days the flashes began do diminish. After a couple of weeks they only occurred once or […]

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Diatomaceous Earth for Dust Mite Infestation

Diatomaceous Earth for Dust Mite Infestation

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you ever run into the unfortunate situation of having a mite or flea infestation, don’t immediately buy harmful chemicals as the first line of defense. Those chemicals are just as dangerous as the mites. Get rid of the infestation using naturally occurring diatomaceous earth. Here’s a Short Story Not too long ago I had […]

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Breaking News! Government Realizes Trans Fats Aren’t Safe!

Breaking News! Government Realizes Trans Fats Aren’t Safe!

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Well, well, well. The animals have all wandered out of the barn. Don’t you think it’s too late to put a lock on the door to keep them in? After years after making people ill with trans fats, the government is now waging a war on trans fats. C’mon people. We all knew trans fats […]

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How this Woman is Winning Her Battle with Menopausal Hot Flashes – Naturally

How this Woman is Winning Her Battle with Menopausal Hot Flashes – Naturally

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

No matter which way you slice it, hot flashes suck! I don’t normally try to offend readers with my first sentence, but if you are a woman (or man) who suffers from hot flashes, I’m sure you agree with me. Whether you suffer from the occasional embarrassing sudden outburst of sweat or the never-ending set-your-watch […]

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Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

| June 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

I know, the first thing you think of when someone mentions raw cabbage juice is, YUCK! I did too until I tried it. Some time ago I struggled with low stomach acid. To repair the condition I took Betaine HCL pills. The theory being that HCL taken with meals provides the necessary acid for the […]

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