We like to know about our heritage for a host of reasons, but this is especially true when it comes to genetics. Genes can tell us a lot about health conditions which we may be predisposed to developing.
It is next to impossible not to be affected by the topsy-turvy presidential election results from the United States. It would be an understatement to say, change is in the air.
What to do when someone falls depends on the person who has fallen. Age and ability level are important factors but unexpected falls can cause havoc and serious injury.
There’s nothing like a good soak to relax sore feet. I know this – but seldom get do it, mainly because it is another self-care activity that I cannot do without assistance. Asking for help is not easy.
Happy New Year! I love the New Year; it’s like getting the keys to a new car. Where shall I go? What shall I do? What new adventures will I tackle and what new discoveries are waiting?
Do you follow certain rituals during holidays such as Christmas? I realize not everyone celebrates Christmas but for those of us who do, it amazes me how important traditions are in shaping their activities.
Like most Canadians, for a few months every year, snow blankets my life. Whether I like it or not, snow will fall, so, instead of grumbling, I adapt my activities accordingly.
No one enjoys having seasonal illnesses but, unlike me, most people are not afraid of catching a cold.
In the medical field, the term progression is ambiguous and can be mind-bending. In most instances progress is a good thing but not so when you have a progressive disease.
Many people ask about my health condition, so here’s the scoop on me and the disease that impacts my life experience.
Happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to feast …again. Every holiday has its festive traditions and Thanksgiving is one of my favs.
Living with a significant illness or disability is a job unto itself. Challenges and care requirements of any disorder will differ for everyone, but the one constant is the experience of frustration.