Family Genes

Family Genes

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.

Politics Matter

Politics Matter

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.

Soaking Up Self-care

Soaking Up Self-care

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

Happy New Year

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?

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

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.

Snow Love

Snow Love

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.

Medical Progression

Medical Progression

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.

Life’s Mixing Board

Life’s Mixing Board

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.