October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an important time to learn about the risks women (and men) face. But while these facts can be frightening, there are reasons for optimism as well. When breast cancer is diagnosed early and treated, survival rates can be near 100 percent. That is why regular screenings and quality treatment are … More Flatten Out For Your Health
By: Sandra L. Churchill That is what we are calling this week: the Week of Wisdom Teeth. My middle child, or middle young woman as I should call her (since she is 20) is a spirited, fun-loving college student whose angelic voice fills the rooms of our house when she is home. But this week … More The Week of Wisdom Teeth
By: Kathy T You can read Part 1 of Kathy’s Post here! Jessica, an AMT (Assign Medical Transport) came over and did a body check. She got me up and, because I couldn’t walk, two people helped me in to a cool camper. I was dizzy and dry heaving and couldn’t breath every well. Jessica … More BBQ Sent Me to the ER Part 2
By: Kathy Trainor BBQ is something that we love and do almost every weekend from March to November. Everything from pork butts to ribs, and chicken wings to brisket. We fire up our smokers rain or shine. BBQ is something we like to do to relax . My husband works long hours each day and I work a … More BBQ Sent Me to the ER
By: Martianne Stanger Last week closed with drama for me as strange, sudden discomfort in my pelvis and back turned to acute pain that landed me in the ER for the day. All’s well now, but, I will tell you, that having such sudden, severe pain come on when I was home alone with my children … More Mom’s Trip to the ER
June is Men’s Health Month and to celebrate we asked the husbands of our talented mommy bloggers to submit posts and be featured as guest contributors. Keep checking in throughout the month for additional posts from the Signature Dads. ———————————————————— By : Tom Trainor (Kathy Trainor’s Husband) Why don’t men put on sunscreen? Why don’t I put on sunscreen? … More Sun Screen…Not a girl thing!
By: Rachel Ventura I totally have a sweet tooth. I admit it. As someone living with Type 1 diabetes, and also someone who is trying to be healthy, a sweet tooth is a bad, bad thing. Luckily, with my amazing insulin pump, I am able to eat like a normal person, as long as I … More Curbing My Sweet Tooth