A Personal Look into Life with Cancer Remission

A Personal Look into Life with Cancer Remission

Cancer is a horrible disease and there are many different forms. Remission does not mean that your cancer is cured and that your body is the same as it was. This post is about my husband's battle with stage 4 Cancer. I have posted about McFly's battle with a mental illness. What you don't know, is he is also in remission of Stage 4 Large Diffused B-Cell Non-Hopkin's Lymphoma (try saying that 3 times fast). Thankfully after living in the hospital for 2 and a half years, 1 round of radiation, 16 rounds of chemotherapy and then 4 rounds of...
5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Healthcare

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Healthcare

When we see the doctor we tend to put all of our faith into them that since they are a physician that they know the proper way to care for whatever is ailing us. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. It’s important for you to stand up for your own healthcare. Doctors are human and they sometimes make mistakes, or they are so busy don’t take the proper time to take your entire medical history into account when prescribing you medication or a course of action. I recently had a not so pleasant experience at a pain management doctor. It was...
5 Ways to Keep Yourself Motivated for the Gym

5 Ways to Keep Yourself Motivated for the Gym

As you look in the mirror, do you focus on the areas you wish you could improve? Your mind most likely tells you that to make those changes, you need to go to the gym. If only it were as easy to stay motivated for the gym as it is to eat all the chocolate in your house in one sitting, or whatever your indulgent go-to snack is. What if it could be easy? Going to the gym doesn’t have to result in the same defiance as giving up all the carbs you want to eat each day. Here are five ways that will help sustain your motivation to keep trekking to...
VinThin is a New All-Natural Weight Loss Supplement

VinThin is a New All-Natural Weight Loss Supplement

Weight loss or the topic of weight loss is a hot debate topic. Obesity is an epidemic in our country, I'm sure I am not the only one that can eat a healthier diet as well. Have you heard of the weight loss product VinThin? The best way to be healthy and lose weight is the old-fashioned way with diet and exercise. For a lot of people, this is not enough. Our metabolisms are a tricky thing and it can be hard to lose the weight you want/need with diet and exercise alone. There are many different weight loss pills and supplements on the market...
Medical Advice for Our Aging Loved Ones by Kevin Haselhorst, MD

Medical Advice for Our Aging Loved Ones by Kevin Haselhorst, MD

Receiving adequate healthcare is a hot topic these days. There are more and more chronic illnesses being discovered and treated with medication and/or specialists.  The information can be overwhelming when we are just struggling to function day to day. I recently conducted an interview with ER Doctor Kevin Haselhorst, MD, an expert on advance care planning, speaks to patients, family members and healthcare providers about advance directives, palliative care and dying with dignity. Q: Why do you think Americans automatically go to the...
10 Questions Patients Never Ask Physicians

10 Questions Patients Never Ask Physicians

If you are not asking the right questions, are you making the right decisions? Completing these forms is often stressful for patients, requiring self-determination along with self-perception. Who you think you are might differ greatly from the physician’s assessment, adding insult to injury when medical decisions have to be made in the emergency department. ER Doctor Kevin Haselhorst has provided this information and questions we should be asking our physicians. He is an expert on advance care planning, speaks to patients, family members and...
Wellness and Prudence Following A Car Accident

Wellness and Prudence Following A Car Accident

After the shock of a car accident, it is understandable to want to move on and forget the whole thing happened. However, oftentimes, symptoms don’t appear until a few days following an accident. Adrenaline and fear can mask pain and suffering, but within a period of time, you may start feeling the repercussions of a vehicle accident. Hiring a Lawyer Before speaking with insurance companies, you should always contact an attorney to be advised of your rights, statute of limitations, and options. A personal injury lawyer will likely recommend...
4 Reasons to Try AloeMD Pain Cream

4 Reasons to Try AloeMD Pain Cream

AloeMD is pain cream that is 100% natural drug-free pain cream. There is finally a non-drug way to deal with your pain that actually works! If you or someone you love suffers from chronic pain you know how frustrating and debilitating it can be. There are many products on the market that claim they will help reduce or cure your pain. I have not found anything even close to AloeMD pain cream. I've mentioned before how I have Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia causes widespread nerve pain throughout my body. Not only is it painful, there is no cure....

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