Category: Health

Flu Vaccine and 5 Things to Know About the Flu and Diabetes

Having the flu can be dangerous for anyone. But it is extra risky for people with diabetes or other chronic health problems. For people with diabetes, the flu can be more than aches and pains. It can mean longer illness, hospitalization, even death. Because diabetes can make the immune system more […] Read more…

The Adventures of My Free Range Diabetic

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I sense a disturbance in the Force. I suddenly have a strong urge to venture into Boy World – aka the Man Cave, aka the den – a place I try to avoid as much as possible. As I approach the door that separates me from an assault on everything […] Read more…

November is American Diabetes Month: Type 2 Diabetes – Facts You Need to Know

Type 2 Diabetes Facts and Statistics by Healthline. Read more…

In Case of Emergency : ICE Could Save Your Life

ICE Your Phone

My parents finally stepped into the realm of Smart phones not too long ago. I’m so proud! As we programmed their new phones, we realized that neither of them had designated any emergency contacts. We all know that the older we get, the more “issues” we have and the more […] Read more…

Driving in the Rain a.k.a. Keeping All the JoJos From Hitting Me

Driving in the Rain

When I drive to New Orleans to visit my parents, the running joke is that no matter the day I arrive or the day I drive back to Atlanta, it’s gonna rain.  I seem to have the worst luck when it comes to traveling…the rain just knows I’m on the […] Read more…

(ENDED) Verilux HappyLight Energy Lamp – #Giveaway

I’ve recently injured my Achilles heel.  You know what they say…it’s all fun and games until someone winds up in a walking cast.  After six weeks of that mess, I had to move into the super fun physical therapy phase. Yikes. I was surprised at how weak my ankle had […] Read more…

April is #Autism Awareness Month

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On March 27, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new autism prevalence rates. According to the CDC report, the prevalence rate for autism is now 1 in 68, which is an increase of over 30% from the 2012 CDC report.  (Read the full report here.) April is […] Read more…

World #Autism Awareness Day – April 2

World-Autism-Day

Thanks to a United Nations Resolution, April 2 is now recognized as World Autism Awareness Day.  The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Have an Autism Hero in your life? Know someone who works hard to make sure families living with autism have the support they need? […] Read more…

April is #Autism Awareness Month-Order Your Scrabble Tile Necklace today!

Put on the Puzzle! For autism awareness, puzzle pieces are the most recognized symbol of the autism community in the world. Show your support for individuals with autism by wearing the Autism Awareness Puzzle Necklace handcrafted by the Rockdale County Autism Support Group.  All proceeds will benefit the iCan Shine Bike Camp that […] Read more…

More Organics in Your Life, No Matter Your Budget

When hearing the phrase “living more organically”, many people picture a modern day homesteader building their own home from recycled materials, living without electricity, growing their own food free of pesticides and chemicals, and raising their own meat. While this is a good option for some, and I do a […] Read more…

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