Living Well – Skin care for winter’s itch

Yes, you’re reading this right. It’s before 8 am and I’m up with my first cup of coffee for the day. Mostly because I’ve been up all night again. But I made the mistake of having a nap last night. Sometime during the night, I looked down at my feet and marveled at how dirty…

What I’ve learned about dealing with a mice infestation

It’s Wednesday night as I write this out, but you’ll read it in the morning with your cup of coffee. I’m trying to get better with scheduling posts and providing more helpful content for you. But with the upcoming move, I’ve been distracted with cleaning, packing and actually finding a home. TBD. What else have…

Living Well: High Blood Pressure & hypertension

It’s been a while since I’ve done a “Living Well” article but today I have something new to talk about. High blood pressure. This is something that has never really been a problem for me. Between a good healthy diet and regular exercise – I managed to keep my blood pressure at 120/80 for years….

Living Well: What is GAD (generalized anxiety)?

So, I’ve talked a lot about coping with anxiety and how to practice self-care for those people who struggle with mental health issues. Something I’ve never really written about is how it feels to live with an anxiety mood disorder. Yes, today I received my official diagnosis from my psychologist – I have officially been…

Living Well: Self-care – practicing what I preach

Today’s been a lousy day to quote my mother as she used to say. I slept the entire day. I’ve had a migraine pretty much non stop since early December. The insomnia has been bad and I guess I needed to sleep to catch up. I had several articles saved in draft for the week…

Living Well: What is a migraine hangover?

Here we are at Friday again and I am feeling a little guilty for sleeping in so late. I had a wicked migraine last night that required taking medication. This was the first bad migraine in a long while. And the medication process isn’t fun. Nor is it cheap. You shoot it up your nose….