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How to Enjoy the Christmas Season with Diabetic Loved Ones

Posted on November 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)




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November is Nat...

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Losing May be Winning

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

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Why God Takes Something Away from Us to Give Us Something Better

Read: Luke 17:20-37


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From the Desk of Charlaine October 2019

Posted on October 11, 2019 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)


 

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Hi, Everyone. You may be wondering what happened this week. I haven’t fallen off the face of the Earth nor have I decided to play hookey from blog posts. Instead, I’ve had to slow down to get well. For the past two months, the weather and seasonal changes made my fibro and MCVD worse. I’ve...

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What Your Scales Say Can Indicate Issues You Don't See

Posted on August 23, 2019 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)


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How Extra Weight May Indicate a Problem


"I can't seem to get my weight under control, no matter what I do," my client lamented. She wanted to lose 80 pounds but would be cont...

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From the Desk of Charlaine July 2019

Posted on July 6, 2019 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)


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You are right. There was no blog post this week. I've been on edge waiting for word that my daughter-in-law's condition was under control. It's been a worrisome week. Most of you know she went into the emergency room in serious condition with pneumonia. Until July 4th, she was sedated on a ventilator unable to respond to people talking to her or touching he...

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Keeping Your Sanity for Christmas

Posted on December 4, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)



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I have to say I’m not in the holly, jolly mood this year. It has been stressful trying to balance work, finishing our house, and prepping for Christmas. First, I had hoped to decorate our house for Christmas because we would be moved into it. There have been crazy obstacles getting to the finish line o...

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Autoimmunity and Diet: Is There a Cure?

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

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Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night with a discomforting irritation inside my chest, hot, puffy, tingling hands and feet that feel like hot potatoes to the touch, yet my elbows, knees, wrists, and ankles feel like they’ve just been pulled out of the freezer. I drag myself out of bed for that middle of the night potty trip. Washing my hands un...

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5 Reasons Why Staying Home is Good

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)



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This is Day 3 of being home sick with the flu-- or whatever bug is around right now. Ugh! This isn't the post I had planned for you. I've been sleeping a crazy amount the past two days. However, in such a not-so-great circumstance, I found value from this experience to share with you.


My husband and I saw fireworks ...

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Living with Celiac Disease

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)



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May is Celiac Awareness Month. I thought this post might benefit someone like you or someone you know.


Several years ago, I wondered why my belly blew up like a balloon after each meal. I looked like I was four months pregnant. At the same time, I had purply-blue nail beds, couldn’t find...

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You are not Your Illness

Posted on May 2, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)


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 Caution: this blog post should not be taken as medical advice. Please, ask your medical provid...

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