Category: Health

My son has strep where?

My son has strep in his anus! Whoa! What? I didn’t even know you could get it there. Apparently, you can get strep just about anywhere and its more common than you realize. In fact, many of the anal infections

Posted in Health, Parenting

Homemade deodorant

This recipe for homemade deodorant is actually a very easy and surprisingly very effective. Both my husband and I use it and as you may or may not know, my husband works for a construction company and let’s face it, men

Posted in Beauty, Being Green, Health, Thriftiness

Go Red For Women ™ presents: ‘Just a Little Heart Attack’

Heart attacks are very different in women and this video shows how an ordinary “Super Mom” could have a heart attack without even knowing it. Starring and directed by Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks. “A little film about a super mom

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In a sea of Pink, Today I wear Red

In the midst of a sea of pink all for the noble cause of Breast Cancer awareness month, I wear red today. For today mark’s the 25th anniversary of the day my mommy died. She was only 41 years young

Posted in Health, Personal

Magnesium for back pain and muscle cramps

(This was sitting in my drafts since Sept 8. 2009! Finally decided to finish this) Many moons ago I was in a car accident and over time my spine became misaligned. Therefore, I have had major issues with sciatic nerve

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A baby with a fever is very scary

This past Sunday I was totally laid out by a nasty virus. I was running a temperature and achy all over – you know when your skin hurts achy. Luckily, I woke up Monday morning feeling fine. During this little

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Home remedy for pink eye or other eye infection

This morning when I woke up, my eye was especially itchy. I just thought it was because the air is really dry in our house and I have not been so good and keeping hydrated (really not good since I’m

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Can’t believe how well the air purifier works

For the past couple of months, my husband has been having crazy sneezing attacks. He doesn’t suffer from allergies, but I wasn’t sure what was causing it. However, about 3 weeks ago, I started having the same crazy sneezing and

Posted in Health, Technology

Dosing and concentration changes taking place with Infant’s Tylenol

Information about changes – If you have Tylenol in your cabinet and purchase the new one, make sure you match the instructions to the right bottle. Using the new instructions with the old concentration levels could cause harm to

Posted in Health, Infant

Miscarriage Update

I realized that I never updated the blogosphere on what happened. Yes, I indeed had a miscarriage last Friday. One of the more surprising (but actually shouldn’t be surprising) things that came out of me writing about miscarriage is how

Posted in Health, Pregnancy