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The Difficulties of Talking About Your Weight Loss Efforts by Diane, Fit to the Finish Posted Wed 20 Feb 2013 4:40am Do you ever have a hard time talking with friends, family, and co-workers about your weight loss efforts? I know I did. When I first began gaining weight, I freely discussed all my vain attempts to lose weight and laughed at myself when I once again failed. Well, I laughed on the outside, but felt very frustrated on the inside. Onc ... Read on »
Me, a Talk Show Host? by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Sun 15 Apr 2012 7:52pm ©Ramobrella, LLC. All rights reserved. Who would have ever thought I might have my own national TV talk show? Stranger things have happened... I believe little men with big heads from a galaxy far, far away, may have landed in the desert outside Roswell, New Mexico, and that Sasquatch, the furry ape-like creature with big feet may exist o ... Read on »
Vicki Kennedy Talks about Compassionate Care by The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Posted Tue 01 Jun 2010 7:51am It was a beautiful May morning two years ago - bright skies and lots of sunshine. Senator Ted Kennedy was drinking coffee with his wife Vicki and reading the papers. The senator had taken the dogs for a walk earlier. And suddenly their lives changed forever. Senator Kennedy suffered a seizure that would eventually lead to the diagnosis of ... Read on »
Ronald Reagan’s Daughter Talks About Alzheimer’s Support Groups by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Mar 2012 9:36am Patti Davis talks about “Beyond Alzheimer’s,” an Alzheimer’s support group she co-leads at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Alzheimer's Reading Room Patti Davis “There were so many unknowns, no one could give us information. I felt so isolated and so lonely. I went through a decade of losing my father. N ... Read on »
The Mommy Bloggers Talks About Asperger Syndrome, UTI Prevention and More.. by pehpot Posted Mon 21 May 2012 8:55pm We were just talking about pukpok the other day and my first born almost cried when he saw his dad sharpens a piece of guava trunk. Pukpok, to those who are not aware, is circumcision, traditional way. Here’s a definition from WikiPilipinas : Pukpok is a crude method of circumcision practised in the Philippines. It is performed mostly in ... Read on »
We've talked before about the di ... by Susan L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 4:02pm We've talked before about the difficulties with communication caused by dementia.  The person with dementia slowly loses the ability to converse and interpret language while the caregiver struggles to maintain a connection. Supportive signage around the home can help. Read on »
Parkinson’s Disease Patients Have Trouble Walking, Talking at the Same Time. by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Mon 27 Sep 2010 9:52am New Research Says Parkies Can I first noticed this in my Parkinson’s disease progression during my final 8-day “droolfest” with my brain buddies in Nashville in early 2009. We were walking from the Vanderbilt Medical Center North to a nice little restaurant and I realized it was difficult for me to walk and talk at the same ti ... Read on »
Study: We Talk Funny and it Affects Us Socially. Duh. by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 11:48am I‘m always amused when I see the results of some new study that merely validates common sense. This one, f’rinstance. People with Parkinson’s disease suffer social difficulties simply because of the way they talk, a McGill University researcher has discovered. Marc Pell, at McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, ... Read on »
Bad Day by T Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 9:45pm I'm having a pretty bad day. I find myself wanting to start off this post with an apology for another depressing post but I trust most people will understand. I'm trying to figure things out. Today is one of those days where I want to throw in the towel. I found myself asking my mom "is it okay to go now? I'm tired of this." When she was sick she s ... Read on »
Blogger Shannon Rosa on the radio talking about “My Baby Rides the Short Bus” by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 1:20pm I just linked to Shannon Rosa’s blog yesterday and here I go again. Her blog, Squidalicious, the adventures of Leelo and his potty mouthed mom , is a good read. She contributed to a new book, “My Baby Rides the Short Bus”. I haven’t read the book yet. I heard about it a while back but I wasn’t really aware that ... Read on »