I was diagnosed with Chiari when I was 13. Mine is 10 mm. My first symptoms was pain in my neck. It just got worse and worse, where I was vomiting and shaking every day because I was in pain. I had my decompression surgery Sept 4, 2008. The first 3 months after I felt good. After that the pain came back but nowhere like it was before.
I get pain at my neck and head. I feel lots of...
hi, i'm 20 years old. my dad's side of the family is English, Scotish, and Irish. my mom's side of the family is German, Hispanic, and Mexican. my mom is in very good health, no cholestrol, no cancers or diseases, she's as heathy as a horse! but on my dad's side, there's a story there about dibetes, high-blood preasure, chelestiole, and stuff.
i try and go to the doctor once every six...
My childhood was filled with country meadows, strife, and lessons that have both benefited me and haunted me during my adult life. I grew up in a family of 6, among them two sisters and a brother. Although we fought like cats and dogs, I love them all and am a better person today for having grown up with them.
I have struggled with depression and anxiety since the age of 15 and...
in 1999, I realized I was eating smarter than most bipeds who begged for my 'secrets'. That began a huge, wonderful journey and third career, nutrition. It's not about popping more pills, rather it's eating real pure foods to avoid as many pills as possible. Doing so helped me recover from an often untreatable dementia. The lightbulb in my head was dimmed for months (semi-comatose), but the...
I'm a mental health blogger from the UK in my late twenties and a sufferer of bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, agoraphobia and self harming. I have also lost a child who was stillborn in 2007 and have some fertility issues (PCOS).
I started my blog in December 2009 and have been through quite a lot in that time including hospitalisation and psychotic symptoms.
I write as often as...
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I'm a wife and WAHM of 3 young 'uns. I've realized through the years that I am my best self, best wife, and best mommy when I'm living a healthy lifestyle. When I do so, I've got the energy and strength I need to play with my three kiddos, as well as a boost of self-confidence.
I'm a Certified Parent Educator and Marketing Consultant, living and working in San Diego and married to Mr. Right. I have a 7 year old boy and brand new baby who teach me how to be patient, and enjoy life one precious moment at a time. I write at Happy Healthy Hip Parenting and as the San Diego Parenting Examiner.