Health

Anniversary #8 – My Journey with Thyroid Cancer

8 years.   That is how long it has been since I heard the diagnosis that I had Stage 3 thyroid cancer and received a total thyroidectomy with neck dissection.  Over 80 nodes removed from my thyroid and neck –  with 1/3 or more of them to be found riddled with papillary cancer. Thankfully, I […]

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Flu Season Has Arrived

Flu season is upon us!

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A very special community gift for a very special teacher.

I don’t want to make this article about insurance issues in our country, but rather how a community has come together in less than five days to donate a serious “chunk of change” to get Ms. Monica Wood back on her feet again. They have given her not only financial help but the gift of their love and community spirit.

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Why Journaling and Creating Scrapbooks Could Result in GREAT Mental Health Benefits!

Journaling and creating Scrapbooks can have mental health benefits. Louise Sattler describes them and offers some creative ideas from Stickii Club. Includes a GIVEAWAY Contest (until August 18, 2018, Winner announced August 19, 2018 – randomly chosen).

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Lucky 7 – Life after a thyroid cancer diagnosis

Lucky 7. This really is a number that resonates with me through my thyroid cancer journey. If you are interested in the “whole saga” here is a link. Why is the number 7 significant? Let me explain… 

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Ouch my aching back!

Have you ever reached for an object and then exclaimed “Oh No!” because your back immediately went in to spasm? Have you ever sneezed and then spent the rest of your day trying to get relief from the intense pain that one little “ahh-choo” caused you? Have you ever gardened, indulged in some home repair task, picked up a baby, or flinched and had what seemed like an ordinary action result in incapacitating pain? The kind where you crawl in to a chair or can’t seem to do the simplest of activities. If you said YES to one or more of the above – welcome ...

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UPDATED: Yoga for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis – MS

This weekend the skies above the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles will be lighting up “orange”! The ballroom will be turned in to a huge party as the benefit for Erase MS  commences! While a night to join together in fellowship for a great cause, the weekend is really dedicated to highlighting the newest findings in research […]

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What is in your lunchbox?

Many families who follow SIGNING FAMILIES have asked me to post words in American Sign Language which are food related. So, here you go.. foods that help keep us healthy! #ASL #HealthyLiving

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