OK, so I wasn’t really on pins and needles, but I needed a catchy title. ;) I went for my first acupuncture appointment on Monday. I read up a bit on acupuncture beforehand so I had an idea what to expect, but the doctor (an MD who practices in natural medicine and acupuncture) did a wonderful job of explaining things to me as well. After we talked a bit about what I was there to see her for – liver support to prevent a recurrence of HELLP syndrome, heartburn (which I’ve been having a lot of lately), and stress, she had me lie on theRead More →

You can’t get your checkbook to balance and you are off by a LARGE amount and not in your favor (of course!)??? Since Jody wiped out my computer last week, he didn’t have time to reinstall ALL of the programs that I use regularly, just the majority of them. As a result, I haven’t had Xcel on my computer for a week or so, and I hadn’t updated our checkbook ledger for a little while before that. So, here I sit, trying to play catch up and get it all to balance now and I’m off by what started off as over $300, though nowRead More →

Recently I’ve been reflecting on what a cynic I’ve become. I feel like money is the motivating force behind so many things these days and it sickens and frightens the hell out of me. It’s actually one of the reasons why I haven’t been comfortable enough with vaccinations to allow my daughter to receive any as of yet. I’m skeptical that there’s a need for the vaccinations for the majority of the population since research shows that the disease rates were declining on their own before any of the vaccinations were introduced. So why do I think they were introduced and why do they “require”Read More →