Category Archives: health

O to the M to the G!!!

Happy Spring! It’s been really hard for me to find the time to blog lately with other writing projects/meetings and Spring Break, but I had to make some time to share this amazing new love in my life – something that many of our mothers and grandmothers took religiously as children!
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So Snooki’s Pregnant . . .

I will not use this blog to write something negative, so congrats, future PTA Mom, Snooki!  I read that she said she’d like to “pop” four or five kids out and it got me thinking (yes, many of you are thinking about the G-8 Summit, but I’ve got my eye on Snooki’s uterus).  First I thought [...]
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Basic Instinct

I think I am lacking some basic mothering instinct. I can detect food-related issues from 20 feet away, but some of the most OBVIOUS problems are just beyond the scope of my radar.
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Probiotics – Good for Your Gut & Your Wallet!

If you and your doctor have agreed that probiotics are a good item to add to your supplement regimen, than I have quite the deal for you!
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Doctor is to Horseradish as Bridget is to Alcohol

I swear I have a point, and that my title is not gibberish.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis – A Tale of Two Treatments

A few months ago, I was called by a friend who had recently been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis.  She was prescribed Methotrexate pills, which is low-dose chemotherapy to treat it.  This was fine for about the first six months, but then despite not feeling any worse, her routine tests to check on the progress of [...]
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Hello, Old Friends! I’ve Got an Announcement . . .

Hello!!!! I am so sorry that it’s been so long!  You’ve been keeping me busy, though, with emails and lots of good conversations about your health, your food, and your families.  I should have turned these emails into FAQs for sure, but our house has been turned upside down, and as a matter of fact, [...]
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Trampin’ it Up!

No, it’s not what you think, come on – this is a family blog!
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Dr. Oz – “What’s Happening to Our Girls?”

This is disturbing.  Dr. Oz is looking at why girls are entering puberty at age 7 or 8.  Seven or Eight.  Human years of age.  What?  At seven years old I was still relatively fresh at living life without sucking my thumb.  Now, girls today have so much more to deal with and it’s just [...]
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