About the Journey

Originally posted on Taralyn Rowe:
I have learned a lot about mental illness through first hand experience. I started writing this blog when I was experiencing the worst depression of my life and kind of just settled on the fact that my life was not going to get any better. I accepted a disorder as…

Reasons You’re Constantly Hungry

by CARLA COMETTO We’re often hungry when our bodies don’t really need food. If you want to stay healthy, it’s important to understand what your body is telling you. Let’s take a look at some of the less obvious reasons you might be hungry. Not Drinking Enough Water Water is crucial for our health—it keeps […]

Washing Your Nasty Pillows

by YVONNE GLASGOW Most of us wash our bed linens pretty regularly, but it’s easy to neglect washing your pillows. Here’s why you should do it and how. If it’s been a while (or never) since you washed your pillow, it’s harboring some gross stuff, like sweat, oils, drool, dirt, mold, bacteria, and dust mite […]

I am a Zebra!!

Q. Has anyone ever correctly diagnosed someone? answered by Leslie Jean Rhodes, CCU/ICU, OB, Neonatal, Geriatrics, ER& Trauma ER, Med Surg Sure. I approached a family at Wal-Mart. The husband was about 6′4″, and solid. The wife about 5′ tall with a baby in the cart seat. I had to stop her. He kept on […]

Article of the Day (29 May)

Sleep Deprivation Sleep is a period of rest for both the body and mind, the lack of which can result in changes to personality, perceptual processes, and intellectual functioning. Humans are unable to totally abstain from sleep, as the brains of the severely sleep-deprived will automatically shut down for short periods, a phenomenon known as […]