Being prepared is always a good thing. The Boy Scouts of America use “Be Prepared” as their motto, and those guys always seem to be the ones saving the day.
President Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.” Of course, I don’t know if Honest Abe sharpened his own axe, but his point is well made. It’s better to put effort into the preparation of the job at hand, if you want the best results. (more…)
There are some events or activities in life that have very defined stages to them. For example, pregnancy is usually divided into three sections. You have the first trimester (yucky), the second trimester (okay) and the third trimester (feeling like a blimp). I personally loved being pregnant, but for some, it’s not an easy journey but the result is an amazing blessing. A colonoscopy is somewhat similar, as I will explain. (more…)
It seems like just yesterday I was waking up a child of the 70’s. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy these days to pull the covers over my head and stay in bed. The millennium is here. I couldn’t stop it from coming (even though I try with my groovy shirts and free flowing skirts), and if you are anything like me, your life is busier than ever. So, it’s important that you make time to take care of your health, and if it’s time – get screened for colon cancer.
Did you know that May is Women’s Health Month? It might seem silly to dedicate a whole month to reminding women to take care of themselves, but if you are a woman reading this – you know that more than likely your health ends up on the bottom of your to-do list. No longer do we live in the days of bellbottoms, wide collars and disco. Those were the days where we thought we were invincible. We are now a little older, far wiser and incredibly accomplished. For example, we now know that wings – a hot retro hairstyle – really wasn’t all that hot, and we know that there are health screenings we have to get in our 40s and 50s. (more…)