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Dealing with Emotional Triggers

Trigger is a popular buzz word. From college campuses to social media, you can see trigger warnings or trigger alerts for loads of situations. There has been widening research about the brain and how we process and store information. The mind:body connection is receiving much attention.Neurotransmitters...

Men and Abortion

The first time I talked with a man about his abortion story, he was calling me in a full-blown panic. His girlfriend was scheduled to have an abortion in the morning and he wanted to know what he could do about it.I had the very...

Who’s the Hero?

At the SCORRE Conference this week, I gave three speeches. The first one was pretty much upon arrival. So, I didn't know the people I was speaking to. More importantly, I was unprepared and exhausted.My coach got up, his eyes welled up, put his hand on...

Organ Donation for the Youngest Babies

Have you heard of three parent babies? Apparently, this has been going on for years.Two or more children are created. The fertilized eggs are evaluated and the nucleus (the DNA) of one deemed "defective" or "undesirable" is removed and the nucleus of another is then...

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Lyme Life ~ Travel Tips

Traveling with Lyme can be tough. Lymies have developed ways to manage symptoms ranging from brain fog to severe, migrating joint pain and everything in between.Chronic Lyme Disease or Neurological Lyme is often misunderstood and often we try to keep it from the people around...

The Right to Life Trumps All Others

I say it all the time, not just during election cycles. The right to life is the first issue for politics, but also for everyday decisions.When I think of the Declaration of Independence, I think of, "we are endowed by our creator with certain inalienable...

Lyme Life ~Down for the Count

Down for the Count, Up in ThreeWhen I was little, my uncle, who was just a year and a half older, and I watched wrestling. It was in the mid-70s. I'll never forget the scissor-locks. Many of the moves those wrestlers did were tried on...

Maybe Baby

Are you hopeless or hopeful about our society's human rights status? Are the upcoming elections invigorating or horrifying?I can't decide. The overwhelming amount of information that comes across my desk each day has me questioning my own stand moment to moment. Following elections is exhausting.No...