Eat This, Not That: How to Avoid the “Holiday Party Pudge”

               By Natalie Boyd, Dietetic Intern at UNC-Greensboro   You’re walking into your first holiday party of the Christmas season. You have gifts in one hand and your assigned dish in the other. The first greeting you receive upon opening...

time to catch up and reflect

I did not realize that it had been 18 months since my last entry. So much has happened since that last post. So with that in mind, I shall update here, and from this point forward simply share my daily or weekly thoughts/opinions/accomlishments and...

The last two LONG weeks: My Story

It is Sunday evening and the end of a long week. A very long, physically and mentally exhausting week. Two weeks ago tomorrow, after many weeks of stomach pains and such, I went to the local Urgent Care to find out what the frack was going on They...

surgeon consultation

The ther day I was advised to consult with a surgeon to determine if I needed surgery. I explained to my well meaning but somewhat naive wife that when one gets a consultation with a specialist, it is more of a run through, a briefing nof what they...

Time for some surgery

It is my turn now I suppose..... Tuesday morning 8:45 am begins the hour long adventure. I'd been sick for about 4 weeks now.... well, not AH CHOO sick, or BARF sick or anything, but more of a dull pain that permeated throughout my stomach and...

From the Guv to POTUS: Thanks but no thanks!

NC Gov'nah MacCrory just announced that we will be halting the inflow of Syrian refugees as a result of the Paris massacre. Much like the other governors before him, we wanna keep the refugees out until the Feds can ascertain how thorough the...

I'm here... on vacay

I am here, you are there, but another difference is that I am on vacation this week. It's been a long year!

Apnea... I call BS!!!!!!

Another thing for me to get highly agitated about. This broad label, lightly defined, ambigous-at-best blanket title with a (FALSE) stigma that ranks up there with obesity, smokers and people with tattoos. CLASSIFICATION OF SLEEP APNEA AHI...

The Walking Dead

So, I am catching the third episode, season 1. I am TRYING hard to figure out what all the hubub is about with this series.  There are zombies.... how did they become zombies? I thought they'd be people previously dead and buried, but this is a...