Whew! We finally moved into our new home! Moving is considered a major life event, and like all life events it is a stressful process. Stress is caused by many things big and small such as taking an exam, running a race, fundraising, planning a wedding, and moving to a new home. Over time, stress […]
Antimicrobial resistance and why you should care?
Thursday, April 7 was World Health Day and the focus for 2011 was on antimicrobial resistance, also called antibiotic resistance. In essence it is bacteria we are trying to kill that just don’t die! Instead, they adapt and that is why you should care… Bacteria are adapting Antibiotics are less effective and have been used […]
Yellow, blue or green – which artificial sweetener is better?
It was usually on cold winter mornings when I would wake up to the call of “Tabby (usually pronounced TAFF-y) hotcakes! I’d walk in a daze to the cold kitchen and instantly wake to the sounds of sizzling butter and the smell of cooked batter. Pancake time! Papa as everyone called him (Grandpa) never measured […]
Do you know someone that has diabetes?
November is Diabetes Awareness month and this is one that hits very close to home. For me, exercise and healthy choices is my only option… When we talk about diabetes we are discussing the body’s ability to handle glucose. Glucose, aka blood sugar, is our body’s main fuel source. Glucose not only fuels the body, […]