Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

So, a while back we had a mini epidemic of hand, foot, and mouth disease (aka HFMD) in our family, striking 2 adult daughters, 2 son-in-laws, one husband, and one small grandchild. I was spared. We think it was Disneyland’s fault.  The incubation period is 3-7 days and HFMD started with the first family member … Continue reading Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Coconut Oil and Mono

Feeling Helpless Yes, mononucleosis is horrible. Not only does the inflicted person feel like death, but he feels like death for a long time. Just to give you an idea how ill Husband was, he lost 20 pounds in the first three weeks. I thought (briefly) about bottling his saliva for a new weight loss … Continue reading Coconut Oil and Mono

Quirky Thursday: Improving Your Microbiome

This post is written by a guest, my fellow-health-fanatic sister Rosanna, who is an author of a book for older children, called The House of Tower, a blogger, a retired neonatal registered nurse and a wife, mother, and grandmother.  I asked her to write about this subject for a Quirky Thursday post because we were having … Continue reading Quirky Thursday: Improving Your Microbiome