Happiness Even During Hard Times

Being happy is a worthy endeavor. This may sound narcissistic at first glance. On the contrary. Happiness is not only good for you, but it is also good for others. And it just so happens that today, March 20, 2020, is the International Day of Happiness! How timely. I actually started this article over a … Continue reading Happiness Even During Hard Times

Lessons Learned from a Hummingbird

I was feeling stuck yesterday in so many ways. Feeling like my attempts at so many things were just duds - duds like the eggs our hummingbird was sitting on for well past the time they should have hatched. Dark futility threatened my thinking at the same time that the hummingbird was keeping her eggs … Continue reading Lessons Learned from a Hummingbird

Celiac Disease-An Overview

The following is an academic paper I wrote for a pathophysiology course while working towards a bachelor degree in nursing so the writing style is a bit stiff.  All I have added are subtitles for easier navigation, and photographs. Although new science has shed further light on this topic, I think you will still find … Continue reading Celiac Disease-An Overview

Grain Brain-An Important Book

According to Dr. David Perlmutter, who is a well respected board certified neurologist, the human brain weighs three pounds.  Interesting fact.  More interesting is the rest of his book Grain Brain in which he makes a strong case that the average American high carbohydrate diet is linked to Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders.  He maintains that … Continue reading Grain Brain-An Important Book