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The Tenotomy for Clubfoot: What to Expect…

TweetIf your child will be born with clubfeet, they will likely eventually have an operation called a Achilles tenotomy (the surgical cutting of the Achilles tendon). It may sound scary, really what operation doesn’t, but, it is a very quick procedure that helps them get on to the next step of the process, the brace and boots.   I’ve now had two boys go through this, and it was a very similar experience both times.(Read More)

Have Migraines? You Need Axon Optics Migraine Glasses

Tweet“I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. ” Do you remember the Corey Hart song, “I Wear My Sunglasses at Night”? I’m not sure what the motivation for that song was, but for me, a long time migraine sufferer, it resonates(Read More)

You’re Too Young For That … Living with Psoriatic Arthritis

Tweet“Arthritis” is just a name for when old people’s bones hurt, right? That’s what I had always thought, until the spring of 2014. It Begins I was 26 years old, finishing law school and studying for the Bar exam, and had allowed stress to consume my life.  I started noticing that my right ankle was swelling up in a way it hadn’t before, but I didn’t think much about it. Over the next week or(Read More)

Ways to Handle Postpartum Depression

TweetGiving birth is often a stressful experience, even though most new mothers anticipate this milestone with joy. Taking into account the overwhelming responsibilities, sleep deprivation and lack of sufficient “me-time’ involved, it is not shocking that many new mothers get depressed. In fact, there is a term assigned to this phenomenon- baby blues. Baby blues aren’t abnormal, but if the symptoms persist or worsen, you may be experiencing postpartum depression. What is the difference between(Read More)

Sneak Peak – Kicking Sick: Your Go-To Guide for Thriving with Chronic Health Conditions & Giveaway

TweetCertified health and wellness coach and author of Kicking Sick, Amy Kurtz shares a moment of change in her life. She has learned many things over the years about how to live her best life with chronic illness and would like to help you. The Beginning of the Pain One night after dance class when I was fourteen-years-old, I ran upstairs to my room. I wanted to do my homework as quickly as possible so I(Read More)