Archive | March, 2013

The Birds and the Bees and a Baby Makes Three

Starting a family is serious business, at least for me it was.  I figured when my husband and I decided that we were ready to have a baby that it would be easy.  My sisters are what I like to call, “Fertile Mertyl’s.”  They could just think about getting pregnant, and what do you know, […]

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

In your world, March is associated with one thing—basketball. Wouldn’t it be great if you had doctor’s orders just to sit on the couch and watch some quality college basketball? That, gentlemen, would not be a treatment plan you failed to follow. Okay, okay—we’re not actually going to give you a medical release form to […]

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When Should I See a Doctor?

When we first brought baby Redding home, I found myself running to the phone and speed dialing my doctor’s office if he made the slightest peep, random gesture or a weird face.  I came to find out that those things were not out of the ordinary but a way for him to show he was […]

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Do adults need immunizations too?

I’ll never forget walking into the doctor’s office right before I started kindergarten.  My mom told me that once we were finished with the appointment we could go get ice cream.  We never got ice cream unless it was someone’s birthday so to say I was excited was an understatement. It wasn’t until halfway through […]

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Five Things That Could Save Your Life

I weigh about ten ounces.  I transport about 2,00o gallons of liquid every day.  I appreciate a good red wine.  I’m small but mighty, every day I create enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles.  What am I? If you’ve guessed a heart then you’ve guessed right; ten bonus points for you! Although the […]

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