In the past, I’ve told you how my chronic migraines affect my life. As a migraineur (a migraine sufferer) it is really easy for me to get caught up in how my migraines affect me and forget how it may affect my loved ones—especially my husband. Chronic illness can be tough on a marriage. Here are […]
We are well into winter now, and I’m sure you or your spouse has had at least one sore throat, cough or flu-like aches and pains. Am I right? Having a sick spouse can be a really tough thing. You want to help him feel better, but you also don’t want to catch whatever he has.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends that adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week. That is 2.5 hours every week. Are you getting this aerobic activity in each week? It is actually pretty easy when you consider that brisk walking is a moderate-intensity aerobic activity! Related post: 3 Ways […]
Since the beginning of the year, I have been following a low carb ketogenic diet and it has been going pretty well. I have lost 15 pounds and have kept it off for a few months now. As with any diet, it definitely takes some getting used to. When I first started out, one of the hardest things for me to give up was milk (especially chocolate milk). Did you know that one cup of whole milk has about 12 grams of carbs and 12 grams of sugar? This definitely means that milk is not a keto friendly drink!
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Many believe that sex can be hard on a body especially an aging one. In certain cases, this can be quite true, however, for the majority, sex is an extremely healthy activity and has been linked to various health benefits over the years. Here are 7 ways sex makes you healthier. 7 reasons that sex […]
Caring for our other half isn’t always so easy. They can be really whiny, needy, and adding that on to an already long list of duties can be overwhelming. However, we are supposed to be our spouse’s comfort and support. Through sickness and health, isn’t that what the vows said? It can be two different […]
Most people believe that a proper diet and routine exercise are the only two components necessary for maintaining good health. Regular exposure to adequate sunlight is an often-overlooked requirement for those who want to stay in peak physical and mental health. Sunlight is the body’s main source of vitamin D. This vitamin is critical for […]
As a chronic migraine sufferer, I have missed out on many important events in my life. I’ve missed holiday celebrations, dates, and birthday parties. It is upsetting, not only for me but for my husband and family as well. Early last year my husband and I were traveling to his parents’ house a couple hours away. Everyone in the family was going out to dinner to celebrate his mother’s birthday. While in the car, I started to develop a migraine. I couldn’t believe it. I was going to miss out on another celebration!