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There’s no magic bullet in a pill

When I was 22 I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).  This was after months of medication trials and diagnostic tests.  (Parasite test – check. […]

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Don’t suppress that fever! (and why I don’t like Tylenol)

Annika got her first fever over Christmas. It went up to 105.8° F (on a temporal artery thermometer). I can just hear the other parents now: […]

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It’s her first Christmas (and with it comes the seasons stresses)

It’s Annika’s first Christmas. Being a (new) parent for Christmas this year has brought about a whole list of questions and concerns and thoughts about how […]

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Baby wearing safely (and why I don’t like the Baby Bjorn)

I don’t like the Baby Bjorn.  (I can just hear the cries of all the Bjorn-wearing mothers across the country: “WHAT? How dare you scorn my […]

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