Helping a child fighting ALL Leukemia- the power of prayer

Learning to cope with a child (grandchild) who is fighting Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), has not been an easy task. Andrew Joseph Bay who is now three years old was diagnosed with leukemia in July 2013. His little body has too many lymphoblasts in the white blood cells. Malignant, underdeveloped white blood cells constantly reproduce causing overproduction ofContinue reading “Helping a child fighting ALL Leukemia- the power of prayer”

Cymbalta witdraw is miserable-

After realizing there was no easy answer I have stopped taking Cymbalta all together.  Since the capsules cannot be pulled apart and  put back together to reduce the dose the answer is to just stop. I woke up twice screaming from nightmares. Not something that I ever had to deal with until now.  I amContinue reading “Cymbalta witdraw is miserable-“

Understanding and Preventing Measles

Cases of measles still continue to be identified in the United States. Measles is a highly contagious vaccine preventable disease. Measles usually begins with a mild fever accompanied by a cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis. Approximately three days after these symptoms appear Koplik’s spots may appear. These spots are clusters of blue/ white lesions locatedContinue reading “Understanding and Preventing Measles”