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Posts Tagged ‘doctor’

I’m a yoga teacher, not a doctor

In my teacher training, we were reminded that students would ask us all kinds of questions, including us being asked to diagnose something in a student’s body. I love talking with my students before, during and after class. Most classes I teach a student tells me it was exactly what they needed. Usually someone tells me […]


Getting vaccinated, medicated before trip

Curt and I are getting ready to head to Mexico City tomorrow. We haven’t had a real vacation in some time. So I am looking forward to this for a variety of reasons. Sometime back I e-mailed my doctor asking if there were any recommended vaccines or medications I should take before heading down south. […]


Why I am Child Free By Choice

I think being a mom is the most important job in the world. The second most important job is being president of the United States. I don’t want to be either. This post is about why I, along with my husband, have chosen to be Child Free By Choice. It is not a reflection on […]


I earned my beer at the gym

Tonight my friend Monica and I decided to try a class fellow gym friends have been raving about. One of our friends has lost 6 pounds by taking the class, is so much more tone and her booty looks amazing! This is how the In-Shape City site describes Total Athletic Conditioning: A full body workout with […]


My funky shoulder

  I think I have mentioned my weird shoulder in past posts. I don’t really know what I did to it. And it is hard to explain what is wrong with it. It sometimes feels like something is slipping out of place. It doesn’t hurt. It is more of a discomfort. It is noticeable that […]


Staying healthy with regular doctor’s visits

Today I visited my doctor for my annual check-up. I was there about three weeks ago for my annual visit. But my doctor had a family emergency so I had to reschedule. I usually have my appointment in the morning. But today was an afternoon appointment. I had to wait almost a half an hour […]


Impressing the doctor

I had my annual physical today. I have a great doctor. She takes that little bit of time with you–what maybe 10-15 minutes to talk to you and listen. She was impressed that I have kept the weight off. It has been almost three years. She was impressed that I work out regularly (4-6 times […]