It’s not made-up media garbage. There’s a real problem taking over our streets and waterways, our forests and oceans. Plastic. I found heaven years ago in the West Coast shores of Ireland. This last visit, however, I was genuinely bothered … Continue reading #MadeItBetter: Because Plastic Doesn’t Belong Anywhere But a Bin
“Living is easy with eyes closed — Misunderstanding all you see.” — John Lennon It was voting day. Despite having a flight to catch, I went to the polls and waited 45 minutes to vote for a candidate who only … Continue reading ‘Good Guy’ Muslims: Why America Should Embrace Its Islamic People
Giving grapes to your two year old shouldn’t be a potentially deadly undertaking. But this week, when my sister went to prepare her daughter’s snack, she was greeted with a startling surprise. “I opened the top of the bag and … Continue reading This is the Black Widow My Sister Nearly Fed Her Two Year Old
My friend Sarah is the type who just thrives on being a mother. She struggled to get pregnant and suffered because of it: the thought of not having children just devastated her. She was rewarded with a beautiful, healthy daughter — then … Continue reading My Friend’s Son Is Vaccine Damaged
Last year I was diagnosed with 34 food allergies. Removing these food allergies from my system, along with processed foods and sugars, I have been cured of Hashimoto Thyroiditis (Hashimoto’s Disease), gastritis, pancreatitis, significantly reduced the symptoms from and the … Continue reading What I Learned From Being Diagnosed with 34 Food Allergies
Success! Though many said it couldn’t be done, buried among the tables at this year’s Farmer’s Market I found what I believed was some of the last non-genetically modified (non-GMO) corn left in the U.S. I carried it home with … Continue reading What Do You Like on Your Corn?
When one trains in university to be a family therapist, there is one principal that stands out on top of all others: “Get as many of the people who are involved into the room that you can.” This makes perfect … Continue reading Missed Connections: Why Doctors Should Talk to Each Other