My Tita/Aunt Perla and I, in a picture taken many years ago at my cousin's wedding.

Colon Cancer Prevention Hits Home

Although I am nowhere near the age of 50, the recommended age for colonoscopies, I finally went through my first colonoscopy today.  Why?  It turns out colon cancer runs in my family, and has claimed two dear aunts (sisters of my mother), Tita Maryann, and my godmother, Tita Perla.  Both ignored their symptoms, and got […]

Spring has sprung our plants back into life. Are you tending to your inner garden? "Krokuswiese - Botanischer Garten Leipzig" by Maja Dumat, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Liberate Yourself This Spring! The Body Will Follow.

Spring is a time of new beginnings.  Yadda, yadda, yadda! Truth is, we are always in constant renewal.  We enjoyed the New Year on January 1st, Chinese New Year, and now we welcome Spring (which I last year celebrated by waxing poetic about the Liver and Gallbladder), which also has its own associations with renewal […]