If you haven’t already heard the news, in the summer of 2009 the FDA issued a warning
that Zicam (a popular nasal spray containing Zinc Gluconate) can cause long lasting or permanent loss of smell.
I thought it was important to bring this up because the cold season is upon us and you may come across this spray while perusing the cold...
Well, the consequences of my drunken fiasco (albeit for a good cause) continue…I’ve been sick for the past week or so. Like any other common citizen, I immediately thought, “I have SWINE FLU!!!!
” Well, let’s hope not. This whole (miserable) experience has prompted me to ask myself - what if I do have H1N1?
So I did some digging and here are the symptoms of H1N1: Continue Reading: H1N1 and the ‘Common’ Flu
Recently, I went to see a new chiropractor who was recommended to me by some people I know. I’ve always been in pretty good condition and have not suffered from any acute pain, but because the chiropractor is still studying under a supervisor at a chiropractic school, the cost of the examination was a lot cheaper. So I thought why not take advantage of this, which is the main reason I went to see...
Megan Fox. Angelina Jolie. Jessica Alba.
These actresses are considered “sexy
” by media standards.
I, however, do not look like any of the above-mentioned names; far from it, in fact.
As a woman living in Southern California, sometimes I get the feeling that everything is about image and looks. Everywhere I look, I see beautiful, fit, well-maintained bodies (both male and female). No one really cares about “the content of their character
So this is exactly what happened.
The day before the performance, my neck started to hurt badly.
Some of you who have read my previous blogs know that I have a chronic neck pain, but so far it’s only affected my right side. Well, this time it was on my left side, which was a first. Luckily it wasn’t as painful as my past experiences with the right side of my neck had been. Believe me...
I bought a Neti Pot off eBay the other day because I have been having some allergy issues and, quite frankly, I hadn’t tried it yet. So I thought, why not? I don’t really like to take a lot of medication if I can help it, and this seemed to fit right in with that mentality.
So I approached my new Neti Pot with a bit of hopeful skepticism. Continue Reading: Neti Pot at eBay
In my first blog about this workout,
I basically got wrecked by the routine. Well, it’s been about two weeks since I first started, and I wanted to try it again just to see what kind of improvement I was able to make.
Here’s my latest breakdown:
1 - 8 pull-ups
2 - 25 dead lifts at 135 lbs
3 - 50 box jumps
4 - 50 push-ups
5 - 25 floor wipers at 135 lbs