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Less Stress

“Less stress,” prescribed the doctor in charge of lowering my stubbornly resistant and persistent high blood pressure after reviewing a month’s worth of readings predominantly in the stage 2 and 3 hypertension range. “Less stress,” I repeated. “How so?” “Take … Continue reading

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Just a Little Blip

I sometimes wish for a night away from it all and last Friday that wish was granted.  But I didn’t get a Spa get-away for an early birthday present, and that night wasn’t the least bit relaxing.  Friday started like … Continue reading

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Feeling Poorly

When you’re poor it becomes more imperative that you take good care of yourself. You can’t afford to go to the doctor for every little ache, or bothersome symptom.  You might not even be able to afford the medication you … Continue reading

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