Looking back, I think the most frustrating thing was that everyone kept saying, “Well, you have to deal with the idea that you are getting old”. I knew that I was pushing 60, but I wasn’t quite ready to just kick back and accept that the way I was feeling was entirely normal. Ever since … Continue reading Ralph’s Story: Preparing for Surgery
June 21st 2015 was Father’s Day. I truly miss mine. If you are fortunate to still have your father in your life, please let him know how you feel. Not just on Father’s Day, but at every opportunity you have. A father is not necessarily part of your procreation, but someone who has taken the time … Continue reading Thanks Dad!
My name is Esther – I have been married for 8 years to a very thoughtful and loving husband, Steven, and we were blessed with our beautiful daughter in 2013. That may sound like a "happily ever after story," but life is not without struggle and I would like to share mine with you. For … Continue reading Esther’s Story: Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Lead to Iron Deficiency
My name is Kelly and I am iron deficient. My iron levels were never great after the birth of my first child. The blood loss was massive, the doctors pondered my need for a blood transfusion and prescribed me ferrous sulfate to help out. It brought my levels up enough, but I had low iron … Continue reading Kelly: From the Challenges of Iron Deficiency to an IronMan Challenger
As I begin to close out my posts related to Heart Month, health and iron deficiency, I want to take this opportunity to share with you my own personal health story. This is possibly one of the most difficult articles I have written. I live my life by a very simple guideline; I face each … Continue reading My Story: From the Bottom of My Heart…