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Monster Time

Monster Time The week never goes by without someone asking something about their life situation and a health need that makes me wonder, "Why is that so important?" A woman in her mid-forties was telling me her chronological history of her illness. It was very detailed. And as you might expect, I like detailed information. She had created a two page single spaced biography of her medical maladies. It took about a half hour to visit each individual complaint and how each one lead to the next one.... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Hell To Heaven

Hell to Heaven I have never worked on rail road, much less driven a six foot long steel drill into the earth. But there are folktales of men who had years ago when rail roads were being constructed. I bet you know who I am talking about: John Henry.Before we get to John Henry, I wish to share an interesting discussion I had with a person I admire. She was in for her yearly blood work examination. What was different about her results this year from past years was that her cortisol was... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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What Do I Say To That?

What Do I Say To That?As I walked through my backyard yesterday, I threw a pebble into the birdbath. The ripple effect from the splash was beautiful. The water was still before I disrupted it. It took a while before it returned to calm. Not all pebbles in our lives create a beautiful ripple effect, some create sadness and chaos. There are none so emotionally traumatizing as a friend or loved one committing suicide. The news of a person's suicide penetrates to the core of our being. It stops us... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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