Category Archives: Physical

Articles, commentary, and information on taking care of one’s physical well being.

Take care of yourself

Self Reliance Exchange has a short article about taking care of our health. As I said, it’s short, so I’ll reprint much of it here: …are you: Getting enough sleep? Exercising regularly? Eating right? Protecting yourself? Taking your medications? Seeing … Continue reading

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On marketing, consumerism, and self reliance

Rhonda Hetzel at Down To Earth Forum has an interesting essay examining the idea that unwarranted concern over food safety has made us all dependent on pre-packaged foods. I think there is something to that. For one thing, marketing has … Continue reading

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In case you were wondering

My yearly checkup with my cardiologist went fine. Taking echo-cardiograms is becoming second-nature to me now, though I’m regularly impressed how the technician can look at the odd stuff on the screen and know what they are looking at. And … Continue reading

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Here’s to you, Doc

I like to speak badly of the doctor who had the gall to keep finding things wrong with me, but when it comes right down to it, I’m grateful. No one likes to hear bad medical news, but once you … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to exercise

Sorry that posting has been light lately. Part of the reason is that I’ve been doing research for this blog. The other is that I’ve been very busy, and very stressed. I won’t go into all the stressors I’m dealing … Continue reading

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