I used to be a non-believer. Having read an article somewhere about the explosion of acupuncture services with no proven evidence that they even work, I’d dismissed it as just another fad. Then I met one of my now closest friends. She’s an accomplished Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor with a lovely clinic in Charlotte. About two years later, after trying unsuccessfully to conceive for a few months, I reconsidered. My friend had a lot of success treating her patients’… Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an important topic for me. My mother and grandmother both had breast cancer. While it did not take either of their lives, they certainly struggled with the illness. In August I wrote about the results of my first breast thermogram: I have early signs of fibrocystic breast disease, which can be a precursor to breast cancer. So I’ve been taking several steps to reverse this and, in honor of this month of… Read more »