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Month: March 2022
Let’s Talk About Bras!
Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today, I’m going to be talking about bras. If you aren’t among the bra wearing folk, feel free to take a stroll or you can pull up a chair and get a better idea what goes on with other folks’ clothes. The thing is that bras are notorious for causing problems and those of us with chronic illness are often more prone to having those issues. So, let’s talk about some of the problems that bras cause and what you can do about it.
WARNING: This post is going to be talking about undergarments, breasts and the ways those things can make us feel.Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Bras!”
Do No Harm
Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I’m going to be talking about medical ethics, specifically “Do No Harm.”
Of all the Hippocratic writings the Oath, in spite of its shortness, is perhaps the most interesting to the general reader and also to the modern medical person. The idea of not doing the patient harm is within the Oath, but the phrase “Do No Harm” is not. Whatever its origin, it is a landmark in the ethics of medicine. It is a declaration that the purpose of medical knowledge is solely for healing. The Oath is the oldest known written work that speaks to Biomedical Ethics. And the idea that it expresses is still at the center of all bio-ethical debates today.Continue reading “Do No Harm”
Who You Sit With
Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I am going to be talking about Medical Autonomy and some of the ethical complexities that come with it.
Continue reading “Medical Autonomy”
Expressing respect for patients’ autonomy means acknowledging that patients who have decision-making capacity have the right to make decisions regarding their care, even when their decisions contradict their clinicians’ recommendations.AMA Journal of Ethics
Gatorade G Zero Powder, Glacier Cherry
Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I’m going to be talking about Gatorade G Zero Powder; giving a product review.Continue reading “Gatorade G Zero Powder, Glacier Cherry”
The Vagus Nerve
My Auditory Processing Disorder
Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today. I’m glad that you are here. Today I am going to be talking about my experiences with Auditory Processing Disorder as another installment in the “My Diagnosis” Series.
This disorder is also known as: Central Auditory Processing Disorder and Receptive Language Disorder
To start off, Auditory Processing Disorder is a neurological disorder in which a person has difficulty properly interpreting sounds received by the ears, particularly the phonemes of speech. Auditory Processing Disorder is common in ADHD and ASD. So, it could be caused by either of these conditions, both or neither. No way to tell really.Continue reading “My Auditory Processing Disorder”