Sadly, I have gained a few pounds during this quarantine. Like so many others, we started baking bread, plus creating numerous weekly gourmet meals and lots of comfort food. Even DTD has been eating bread more often, but he hasn’t gained weight. I have a theory on why this is. He does not agree, and … Continue reading Is it Easier for Men to Lose Weight?
I know you all want to hear about the Corona virus, and that has most definitely been a topic of dinner conversations for the last several weeks. Unfortunately the information is so fluid that much of what DTD says could very well change by the time you read the post. For now, just know that … Continue reading Change Your Life by Strengthening Your Core
A man is sleeping peacefully in his own bed. He awakens in the night to a strange sensation and dimly registers a figure crouched in the dark at the foot of the bed. He feels a warm liquid on his big toe. As his eyes adjusts, he recognizes his wife hunched in the moonlight, pulling … Continue reading Essential Oils and Good Intentions
Halloween is here, which makes me think of scary things like ghosts and headless horsemen and vampire bats. Although it's debatable that one could meet her demise by an attack from a pumpkin-headed man, it is a FACT that a bat can kill you. This excruciating death doesn't even need to involve vampire lore. It's … Continue reading Beware of Bats
On many occasions, DTD is asked to recommend a specialist- orthopedist, psychologists, pediatricians, dermatologists, physical therapists, etc. We live in northeast Ohio, an area blessed with excellent medical facilities and a large selection for most specialists, so the choice can be overwhelming. Recently we were dining alfresco with some dear friends when one shared her … Continue reading Your Opinion Matters
I have a dear friend whose daughter donates blood on a regular basis. She's just a beautiful person inside and out! In fact, she's such a regular that the Red Cross asked her if she would consider donating platelets. Naturally she agreed and scheduled an appointment. Towards the end of the process she had a … Continue reading An Unexpected Result
Our Dinner Table Doctor's (DTD) education on this particular malady occurred in a most unfortunate manner, since he was the victim. We were on a lovely vacation in Marco Island, Florida. As expected, our pale northeastern Ohio skin was ill-prepared for the continuous rays of sunshine. Even though we lathered 30+ sunscreen all over ourselves … Continue reading Beware Hell’s Itch!