- It won’t be long and the holidays will be here and it will be time to serve our family and friends the hams and turkeys we so carefully prepare. Ham has always been one of my favorite choices at holiday meals but once IC hit I had to watch out for the cloves and nutmeg used in the sauce or ham glaze.
IC Friendly Recipes: Honey Ham
- A national study conducted by the researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that almost 1/4 of all women suffer from pelvic floor disorders.
Pelvic Disorders Affect A Large Number of Women
- I made it through my first two days at work rather well! To be honest, I was surprised that I held up pretty good overall. My first shift on Sunday was 8 hours and my second shift was 4 hours yesterday.
- I have been receiving emails from someone who works for the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease and they sent me an interesting article the other day. According to this article, New Take On Chronic Disease, $2.4 trillion is expected to be spent this year on 3/4 of all healthcare costs. Isnt that figure astounding?
- I know it’s another 10 days, but I wanted to give a heads up to everyone that the week of October 20th through October 26th is National Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Week. Knowing this ahead of time will give IC Disease patients and their families time to think of how they can help raise awareness for this terrible illness.
October 20 – 26: National Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Week
- As I was researching information on IC Disease and how it affects pregnancy, it didnt surprise me that the amount of information on this topic is very limited. As with other chronic illnesses I have researched (like CFS & Fibromyalgia) there seems to be little research done on the affects of chronic illness during pregnancy.
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