Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Factors that do affect fertility

There are 5 factors that affect a couples ability to get pregnant. Each of these factors must be explored in a thorough exam by a reproductive specialist to identify or rule out causes for infertility. Of these 5 factors, 4…

Releasing the Pain, Part 2

I began drinking to cover up the pain. I even went to school buzzed, and my friends began to notice. I dismissed their concerns and went on with my self-destructiveness. I went out to a club once, and I got…

Releasing the Pain, Part 1

My name is Dianne, and I am 19 years old. I have been injuring myself for about five years. There are a lot of reasons behind why I injure myself. As a young child, my mother physically and emotionally abused…

Ken’s Journal: Week 1. Part 2

Otherwise, I agree that it would help a great deal if you scheduled exercise into your daily routine. If you make a point of specifying when you will exercise, how much time you will spend and which activity you will…

Ken’s Journal: Week 1. Part 1

I dropped 6 pounds this week. My average fat grams were 18 per day. I learned that if I plan my meals ahead of time I enjoy eating more than I do when I just grab something.

Folic Acid Good for Healthier Babies

Getting enough folic acid is one of the best things a woman can do for her children — even before they are conceived. Folic acid dramatically reduces the risk of giving birth to a baby with a neural tube birth…