Childhood Obesity Should be Considered Child Abuse

“That’s crazy!” you may think but before you snap to that reaction let me lay out why I think childhood obesity is child abuse and what I think should be done about it. From this National Institutes of Health article, Obesity in Children, we know that childhood obesity puts kids at increased risk of “insulin resistance, type…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy – First TRT Treatment

In case your reading this and wondering if you should inquire about treatment too, here are my lab results: Test 1: Testosterone 349 NG/DL Test 2: Testosterone 372 NG/DL Test 3: Testosterone 390 NG/DL, Free Testosterone 5.9 PG/ML Normal Testosterone range for a man is 350 to around 1100. A man’s free Testosterone should be at least 6. My results…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy – Surprise Discovery

I never imagined I would have low testosterone but then I doubt any man expects to have low testosterone. However, statistically, 1 in 5 men will. That’s 20% of men who will find themselves living with the symptoms of low testosterone. Age, illness, or whatever else causes low-T and often it goes unchecked for years….

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When you Give Up Too Much for Your Partner

In my past relationships, new hobbies I took up sometimes caused friction. I remember coming home deciding I wanted to start taking boxing, only to face a barrage of attacks. The attacks I faced ranged from attacks on the validity of the sport, to the logistics and cost, all the way to personal attacks on my…

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Forage like you mean it

Grocery and convenience stores have killed our foraging skills It really wasn’t that long ago that people would forage for food daily, even here in America. The conveniences of modern life helped people forget the very important skill of locating food. We no longer need to scout berry plots or gather pecans for protein. Foraging…

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The best Decision Ever Ever Ever!

I married my best friend, partner, and lover on April 15th 2017 If you know me, you know I am not an emotional blabber mouth. …Here I go. I married her because she encourages me to be me. I never feel wanting or that anything is beyond reach. I married her because she helps me…

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Tribulations of the Urinal

Today we went to Loggerhead Marine Life Center. While there I briefly faced one of the few things that gross me out immensely. Fortunately, it is something I usually only face on road trips or visits to bars, which are rare. Loggerhead Marine Life Center, the place we took the kids today, is known for rescuing,…

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What Lasik Surgery is Like

Every time we are backpacking in the woods I am more thankful than ever that I had lasik surgery. I don’t have to worry about breaking my glasses and being half blind in the woods. I don’t have to find a way to keep my contacts clean and taken care of. Instead, I wake each…

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