The blogging begins, to start the conversations on health – yours, mine and ours! Regardless of who I talk to, whether its a close friend or new acquaintance in an airport, each person has a story to tell about their health. It seems that it’s the new way for us to relate, empathize and connect. To share information, solace and insights about something we personally experienced or perhaps a friend of a friend. With health and healthcare being so complex with its many dimensions, there isn’t one silver bullet, or answer for what may ail us. And we can’t expect our doctors to be the holy grail in it all. It’s about owning our own health…with some help!
Beginning the Blog
In the past year and a half I’ve dealt with a personal health crisis and determined I was going to win. Being told the proverbial “it’s all in your head” when no clear answer was discovered after the fourth diagnosis, I realized that a lifetime of caring for family provided the answers to cracking the code and self-diagnosis. In fact, my doctor was rather amazed at the “case” I laid out to show my findings, my health over my lifetime and a potential solution. Following this painful time, I was asked by others who wanted in on the secrets to figuring out their own health issues and that inspired me to begin this blog and discussion for conversations on health.
So, now that all my house projects are completed and the closets are organized, a result of fabulous procrastination, the beginning is here and I welcome you for what should be a wild ride!