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You’re with your doctor discussing a symptom or a complication or some aspect of your health.  Your doctor makes a diagnosis and outlines a treatment plan briefly.  He or she tells you what you should do, writes a script, brushes off your concerns and shuffles you out the door before you can say “but what about…”. You don’t like...
Today's discussion topic: Charlie Teo accused of overcharging so that people need to crowd fund to afford his services.But..if you watch the video, he explains that in order for him to operate in the public system (and he's stated he would do these operations for free) he would need the local neurosurgeon to state that Charlie...
Week 2 of my “Back to gym” campaign.  My fourth class since joining the new HIIT gym and indoor cycling studio.  I have pledged to go every day at lunch time, except for those days where the pain is really too awful.  I figure if I aim for five times a week, I should get there at least four times most...
I did it. I went to my first HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class at my new gym.  I walked in like I’d been going there for years, put a big smile on my face and found the room…empty.  Bit anti-climactic. Especially as I’d been sitting in the car for ten minutes getting up the courage to walk in.
spin class
Everyone has genuine barriers to exercise, especially those of us with health issues.  People who say “You can find a way if you want to badly enough” don’t have chronic pain, I’m sure.  However, there are often ways around the challenges, you just have to be a bit creative sometimes.  Some barriers are more like excuses, but some are very real.  Mine...