You make your list. It looks like another crazy day. Drop kids off at school. Pick them up from school. Shuffle one to cello practice and the other to softball. Somewhere in there you have to find time for dinner. But in reality, all you want to do is sit for two whole minutes without anyone interrupting you to “find the other shoe”. It’s time. Find a babysitter and take a long weekend to one of these relaxing destinations.
Your annual appointment is in a week, and you are fervently eating healthy, getting some activity in your busy day, and trying to make it look like you lead a healthy lifestyle. And dang, it’s exhausting. But if you actually get healthy…it will guarantee you never hear these words from your doc…
I had a really happy childhood. I was never abused. I was never neglected. I was middle class. I wasn’t really picked on in school. My parents told me they loved me daily. I was moderately popular. I had plenty of friends. I dated my fair share of cute boys. I got into college without a problem. Today, I am confident, successful and generally content with my life. Dare I say, I am privileged.
Western medicine has done it again. We live in a place where there’s a pill, cream, shot, or inhalant for virtually every disease. And now we’re on the cutting edge of the next “best” thing – the obesity vaccination.
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