Boosting my Iron Levels

My iron levels were a bit low when I got checked last week. Specifically, it was the ferritin, or stored iron count, that was borderline low. I’m taking some iron supplements, along with vitamin C to help absorption. I’m also paying more attention to getting iron in...

My Vitamin D is Extremely Low

When’s the last time you got bloodwork done?  When I was a kid we had to get yearly physicals in order to play sports. Then through my 20s since I was no longer required to do it, I didn’t. I would just go for my yearly ob-gyn checkup, but I didn’t...

Coping with Anxiety

Two weeks ago, I had an encounter with anxiety.  Here’s what happened: my breathing was very shallow, it was like tightness in my chest where I couldn’t take a deep breath and was constantly aware of trying to get a deep breath. Like I wanted to put my...