Showing posts from June, 2011

Do you Voodoo?

Well, it's been quite some time since my last blog entry.  But as I like to say, "Better late than never!"

The Bioness trial was a bust.  (See Bionic Woman entry). I was so sensitive to the electrical stimulation, that the physio and I felt it would be a good idea to stop, take a break, and revisit it during the summer. I had some other things going on at the same time that was causing some stress which = worsening symptoms...(my dad has prostrate cancer, he broke his hip, and then we found out he had a number of other serious health issues and was given 6 months to live...a bit much to handle all at once).

Anyways, enough of that.  I wanted to write about my newest experiment...Acupuncture! The literature I've been reading about acupuncture gives it mixed reviews.  Some say that it may work in relieving some symptoms, but the majority recommend NOT using acupuncture as it may stimulate an already overactive immune system.  That's all fine and dandy, if you beli…