Tag Archive: acupuncture

Jan
16

Ode to the Needle

One of my unspoken resolutions for 2014 was to tackle these migraines. Why unspoken? Because announcing my goals tends to have the opposite effect for me that it does for others…rather than hold me accountable, my spoken resolutions cause me to rebel against them completely. I think I subconsciously start believing that I don’t have …

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Apr
06

The Holistic Nurse: Promoting Fertility with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Sorry for the short hiatus, folks! March was a bit of a cluster. But we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming (plus a bonus extra post this month)! Get excited. 🙂 I have written before about my own experiences with acupuncture. Simply put: It has been a godsend over the past three years. I am …

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Jan
06

The Holistic Nurse: Origins

This is the story of the holistic nurse. It really began in 1980, when I was born without a thyroid gland. (Odd, I know.) Thanks to a delayed diagnosis, the prognosis for my development was quite grim. Through a combination of committed physicians, occupational and physical therapists, devoted parents and a whole lot of luck, I …

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Feb
26

Acu-perfect

So I have discovered the miraculous intervention that is acupuncture!  And I thank the Lord in heaven that I got over my needle issues and allowed myself to become a pin cushion. It all started when I completely wrenched my back in my Med-Surg rotation last fall.  They teach you proper body mechanics for a …

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