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The Scoop on Poop

...is a favourite book in my classroom library (I wonder why? LOL) and an appropriate title for my latest blog entry.  Because, yes people, I want to discuss that most unmentionable topic...the bowel movement, which I will refer to as 'poop', because, frankly,  bowel movement just sounds so clinical.

According to health professionals, a daily poop... or better yet, two poops per day, is necessary for optimal health.  Although I don't go around asking people if they poop daily, (poop being considered a taboo topic of conversation among people who aren't your closest confidante...and let's face it, even then, we're not comfortable broaching the subject) I have managed to glean enough data to conclude that, frankly, most of the general population is "full of sh*t"... literally.  If you manage to have the recommended two poops/day, please contact me and let me know how you do it.  In fact, you might want to consider writing a "how-to book" and s…

All I Want for Christmas is My Two Good Feet

Well, it has been quite some time since my last blog entry.  I've been working on and off on a different entry and debating whether I should post it or not due to the nature of the topic :) I've decided that I will post it...eventually. 

In the meantime, I thought it was high time I got everyone up to speed with what's been going on with me, post-angio.  Actually, not much! :(  I would have to say that there have been no further improvements noted.  In fact, I would say that the spasticity in my legs and numbness in my feet are slightly worse...at least some days it seems that way?  It's really quite frustrating because there are times during the day where my legs feel better and then a few hours later, they're stiffer again??  I'm trying to pinpoint if its something I'm ingesting or doing, but so far the only thing that could possibly be a factor is the green tea I'm drinking?? Could caffeine be a trigger??

I'm hoping it's not the green tea bec…