You should avoid going to the ER if you think you have been exposed or are symptomatic. ER’s south of here are becoming overwhelmed – and I mean that – already. It is coming in waves, but the waves are getting bigger.

For months I simply felt numb. No sad, no happy, no feelings of any kind. It felt so miserable to walk through life like you were some part of a movie.

Eating right and exercise are not just goals for me, but necessities. Getting up and dressed for the day is now an accomplishment that I am proud of. My husband and I can again enjoy each other’s company. The children can again play in the yard without me hanging over them like a dark cloud just waiting for their little scrapes and scratches.

One conclusion of this paper is that you can indeed contract giardiasis on visits to the Sierra Nevada, but it won’t be from the water. So drink freely and confidently: Proper personal hygiene is far more important in avoiding giardiasis than treating the water.

The options to punish or cure the deficiencies are many, and only as the most extreme- and last resort option would the health department revoke a physician’s license. But simply by bringing a lawsuit against a physician for monetary compensation does not affect his license to practice medicine.

The soup was a creamy potato base. It had cheese, bacon and other seasonings and was a very good soup. The soup was so good, that it took a few bites before I tasted the onions.

I admit that I don’t really know what they feed all those cows fattened up in pens and turned into taco fodder. But every time I read a report about where meat like beef really comes from, I wind up realizing that meat is an everyday environmental disaster. I once read that 50% of the water used in America goes to raising cattle. Then we feed them all this horrific junk feed and stuff them full of hormones so they’ll grow faster, bigger, fatter and meatier.