Are Eye Floaters Dangerous? Here’s What You Should Know

About a week ago, I was drying my hair and saw a woman's eyesomething crawl through my bangs.  I slapped at it quickly but it seemed to be nothing.  Just my imagination.   I didn’t give it much thought until the next morning when I saw it again.

“My eye spider”, as I have come to call it, is now my constant companion and has forced me to answer two important questions: (1) Are eye floaters dangerous?  And (2) Is it possible to make peace with a spider living in your eye?

I Was A Little Frightened

First, I made an appointment with an optometrist, relieved that she could see me the following day.  In the meantime, I sat in the dark to relieve the constant urge to watch the thing move around in my eye.  Watching it gave me a little motion sickness, as the dark spot danced uncontrollably.

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Is the Sun Good for You, Or Should You Avoid It?

When I was a kid, no one ever asked: “Is the sun good for woman in sunshineyou?”.   And it was a given that everyone loved the sun and would occasionally overdo it and get burned. Especially kids in the summertime. 

When I was 12, I went to a beautiful state park for a week with a friend and her family.  She and I laid out on a huge rock in the middle of a clear lake for the better park of a day.   The air was so cool and the sun so warm on my back that I didn’t want to budge.

Next Day I Paid the Price

I studied my painful, blistered skin the following morning and decided my lobster-like complexion was both funny and a bit scary. I looked like a creature from another world. Continue reading Is the Sun Good for You, Or Should You Avoid It?

Natural Skin Cancer Treatments – It’s Time to Take Them Seriously

I’m almost afraid to write a post about natural skin cancer treatments.  Some may say I’m being irresponsible. That I’m encouraging people to take their lives into their own hands.eggplant

But honestly, we’re talking about our own bodies, our precious health, and we need to take an active interest in our own welfare:  ask the hard questions, educate ourselves, and insist on the best answers.

We Can’t Afford To Just Do What We’re Told 

The truth is that conventional cancer treatments make people sick, kill healthy cells right along with diseased ones, and don’t guarantee that cancer won’t return in the future. Continue reading Natural Skin Cancer Treatments – It’s Time to Take Them Seriously