The best way to measure your metabolism

For years I have felt that my metabolism was like Superman’s on crack. A calorie burner like no other! My body has easily stayed lean and muscular, which is why I always thought there was no way in the world that my metabolism was stagnant. When you see a paper-thin woman or a man with a smashed six-pack, you might […]

Dating a lawyer: 10 pros and 10 cons

If you like smart, hardworking people, you will love dating lawyers. Obtaining a law degree and having a license to practice is a great achievement, which only conscientious and intelligent people are capable of. Additionally, legal professionals are good communicators, as their jobs require fine-tuned discussion and conversation skills. These specialists must also be trustworthy and present themselves well. In […]

The narcissistic family is a cult

People associate sects with religious groups more than with the family. A parent with a narcissistic disorder is a self-absorbed, manipulative, and compulsive liar. His despotic and totalitarian personality creates havoc and toxic dynamics in family structures. Children are the weakest point of the narcissist, since he has absolute power over his limbs. Children do not have the right to […]

Hemangiosarcoma: a (usually) silent and deadly canine cancer

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Among the deadliest canine cancers is hemangiosarcoma, or cancer of the blood vessels. Hemangiosarcoma can present as skin cancer, which can be successfully treated if caught early, or as cancer of the internal organs, particularly the spleen or heart. The prognosis for splenic or cardiac hemangiosarcoma is extremely poor, even with aggressive treatment, as […]

How to find a concrete contractor

I, like many other homeowners, worry about who to call when I have a home repair or remodeling project. Most people only use the phone book or the internet to find a contractor, but that’s like flipping a coin. You will not get the best result from doing that. I have an old house, built in the 70’s, that until […]