Home projects, Miscellaneous

Building a ‘salad bar’

I have an elderly client, let's call her Lisa, who has orthostatic hypotension. This means that whenever she moves from a sitting (or bending) position to standing, her blood pressure drops dramatically. Enough to make her pass out or at the very least feel dizzy. Obviously this is a bad thing as she loves to… Continue reading Building a ‘salad bar’

Miscellaneous

How I remain calm during an anxiety attack

I've suffered from anxiety as far back as I can remember. It has waxed and waned throughout the years, but has always been there, hovering and ready to emerge again like a cloud of gnats. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 18.1% of U.S. adults have a 12-month prevalence of an anxiety disorder and 28.8%… Continue reading How I remain calm during an anxiety attack