Archive for April, 2011

Is Rowing Ok for My Lower Back

Posted by Lloyd on April 26, 2011
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Dear Expert:

I finally found a machine I actually enjoy using. What is unique about rowing compared to other types of exercise? Is rowing OK for people with low back discomfort? Continue reading…

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Combating Poison Ivy Rashes

Posted by Lloyd on April 19, 2011
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Ah, July — long sunny days, clear blue skies, lush vegetation bursting out all over and kids home from school spending those long hours in the yard, in the weeds and in woody areas near home or camp. Ah, July! Ooohh — poison ivy! Continue reading…

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Getting Started 3

Posted by Lloyd on April 12, 2011
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Dada and Surrealism
You might say both the Dada and Surrealist art movements grew out of unlikely environments. Scientific advances were taking place with increasing rapidity, Freud and his contemporaries were pushing to map the unconscious mind, and photography had emerged to document the visual landscape in a way that painting never could. Yet somehow, as the world became more and more subject to scientific interpretation, the inner realm of fantasy and the far reaches of the psyche exploded into the work of the artists of these two movements. Continue reading…

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My Husband’s Anger Spills Over

Posted by Lloyd on April 04, 2011
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As a child, I was sexually abused by my father. My mother knew about it but didn’t protect me for many years. As a result of this experience, I have always chosen abusive partners. My last boyfriend put me in the hospital. Another one raped me. Now I’m married to a man, Will, whose anger is spilling over. Continue reading…

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