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Zipper pattern Chiari Quilt

Shop To Conquer Chiari & This Beautiful Quilt Could Be Yours…

Coming up this weekend is the Shop to Conquer Chiari event.  If you like shopping from LulaRoe, Tupperware, The Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Plexus Slim, Rodan & Fields and other similar vendors...then this is the place to see it all under one roof.  Try it out.  See it in person.  Shop all to support our goal to Conquer Chiari!

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Photo from Scottie Pilsbury
Photo from Scottie Pilsbury

Kip Moore Lifting Weights At Golds Gym In Bangor

A friend of mine, Scottie Pilsbury, loves to lift weights. Scottie was lifting with his friend Danny Moreshead at Gold Gym in Bangor and they saw Kip Moore.

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Golf Magazine Names Top 5 Courses In Maine

The Maine golf season is short in comparison to warmer climates, but nevertheless, there are plenty of great golf courses to play here in Maine...

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Sarah 1 day post-op

Sarah Celebrates Her 6 Month Zipperversary And Discovers She’s A Google Sensation

I can not believe it was 6 months ago that I underwent a 10 1/2 hour surgery to help reduce the symptoms from Chiari Malformation.  I had a posterior fossa decompression and a craniocervial fusion...say what??  I had a brain lift and my head screwed on straight.  But...what excites me more today is that I'm a Google Star!

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Epic S’Mores Burger Exists In Portland Maine!!

Oh Em Gee...what did I just witness??  Why haven't I heard of this food goddess of goodness??  And it's made, right here, in Maine!!  It is the S'mores Burger and you can find it at the Nosh Kitchen Bar in Portland.  Taking a look at their menu, they also have a Pork Belly Apple Pie...Um...Yea!!

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98% of Lice Immune to Popular Treatments


Just in time for kids to go back to school comes a report that 98% of head lice are now immune to most popular treatments. Lice feed from the blood of kid’s heads.

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Hilingo via Amazon
Hilingo via Amazon

NASA’s Guide To House Plants That Best Support Healthy Air

I recently finished a Biology class in Belfast and during that class we had to plant bean plants. Mine grew over a foot and the whole experience was pretty cool to watch day by day...

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Thanks To The 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, There’s Been Progress With Detection

Remember, 2 years ago, everywhere you looked on social media there was one ice bucket challenge after another?  All to raise money and awareness to ALS (aka Lou Gehrig's Disease).  According to the ALS Association, $1 million of the $220 million raised by the social media campaign allowed Project MinE scientists to isolate the gene that causes it.

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Category: Health, Information, Offbeat
Conquer Chiari Float in Old Hallowell Day parade & B98.5
Conquer Chiari Float in Old Hallowell Day parade & B98.5

Conquer Chiari & B98.5 Make Front Page Of The Newspaper!!

I was so excited to see this yesterday in the Sunday paper.  Both of my favorite floats make the front page of the local section of the KJ.  Erika, Connor's mom, and I have worked so hard to raise awareness about Chiari Malformation to the public and medical community.  Fellow chiarians have seen our efforts and have come out to join us.

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Yoga Mom With Sarah Dyer

I bet you didn't know I was a professional yoga master...well...neither did I!!  When I thought about taking up yoga, and I saw some of the 'traditional' poses...I thought to myself that I already do these every day...but I call them something else.

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