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Your 4 Day Allergy Report For Central Maine

Do Seasonal Allergies have you wanting to put a note on your forehead saying 'Out of Order' and call it a day.  That is how I feel today.  Ready to call it quits.  Do you feel like nature hates you?  Unfortunately, for allergy sufferers, there doesn't appear to be relief insight.  Take a look at the 4 day allergy report according to the weather channel.  

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Brennan's poem to Sarah

National Name Your Poison Day

Originally the 'name your poison' phrase came from bartenders when ordering alcoholic beverages.  But over the years, our 'poison' has changed and could pertain to a variety of things, not just alcohol, that we consume on a regular basis.  Coffee?  Unhealthy foods?  Perhaps a strange habit?

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Are You A Distributor For Something And Want To Help Raise Money For Conquer Chiari?

On August 27th, I am holding a fundraising event at The Hair Gallery on Water Street in Augusta.  I am doing this with Erika Sawtelle, Connor's mom.  We are looking for people who are distributors for different companies that want to earn some money and donate a portion of their sales to our Conquer Chiari Walk Across America walk coming up on September 17th.  

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Connor's wish

Make-A-Wish Of Maine Grants Connor A Wish

The Make-a-Wish Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that helps make a special wish come true for a child with a life threatening illness.  Every 38 minutes a wish is granted in the United States, and every 5 days to a Maine child.  This weekend, Make-a-Wish of Maine granted Connor, Sarah's chiari buddy, his wish.

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#ThatsOdd: The Smart Tampon [VIDEO]

Ahhhh, yes...just one more reason why I think adulting is a thing of the past and common sense is just gone.  The makers of My.Flow (that's my period flow) have created the smart 'Peace of mind...Period.'  Because, according to this duo 'Virtually every woman you know has a menstruation horror story to tell'...Yup, and mine would be purchasing this item.

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EDS Me 2

May Is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month. WARNING: Graphic Pictures

I have been sharing my journey with Chiari Malformation since I was diagnosed last year.  I've tried to keep a lot of medical jargon out of it to keep people from getting confused.  But, rarely does Chiari (pronounced Key-R-ee) travel alone.  In fact, much like misery, it LOVES company.  Most people with chiari also have a disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (aka EDS).

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Category: Health, Information, Offbeat
Photo from Facebook
Photo from Facebook

Two Maine Men Break Powerlifting Records

Two men from Bristol, Maine broke RAW American Powerlifting Federation Maine records at the Maine state championship in Westbrook. Sixty powerlifters competed at the event last weekend and two Maine men broke some state records.

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Courtesy of Dr. Sulak
Courtesy of Dr. Sulak

Free Event: Medical Cannabis As A Solution To The Opioid Epidemic

You can attend this FREE event with Dr. Dustin Sulak, the leading physician in Maine educating others about the importance of medical cannabis and its connection to a solution for opioid addiction.  It is taking place at USM's Hannaford Hall tonight at 6pm.  You can also stream the conference LIVE from home.   

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May the Fourth Be With You

Things To Celebrate In May!

Of course, there's the obvious days like: May 4th (Star Wars), Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) & Mother's Day (May 8th).  There are a lot of other recognition and observances happening in the month of May.  Some that might have special meaning to you and some that are just plain funny.  Here is a list of things to celebrate in the 5th month of the year:

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gerards pizza
Courtesy of: Facebook - Gerard's Pizza

Please Help Support Owner of Gerard’s Pizza In Gardiner

Jeff McCormick, owner of Gerard's Pizza in Gardiner, was recently diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer.  We deliver lunch with our Bee Lunch Break from Gerard's Pizza and was deeply saddened to hear this news. I know first hand the financial burden that comes with a medical condition that requires lots of treatments.  It's not easy.

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