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Archives for April, 2014

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Gluten and depression: Is there a link?

People who don't eat gluten are a lot like people who do CrossFit. They talk about it incessantly.

I am both gluten-free and a CrossFitter. I don't talk about either unless asked or I am around others who are gluten-free or do CrossFit. Or both. It's gotten to the point where we have be become so annoying that we have become the butt of a really funny jokes:

Ten percent of the population is gluten-free and...
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Coping with Depression

As she lay dying: Depression and my mother’s sad memories

Shortly before my mother went into hospice we sat alone together in her bedroom and she said: "If you want to ask me anything you should ask me now."

I was stunned.

My mother had rarely spoken about her childhood. She grew up on a farm in northern Wisconsin. They did not have hot water and she and her three sisters and two brothers took baths one-by-one in a tub in water that had been warmed on...
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