Archive for January, 2019
As of spring 2017, an estimated 66.21 million people in the United States reported that they had gone bike riding within the last year. For many of us, using a standard – model bike to get us where we want to go suits our needs just fine.
However, for serious bikers in need of specialized equipment, what’s good for the masses just won’t do.
There are several ways to customize your bike to meet your individual needs. One way is to add some end caps for handlebars. According to some cycle sites, these not only protect the ends of your handlebars, but they can also protect you from sharp bar edges in case of an accident. Toe clips are also a good idea.
Another important consideration is the brake reach of your bike. According to Sheldon Brown, reach describes the length of a caliper brake’s arms. It is me
All of us have experienced this. Waking up with the symptoms of a cough and cold. We may think about calling our family practice doctor or even getting an appointment with the primary care physician. There are a few things they can do, but in reality, this is a waiting game. There are some things that can and should be done, to make us feel better while we recover.
- Get rest. If your body is begging to stay in bed with the cat and Netflix, that is something you should do. Your immune system needs a lot of energy to battle off the viruses that cause a cough and cold. Staying home and not going to school or work also prevents the spread of the nastiness to other people.
- Get enough sleep. People get better sleep in their beds than on the couch so, get yourself to bed! When people do not get enough sleep, one area of the body that suffers is the immune system. You need that operating at full capacity when you are trying to get over any sort of infection. If you need
The final semester has begun. By the first weekend in May your oldest daughter will have a college degree in Biology and will have the summer and one semester off before beginning an accelerated nursing program. One year from that start date she will have completed the work for a undergraduate degree in nursing. From understanding the use of syringe pumps to how to program an IV pump, she knows that there is much about the health care industry that she does not know about, but she does know that she is committed to patient care.
After being a patient for five different surgeries in these first 21 years of her life, she remembers that a nurse is always the one who she talked to last before going under anesthesia, as well as the first person she talked to when she woke up after surgery. Those nurses have had an impact. From the trigger thumb and finger procedures that occurred when she was very young to the two ankle surgeries and one shoulder surgery during her high school and colle