Category Archives: Health

End of 2011 and More

In January of 2010, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  At the time, I dealt with this as someone who had been told by their dentist that they needed to have their wisdom teeth removed.  I accepted the diagnosis, scheduled … Continue reading

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Water Therapy in the River, Bribri Style

When Candido first mentioned water therapy in the nearby river, Bruce was a bit hesitant. Having our son, Sean, recommend a recent TV documentary about crocodiles in Costa Rica was poorly timed and, as you could imagine, did little to … Continue reading

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Today in Puerto Viejo

Our day started with a visit to the indigenous curandaro, Candido.  Today we were invited into the new building that will eventually house the reception/waiting area.  Little did we know that today was a day for fun and games! Tim … Continue reading

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Return to the Indigenous Herbal Healer, Don Candido Morales

Our main reason for returning to Puerto Viejo this summer was to continue treatment by the indigenous curandero, Don Candido Morales .  But this year, rather than just Timoteo, we have all  (Bruce, Kayla and I) decided to see him. We had expected to … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Celebrate!

Post-op appointment with my surgeon, Dr. S today … went swimmingly!  Everything looks good and I’m feeling great (with only a itsy bitsy help from my pain pills).  He lifted all my restrictions, except that I need to continue to … Continue reading

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The Color of Cancer

I like New Orleans and I love my surgeon, as well as the staff at St. Charles Surgical center but sure wish I wasn’t making so many new friends because of cancer. A volunteer at the Hope Center gave Bri … Continue reading

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Don’t Want To Bother Anyone

For those of you who are my FB friends, please bear with me as I repost part of recent FB status of mine: My 86 year old mother trips and falls not today but last night. It is dark outside … Continue reading

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