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#HAWMC Day 12 – Stream of Consciousness

April 12, 2012

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Today’s Prompt: Stream of Consciousness Day. Start with the sentence “This morning I looked in the mirror…” just write, don’t stop, don’t edit. Post! This morning I looked in the mirror and liked what I saw. I’ve lost 37 lbs and it feels good. I still have more to lose but I’m so happy with the […]

What’s that Ring Around Your Neck?

August 21, 2011

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Why it’s acanthosis nigricans. I remember learning about this skin disorder characterized by dark, thick skin in the folds and creases of the body when I was in school. While acanthosis nigricans can develop for any number of reasons, I became fascinated by this disorder because most often it is an indicator of insulin resistance […]