Today is National HIV Testing Day!
Today is national HIV Testing Day! Knowledge is Power! Knowing your health status puts you in control of your health. There are many ways to prevent contraction and transmission as well as available treatment options to improve the prognosis of HIV. The first step is getting tested! Find a Testing Center Near You! The CDC provides a free service, Get Tested, to help you locate free, fast and confidential testing near you! Check it out. Practice Safe Sex Condom use is very imp
Soda City Farmer's Market
Since moving to Columbia, my favorite thing to do on Saturday mornings is to go to the Soda City Farmer’s Market. The market takes place in the heart of downtown Columbia on Main Street. Vendors line both sides of the street offering fresh local vegetables, art, soap, delicious food and wine to name a few. Local musicians also gather to play music and create a cozy atmosphere for the market. Two of the biggest draws to the market for me are Mimie’s International Cuisine and T
In Honor of National Alzheimer's and Brain Month
June is National Alzheimers and Brain Month. The Alzheimer's Foundation of America defines Alzheimers disease as a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, or neurons, resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes. In honor of this National Alzheimers and Brain Month, I wanted to do a post about nutrition and mental health. This is not the first time that I have done a post on this topic. See Complex Carbohyd