Balanced Living Magazine

  • Balanced Living Magazine_Breast Cancer Article__cover
    Date
    April 30, 2014
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    Maybe it was the call. The one that changed Vicki’s life came as she nursed her three month-old baby boy. For Shannon, the phone rang at 3:30 p.m. as she worked at home. For Bonnie, hearing her brother’s voice on the line – “I have cancer” – jolted her.
  • BacktoSchoolblues
    Date
    April 29, 2014
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    You know the commercial with the parents at an office supply store, “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” blaring, as they toss school supplies in their cart as their kids look oh so gloomy? It rings true for many of us. But while August boasts school supply sales, families face not-so-funny adjustment issues when kids go from camps and later bedtime to early mornings and schoolwork.
  • Balanced Living Magazine_Diverticulitis Dilemma__cover
    Date
    April 26, 2014
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    Mark Schrankel, a 47-year-old father of four, does not remember last Thanksgiving as a time of great holiday comfort. Instead, he was in severe pain.
  • Balanced Living magazine_Melanoma_cover
    Date
    April 25, 2014
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    Boston Heights resident Beth Mancini remembers the prenatal appointment listening to her daughter’s fetal heartbeat, but the joyous event turned haunting.
  • Fighting Flab
    Date
    April 24, 2014
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    When Debi Balmert had her third child, weighing 10 lbs., 6 oz., she wondered if she’d get ever get her body back. The doctor found a three-inch gap between the abdominal muscles.