Life Stories and Beyond

Our Bodies. Our Families. Our Lives. We all have stories we should share. We're more alike than we know.

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April 24, 2018
lisakunk

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Sadie Hound the Celebrity

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Who knew a hound dog named Sadie would become such a celebrity? Almost losing her to severe kidney cancer and her surviving the surgery is pretty miraculous and her thriving is incredible. My friends and family enjoy keeping up with her progress since her massive, cancerous left kidney was removed. This […]

April 2, 2018
lisakunk

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Sadie Hound’s Miracle

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman   I’m about to share what some would consider a First World Problem, yet in our household like many others, pets are family. Sadie, a walking, fur skeleton of a dog, wandered up to us at my mother’s lake house the summer of 2012. We assume she was lost or even […]

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Oh, Christmas Flu

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Just kidding about the cat. He was not hugging the commode but was drinking in this picture and actually, he’s been drinking heavenly toilet water for several years now. However, with our triplets home from college and lots of family around, the two legged critters in our house or some of […]

October 2, 2015
lisakunk

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Skin Tags: Another Perk of Aging

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Let’s be honest. Sometimes aging is not pretty. There are some body changes we don’t discuss but I think it’s time we should. I’ll start with skin tags. Just what are those tiny pieces of epidermis we call skin tags? Are they more than just fleshy little critters that crop up […]

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There’s Something Wrong With Chewing A Smoothie

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman There’s something wrong with chewing a smoothie. It means you’re a smoothie novice, not a smoothie king. The green concoction on my desk started out liquid, sort of. I’m not sure I want to finish off the healthy green blob in the bottom of my plastic tumbler. Maybe I added too […]

June 7, 2014
lisakunk

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Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life

Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Anemia is my enemy. Finally, after decades of fighting, I found an ally. I had an iron infusion. Whoever heard of such? Not many people. I know because I asked around, hoping somebody knew anybody who had this procedure and thought it was wonderful. […]