Entries by Berry Craig

Q & A with Jean, Breast Cancer Survivor

A little Q & A with Jean, our wicked cool cancer survivor. Jean, what are some ways that you coped during your treatments? My treatment consisted of a bilateral mastectomy followed immediately by reconstruction, four chemo treatments, loss of hair, of course, and a hysterectomy to finish things off! It’s all overwhelming at first, but […]

Case of the meat sweats?

Specific Dynamic Action, SDA. Thermic Effect of Food, TEF. Dietary Induced Thermogenesis, DIT. While these phrases and their acronyms may sound like something from the heat transfer section of your college physics textbook, they’re actually very common reactions to things we all do daily. Eat. As the temperature rises, the sun shines more brightly, and […]