Health & Fitness

My Turn: Personal stories by Health section readers

My Turn is a forum in which readers can recount a personal health or fitness experience.

  • My Turn: iPhone as OCD treatment
    My Turn: iPhone as OCD treatment

    The gadget proves useful for a woman's daughter in managing concerns.

  • My Turn: Bustin' more than a move
    My Turn: Bustin' more than a move

    Dance Central for Xbox 360 proves quite the workout for a mom pushing 60 who's still a 16-year-old dancer at heart.

  • My Turn: The baby was fine, the reactions weren't
    My Turn: The baby was fine, the reactions weren't

    In case you were wondering, being the parent of a 2-year-old child who can't walk, needs oxygen and has a feeding tube protruding from her belly is a strange experience. It certainly wasn't a part of our master plan.

  • My Turn: Her war on belly fat
    My Turn: Her war on belly fat

    A diet of vegetables and whole grains plus a dog-walking regimen help a woman reach her goal.

  • My Turn: With age, the wisdom to fight cancer
    My Turn: With age, the wisdom to fight cancer

    I am now almost finished with my journey of medical treatment for breast cancer. I have been given examinations, explanations and expectations; I have gone through and successfully recovered from surgery; I have just completed a schedule of radiation therapy; and I will now be starting on a special...

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