Iria Vasquez-Paez

I have a B.A. in creative writing from San Francisco State. 

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How I Got Perfect Diabetes
3 days ago
My 11:56 PM reading was 128 and I lowered my basal rate to .850. My 3:31 AM reading was 174. My 3:57 AM reading was 132. I nailed it. Tonight, I see if I can sleep until 7 AM. My seven-day average is ...
5 days ago
An illness like hypothyroidism causes extreme menstrual cycles, which go on forever. This is because the thyroid regulates hormones that cause menstruation. Your hair falls out, your nails get brittle...
The Effects of Chronic Sleep Deprivation
5 days ago
Chronic sleep deprivation can be very bad for your health. I should know because, until I was 20, I had that. In my adult life, I have been able to get more sleep, which has resulted in me waking up f...
Using the Term “Retard” as Hate Speech
8 days ago
Calling somebody names like “r#tard” is the equivalent to calling somebody the n-word. Name-calling is something vicious and evil. People with mental health problems or other disabilities are not reta...
Why I Want to Live to Be 120
25 days ago
Longevity is influenced by lifestyle. If you don’t smoke, don’t drink, and don’t expose yourself to drugs or harsh chemicals, you might just live until old age or beyond. The United States has a very ...