In 2006, a total of 77 out of the state’s 102 counties were found to either have West Nile-positive horses, mosquitoes, humans, or birds. There were also 215 human cases of the West Nile virus. Of those 215 cases, 10 people died last year in Illinois.
11. If you are planning to serve food on private property, be aware that the health department and City Planning or Zoning Board will have governance over your food truck. It may take up to 90 days to process their requirements.
Getting help: It starts by admitting you have a problem and you need help. Talk to someone about it, be it a family member or a friend. You shouldn’t be alone with this because then it will be easier to slip back to depression when you do not have a support system. There are organizations that specially facilitate alcoholism therapies.
Eating right and exercise are not just goals for me, but necessities. Getting up and dressed for the day is now an accomplishment that I am proud of. My husband and I can again enjoy each other’s company. The children can again play in the yard without me hanging over them like a dark cloud just waiting for their little scrapes and scratches.
Swine Flu in humans is characterized by fever, sore throat, cough, body aches, headaches, chills and fatigue. The illness may last up to seven days but people are considered to be contagious as long as symptoms persist. If you or your child is showing mild flu-like symptoms, monitor and contact your health care provider.
The numb feeling somehow catapulted from no feelings to extreme over emotion. Every emotion humanly possible ran through my veins like lightening. When I was happy, I was overjoyed to the extent of hysterical laughter. A simple scrape or bump on my children would instill a fear in me so deep it is unimaginable. I recall a night when my youngest son was sick. I lay in his bed with my hand touching his chest to comfort myself. I knew he was alright, but it scared me so fiercely that I literally shook. I wondered if this feeling was only in my head until my son asked me to stop moving the bed. It was making sleep difficult.
As mentioned before, they are wingless and they are roughly around 1/4 inch in length. They are rusty in color and their bodies are flat and oval in shape. The female specie of the bed bug kingdom usually lay around five hundred eggs during her lifetime. And you won’t believe their adaptations skills. Do you know that they can live without their favorite meal, the blood, for ten to eighteen months? This is one of the biggest reasons why they are hard to eliminate.
We’ve all heard about the nasty little creatures called BED Bugs. In our minds they have infested everything from the stores we shop in, the movie theater, schools, our favorite restaurant, down to your child’s best friend’s house. The thought of a sleep over, rather your child be attending or hosting, just sends a shiver down your spine, and your full time companion “What if.?” knocking on your minds back door.