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Radford’s bipolar weather

Here at Radford University we want to see blue skies and yet, most of what we have seen lately is gray, cloudy, cold winter-like days.

Do you ever get unmotivated to go to class and just want to sleep all day? I feel that sentiment. Lately I’ve seen winter and spring weather that just boggles me. Almost two weeks ago, we had a beautiful Saturday, nice enough to go fishing, and then the following day involved sledding. What’s the deal with that? The weather just can’t seem to make up its mind and April 4 was a perfect example. It’s April now, so doesn’t that mean “April showers bring the May flowers”? I thought they meant rain showers, not snow showers. Continue reading Radford’s bipolar weather

The importance of vitamin D

When we think of vitamin D, we think of the vital nutrient supplied by the sun to nourish our bodies. While it’s true the sun is a major source of vitamin D, we must remember that during the short, cold days of the winter months it’s less likely that we are going to absorb the proper dosage. Therefore, you may want to consider vitamin D supplements. Continue reading The importance of vitamin D