Bryson City Seasons — The Summons (Part 1)

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This blog is from the forty-fourth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. THE SUMMMONS (PART 1) Beth walked quickly into my office. “Dr. Larimore, I need you in the treatment room. Now!” I threw down the chart I was reading and quickly followed her down the hall and into our procedure room. Inside the room, Patty was placing a blood pressure cuff on a distinguished-looking gentleman with beautiful gray hair and a tanned face—but he was ashen. I instinctively felt his forehead, which was cold and clammy. His lungs were clear, and his…
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Monthly Family Update – May 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Walk for LifePublishing Update – “Fit over 50”Publishing Update – “War Horses”Today’s Christian Living “Ask Dr. Walt” columnLast Month’s EventsNext Month’s EventsPast Issues 1) Walk for Life On Saturday, June 1, Barb and I will be “Walking for Life” for Life Networkhere in Colorado Springs. If you’d like to support our walk of this amazing life-affirming ministry, and every single dollar makes a difference, click hereand scroll down to “Online Donation.” Thanks for considering supporting our Walk for Life. 2) Publishing Update – “Fit over 50” My next book, “Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You,” is scheduled for release on August 6. You can learn more about the book and pre-order it here. Feel free to share this information…
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Bryson City Seasons — Great Scott

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This is from the forty-second chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Monthly Family Update – April 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: #BlessedMySocksOff He Found My Quote in Cracker Barrel Publishing Update – “Fit Over 50” Publishing Update – “Horse Stories: A World War II Hero’s Stories of Savagery, Stallions, and Saving the Lipizzaners”Publishing Update – New BooksToday’s Christian Living “Ask Dr. Walt” columnLast Month’s EventsUpcoming Events 1) #BlessedMySocksOff I received a note from my son, Scott, saying, “Thanks for always being the ‘gospel’ version to me.” Attached was a picture with this quote: Religion: “I messed up. My Dad is gonna kill me!”Gospel: “I messed up. I need to call my Dad.” I replied, “Scott, you just blessed my socks off. I’m so privileged to be your Dad. And I could say, “Just substitute ‘Dad’ for ‘Son,’ and you can appreciate how I…
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Bryson City Seasons — The Runaways

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This is from the forty-first chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — The Blessing

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This is from the fortieth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Vegan Diet

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Dear Dr. Walt, My son and his fiancé have gone vegan and are very into this. They tell me that God doesn’t want us to kill animals and that vegan people live longer, healthier lives. I study God’s Word and don’t see any place where He tells us to not kill and eat animals. Also, I don’t believe that vegans necessarily live longer. Can you please weigh in on this subject for me? — Very Concerned in Vermont (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — The Best Medicine

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This is from the thirty-ninth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Monday Memo — “10 Essential of Highly Healthy People” ON SALE!

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One of my best-selling health books, "10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and Staying Highly Healthy," is now available on sale at Kindle for $3.99 (75% off) for a limited time. You can find it here. Here are some nice endorsements: This is the best book on healthy living I’ve ever read. Its holistic yet practical approach will transform your life. —DAVID STEVENS, M.D., M.A. (Ethics) Executive director, Christian Medical & Dental Associations There are so many people in our society who feel sick because they lack balance and peace in their lives. Dr. Walt offers advice to show all of us the way back to highly healthy living. —BRUCE BAGLEY, M.D. Past president, American Academy of Family Physicians There are so many people in our society who feel…
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Bryson City Seasons — Facing the Music

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This is from the thirty-seventh chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — Lost Boy (Part 2)

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This is from the thirty-sixth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Bryson City Seasons — Lost Boy (Part 1)

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This is from the thirty-sixth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Seasons, which is the sequel to Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. (more…)
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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Is Gardasil (HPV Vaccine) Safe?

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Is Gardasil Safe? Dear Dr. Walt, I just saw a post on Facebook that Gardasil is killing some youngsters and causing autoimmune disease in many others. I know Facebook isn’t exactly a repository of authoritative scientific data, but it did arouse my curiosity because I have heard the same rumors again and again over the years. What are your thoughts about this? —Apprehensive in Alabama (more…)
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Monthly Family Update – February 2019

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Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Writing Update--Fit Over 50Writing Update--New BooksWriting Update--Columns and BlogsLast Month's EventsUpcoming Events 1) Writing Update--Fit Over 50 I’m so blessed to be able to still do the things professionally I enjoy most: see patients as a family physician and write. Who would have thought when my first book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, came out in 2001, that I would be preparing for the release of my 32ndbook, Fit Over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You? I’m expecting to receive the final edits in early February. To my surprise and utter delight, David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics), who is the CEO for the Christian Medical Association, has agreed to write the foreword, while quite a number of nationally recognized folks…
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