This is Part 1 of a series I will be doing on acupuncture. This first section describes how I landed in an office where people stick needles in you in the name of healing.
Recently, I have been exploring alternative health options. After 48 years of living the traditional American life—fast food delicacies, cases of ibuprofen, and intermittent exercise regimes—my body was falling apart and screaming for a change. I suffer from a host of health annoyances: overweight, sugar addiction, arthritis, sleep apnea, and since moving to Houston, a host of allergies almost year round.