Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Truths of Aging

Youth-anasia There are certain truths that come with aging.  You don’t always realize them until you actually age.  Knowing them too soon is against the laws of nature.  You don’t want to ruin the mystique of getting older.  If you … Continue reading

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Youth-anasia

The Truths of Aging I’m not getting any younger.  I’m OK with that.  The part that I’m not so happy about is the slow decay of my body while I’m still living in it.  That getting older part.  I am … Continue reading

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Hi. It’s Cancer Calling.

I changed my cell phone carrier a few months ago.  What I neglected to do was tell my new carrier to block my cell phone number so that “restricted” would show up instead of my personal number when I call … Continue reading

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There’s no “I” in Mucus

But there is an “us.” Everyone in the house is sick, except me.  It’s only a matter of time.  My oldest has a wicked gag reflex and every time he coughs, he pukes.  I’ve had to keep him out of … Continue reading

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Your New Doctor: A User’s Guide

Congratulations! You have a new doctor! You will experience many years of meaningful interaction with them! They will give you great advice, discover things about you, and help you navigate through the scary parts of your life. Here is a … Continue reading

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Why Run?

I was never an athlete.  I once tried out for the Volleyball team in Middle School.  I got on the JV squad and during our first practice, I gloriously dove for a ball and wound up jamming my finger right … Continue reading

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What About the Drug Company?

I could complain about the drug companies and their exorbitant prices.  I will in a minute.  Mostly, I am really glad that I have more in my pharmaceutical armamentarium than leaches and bloodletting.  We are truly in an age of … Continue reading

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