Category Archive: health care

Health is a relative thing

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Ever have to fill out those %$#*&% forms at the doctor’s office…the ones in 8 font that you need a microscope to read? When you’re nearsighted, it looks a lot like this: Some… Continue reading

Hard

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Ya know… It’s hard. But now that this… …decided to return home, I should be able to sleep again (Bwahahahaha – in my dreams).   He was incensed that I took the litter box,… Continue reading

Words to eat by

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I tell people, “Never give up.” I’d eat those words, but I’m just too stubborn to give up.    Actually, I’d eat just about anything edible right now, if I could. My definition… Continue reading

When size no longer matters.

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Yesterday, I was talking with someone in her 20’s at work about size…after the 3rd comment of the day that went something like this, “You’re so thin/slender/tiny.” My reply, “In 1970, I’d be… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Annual poke and grope

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The annual poke and grope (aka Yearly Physical) becomes a bit more complicated after 65.   It’s never a good idea to have one of these if you’re seeing a new doctor. But when… Continue reading

Yoga, dentists, and insomnia by gagging.

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Some days, life slaps you in the face and says, “Listen, up numbskull!  Yoga doesn’t make you invincible.” I’m used to starting the day with about 5 to 10 minutes of yoga, but… Continue reading

Holding your water

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  In a psychology course I endured during college, the professor gave us a glimpse into what it’s like for someone who experiences chronic pain.  Being a 30-something jogger capable of carrying a… Continue reading

All in the head

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Have you heard of being allergic to weather changes?  Years ago, I visited an allergist after weeks of allergy symptoms.   After extensive testing, he said I was allergic to an obscure mold whose… Continue reading

A serious discussion about sun stroke

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I want to take 3 minutes of your time to talk about a serious subject:   Sun stroke. My mom died from sun stroke. It was like Alzheimer’s happening over a period of… Continue reading

dietary fiasco

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There is no other way to say this: STUPID!   STUPID!    STUPID! I have gastroparesis.  My diet is supposed to consist of a supplement drink, baby food, highly processed cereals like cream… Continue reading