Category Archive: health care

Life depends upon how you look at it.

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Once again, this is why so much of the paperwork I generate is color coded. . THIS is how I spent the first 12 years looking at life. . I memorized O F… Continue reading

My nut in a dayshell

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  I’m blind without my glasses.  Literally 20/400. If a cardboard eye chart is used and I’m asked, “What do you see?” I reply, “A bunch of grey fuzz on white.” If it’s… Continue reading

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