Category Archive: health care

Social Distancing

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I finally had my tooth pulled today.  Excellent dentist, great at giving shots.  Poor guy must work out regularly because it took all the strength he had inside him to pull, push, and… Continue reading

Senseless @!%&$ sarcasm: Vincible

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At the age of  14, I wanted to become a gymnast.  Having parents living at the poverty line — and the athletic ability of a land turtle — that wasn’t going to happen.… Continue reading

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