Category Archives: Health

Goodbye, Common Sense … Hello, Bathroom Floor

Sometimes common sense eludes me.  Completely.  I mean, every now and then I can be barreling right along–usually with my mouth wide open–before I even realize that common sense has ducked gleefully behind the nearest obstacle, just waiting to see what kind of foolishness … Continue reading

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Flying by the Seat of My Pants

“Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.” ~H.G. Wells Ahh, I remember hot summer days of so long ago … hiding with my ever-present library book in the branches of the lone shade tree, an orange popsicle melting down my chin … Continue reading

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My Reinvention Plan: Mission Accomplished!

On New Year’s Eve a few months back, I reflected–with a considerable degree of disgust–on how far I had let myself go physically in the previous decade, and I was discouraged at the idea of entering into yet another year … Continue reading

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My Happy Place

Yesterday was one of “those” days.  You know the kind I’m talking about–the kind of day that starts with a pounding headache before you even open your eyes in the morning and ends 18 hours later with the same unrelenting … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Have Piranhas Nibbling My Toes

I would rather have a school of piranhas nibbling on my toes and a family of tarantulas crawling up my legs.  I would rather be headbutted by a raging bull or punched repeatedly in the nose by an angry midget.  … Continue reading

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Here a Germ, There a Germ, Everywhere a Germ

Due to a recent snow and ice event, I have been stranded at home for four straight days.  My only contact with the outside world has been through frequent Facebook forays and occasional incoming phone calls.  How is it possible, … Continue reading

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