Tag Archives: Health

I Have More Important Things to Worry About

My husband claims if I don’t have something legitimate to worry about, I’ll make something up. And as much as I hate to admit it, this is one of those very rare, exceedingly annoying instances when he is right. “You worry too … Continue reading

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Pain, Gain, Guts, Glory . . . And Pickles

“Let those winds of time blow over my head, I’d rather die while I’m living than live while I’m dead.” –Jimmy Buffett, lyrics from “Growing Older But Not Up” He caught me off guard, in a weak moment when pride … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman’s Wake-up Call

(An Unexpected Addendum) My worst fear was just a breath away from becoming a reality. Two weeks ago today I had surgery–not exactly minor surgery but a routine one nonetheless, and I was expected to go home later that same … Continue reading

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Grasp Life by the Handlebars

I’ve spent a lot of time on my bicycle in the last year and a half, progressing from a breathless couple laps around the track to heart-thumping, leg-pumping 30-mile treks down the highway.  I’m strong but I’m slow, and those … Continue reading

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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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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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Sometimes Ignorance Really Is Bliss

There are some things I don’t need to know, and there are even more things I just don’t want to know.  To the media:  You have told me more than I ever wanted or needed to know about Lindsay Lohan’s addictions, … Continue reading

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Another Sleepless Night

Oops, I did it again.  I sat down in my comfy recliner after supper Wednesday night, intending to work on a long overdue blog that I have been struggling with for several days.  Within minutes, my blurry eyes were growing … Continue reading

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