Category Archives: health

GOING VIRAL

This is very unusual. I am genuinely afraid for the first time in my life.  I know it’s the first time because I have never experienced this kind of fear.    Oh, I distinctly remember being rolled into the OR when I … Continue reading

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UP UP AND AWAY…

  I came across another reason this week why you should avoid getting any older.  If I ranked them this latest reason would be top ten, definitely. The topic is life insurance, the consumer product everyone hates to buy, but is … Continue reading

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UNBROKEN NEWS FROM THE HOMEFRONT

Headline:  The Move is On! The  summer/fall saga of our Big Move continues.  Actually it is beginning its final phase and things are just going swimmingly.  In just a few weeks Rosemarie and I will move after 23-years of living in … Continue reading

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INTO THE GREAT UNKNOWN, KNOWINGLY

This is turning out to be a year of big changes with unknown destinations.  I had no idea back in January that I’d be sitting here in October wondering where I will be living by the end of the year.  … Continue reading

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IT’S THE WEIGHT THING…AGAIN!

My recent spinal surgery played a dirty trick on me despite the great success it was as far as relieving me of a lot of pain.  It did not, however,  relieve me of some of the excessive pounds I’ve been … Continue reading

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UP IN SMOKE!

First, a Hurricane Dorian Update since it was the topic of my last posting…Lucky us, we may have dodged a bullet as the latest tracking has Dorian heading north.  This means we will not get the brunt of the storm, … Continue reading

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PAIN…it’s a matter of tolerance

I think I’ve eaten more shredded wheat this past week than a farmer could plow wheat fields in one day with his John Deere.  It’s all part of the effort to get my plumbing back to normal operation after the back … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY…The Update That Was on Hold

“Someone to Watch Over Me”  was a song composed by Gerge and Ira Gershwin in 1926.  It appeared in the Broadway musical, Oh Kay!  It has become what is known in the music biz as a “standard,” meaning one of those favorites … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY, Update #3

I went in the hospital early early Tuesday morning and I came home Friday midday. In-and-out, go home. I like it that way. I had some initial therapy and advisories about the normal things like no lifting, twisting or bending … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY, Update #1

I know there may be at least two of you wondering the outcome of my last posting featuring the dilemma of Dr. #1 vs. Dr. #2 in my quest for back  surgery.  Yes, I did say it was my “quest” … Continue reading

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