Compression Fracture – The Worst Pain — EVER!


Dearest Readers: Good morning, or perhaps I should also say, Good afternoon! If you are a regular fan of my blog, you might remember during the morning of our move from suburbia to the country — December 23, 2019 — I fell off a three step ladder, fracturing my back. The pain I’ve endured isContinue reading “Compression Fracture – The Worst Pain — EVER!”

Coronavirus Updates


Dearest Readers: Do you find yourself constantly watching social media for the latest information regarding the Coronavirus? If so, maybe you should train your brain to think of something else. Although I am a participant on social media (Facebook) I do not participate on Twitter or other devices. Understand, I am not criticizing any ofContinue reading “Coronavirus Updates”

And Now I Can See! The Adventures of Cataract Surgery


Dearest Readers: Monday, January 14, 2019, I experienced my first cataract surgery on my left eye. If you’ve never had cataract surgery you might not understand the reasoning. From my observation, I believe eye surgeons prefer doing only one eye at a time. I’m thankful I followed these suggestions. I remember my grandmother having cataractContinue reading “And Now I Can See! The Adventures of Cataract Surgery”

Excuse Me…I Thought HIPAA Protected Us and The Privacy of Medical Records


Dearest Readers: Have you ever gotten a phone call from an “unavailable” phone number only to take the time to answer it? Yesterday, I did. Normally, I do not answer the phone when the number is “unavailable;” however, I was waiting for a phone call to let me know the service tech was on hisContinue reading “Excuse Me…I Thought HIPAA Protected Us and The Privacy of Medical Records”

Detecting Esophageal Cancer


Dearest Readers: The diagnosis rings in your ears. Esophageal cancer. A thousand thoughts and questions race inside your mind and you find it difficult to cope, think or relax. You want a second opinion. You want to live and you want things to be the way they were, before your quality of life was questionableContinue reading “Detecting Esophageal Cancer”

Steroids…Weight Gain…Weight Watchers…


Have you ever gotten ill and your doctor prescribed steroids, such as Prednisone? Earlier this year, when I was so dreadfully ill with acute bronchial asthma, my doctor prescribed a different steroid since I had cognitive disabilities with Prednisone.

We Are Family…


Dearest Readers: I suppose one could say this week has been an eventful week. A week of highs. Lows. Events. Thankfulness and most of all, Gratitude. Early Tuesday, I left Charleston, driving to Georgia to visit with my sister and her family. My sister’s name shall remain anonymous. I believe in protecting privacy. We hadContinue reading “We Are Family…”

Weight Watchers… Building A Bridge To A New Adventure


Dearest Readers: Today, I will share a bit of my experience and dedication to Weight Watchers. I joined Weight Watchers in March, 2011. On the day I joined, I was mortified. Afraid. Horrified I would see someone I knew and they would share with the world that “Barbie was in Weight Watchers today…” I’m certainContinue reading “Weight Watchers… Building A Bridge To A New Adventure”