Category Archives: Health

Fitness, sickness, and medical

The Humor Dentist

It’s an ordinary office on an ordinary street in a dignified brick office building. On the door is a brass plaque with a name on it and the word “Dentist.” Inside is a regular dentist’s waiting room with leather chairs, … Continue reading

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I’m So Middle-aged That…

Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m getting old, so what? My eyes are fuzzy and my roots are gray, but I’ve managed to survive and life should be all downhill from here. Remember, it will happen to all of us sometime, … Continue reading

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It’s a Dirty Business

It seemed like a good idea when we bought our home in a distant suburb. Plenty of space, no rubbing elbows with neighbors, peace and quiet, fresh country air. That was before I found out about septic tanks. I’ve been … Continue reading

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To Sleep or Not To Sleep

Lately I’ve been hearing other people talk a lot about their personal disorders. I confess I hadn’t really thought much about sleep problems before. Just show me the bed and I can be cutting Z’s in 15 minutes any time … Continue reading

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Rx Operation

Have you ever suspected your body has betrayed you and had nagging little questions start running through your head? Have you every wonder if you might be really sick? Have you ever considered the possibility that you might need surgery … Continue reading

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Alligator Tale

I have a sore finger. Some people call it my “ouchie.” I really try not to think about how it happened. It is all sort of hazy now. I was outside doing yard work and became tangled up with an … Continue reading

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Self Improvement

I was reading a magazine the other day and noticed some suggestions for self-improvement. While these suggestions were good, as far as they went, they just didn’t seem to quite cover all the alternatives for me.   Eat light and … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints from a Mother-In-Law

E-MAIL FROM: Mother-In-Law@aol.net TO: Daughter-In-Law@home.com SUBJECT: Helpful Hints from a Mother-in-Law I’ve been meaning to talk to you for some time now about a matter I’m concerned about. I don’t mean to offend you, dear, but your housekeeping is just … Continue reading

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Achy, Breaky

Remember Billy Ray Cyrus and his “Achy, Breaky, Heart?” Well, I don’t have an achy, breaky, heart, but I do have an achy, breaky back. I can laugh about it now, but I sure wasn’t laughing when it first happened. … Continue reading

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E. R.

Have you been to the emergency room of a large metro hospital lately? I hope not! Those places are a zoo. I had occasion to visit the walk-in area of one the other day, fortunately not as a patient. The … Continue reading

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