Category Archives: Health

Fitness, sickness, and medical

Misery Loves Company

I had a sore throat. I tried to deny it at first and hoped it would just go away. It didn’t. I tried to doctor it myself with menthol cough drops and salt-water gargle. Finally, I had to admit that … Continue reading

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My Friend Jenny

While I wasn’t looking some overly zealous calories sneaked up behind me and overcame my willpower. Why is it that modern women are expected to be skinny anyhow? Actually, I’ve never seen a woman with a beer belly, although I … Continue reading

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Learn to Laugh

Obviously, you are a person who enjoys humor or you wouldn’t be reading this blog. A little laughter goes a long way toward relaxing your mind and body. The effects of a good laugh last up to 45 minutes and … Continue reading

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Old Stuff

When I looked in the mirror today, I seemed to be getting older and fatter. How can that be? After all, old age is something that happens to other people, not to me. The stiff joints and the aches, however, are … Continue reading

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Eluding the Bug

Cold and flu season seems to be early this year. Everyone is coughing, hacking and sneezing already. But, I feel GREAT! With everyone else around me getting sick, however, I’m really afraid that I’m going to catch the bug too. … Continue reading

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The Doctor Will See You Now

I went to the doctor yesterday. Somehow doctor’s offices just don’t seem to be what they used to be. They have become so automated that I felt like I should be on a conveyor belt — or maybe on one … Continue reading

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Ode to Cigarettes

  I hate being a non-smoker. It is so boring! It occurred to me the other day that I really would be a lot happier if I smoked. When someone says “good morning” to me, I cannot just ignore him … Continue reading

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Brand New Woman

Everybody could use less stress, so I’ve formulated a plan. Yes, I’m gonna get the stress outta my life. I’m gonna be a brand new woman in 12 easy steps: Before I can take care of anyone else, I have to be … Continue reading

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Good Intentions Diet Menu

Good Intentions Diet Menu ~ Monday ~ Breakfast: Aspirin and black coffee – It’s Monday! Lunch: Didn’t have time to fix a sack lunch. Go out for fast food.  Nibble a few French fries and eat a hot dog. Smell … Continue reading

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The Bone Pop Doc

For the past year now, I’ve been a regular at the “bone pop doc.” When I started, I was suffering from long-term back and neck pain, and was seeking some relief. I had already been to my regular MD, who … Continue reading

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