Posts Categorized: Health

10 days

Some people label it as stubbornness. I call it experience.

It’s no secret my distaste for medicine and medical treatments. I’ve had little success with over-the-counter medicines and worse reactions to prescribed “cures”.

Over the course of my life, I’ve … Read the rest

Thinking bad thoughts

Nah. Just not interested.

I’m on day 6 of “backgate”. the mysterious malady that’s disabled my lower back since right before my birthday BBQ and these several days after.

During that time, I received numerous suggestions of what to do. … Read the rest

The perils of home cooking

Mind you, this entire post is based on a supposition, which, if false, makes the whole of the blog as unfortunate as the events that led up to this post. But, if you’re daring, then read on…

In almost any … Read the rest

Addle-brained

I always thought I would have more time.

It was inevitable, of course, but still, I thought it wouldn’t be for a while.

But, there it is. No sense weeping or whining. Time to face up to the facts and … Read the rest

I should have been a bug

Little did I know when I penned the amorous adventures of Jeremy with the Queen Ant that I would one day be the subject of life imitating art.

I’ve always been on good terms with insects. We get along well. … Read the rest

Serendipitous

Or, how I love it when a plan comes together.

Sometimes, things just work out for the better and the pieces fall into place, through simple good fortune. Such was my week as a non-hermit.

As we all know, I … Read the rest

The first cut is the deepest…

…but the second hurts pretty bad, too.

Okay, relax, this isn’t going to be one of those tear-jerkers about my broken heart (it’s actually doing pretty okay these days). But it is one of many tears.

As you all know, … Read the rest

Master of my universe

Too long have I played the role of the mastered. No longer. Now, I am the master.

I have allowed the preternatural cold air lingering in South Florida to imprison me in my domicile. Eliminating from me that pristine time … Read the rest

Struggling with health issues

Promises, promises.

Today, the Republican side of Congress tries again to pass its health care law, a not much better named AHCA (vs. ACA).

Hopefully, you’ve taken time to review the bill’s major thrusts, if not the whole bill (few … Read the rest

It’s back, baby!

After nearly a two-year vacation, the beard is back!

Well, okay, probably still a couple of weeks before it can be called a full beard, as I’m just passing stubble phase right now, but, yeah, it’s on its way.

First … Read the rest