Posts Categorized: Health

So tired of all the excuses

Nah, this isn’t a post about the poor response to covid-19. If nearly 100,000 deaths hasn’t frustrated you already, my itty-bitty blog isn’t going to make a dent. Instead, we’ll turn to an all-too frequent topic here – me – and how I finally got so tired of all the excuses. Well, excuse me At… Read more »

Living an old musical in a new pandemic

Sure, first world problems, right? I mean, people are getting sick and people are dying. I get that and I feel that. No way do I minimize any of it. But, if there’s a shot at sneaking a smile in among the gloom, then maybe I can do it by talking about how I’m living… Read more »

Random tales from inside my pandemic cave

Yep, inside my COVID hidey-hole and nothing much left to do but type out some ideas that have no relation to each other except for, you know, a virus all around the world. Prepare, then, for random tales from inside my pandemic cave! Keeping the sense of humor away from the gallows A sense of… Read more »

This pandemic is activating my super power

Unfortunately. Less fast than an opening cabinet. Less powerful than a door jamb. Unable to leap shoes on the floor. This pandemic is activating my super power – super klutziness. Not a bird or a plane Super klutz stays on the ground, except for those times I’m flying from a pair of shoes on the… Read more »

The cure for the sinus headache

Headaches are…well, a headache. Migraine, sinus, stress, “ordinary” – pick your poison. Too often, those pain pills just don’t do the trick. That’s why I am happy to share the cure for the sinus headache. A chip off my Dad’s sinuses My Dad is great. He has taught me a lot and I owe him… Read more »

How unhealthy food made me healthier

Probably since the day you were first able to understand words, you’ve likely heard the expression, “Eat that, it’s good for you.” Well, I’m here to tell you the tale of how unhealthy food made me healthier. Where’s the beef? Right here in my freezer. I thoroughly enjoy meat. Most every type of meat. Yes,… Read more »

Putting the chill on blog posting

That’s right, prepare to be subjected to another of my whiny posts about the South Florida quote winter unquote. On the plus side, you won’t have to read many of them, since it’s putting a chill on blog posting. The chill of it all Yes, yes, I know you are experiencing a real winter. Not… Read more »

Talking about health was bad for my health

For real. My mental health, that is. Enough already. I’ve made some decisions that should at least stop that incessant talk. Because talking about health was bad for my health. Talking about health insurance Here’s where most most of the tsuris comes from. The incessant nagging and badgering about getting health insurance. Mostly it comes… Read more »

A swing and a miss

Yes, it’s a blurry image, but it’s fitting, as you’ll see later. This post is all about my attempts to get back in “tennis trim” and how my first efforts might be categorized as a swing and a miss. A swing into a different dimension First of all, let’s remind you of the origins of… Read more »