Tag Archives: Disease and infirmity

is there any such thing as “just” asthma?

Last week was Not Much Fun. #4 and I both had the flu. And so did Himself, except that he spent it all 4-1/2 hours north at A Thing. So I wasn’t dealing with him, except for us to cough … Continue reading

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About a year ago, at the tender age of 48, I decided to quit dressing like a teenager…well ok, like a Mom who was running a household of many, many people and had to get dressed in a hurry and … Continue reading

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Youth is wasted on the young.

I remember being young. Do you? Sometimes I still think I am. i mean, I FEEL young. The mind works well (most of the time), the digestive system doesn’t complain too much about overindulgence (thanks to pharmaceuticals), the heart beats, … Continue reading

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Old Friends

What is it about familiar things that brings such great comfort?  Comfort food- never anything fancy, rarely made of expensive ingredients or from something hard to come by- usually something warm and creamy and probably rich. Macaroni and cheese, chicken … Continue reading

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epizoots

When I was a kid, it was called ‘having an epizooty’ or maybe ‘the creeping crud’. I remember how much fun it was to be sick for a couple of days, getting to lay in bed and drink hot jello … Continue reading

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Oh no, another diet post!

So. I saw the nephrologist yesterday. He’s a new guy. There was nothing wrong with the old one, but he’s acquired a partner and fobbed me off on him because I am boring (kidney-wise) . The new guy is a … Continue reading

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How did we get here?

Himself and I have reached this interesting spot in our lives, perhaps a nexus or something, I am not sure.  I keep looking around and wondering how we got here, to this point. When did it happen? How did it … Continue reading

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