The financial costs of chronic illness.

  We all suffer from bouts of ill health from time to time, and in the vast majority of cases, it’s a short-term thing, which is over within a few days at most.   Not everyone is so lucky, however. When chronic illness develops, it…

Terrific tips to take care of your health.

  As we get older, our poor bodies seem to lose their will to keep up with our youthful minds!   Once the kids have left home, it can be a good time to address some of those health issues you’ve been putting off.  …

My empty nest ain’t so empty after all…

…and that empty nest is remaining full thanks to my pets.   Are you sick of reading about my crazy pets? If so, I do apologize, but that’s not going to stop me from writing about them. Living in a household where I spend the…

My Hopeful Journey to Gastric Bypass Surgery

For over three years now, I’ve been dealing with multiple medical issues that have resulted in my being off work on disability for 1 1/2 years. Treating my PTSD, chronic depression, anxiety, and OCD has been difficult because most medications prescribed for these conditions can…

My Son Teaches Me About Future Technologies

After school today, Stuart excitedly told me to go online to the Youtube.com site because there were a couple of videos I “just had to see.” He always has enjoyed his ‘Science and Technology’ class and now I can see why. His teacher had shown…

Injuries Abound!

Well, here we go again! Three down and one to go! What am I talking about? As mentioned previously, Stuart recently took a hard hit in hockey and ended up with a broken collar bone. Although he was originally told it was a crack, he…