Category: Health

I was lucky to get the Covid-19 vaccine

I was lucky to get the Covid-19 vaccine
It was the middle of last week. Word was out that the United States was getting ready to move into the next phase of the Covid-19 vaccine distribution. Like everyone else, I wondered when and where it would actually occur. I checked with two pharmacies in my neighborhood. They didn’t know. I talked to a... Read more »

How do you bond with a new grandchild during a pandemic?

How do you bond with a new grandchild during a pandemic?
The word on the street is that I have a new grandchild. Yep, it’s true. He just turned three months old on Sunday and he’s a very, VERY cute little boy. No prejudice on my part…he really is a cutie. I met him for the first time when he only four days old. He was... Read more »

Who would have guessed that Joe Namath would become my Medicare insurance guy?

Who would have guessed that Joe Namath would become my Medicare insurance guy?
Medicare ain’t easy. I’ve been on the program for almost four years and I’d have a hard time explaining plans A, B, C from X, Y, Z. I’m pretty sure one is for hospital care, another for your doctors and still yet another for prescription drugs….pretty sure. All I know is whenever I need one... Read more »
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In a year when it's been hard to find, gratitude on Thanksgiving is everything

In a year when it's been hard to find, gratitude on Thanksgiving is everything
2020! What a year it’s been….and there’s still more than a month to come. When you look at everything that has been canceled this year, it’s easy to feel thankless. When you look at everything that’s been lost, it’s easy to feel despondent. But, if you take a look around, and in 2020 you may... Read more »

It's 2020 and it's time for a mental health tune-up

It's 2020 and it's time for a mental health tune-up
I’m a big believer in therapy. Where else can you find a place where someone will let you vent about the problems in your life for an hour without judging you? Hell, after writing that sentence, I should be looking for a therapist I can talk to daily. 2020 has been hard. If it was... Read more »

Los Angeles Dodger baseball from 1988 to 2020: A lot of living takes place while you're waiting for the next championship

Los Angeles Dodger baseball from 1988 to 2020: A lot of living takes place while you're waiting for the next championship
It was the summer of 1982. Between the¬†brutal Chicago winters and the recent death of my father, I was worn down. I needed a change. I moved to the Los Angeles area. It was off to the land of swimming pools and movie stars. I didn’t know many people that first summer, so I spent... Read more »
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One week until election day. How stressed are you?

One week until election day. How stressed are you?
Seven days to go. One short week that will feel like one long year. STRESS!! So many of us have been waiting four years for this day. It’s so close that we can feel it. We’re one week away from ending our nightmare. We’re one week away from having a somewhat normal life again. All... Read more »

Donald Trump and Mike Pence never cared about the Covid-19 pandemic and care even less now

Donald Trump and Mike Pence never cared about the Covid-19 pandemic and care even less now
8.74 million cases of Covid-19 in the United States. 225,000 have died. Donald Trump and Mike Pence don’t care. Honestly, we’ve known this since the beginning of the pandemic. They showed us their true feelings, actually lack of feelings, when they rushed for a far too early re-opening of the country. Economy over health was... Read more »

Would you want to live to one-hundred years old?

Would you want to live to one-hundred years old?
On October 12, Roberta McCain died. The mother of the late Senator, John McCain was 108 at the time of her death. The life expectancy of the average person in the United States is now seventy-eight, so Mrs. McCain made it thirty years past that. Pretty amazing!¬†She not only lived a long life, but was... Read more »
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Would you have a doctor who is a Donald Trump supporter

Would you have a doctor who is a Donald Trump supporter
A few years ago, I was at my dermatologist’s office for a check-up. When she walked into the examination room, she said she had a student with her. She asked if I was okay with her watching the procedure. This is the normal routine for her office so I’m used to it. At least they... Read more »
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    My so called friends think it's time to edit this section. After four years, they may be right, but don't tell them that. I'll deny it until they die! I can't believe I've been writing this blog for four years. It started as a health/wellness thing and over the years has morphed to include so many things that I don't know how to describe it anymore. I really thought this was going to be the final year of the blog but then Donald Trump came along. It looks like we're good for four more years..God help us all! Oh yeah...the biographical stuff. I'm not 60 anymore. The rest you can read about in the blog.

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