Category: Health

Dear Mask resisters: Put on the damned mask and shut the hell up

Dear Mask resisters: Put on the damned mask and shut the hell up
Dear people that feel it’s their constitutional right to not wear a mask: I AM OVER YOU. I AM OVER YOU AND YOUR ABSOLUTE LACK OF ANY LOGIC OR REASON FOR NOT WEARING A MASK. As the United (are we?) States continues to set daily records of new coronavirus cases and the death toll rises,... Read more »

Dear Illinois: With Phase 4 coming, please don't be like Florida

Dear Illinois: With Phase 4 coming, please don't be like Florida
Although there are states other than Florida that are on the rise with Covid-19 cases, I have been residing here for the past 10 weeks. I’ve seen first hand why the cases have risen to record breaking levels. I am returning to Illinois this week and praying that the phase 4 reopening does not lead... Read more »

The actual phases of Covid-19: Realistically speaking of course

So, it’s been approximately 12 weeks since our worlds turned upside down. This crazy Covid-19 virus that came from China that would only infect about 15 people then magically disappear has now infected over 2 million in the US alone. And cases are spiking again after our “phased reopening plans” have started to be put... Read more »
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Covid-19 v The Spanish Flu: Why we need to pay close attention to the similarities

Covid-19 v The Spanish Flu: Why we need to pay close attention to the similarities
As demonstrations and protests have run rampant across the country, many seem to have forgotten that the Covid-19 pandemic is still very much a part of everyday life. As hundreds/thousands of people have gathered in large groups to rightfully protest the brutal death of George Floyd, our attention has turned away. This is ok. We... Read more »

Covid-19 and clueless people: It will truly become the never-ending story

Covid-19 and clueless people: It will truly become the never-ending story
Yesterday I was having a conversation with a friend. We had been discussing the fact that we are scared the virus situation as it is is never going to change, never going to get better. Then she sent me this picture she had just received from someone. Lake Geneva, WI. a new breeding ground for... Read more »

Dear Americans - please help a sister out, will you? I don't want the coronavirus and you shouldn't either

Dear Americans - please help a sister out, will you? I don't want the coronavirus and you shouldn't either
To the General Public of The United States of America, Coronavirus has equaled 9 weeks of quarantine. 9 weeks of frustration, misinformation, shutdowns, too early reopenings, terror to pee in a public bathroom, scared to death to walk into a grocery store, leary to touch a bag of carry out food and on and on.... Read more »
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Post election: I'm going back to my bubble, care to join me?

Post election: I'm going back to my bubble, care to join me?
One month post election. Leading up to it it seemed as though it would never arrive, election day. Now it’s come and gone and the angst of what else is now to come doesn’t lose any ground. Half the country got what they want; the other half didn’t. I have learned a tremendous amount in... Read more »

Aging: The good, the bad and the ugly

Aging: The good, the bad and the ugly
As I was writing this blog, I was on an airplane at 30,000 feet. I was on it for nearly 10 hours and could actually feel my skin drying from the altitude and lousy air circulation. I see now that I added a few new lines to my collection. When we landed and I stood... Read more »

Gained some weight this Thanksgiving weekend? One way to control that overeating

Gained some weight this Thanksgiving weekend? One way to control that overeating
Sure, all that turkey, stuffing. mashed potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, cornbread, cranberries, pumpkin pie, whipped cream and other various Thanksgiving delights tasted great. Sure, you had everyone telling you “It’s a holiday, don’t worry about your weight”. That’s all great. But then you weighed yourself. You gained several pounds just this past weekend and... Read more »
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Starbucks cups and the North Shore heroin problem: which should we be worrying about?

Starbucks cups and the North Shore heroin problem: which should we be worrying about?
This is a question that most people should know and state the obvious answer to. Then there are those who actually were up in arms over a Starbucks Cup that was too plain. A. Starbucks. Cup. Or as Ellen calls it: #cupgate. The Official Page of DV (dysfunctional veterans ) Radio put that one to... Read more »