A day when life stares at you down its long nose…

Today, I had an appointment with my oncologist. I’ve known this day was coming for a while. It seems that the big “6-0” is a turning point in the blood disorders (cancer) that I have. Last year, my doctor scheduled an ultrasound of the corroded arteries. I was concerned and apprehensive about the testing because of the heart problems on both sides of my family. The tests came out good and I felt as though…

"A day when life stares at you down its long nose…"

Daily Journal – May 12

The last couple of weeks resembles the “Great Science Experiment!”  I originally visited my doctor for a nerve on the right side of my face being sensitive to touch and radiating pain with even the slightest pressure. We had already decided on previous visits that 2017 would be the year to see an orthopedic doctor about the erosive arthritis in my right hand and to see if I could find relief through pain management for…

"Daily Journal – May 12"

Beyond Embarrassment by JoAnne Lake and Biosleuth Julia Parker

Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel are conditions in which a person lacks bladder and bowel control due to a brain, spinal cord, or nerve condition. Millions of Americans live with this debilitating health issue. In 2009 JoAnne Lake was diagnosed with Neurogenic Bladder, finally discovering the cause of years of discomfort and embarrassment. Writing became her therapy and a way to connect with others who shared her diagnosis. Through her blog, Trudytriumph.com, she met online others…

"Beyond Embarrassment by JoAnne Lake and Biosleuth Julia Parker"

iPhone – have you locked out your emergency contact?

I am a person who always seem to be one step ahead; as in never in the current moment! I see the big picture. I think ahead. I am normally prepared for most things that may never happen. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that knows me, I have an app that created a lock screen photo that contains my emergency information because goodness knows I have nightmares about someone making decisions for…

"iPhone – have you locked out your emergency contact?"