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Not Your George Clooney ER

April 9, 2018

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When Internal Organs see the Light of Day

March 2, 2018

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This week, a close friend of Life in the Boomer Lane called her and started the conversation with the following: “I called you because you are an expert in prolapse.” This is, unfortunately, correct. Some years ago, LBL was in the shower, minding her own business, when she was suddenly aware that something was falling […]

Chiropractic Treatment for Chronic Pain

January 11, 2018

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The following is a guest post from Stephen Roshy. Back pain: Chiropractic is incredible at eliminating back pain. There are plenty of clinical studies to back up this claim. If you are a person with a chronic back pain, even if you bend over and feel a sharp pain, then it is likely that it […]

Take A Placebo and Call Me in the Morning

June 9, 2017

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It’s no secret that we have all had our notion of reality tested beyond reason, since June 16, 2015, when Donald Trump left the world of professional wrestling and reality show hosting in order to run for President of the United States. Since then, we have been told that what we saw we didn’t, what […]

The Hospital Stay

January 18, 2017

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    Life in the Boomer Lane has a close friend who picks atypical places for her normal life events. She fell in love with someone who was living in her basement, then married him in the winner’s circle at Monmouth racetrack. Not to be outdone by these diversions from the norm, she has just […]

The Hospital, the ER, the ER, and the Hospital

December 9, 2015

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Imagine a scenario in which you enter the hospital for routine, outpatient hernia surgery.  You know you are brewing a cold (or worse), but you don’t want to have to reschedule the surgery, so you don’t tell your doctor you are getting sick.  Your surgery is performed, and you go home. Two days later, you […]

Guerrilla Aging: Joint Mice and Other Midlife Maladies, A Guest Post by Boomer Haiku

January 30, 2015

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Roxanne Jones blogs at boomerhaiku.com, a mostly light-hearted, often irreverent look at life as a boomer, 17 syllables at a time. When she’s not tapping out haikus, she’s a freelance medical copywriter, enjoys chardonnay and contemplates plastic surgery to get rid of the wattle on her neck.                 […]