Browsing All posts tagged under »illness«

How to Appreciate 2016

December 28, 2016

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For those of you who look back and see 2016 as a year that felt like a trip through a scary haunted house in which, after you have narrowly avoided death at every turn, the monster waits until you are just outside and then, when you think you are home free, he catches up with […]

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.                 […]

Guerrilla Aging: My Kilimanjaro, And Yours

July 18, 2014

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Amanda Royce-Hale, known to her readers as Wiseacre Way, chose that name because “I’m a bit of a wiseacre, I seek wisdom, I love acreage, I’m on my way somewhere, and I just like the sound of the words.” Amanda has been given all the stuff of a great life: a close family, long loving […]

Guerrilla Aging: Becoming A Reinventionista

April 10, 2014

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  The following is a guest post from Sherman Bedford. She usually writes poetry, and I am grateful that she has taken a departure from that to write the following. Her blog is in process. ***** My life is nothing like I ever imagined it would be. A year ago I almost died, but I […]

Lung Leavin’ Day

January 23, 2014

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One of the gifts I’ve received from blogging is that, while I am writing about the world, the world will occasionally pop its face into mine. Each time this happens, I am humbled and honored to be able to look into the very private places in people’s lives. The latest is a letter I received […]

The Person Whisperer

May 7, 2011

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  I’ve been sick for the past few days.  My vocalizations have become quite unique.  If Donald Trump’s hair could talk, this is the voice it would have.  I do a lot of whispering, so as to protect pregnant women and small children.  Here’s what I discovered: Whisper, and the world whispers with you.  Reveal […]

An Uncommon Cold

October 12, 2010

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I have a cold/virus/bacterial infection/whatever.  No biggie.  It’s not like I’m sick a lot.  The last illness was about five lbs ago.  I went to the doctor after whatever I had was building up for about five days.  This consisted of: Be fine during the day and throughout the night.  Wake up feeling like a […]