Category Archives: Health

STHOOMB also known as Mammogram

“I can handle it. I’ve got it under control.” We are a nation of Stoics. I went for a mammogram on Friday. Another name for this [and excuse my French] is squeeze-the-hell-out-of-my-breasts. I have fibrocystic breasts plus fibromyalgia so the … Continue reading

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“Planet Common Cold”   

Connections. Disconnections. You’re perking along, feeling pretty good about your progress in life towards your goals; eg Work In Progress going well, getting ready for Write!Canada {writing conference]. Then all of a sudden, bam! You’ve been transported to another planet … Continue reading

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Joy and Courage

Courage and joy go together. Often when I need courage and find I’m wilting like a piece of old celery, a sudden laugh or the sight or sound of something that gives me joy infuses me with new courage. And … Continue reading

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I’m Back– Sort of

  Okay, all my blog fans, I apologize profusely for being “gone” so long.  My husband and I are in the middle of fixing our house to sell. I thought we’d be done with this long ago. Between my health … Continue reading

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Why Smile?

For my writing I have been researching body language, or rather, non-verbal language. Humans (and other creatures) communicate more via non-verbal language (NVL) than with words. There are a number of statistics touted as to how much more but the … Continue reading

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