Category Archives: Health

The Limits of Memory

My brother and I agree that the last two years of my father’s life were among his best. At least, those are the two years we most enjoyed with him. My father was 80 when he had a stroke.  Up … Continue reading

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Toxify Me

In one week I’ll get my first botox treatment. Yipee! This is what my neck feels like most of the time.                                                    That’s caused by dystonia. I’ve had it for many years now, but it was only diagnosed less than a year … Continue reading

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Dys-tonia

At the bar, I worked up the courage to tell my friends about my recent diagnosis. They paused, asked what it meant and listened to my brief explanation.  “Oh”, Harry said. “I thought it had something to do with breaking up with Tony.” This condition … Continue reading

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A Blog Welcome

To paraphrase my mother, it’s not the things you worry about that end up being life’s greatest challenges.  What she didn’t say is that the challenges you do face also hold the potential to help you discover who you are. When I passed … Continue reading

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