Facing Challenges, Uncategorized


Hard to believe that I’m at a hospital on our anniversary, and it’s not with B! Hard to believe that 7 years ago we were in Belize having the time of our lives, blissfully unaware of what was about to hit. We thought we had beat the hard stuff, overcome the obstacles, and were on… Read More Today

Aging Gracefully, Uncategorized

Chasing rainbows

My “Living Healthier” blog posts are definitely going to continue, but something a little more important interrupted my writing ideas today.  This post belongs under the category “Aging Gracefully” since we all face dealing with the passing of those we love, especially as we grow older. Today would have been my mom’s 79th birthday.  Birthdays… Read More Chasing rainbows

Facing Challenges, Uncategorized

Averages and Attitude

Grief and loss are complicated.  Because I’m a “researcher”, I find some weird comfort in reading studies and statistics about the things that transform my life whether for better or worse.  I’m always trying to understand.  Of course, research studies deal with averages, and just as I’ve learned there is truly no “normal life” there… Read More Averages and Attitude