Category Archives: Health

I Stayed Up All Night Writing This

Posted by M. K. Waller [Forgive me. This post is longer than I intended, but once I got started, I couldn’t stop. I had no idea I’m so enlightened. If you stop reading before the end, I’ll forgive you. But … Continue reading

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Of J. C. Penney, Robert Redford, and a Return to Civilized Dining

* * * * Posted by Kathy Waller *********************** Writing this post won’t be easy. Sixteen pounds of Ernest lies across my right forearm, pinning it to the arm of the recliner. He’s on his side, positioned so he can turn his head … Continue reading

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The Friends in our Gut

by Neva Bodin Gut bacteria. Something most of us try not to think about. But, is it thinking about us? A person has an average of ten trillion cells that make us “shape up” into a person. About ten times … Continue reading

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      Posted by Kathy Waller Very long, but sort of necessary  On January 29, I was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Two kinds of cancer are present, not a common occurrence. One kind is aggressive but easier … Continue reading

Posted in Battling Depression, cancer, Death, Depression, Face your Fears, Health, medicine, Moods, overcoming obstacles, true stories, unique, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

3,2,1 CONTACT!

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction This week I did something I thought I’d never do again. I had an eye exam and was fitted for contact lenses. I’ve tried them in the past with good luck, but … Continue reading

Posted in challenges, change, choices, Concussion, Contact Lenses, Decision Making, decisions, Doctors, Eye Exam, Follow-ups, Glasses, Health, lessons, Opthamologist, Uncategorized, Warning Signs, Wellness | Tagged , , , | 27 Comments

Always Beginning

By Stephanie Stamm I’ve posted elsewhere about my affair with the Marco Polo series on Netflix. Among the many things to enjoy about the series are the beautifully choreographed martial arts scenes—reminiscent of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I have been … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw             I confess to having a love/hate relationship with resources. They are a blessing or a curse to your writing. As I make this journey of being a writer, the … Continue reading

Posted in books, challenges, Health, Heritage, History, medicine, Mining, mysteries, novels, passion, Perseverance, researching books, Rocky Mountains, stories, Uncategorized, women doctors, women in history, women in the 1800's, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Not worth the salt!

This post is by Nancy Jardine Who would have thought it! Salt isn’t all that good for me. When I was born, way back in history (i.e. the early 1950s) nobody told me that I shouldn’t eat too much salt. … Continue reading

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Life in all its colours gets in the way.

This post is by Nancy Jardine Sometimes you just can’t write. Usually, I make a great effort to ensure my posts for this blog are published live on time, but I send my apologies for the lateness of this one. … Continue reading

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A Coffee Enema?

By Neva Bodin Back in the days, before Medicare, Obamacare, specialists and health insurance, most people relied on their own remedies for treating illness. My mom had a lot of them. If I had a cough, a spoonful of sugar … Continue reading

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