A different kind of spring cleaning

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When you get to be a certain age, spring cleaning takes on a different meaning. It doesn’t involve a house. (I’ve stopped that kind of spring cleaning ages ago!) It involves cleaning up the skin for the warm weather. This … Continue reading

Travel anxiety or traveling with rogue body fluids

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There are very few things that make me barf. Seeing someone else barf is one of them. Bad injuries are another. I don’t barf at cleaning up cat stuff. It’s either too much experience or I’m tough. Taxes and medical … Continue reading

Hospital emergency room, not a place to “hang out”

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Last week I escorted a friend to the emergency room. It was my first time in decades and quite an experience. Friend is well and home but I’m still in recovery. I may need intensive therapy. And margaritas. I’ve been … Continue reading

Save me a good spot…

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…at the old folks home! Cat friendly of course! I’ve had one of those weeks where I wondered where I left my brain. (You’ve had them! ‘Fess up!) If you see it (the brain), let me know. It’s gray and … Continue reading

Colonoscopy time….again???

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Someone close to me is getting a colonoscopy this week. Instead of getting gritty with details, I am posting my colonoscopy essay from 2012. Nothing much has changed. The prep is still Drano and it’s best to have a gallon … Continue reading

Emotional constipation

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Last week I was emotionally strung out. Very. Strung. Out. I had a very sick pet which gave me a sense of dread that I couldn’t shake. Death was in the air. I’ve had that experience too often. Way too … Continue reading