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January Is National Blood Donor Month

Before my mother's health declined, I began telling the story of how I was hospitalized in September. This is the first time I have revealed why. After I checked in at the emergency room, the nurse took some of my blood. No one knew what was wrong with me, but figured out it wasn't my… Continue reading January Is National Blood Donor Month

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Am I The Only One Who Is Glad Christmas Is Over?

Past years found me waking up early (yes, even in my thirties), excited to open presents. Like most people, I enjoy receiving presents. I also like giving presents and seeing the look on a person's face when they open a perfect, well thought out gift. This year could not have been more different. I woke… Continue reading Am I The Only One Who Is Glad Christmas Is Over?

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#Flashback Friday – The Golden Girls “Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)”

Image credit: Amazon.com If you have ever been very sick, particularly if your illness was hard to diagnose, "Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)," are The Golden Girls episodes for you.  Season 5 kicks off with a pair of episodes centered around Dorothy's (Bea Arthur) mysterious illness.  She has had flu like symptoms for months and… Continue reading #Flashback Friday – The Golden Girls “Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)”