Tag Archives: Health

Hospitals 201: WTF, Continued

In the continuing saga of last year’s hospital stay… Patient settles into a routine of blood draws at 4:00am, followed by EKGs at 9:30am, The Price is Right at 10:30am, and gurney rides to imaging soon after lunch. Late afternoon is … Continue reading

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Hospitals 101: Explain Again Why I’m Here?

Back to me, me me and my boring health crap. See if you can follow this… The condition I have can either be primary or secondary. Mine is primary, and causes heart failure. But you could also have heart failure … Continue reading

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She’s Baaaaack

Well, well, well. Alas, we meet again. If you’ve missed reading my nonsense, good news! I’m back! If you’ve never in your life been happier than when I stopped blogging last year, this is a good time to unsubscribe. I’ve … Continue reading

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Shamelessly Blogging Around

You know you’re always first in my heart…but yes, I’ve been blogging on another site. Didn’t we agree to an open relationship? I’ve done a little guest blog for CaringBridge. This is part 2 of a 3 part series. Worry … Continue reading

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There’s A Frog In My Throat, And I Might Smell A Rat

Well you know I’m just not happy unless I have a Medical Mystery to unravel. I started getting congested back in January. I’m still congested. It’s all in my throat; I feel like I have to clear it all the … Continue reading

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My Life And Times: Awkward Moment #4,687

So many awkward moments in my life…so little time. I was recently getting a routine chest x-ray, and of course because I’m me it turned into a whole thing. First of all, the protocol at the hospital is to ask … Continue reading

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Breathe Deep: Inhale The Irony

As most of you have now heard about, endlessly, when I was diagnosed with cancer I immediately developed the experience into a fun, if not lucrative, comedy routine and book. And why not? I mean, cancer is an obvious choice … Continue reading

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How To Become Fit Without Really Trying: Laziness 101

As I have probably made abundantly clear by now, I am somewhat of a sloth. Exercise? Not so much. But the fact is that a girl can only sit on her butt for so long before it’s time to get … Continue reading

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All About Me, Me, Me

I know I have been neglecting my blogging duties, but it was for a good reason. I have been gallivanting about town doing Serious Authorly Things. I had an Author Talk and Book Signing at a local bookstore, where hundreds, … Continue reading

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Next Time I’m Checking In To The Ritz-Carlton

Today marks four years since my bilateral mastectomy. On December 21, 2009 there was two feet of snow on the ground and we barely made it to the hospital. Today’s temperatures reached nearly 70⁰. Before my mastectomy I had never … Continue reading

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