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teresa-vratil's picture
Nov.13.2011
While I was in my doctor's office this week, getting a physical, he asked the same boring questions he asks every year.  Do you smoke?  Drink?  Any shortness of breath?  Any headaches?   On and on.  Occasionally I paused, pretending to mull over the question....
carla-hefley's picture
Jun.26.2011
Last week Daddy called me a little after I had left from one of my usual visits.  He was very upset because he had received a phone call from a collection agency.  WHAT!!!!!  That was not good.  Daddy pays his bills the minute they hit his doorway and I do too, and since I am in charge of his...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.06.2010
October 6           MCBuddLake     Barefoot smokers sit downstairs chatting on cell phones as I wait.  Wait for the Doctor to come and tell me what?  Tell me that I am ill or hail based on a hammer hit on the knee and a deep look into my eyes and I will leave this...
jules-jacob's picture
Sep.05.2010
                September 5 - Not Well Defined  What he said –      You look well. You sound well. I expect you to do well. Come back and see me in a month.                     Dr. Charles Woodall What I say – I look well? My visit with Dr. Woodall was per his order to check on my L5-S1 herniated...
tracy-livingston's picture
Aug.04.2010
Today begins what I refer to as Mrs. L’s Excellent Classroom Adventure.  It is a ride I take every year, no line, just a free pass to set up a second home where my goal in my tidy environment is not to lose my keys, purse or glasses…which has become daily joy for my students.  Today, I get on that...
pat-montandon's picture
Apr.20.2010
Whooping Cough!“I have to hang up,” I said to my friend Susan, “I’m coughing too much to talk,” I banged down the phone. “Cough, cough, cough.” I was sweating, gagging, miserable, exhausted. “Cough, cough, ahhhh, cough!” I swallowed a tablespoon of tussinex cough syrup, my second dose of the...
ed-creager's picture
Jan.09.2010
While working on my new blog ( "Scientific Words of the Week"), something got me thinking about the various uses for my "EasyTerms" book series. If you're writing fiction and want to have characters who seem knowledgeable about Biology (or Nursing, Anatomy, Medicine, Nutrition...
kev-mayersky's picture
Jan.06.2010
I went to the doctor today for a blood test. They’re checking my cholesterol and other nothing serious stuff. It’s been a long time since I’d checked on my own health. And as we scratch at 40, it seems like I should check these sort of things. Likely they’ll come back and tell me that I’m a...
diane-chamberlain's picture
Dec.30.2009
Well, I woke up today with a small health crisis. Not a big deal, but big enough that it couldn’t wait until I get home, so I spent the morning searching for a clinic where I could be seen and remembering why, although I adore being far away from home on an island,  there’s a lot to be said for...
sue-glasco's picture
Dec.17.2009
Few memories exist for me before we moved to the house next door after our leased house was sold when I was five. One of those earliest memories was wanting to be a movie star when I grew up.  I told my mother that I would get a new dress everyday and that I'd give the old dresses to her.  Daddy...