The Answer to All of My Questions?

“I doubt that very seriously Honey, but thanks for calling to let me know...” So there I was...laying on my daughter’s living room floor nearly 2000 miles from home.  My phone was “silent” on the floor beside me.  My Apple Watch alerted me of the incoming call.  It was my doctor’s office in South Carolina. …

Stand Up! It’s Finally Here!

  In a recent post, The Fun’s Just Getting Started…  I mentioned a conversation between me and my manager about a stand up desk.  You may remember, in that post, I was chasing “squirrels” but I finally got to this transformational conversation. Fast forward to now.  Have you ever heard of Christmas in September?  Me neither, so …

Who Me?

I would like to thank Crushed Caramel for recently nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award.  In following her blog, I gather that she lives in the UK.  With me residing “across the pond” in the Palmetto State of South Carolina, our unlikely paths still crossed.  (The beauty of blogging!) The rules of the award: 1. Thank …

“Love Is Not a Feeling…Love Is Action” (Part II)

It was a chilly morning just a few weeks before Thanksgiving, 2004. We were standing at the ticket counter at our local metropolitan airport. There was no one beside, or behind us. My son was a junior in high school.  He was flying to Washington, D.C. for a leadership conference being held in our nation’s …

Emily’s Story…Her Invisible Disease

INTERVIEW WITH A JRA WARRIOR Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis ~ A type of arthritis that causes joint inflammation and stiffness for more than six weeks in children aged sixteen years or younger.  It affects approximately 50,000 in the United States alone. I have been looking forward to introducing sweet Emily!  She is my niece and is …

I Can Hardly “Weight” Part I

Several years ago, my sister Cindy had experienced unexplained pain throughout her body.  She finally sought medical attention for her unfortunate situation. Her doctor mentioned losing a few pounds and stretching to remedy her unusual, intense pain.  She was 121 pounds at the time.  She said that her jaw dropped to the floor when he …