Category Archive: Health

Passing the Gardens of Earthly Delights


Some dreams just stick with you. I was dropped off at an island with just a bag of my choosing, along with hundreds of others. I had the impression we were gathered from… Continue reading

Dear Straight Men: If I Tell You I Love You


During the past few years, there have been a plethora of people giving me support during the rough, emotional times. From ‘hang in there’ to giving me a shoulder to cry on. Everyone,… Continue reading

COFFEE TIME!


It’s no secret that I love coffee. I’ll have three large cups in the morning and that’s it for me. Sometimes, I’ll have a cup in the evening after a full dinner. My… Continue reading

2019: CELEBRATE!


2019: CELEBRATE! 2910 marks my 50th year on this planet. So, this year, instead of resolutions or the tired old “New Year New Me”, I’m going to celebrate. Resolutions are rife with negative… Continue reading

Last Month of 2018


Happy December 1st!  This is the last month of 2018, such an eventful (long) year. We’ve lasted through New Years Resolutions, the 147 days of January that just seemed to linger forever. I’ve… Continue reading

2018 Accomplishments


The past few years have been challenging, to say the least. 2016 I realized my marriage was going to end, I was suicidal and depressed. 2017 I relocated, cocooned myself to protect, love… Continue reading

Fruitless Apple-Shaped


Been thinking about exercise, my body and the progress the past ten years. I realized I’d been trying to lose my stomach the entire time. It was after my transplant that I gained… Continue reading

4th Quarter of 2018


We’re in the last quarter of 2018, last gasp to accomplish those New Year’s Resolutions. I’ve shared my fight with weight all year long, what worked (temporarily) and what didn’t. I’m still fighting, … Continue reading

Weight Loss Journey


The past six months or so, I’ve shared weight loss ideas and my journey over the past ten years. I started out with 3-hour workouts about ten years ago, with my ‘Simple Healthy… Continue reading

Kidney Transplant is 15 Today


Fifteen years ago (Actually started on 8/15 and ending on 8/16) I was notified while hooked up to a dialysis machine in Omaha, Nebraska, that I was a possible match for a cadaver… Continue reading