Category: Health

My wishlist for 2022

There’s no doubt that at the top of anyone’s wishlist for 2022 is that covid goes away. If it doesn’t go away, then we’ll settle for it becoming endemic like the flu. What I want most, which likely mirrors the list of others, is to have a life […]

A sale on lab tests.. oh my

‘Tis the season to get a flurry of emails giving discounts for online shopping. Name the store, I’ve received 100s of emails. Looking for inspiration, I’ve opened a few of them. I’m a bit stuck on what to get. I love gift-giving. However, I’m looking for inspiration in […]

Anesthetized beating heart

Whoosh, whoosh, whoosh Pitter patter Inhale, exhale The earth is turning, tilted at a high speed Mind racing Eyes darting Heart pounding Yet, it’s all numb Not a single feeling Emotion long gone Anesthetized beating heart in icy veins Nothing matters For none of it is real

Walking with the ghosts

Taking three steps forward The ghosts of love walk in line with me Two steps back the ghosts of slights impede my path The ghosts of failure try to ridicule The ghosts of comfort try to embrace Too many ghosts to track It’s easy to go wayward The […]

No fizz in my bath bomb

When I first started writing this piece, I mistakenly titled it “no fizz in my barb”. I looked at it and winced. I wondered whether subconsciously I thought I was losing my snark. My wit. My comebacks. I’m usually very fast on the draw. But my head is […]