Here’s the thing about chronic illness, even one from which you’ve supposedly recovered. It makes you paranoid. Years of feeling like crap, of seemingly endless medical appointments, of ineffective treatments, and of adjusted lifestyle messes with your mind. Ailments once dismissed as being “all in your head” eventually do get there. You become overly cautious, […]
And like that … (poof) … it’s gone. 2016 did its best Keyser Soze impression and disappeared a couple days ago and with it went the last seconds of my “great” resolution challenge. I put great in quotes because this challenge ended up being anything but. Then again, I didn’t forget about these resolutions completely […]
I am now marking the three-quarter milestone on my 2016 Resolution journey and already looking forward to not doing this again next year. Promises are a LOT easier to break or forget about completely when you haven’t written them down and shared them with the world. Or so I would imagine based on my personal […]
A grotesque injustice has befallen the breakfast cereal industry and it’s been perpetrated by the very makers of this beloved morning staple all in a wholly ill-advised and utterly stupid attempt to cater to the nouveau health-conscious.
Few of us would ever deny that the teenage years are tumultuous. But once we’ve put sufficient years between them and our present, they start to shine in a different light. And that light is mostly couched in awe. Awe derived from a newfound appreciation for the remarkable lifestyle we effortlessly sustained during this brief […]