Killing With Kindness

This Is A Blogging A To Z Challenge Post There is nothing I dislike more than rudeness, especially in the customer service and medical field. I had rants on this blog before about the rudeness of nurses, and had a long back and forth with a nurse that insisted that nurses were not paid to…

Flash Back Friday – Jumping

Originally Posted November 24, 2010 This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post When interviewing the survivors of suicide attempts, the majority of them say that the instant they step off that ledge or bridge or swallow that hand full of tablets, they have an instant regret. A sudden panic fills…

Internet Interlopers

This is a Blogging A to Z Challenge Post   My blog started to pick up a little more traffic than usual. I have a small blog, and get an average of about one hundred visitors a day passing through here. But there is one post that I made that was, and still is my…

Hereditary Hearts

This is a Blogging A to Z Challenge Post   I finally got to see my mother yeaterday after her being in the US for two weeks at my brother's. He lives two hours away, and with my busy schedule, I didn't get to make it down there until then. After the initial hugs hello,…

Grace And Gratitude

This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post I believe that everything that happens in my life is a learning lesson, be it negative or positive. When something happens in my life, and this is even before I discovered I have sarcoidosis, I look at it as “What am I supposed…

Forbidden Frolicking

This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post A week ago, on April 1st, the state of Connecticut closed its beaches to dogs, which I always find so crazy! New York beaches are open to dogs after 6:00pm in the warm months, but if you are not familiar with it, Connecticut…

Dare To Do Deeds

This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post Many times people are afraid to stand up for other people, to defend them and support them. Why? Because of repercussions from the rest of the tribe and the fear of ostracization. The need to keep to the status quo, and if something…

Can Caffiene Cause Cardiac Cavorting?

This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post   I never was a coffee drinker until one day in May 2006 when I went to see an Ayurvedic practitioner after being diagnosed with Sarcoidosis and he said to me that coffee will actually help my breathing. “But I don't drink coffee”…

Beeping Because Buddy Beckons

This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post     I wrote before that I am waiting for my defibrillator's battery to get to the change threshold of 2.62v, and I am still waiting. As of this week, my battery's level is still at 2.64v, so I seem to have a…

Adios, Adieu, Arrivederci, Auf Wiedersehen

This Is A Blogging From A To Z April 2014 Challenge Post There comes a time in every relationship where it must come to an end, where it's time to say goodbye and hit the road, never to look back, and it is with a little sadness, but a lot of relief that I came…