The Weekend Revisit Of “How Do You Fix A Fix?”

Five years ago I had a mini stroke which led to the discovery of my PFO (Patent Foramen Ovalae or hole in the heart), and eventually to the discovery of my heart failure. I had the PFO fixed and how that works is they place a plug much like a small double umbrella in the…

Think Before Playing The Hero

I stood in the aisle at the grocery, alone, looking at the different ice cream selections, trying to find the one with the least sugar, when out of the corner of my eye I noticed a small figure at the top of the aisle. I looked up and there was a young girl, about five,…

Sarcoidosis News: One Woman’s Case Gives New Hope Against Disfiguring Sarcoidosis

In very preliminary findings, an existing rheumatoid arthritis drug appeared to cure one woman of a rare but potentially life-threatening condition known as sarcoidosis. — Read on consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/immunization-news-405/one-woman-s-case-gives-new-hope-against-disfiguring-sarcoidosis-740933.html

The Weekend Revisit Of “Riding Elevators”

The thing about most people with sarcoidosis is the fact we all mostly have suppressed immune systems due to our medications. I hate riding elevators in flu season because inevitably some sneezy person always gets on. I came across this on the Internet the other day and I don’t know if it does work, but…

The Reality Of Gratitude

Gratitude. It’s a word easily tossed around by the positivity life coaches and people from all walks of life. You hear it over and over again – Have gratitude for all the good things in your life and be thankful to God, the universe, life. Express your gratitude always when you experience something good in…

The Weekend Revisit Of: Major Hang Ups

Have you ever accidentally hit the emergency button while your phone is locked and your phone stars to call 911? What do you do in that situation? Most people hang up quickly. Did you know that sometimes, even though you think you hung up in time, the call goes through to a 911 dispatcher and…

I Need Some Clarity

A couple of weeks ago I woke up with my vision really wonky. My left eye seemed out of focus and I had flashes of lights. When I looked at anything digital straight on like my clock or phone, there was a spot just to the left that was just blank. I called my eye…

Becoming A Listener

I don’t talk about my conditions to anyone. There are very few people that do know about my conditions. When I do tell someone about my stuff I have come to realize that most people really don’t want to hear another’s problems. They may sympathize, but they really don’t want to hear about your problems….

The Weekend Revisit Of “Weight A Minute”

Last week I got my certificate from massage school, and although it is just a piece of paper, it was the mark of a major accomplishment for me. I did it. It took three attempts, but I never gave up on my dream to graduate from massage school. And to celebrate, my wife and did…