Posts Tagged ‘health’

Writing A Novel: The 10 Best & Worst Things That Have Happened To Me Today is Friday, May 9, 2014 and things are wrapping up for the big Mother’s Day weekend here in America. So as we’re reflecting about life and the sacrifices Mom has made in your life, here’s today’s writing exercise. The recommendation […]

Writing a Novel – What Do I Dislike?  An essential part of a good story is being able to add conflict into the lives of your characters. I’m finding that’s much easier to come up with based on this series of exercises about ME. Now as I have been saying, these exercises could be helpful […]

It’s day 2 of 2012 and I’m drained at the stressors around me. Work is ever-present and I’m doing my level best to perform. I have three major projects underway and I’m doing everything I can to make them all come to fruition on time and within budget. The house, oMg, the house that has […]

During the past year and a half, I’ve enjoyed a great working relationship with the people at Gillette. I have become a fan of the Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razor and have shared a few with friends and even my dad, who last time I saw him, was still using the one I gave him. The […]

A week ago this morning I awoke to a beautiful sunny day in North Alabama.  Friday night and most of the day Saturday I’d had a great adventure with a close friend and her family.  Work was going great.  The stress level had dropped immeasurably.  I was in good spirits, though missing my girls back […]

I’m trying to rest, but wanted to write a few lines before I go back to sleep. I had a mild heart attack Sunday.  About 11 a.m. my chest started feeling like it was going to explode and my throat was closing in.  I couldn’t decide if it was an allergic reaction or my heart.  […]

I’m living in Day 11 of my second bout with the intestinal infection known as diverticulitis and I felt obligated to write a note for the ages that warns others with this ailment–This is nothing to play around with. During the past 11 days, I’ve spent 5 of them in a hospital bed.  There were […]

Not every hospital admission has to be a bad thing.  In what now is Day 3 of this adventure, which was caused by a flare up of diverticulitis, I remain hospitalized and my precious, eldest daughter, Chandler, remains at my side here in the Texas Regional Medical Center in Sunnyvale, Texas. Who would have thought […]

DISCLOSURE: Back in February, my client, Professional Nutrition Therapists of Dallas, under the careful attention of Carol Ireton-Jones and Donna Israel, conducted a DNA test on me to determine, based on my genetic makeup, what I have to do in order to lose weight.  This piece is going to reveal some very personal information about […]

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’m on a mission to cut my calorie intake from “out of control” to 1,800 per day.  Not going to be easy.  Just to show you how easy it is to get to 1,800, I’m going to show you the next couple of days. Breakfast: Two cups of Cheerios, 1 cup of skim […]




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