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The Health of Our Care – The Very Best Ever in the History of the World, Or Not

So, it’s here, the GOP’s replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act. In my last two posts, I wrote a whole lot about pre-existing conditions. The GOP’s plan – potentially called the American Health Care Act, not really called The … Continue reading

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The Health of Our Care – Good Luck

I find myself unable to write my usual end-of-year post. You know, the take good care, be good to yourself, and be active post. I can’t write that at the close of this year because all I can think of … Continue reading

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The Health Of Our Care – Skin, Bones, and Blood

This post will not be of interest to my foreign readers, it’s all about American healthcare. And this is a subject that no one from around the world can understand. They can’t figure out how it’s such a problem in … Continue reading

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Cinnabar and Other Shades

Carrot, pumpkin, cinnabar, tomato, persimmon. For the past few weeks I’ve been reveling in shades of orange. Nearly every day, I’ve gone out into the woods to walk, to smell the slight funk of decaying leaves, to watch the animals … Continue reading

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Truth

I’ve got a secret. It’s time to open up and tell the truth. For the past many months, I’ve been dealing with a serious shoulder injury. Without falling or doing anything that I can remember to hurt it, I ended … Continue reading

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Shooting for the Moon

Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden announced progress and commitments for the Cancer Moonshot (which had been announced as a priority by President Obama in the 2016 State of the Union address). There’s a lot to be excited about, and a … Continue reading

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Looking for Light

Earlier today on Twitter, I was told that, because I had breast cancer, and because my breast cancer treatments rendered me unable to have a child, I am “half of a woman” by a man who is a Trump supporter. … Continue reading

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A Good Day

I’m on vacation, and blissfully mostly offline (hence no Life-Cise Daily Tips coming in email inboxes). I’m reading and writing, swimming, running, and biking every day, plus making pies and watching sunsets. Every day is a good day. But last … Continue reading

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Stability, not the mental kind

A couple weeks ago, I was down in Texas for Beloved Eldest Niece’s wedding. OK, Texas in August is HOT. Seriously. So, needing some exercise to break that sluggish, post-travel-day slump, I got up early to run along the riverwalk … Continue reading

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Relief?

It’s amazing how 80 degrees can feel almost chilly. Honestly, I don’t know how southerners do it. We’ve finally had a bit of a break in the “heat dome.” But it’s still wicked humid. I don’t do well in heat, … Continue reading

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