“You Look OK… “

Well, that’s great !  I’m glad I don’t look like I feel…  I’d have to worry about the dogs mistaking me for a fire  hydrant or other excretory depository. I’m not sure what THIS looks like:  – autonomic dysfunction: inconsistent regulation of blood pressure, heart rate, temperature – diabetes w/complications on insulin – degenerative jointContinue reading ““You Look OK… “”

Hold On To Hope, Or Face Possibilities

I’m waiting, along with many others, for news about a dear woman who went into cardiac arrest last week, and is in a coma as a result.  The day they warmed her back up from the induced hypothermia (used to minimize oxygen demands on the brain while healing from CPR), her reflexes were present. TheContinue reading “Hold On To Hope, Or Face Possibilities”

Long Term Disability

As a registered nurse, I saw people on a routine basis who had life-altering events happen to them. They were my job.  Many who were of working age were permanently and/or catastrophically injured.  Others had injuries that eliminated them from eligibility to pursue their desired careers.  I saw bad stuff.  Because of that, I alwaysContinue reading “Long Term Disability”