Month: March 2012

Just Laugh

Sometimes you just have to laugh. You know, when something goes wrong you need to step back and assess the situation and decide to be mad or not.  I find that when I do that, less things make me mad than ever and sometimes I find things pretty funny, at least to me. It all

Toothaches and Cancer

So I’ve been suffering a toothache for the past few weeks.  I went to the dentist two weeks ago and discovered I had an abscessed  tooth.  The plan was to do a root canal.  First we had to get the infection under control.  So the dentist drilled and cleaned the tooth.  The infection was so bad that

Why I Relay

So some of you may know that I am participating in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.  It’s an event they hold all over the place at different times.  The relay I am participating in is this May 19th and 20th.  It starts at 11am on Saturday and runs continuously until 8am on Sunday.


I’m having a hard time starting this post.  The fact is sometimes reality sucks and you don’t want to acknowledge it. To start with, this is not about me.  I want to tell you about my neighbor, Kevin. Kevin is from Farmingdale, NY.  I know this because he came over to my house many years ago when

The Kit

I carry a bag with me wherever I go these days.  I need it because if I need to do maintenance on my ostomy pouch there are some things that I like to have with me.  Also, if I have an issue like a leak or something, I need supplies to fix the problem! Luckily,