All I want to do in the winter is snuggle under some warm blankets with a good book and cup of cocoa, as I’m sure many of you can agree with. I would also take a guess that you tend to get sick around this time of the year. Hello runny nose, sore throat and exhaustion! So I … [Read more...] about How to Recognize and Avoid Chronic Lung Conditions
Fabgrandpa was diagnosed with COPD about six years ago. We were working at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, at an elevation of nearly 9,000 feet. Every Spring when we went back to work, it took longer and longer for him to acclimated to the elevation. He had a hard time … [Read more...] about Fabgrandpa Has COPD, But What Is That Exactly?
In the ongoing circle of going to doctors, trying to figure out what is wrong with the man of the house, we have now seen Dr. Howell, the primary care physician; Dr. G, the Ear/Nose/Throat doctor; Dr. Mikolides, the neurologist; Dr. Whitney, The vascular surgeon; Dr. Robinson, … [Read more...] about Fabgrandpa: Scheduled For A Cardiac Catheterization
Do you ever have those moments where you feel like you need to do something, but you just don't have the motivation to get it done. If you are like me, the thing you need to do at that moment will be put aside for an hour, a day, a week, and on and on until it has become months … [Read more...] about Four Reasons I Haven’t Been Writing About My Life Lately