Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That

Alternate title: Thoughts That Run Through Your Head During Bronchitis-induced Night Sweats I get Bronchitis twice a year (at least) like clockwork. Usually in the fall – Bronchtober – and again in the spring because I live in Kentucky, specifically the Ohio River Valley where the pollen blankets the ground like fresh-fallen snow and itContinue reading “Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That”

A is for Angry

Know what else starts with A? Alzheimer’s. And, interestingly enough, Alzheimer’s makes me angry. November, in case you were unaware, is not only a month when nobody shaves, but it’s the month during the year designated for Alzheimer’s Awareness. One month. A month for the rest of the world — that’s never met someone withContinue reading “A is for Angry”

Diary of a hypochondriac, day 10066

7:30 a.m. I can’t get out of bed. My body physically rejects parting from the flannel sheets. Too. warm. and. cozy. to. move. 8 a.m. Step out of bed, left foot first. Still hurts. Something’s gotta be broken or bent or something in there. On account of it was stepped on. By a stiletto. AlmostContinue reading “Diary of a hypochondriac, day 10066”

Things I am sick of re: SNOWPOCALYPSE 2K10

Scraping off my car. Having to turn the heat on for no other reason than to avoid frostbite. Dry skin/eczema. Going through chapstick like never before. My lips feeling like that zombie in Hocus Pocus whose mouth is sewn shut. Not owning snow boots that come up above my knees. Not living in an apartmentContinue reading “Things I am sick of re: SNOWPOCALYPSE 2K10”