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Higher Maintenance

Since becoming a "woman of a certain age" September has taken on a whole new meaning. I'm reminded of this as I sit at my desk, which suddenly has become strewn with postcards I've received from the medical community reminding me that it's once again time to check in for a check-up. I commented on

By | 2017-09-15T12:56:06+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Aging, Doctors, Medicine|6 Comments

The View from My Armchair

I am in recupery.  To describe my present condition as "recovery" gives the impression that I've entered a 12-step program.  Which I haven't.  Although I wouldn't object to attending AA meetings provided they were  held anywhere that was not my living room. As you know, if you were paying attention (see essay posted on July

By | 2017-07-31T12:50:15+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Anatomy, Doctors, Health|8 Comments

My Left Shoulder

I apologize for the fact that I’m late in delivering this new post.   That is, if anyone even noticed that  I’m a few days past my deadline.  Five to be exact, if you happen to mark your calendar.  Which I highly doubt.  But that’s okay.  I don’t mind my usual timeliness being taken for granted.

By | 2017-07-27T17:06:16+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Aging, Anatomy, Doctors, Health|19 Comments

Drug Testing

Question:  What do the Presidential primaries and my new web site have in common? Absolutely nothing, except for the fact that they are both happening today.  So welcome to my new home and my new title “An Unfiltered Wit.” Since it is a Super Tuesday, I thought it fitting for my first essay on this

By | 2016-03-15T12:41:10+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: Doctors, Medicine|8 Comments

Rx IQ

It’s not your imagination.  There are more TV commercials intruding on your favorite programs than ever before.  Or should I say, the actual programs appear to be filling in the time between  clusters of annoying commercials. These days, even Charlie Rose can’t seem to get a word in edgewise.  No wonder he has so many

By | 2015-07-31T09:18:40+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Categories: Doctors, Medicine|7 Comments

Eye Opener

By any chance, do you to remember an old movie called The Enchanted Cottage starring Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire? It was released a long time ago, 1945 to be exact.  If you don’t remember it, please don’t lie and tell me it’s because you weren’t born yet.  I happen to know how old you

By | 2015-04-15T08:52:49+00:00 April 15th, 2015|Categories: Aging, Anatomy, Beauty, Doctors|4 Comments

High Maintenance

This blog will be short and sweet because I have to run off to a doctor’s appointment.  I don’t remember if it is the dermatologist or the opthamologist.  I’ll have to consult my diary so I don’t wind up waiting an hour in the wrong office. I also have to check my wallet to make

By | 2013-08-15T09:24:16+00:00 August 15th, 2013|Categories: Aging, Doctors, Health|2 Comments