No One Really Cares (Reality)

Recently had a conversation with a business person about how personal life issues are really of no concern to most employers. We sort of reminisced about a time, before the recession, when it at least felt like it (even though back then it was the same truth). Our 11-year old yellow Lab is very sick.  Again. […]

FYI Only

We all have a cause(s) we support, right? If you’ve followed any of my five blogs, you’re probably already aware that one of the five remaining big goals I have before dying is to help raise money to give to those who can find a cure for IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease. You also know, no matter how […]

Childhood Diseases Stink

Childhood diseases stick.  Adult diseases stink.  And there are so many of both. What is a caring person to do?  We all know, “You can’t do it all”. So perhaps the best approach is simply to become an advocate and supporter of the disease that hits closest to home. Last night my son (9) and […]

Crohn’s Disease and Children

Our nine-year old son first developed unusual symptoms just before he turned four.  Between his 4th and 5th birthday, he had: Three colonoscopies Barium x-ray Full-Body CT Scan (45 minute x-ray) Leukemia Test Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis test Multiple other x-rays Multiple other blood tests Here’s an excerpt from an email I received yesterday as a […]