World IBD Day

Today is World IBD day. IBD is Inflammatory Bowel Disease. IBD is Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Every one of us is touched in some way by health issues. No one is immune. But some are more immune than others. IBD basically is the body’s immune system over-reacting.  The immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue […]

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 […]

When’s Your Funeral?

Morbid thought or inspirational thought? Inspirational thought! Why? Because when we realize that tomorrow is not guaranteed, perhaps we will put more focus on today. Looks good on paper, but is incredibly elusive.  The whole “live in the moment” thing is very challenging to do. Have you ever tried it?  I mean, day after day, […]