Archive for the ‘Health’ Category


Posted: 26th March 2013 by Tammy in Health, Thoughts

These things are essential even in the best of times…but even more so when things aren’t so peachy. – Lots of music – Physical labor – Quiet time – Endless puppy snuggles – Wine – A little quality time with good friends – Work – Sleep, sleep, and more sleep – Time

For These I Give Thanks…

Posted: 29th November 2009 by Tammy in Amigos, Family, Health, Thoughts

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons – fluffy pumpkin pie being high on the list – but mostly because it causes most people to reflect upon and share the wonderful things in their lives. Here are just a few of the things and people for which I am thankful, in no […]

Missing: The Big C

Posted: 30th March 2009 by Tammy in Family, Health, Thoughts

A precious few times in everyone’s life, there’s a day that stands out above all others. For my neighbor in grad school, it was discovering an esoteric piece of information that advanced the treatment of whooping cough. For the spouse of a friend, it was selling that long-shot screenplay. For some, the birth of a […]

Update On Me Mum

Posted: 22nd March 2009 by Tammy in Family, Health

This is long overdue, but I’ve determined that it’s just too difficult to write on a regular basis about my mom’s medical journey. Her privacy, the privacy of other family members, and my own emotional health just seem to preclude writing anything of substance or interest to others. I’ll just stick to the facts: Mom’s […]

Just Breathe

Posted: 20th December 2008 by Tammy in Family, Health

2008 has been a little stressful…medically, emotionally, and hey, let’s not forget about the economy, politics, and the environment. Geez. Throw in some existential angst and you’ve got one hot mess. Like any self-respecting music lover of my era and ilk, I turned to The Cure, The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails, etc. for some aural […]