Proposals – Traditionalist Or Not

During a recent conversation, the topic came up again, whether it is acceptable for a woman to propose to a man. This discussion came about based on the announcement of the Olympic ski racer, Lindsey Vonn proposing to her boyfriend over the Christmas holiday and even presenting him with an engagement ring. Ed even went … Continue reading Proposals – Traditionalist Or Not


Just Another One of My Diagnoses Gastroparesis affects more than 1.5 million Americans, with approximately 100,000 suffering from a severe form of the disorder. Standard medical therapy fails to relieve symptoms in approximately 30,000 of these patients. At least 20 percent of people with type 1 diabetes develop gastroparesis. › content › gastroparesis Gastroparesis is a … Continue reading Gastroparesis

Polycythemia Vera – Ed’s Recent Update

Ed’s Polycythemia Vera Update Joking - We love Ed's nurses, they are great! Yesterday was Ed's monthly “blood-work check” up. His doctor ordered monthly visits again after the last clinical visit. We started our morning with “temperature checks”, (as we do many times throughout the day/night). It is typically, “honey, how are you feeling this … Continue reading Polycythemia Vera – Ed’s Recent Update


This Poem was written in 1999 for my step-father. He is a recovering alcoholic. Praise God, sober for 20 years now. Saved As I walked through the desert without a drop of rain My heart broken and bleeding, I was in pain Dreadful the night growing so near, with a panic in my groin and … Continue reading Saved