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Letter to Mayo Clinic to request put on waiting list (ignored)

You would think that people in the business of helping sick people would want to. I wrote this letter to Mayo Clinic, (who is not taking on new patients) to get on a waiting list and got no response. 281 more words

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When 90% of Us Share 12.3% of the Pie

I can’t get this out of my mind, as it really brings into focus why so many people have become chronically ill, and are dying younger from devastating new health problems and increasingly early  deaths (including suicides), because our true health and well-being is not profitable, and therefore what is needed is not available. 798 more words

Environmental Health

10 tips to keep your sanity when you have chronic health problems

Living with chronic health problems and long-term illness can push you to your limits physically, which in turn, can send you over the edge mentally. Having lived with Neutropenia and M.E (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) for many years now, I can verify that these illnesses have threatened to crack my sanity and spirit like a boiled egg shell hit repeatedly with a spoon. 887 more words

Mental Health

Inflammation: The Ultimate Enemy to Wellness

Inflammation, the body’s first response to deal with an offending invader, whether it is microbial, mycoplasma, or traumatic (physical or perceived)invader. That is, the body responds to invasion by rushing the site with inflammatory fluids packed with important white blood cells to assist the body in isolating the offender to prevent further damage and recovering from the offense. 1,003 more words


I would write a book, but I do not have that much patience

I would really love to write a book about everything, much as Seinfeld was a show about “nothing”, same idea, way more offensive. However, I cannot seem to keep up with my own blog, so finding the time and attention span to write a book is completely out of the question. 917 more words

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...write a blog

Start at the beginning they say but not sure there is that much time. Here goes, early retirement (I still think of it as being sacked but hey as the kids say), empty nest, chronic health problems, life. 191 more words