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Sweet Lips and Captain Hook

Dangerously low white blood cell counts were a frequent result of Libby’s new chemotherapy treatment and she went through a lot of sterile surgical masks and latex gloves during those periods trying to avoid infections. 614 more words

The mighty hot flash, September 19, 2014

It begins on my forehead then radiates to the back of my neck.  The sensation is that of heat and fever.  Then the sweat forms and covers my entire head.   222 more words

Breast Cancer

Hot Panic

Because I am working on my fear of flying, we take care to get to the airport with plenty of time to spare. No sense adding the stress of being late to an already, potentially nerve-racking, situation. 732 more words

Kegels And Bagels - Life After 50

I will find you. And I will kill you. Or maybe eat a Twizzler.

The last two times that I’ve had my super fun annual trip to the gynecologist, he has assured me wholeheartedly that I am NOT in the pre-menopause stage. 565 more words

Hurricane, Hurricane...Go Away!

For those who know us, we seem to move when the Earth decides to go bonkers with natural disasters! We have lived through droughts, heat records, ice storms, wind storms, sand storms, tornadoes, wild fires, earthquakes, flash floods and now working up to hurricanes! 547 more words


In the heat

her fingers sizzle from inside out

raising an ocean on her forehead

rivers racing down her back,

internal pressure steam driven engine… 6 more words


Joanne Corey reblogged this on Top of JC's Mind and commented:

Sharing this poem by Shawn Bird, because a) a lot of the Northern Hemisphere is broiling hot right now and b) I know what hot flashes feel like.