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Wow! A wolf has been found near Yosemite National Park.
Monday, March 01, 2021      3 comments

I remember seeing the before & after photos of various places around the globe showing the impacts of the pandemic on air quality. Much improved!! I'd also read that animals were being seen venturing into spaces they'd not routinely freque... Read more
Continuing to work to stabilize thyroid function ...
Sunday, February 28, 2021      13 comments

So, today is the day ... Starting with the new thyroid medication dosing. Again ... There have been so many medication changes over the past year plus that I've lost track. February has been an extremely taxing month for me. F... Read more
Long COVID now known as PASC
Saturday, February 27, 2021      10 comments

Sharing a number of links for those that may be struggling or know someone struggling to recover post COVID-19 infection. Those with ongoing symptoms post COVID-19 t have been referred to as COVID Long-Haulers and the condition was reffered... Read more
Shout Out to KOHINOOR2 ... I do wonder
Saturday, February 27, 2021      13 comments

The following quote posted to the team wall of the At Goal & Maintainging + Transiition to Maintenance team by KOHINOOR2 really spoke to me: "Instead of asking,what do I want from life? A more powerful question is, What does life want from ... Read more
More Reflections
Friday, February 26, 2021      16 comments

Recently, reflections of a visit to our parents home by a parish nun have come to mind. She'd come to pay Mom a visit. Sister (nun), sister (my sib) and I were out front talking following Sister's visit and she was reminding us that as we ... Read more
Feeling a Deep Sense of Gratitude
Friday, February 26, 2021      13 comments

And, perhaps, a bit of relief? The flurry of medical appointments this month have been quite taxing. The challenges surrounding the thyroid have been quite stressful. I know how I respond to events is on me. Anyway, the new m... Read more
Making Adjustments
Thursday, February 25, 2021      17 comments

Had another consultation with the Occupational Therapist (OT). She's going to reach out to Physical Therapy again, after sharing that I was told no insurance coverage for mobility aids needed for activity outside the home. She really, rea... Read more
Dare Mighty Things
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      19 comments

Upon first viewing the parachute deployment of the Perseverance Rover as it descended upon the Mars surface and knowing the way the minds of many NA... Read more
17 months and counting
Monday, February 22, 2021      18 comments

Simply musing aloud here. There are physical indications that thyroid function may be improving. What I find particularly interesting about it is the dosage change that followed recent lab work is yet to get underway. We had challenges... Read more
Our County's COVID Hospitalizations
Sunday, February 21, 2021      11 comments

I have had a number of in-person medical appointments during the pandemic. So, I have seen one of our local medical campuses transformed with tents erected outside the ER for triage and treatment, the arrival of multiple mobile morgues, parking... Read more
Looking for a Post Covid Care Center?
Sunday, February 21, 2021      8 comments

For those that may be struggling with ongoing symptoms post Covid infection, here's an article that may be of interest: Thousands of COVID-19 long-haulers have been crippled by months of physical pain and mental anguish, but recovery clinic... Read more
Happy to See It
Sunday, February 21, 2021      13 comments

The National Institute of Health has announced it will be offering research grants as part of it's Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC) initiative. In other words: Long Covid, Covid Long-Haulers, etc. ... Read more
Life Care Planning Progress
Saturday, February 20, 2021      18 comments

With time things do change and the possibility of collective support can make a difference. Things have gone from DH being somewhat unwilling to serve as my agent with medical durable power of attorney to being somewhat willing. A sister t... Read more
Life Review and Reflections
Friday, February 19, 2021      16 comments

Being that I've essentially spent the vast majority of time confined to either the living room chair or bed over the past couple of years, I've had lots of time for reflection. One such reflection is upon the words of the doctor that diagno... Read more
Nest Building?
Thursday, February 18, 2021      16 comments

Well, as I've been sitting here basking in the morning sun along with one of the cats, I spied a Northern Mocking Bird. The bird appeared to be... Read more

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