Bell's Palsy, Health, Laughter, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 9 in a series of blog updates on my health status. There was a lot of Finger Danger this week as I worked my way through more medical appointments and disappointments with the ‘ologists. My ophthalmologist confirmed that my scratched cornea is slowly healing, which is good news, but he… Read more »

Bell's Palsy, Health, Laughter, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 8 in a series of blog updates on my health status. One morning last week while absentmindedly watching the Today Show I glanced at Al Roker and the weather map and noticed the western part of the country showed “finger danger.” I exclaimed, “Finger danger. What’s that?” to which Scott… Read more »

Food & Flavor, Health, Mystery Virus, Wine.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of blog updates on my health status. I was 26 years old when I finished graduate school in Boston. I had dreams of starting my own consulting business. There I sat in my basement apartment, trying to figure out how to make money using my newly… Read more »

Health, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 5 in a series of blog updates on my health status. During a spirited conversation with a long-time friend recently, she said, “I’m so glad all you’re dealing with now is the Bell’s Palsy.” I laughed, sighed, and then explained that I am dealing with many other issues related to… Read more »

Health, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 4 in a series of blog updates on my health status. Friends and family have been watching my social media activity closely. Every recent post seems to elicit an enthusiastic response like, “It’s great to see you’re feeling better!” to which I think, “Oh, if only that were true.” Sure,… Read more »

Diabetes, Health, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 3 in a series of blog updates on my health status. Early in our marriage we bought a Big Green Egg, an almost too big version for a small backyard patio. We later moved to a new home, and moving the Big Green Egg was one of the most stressful… Read more »