The Demon in Depression

I’m what many people would consider a generally happy person. I love making people laugh (to the chronic irritation of my boss during managers meetings) and tend to try to look at challenges as “opportunities” rather than problems. I sing in the hallway of my workplace and start celebrating Christmas in June. I also have…

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Turning 50 Revisited

One of my best friends turned 50 three years ago. I developed a Turning Fifty Toolkit for her to provide some insight into aging from a nursing perspective. What are your thoughts? Did I miss anything? Turning 50 Toolkit Turning 50 is in no way a curse…a death sentence…a loss of all sense and reason.…

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Coronado Bay Bridge Run

Eric and I typically run/walk the Coronado Bay Bridge Run sponsored by the Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Program. We will miss it this year, as we will be enjoying our oldest sons baby shower and be celebrating the upcoming birth of our first grandson on the day of the walk.  I was reviewing…

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Societal Norms

I had an interesting thing happen recently at the hospital. During the visit to Eric, I needed to run to the restroom.  I use the word “run” in the true sense. If you are in the fifty-year-old age range – you get the reference. If not, just know that eventually, you don’t take chances when…

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