My sister and I were asked to kneel on Mom’s porch as part of a family photo. As […]
To me, last Monday seems like a month ago. I got a bit of “flash fiction” finished for […]
Motherhood: A long-term investment with amazing dividend. Thank you Mothers, Grandmothers, Step-mothers and God-mothers. Related articles Mother’s Day […]
Today’s NaWriPoMo prompt (optional, as always) is a little something I’m calling “Twenty Questions.” The idea is to […]
Fourteen years ago, Dr. P diagnosed Dad with liver cancer. Sometime in the next six months, the six […]
This week is Valentine’s Day. This month is Go Red for heart health awareness month. I take part […]
I hate navigating the landscape of health insurance. Before I became self-employed, I weighed the pros and cons of the insurance programs my employer offered. Loved-One and I are both healthy, so in all our years of working for The Man, we rarely met the deductable. As a self-insured free-lance writer, I hemmed and hawed about purchasing health insurance. Sure we’re healthy, but the what-ifs plagued me.
After much research and policy comparisons, we purchased high deductable insurance coverage from Aetna. It costs more than $10,000 a year. In anticipation of the Affordable Health Care Act, each policy every insurers offered covered routine testing and an annual physical.
I read the Affordable Health Care Law. Ask me a question if you want. I can find it and give you the answer, and quote page number. I can tell you
Is that a 30 minute lunch, or an hour lunch? The pharmacist who saw me snap this picture […]
Loved-One loves the Netti pot. I recognize its value and use it in desperation. Understand, I was physically and emotionally damaged in my childhood by nose-drops. Not to mention lunchroom self-torture by laughing with a mouthful of chocolate milk that erupted out my nose. More than once.
Here’s what I learned back in biochemistry: It’s simple math. Calories consumed > calories burned = Stored fat […]