I Give Up a “Friend”

I Give Up a “Friend” I’m an addict. That’s right. You heard me. If I like something, I really like it (I smoked a lot when I was younger and after cold-turkeying it for days, I gave it up when I was 33). My really liking some things is why I never bring cookies, potato […]

Heart Attack: “Troubles Come in Battalions”

Heart Attack: “Troubles Come in Battalions” My husband lay in the bed in his single room #426 in Rhode Island Hospital, white sheets pulled snug, electrodes attached to his chest–monitors whose bleeping assured staff he wasn’t in the throes of a 2nd heart attack. As I rounded the door and stepped over the threshold, he […]