Thoughtful Thursdays

My Kidney and Her Uninvited Guests

My Kidney and Her Uninvited Guests

Bless her heart. My left kidney is misbehaving. During one of my routine urological exams, we discovered my small kidney stone—one we’ve been monitoring for years—has been joined by a much larger brother. This fellow is so large that we’ll need surgery to remove the uninvited guest. (A PCNL –percutaneous nephrotomy– procedure, for those who […]

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My 2023 New Year’s Theme

Happy New Year! I hope your 2023 is off to a good start. As you may know, instead of New Year’s resolutions, my tradition each January is to choose a word to guide me for the coming year. My 2022 word was GROW. Whether deepening existing roots or blooming with new experiences, I committed to “growing […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Disaster and Staying Up Update

This Thanksgiving story* that is now a family classic. Wince, chuckle, enjoy, and please share with me any of your family’s turkey traumas! Check out the P.S. for the latest on my “Staying On the Upside” book progress. So grateful for your support and encouragement! My sister Rachel and her family had flown in for […]

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