The Wrong Brother?

"I wish I had married Roger." "Nigel's brother?" "Yes." "But why? Nigel's a sweet man." "He's dull, dull, dull. Roger's more exciting. Not to mention, very attractive. It's too bad I met him after I married Nigel. I honestly believe that I married the wrong brother." "Don't say that." "Why not? It's how I feel. …

World Mental Health Day

“The deepest pain I ever felt was denying my own feelings to make everyone else comfortable.” Today is World Mental Health Day and the theme for this year is Mental health in the workplace. It is so important for those who are living with mental illness work in environments that are supportive and conducive to …

Smoking and Women

A long time ago I took one drag on a cigarette and vowed never to touch another one again.  It made me cough and I felt terrible.  My sister used to smoke but then she stopped.  I have a cousin who used to smoke and her lips looked black.  I used to work with a …

Pregnancy At 40 and Older – The Risks

I got pregnant when I was forty and had our son when I was forty-one.  It was a textbook pregnancy.  There were no complications.  I didn't have to have an epidural and the actual delivery took under fifteen minutes.  The contractions although they were bad, they didn't last long.  I have heard some horror stories of …

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