Tag Archives: health

Finding the upside–and humor–in a health scare

A recent health scare has reaffirmed two truths for me. First, the universe has a really twisted sense of humor. Second, you can almost always find something to laugh about, even when things seem pretty freakin’ bleak. To wit: In my last blog post, I ruminated about aging, writing and memory, concluding that because I’m […]

More made-up words: The medical edition

As a medical writer, I get to use a lot of clinical jargon. As a humor blog writer, I get to make up words. And as a baby boomer, I seem to be spending more time dealing with health-related issues. Put it all together, and you have this week’s Boomer Haiku post: made–up medical words […]