Exercise With Heart

heartexerciseAs many of you know, when the summertime comes, I usually try to do some sort of exercise. In addition, I keep a garden going as well when the weather gets warmer. So, since that time of year is coming around again, I am making preparations to exercise and plant the garden. In addition, because of the heart attack, my cardiologist has recommended that I begin some cardio-therapy, a.k.a. riding the stationary bike. Seeing as how I normally avoid exercise like the plague, I am dreading getting on the exercise bicycle at therapy. No matter what, though, my desire to be among the living for as long as possible supersedes all other concerns, so I will do my best to “sweat it out.”

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Artie Rumer’s ER Trip Posted To Short Stories

erI have added a new short story to the “Short Stories” section of the website. This one tells the story of Arthur Rumer, a man who suffers from arthritis who has just dislocated his prosthetic hip. As he is being wheeled through the emergency room, he overhears a conversation about something that piques his journalistic interest. Following up on the lead, Artie discovers something horrid, and just as he Continue reading “Artie Rumer’s ER Trip Posted To Short Stories” »

Getting Old & Getting Worse

man lying in bed watching alarm clock.More and more these days, I am noticing certain activities that used to be easy are now becoming more and more difficult to perform. I know that I’m getting older and my problems with some of life’s basic functions may be due to my growing age.  In addition my Rheumatoid Arthritis is active right now, and it’s getting to the point where I can’t tell if I’m getting older or my disease is getting worse. Most likely it’s a little of column A, and a little of column B.

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