Mother’s care is still the best medicine

I have never felt this sick before. So sick that I could only think of my mother. She would know what to do.  It started Thursday night after a moderate workout. I was still my perky self: talking to strangers, trying a higher box (and succeeding, oh yeah), trying skipping rope (where I suck big…

AH1N1 virus pandemic: days of paranaoia

At 42, I am at high risk for the AH1N1 virus. Yes, I am being paranoid, and I have my own reasons. The influenza virus can jump from one person to the next as easily as a basketball passes from one player to another (we’re watching game 4 of the NBA western conference finals between…