Just like me, this site is a work in progress. If you're a new visitor, here's a little guidance: You might want to begin with the first 2 posts, which you can access first here and then here - they provide a bit of the back-story and my objectives for this blog. If you're on a mobile device or … Continue reading Welcome to Fire Over Fifty!
I’ve always joked with friends about how my parents have been preparing me for their death since I was five. In fact, as a little girl, my mom and aunt would playact that Mom had fallen ill and couldn’t get up. While Mom lay on the living room floor, my aunt would yell “Help, Help! … Continue reading Mom & Dad, Inc. (Guest Blog by Nancy May)
Hello readers! Check in tomorrow morning (Tuesday, May 21st) for my next guest blogger post on the “Light My Fire” page of Fire Over Fifty! It's a story that may be of interest to "Mom & Dad Monday" followers, too. This week’s post is by someone I’m honored to call a friend, Nancy May. Nancy … Continue reading Coming up Tomorrow: A New Guest Post!
Time for some positive energy for a couple of reasons: 1) Mom’s thyroid ultrasound was Wednesday. She has a 3cm nodule (medical code for a tumor, and 3cm isn’t a tiny one) that is defined as “complex.” While that doesn’t necessarily mean cancer, it could. I should be getting a call from the doctor’s office … Continue reading Parenting the Parents, Part XIV. Thyroid Nodules and Escape Acts.