Surprise: The New Meaningless Word

If there was a “Word of the Year” contest, “surprise” would win overwhelmingly. People are still surprised we have a White Supremacist in the White House. Some women and men are surprised that a Supreme Court Nominee has been given a pass for rape allegations.Continue reading

Blood Thinners, Women, and Periods (The Real Truth)

Alert: Men I need to warn you. This is a blog post about how blood thinners affect a woman’s period. That means I’m going to be extremely detailed. I do encourage you to read if you have female family members on blood thinners.T.Lanette Pollard I’m was sitting in my beautiful …

Living My Best Life: Celebrating 50 in Jamaica!

Whew! I’m a half-century old! How the hell did that happen so soon? I knew it was coming. I even planned for it. But… Damn! I’m 50 years old! So…. what now? Well, I made sure I had planned an awesome vacation to Jamaica. I arrived three days after my …

Quote: Women’s Affinity For Evil

Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves.  William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months into the worst presidency in the United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicityContinue reading

T’s Heart Journey: The Angiogram

I heard the best news this afternoon! Today was my angiogram to see if I had blocked arteries in my heart. My stress test and blood work came back with a 50-50 chance that I could have an issue. So, my cardiologist felt the best thing to do was the have the angiogram. It took only 10 minutes before I heard his words: You have no blocked arteries in your heart!

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T’s Heart Journey: Atrial Fibrillation

It has to be bronchitis…I had it in the fall, so this would be the second this school year…Respiratory infections are part of working with kids, part of being an elementary teacher…That’s why I’m out of breath every time I walk…Bronchitis…Heart Disease…Atrial Fibrillation… It wasn’t bronchitis. I had fluid in …