Tracy Lee Karner
Years Ago

Choosing a doctor: inspect the merchandise

So, the doctor and I are chatting in the doctor's office. I'm here to check him or her out--to inspect the practice, to find out whether I'm comfortable with the way this doctor treats patients. (This is Part 3 of my series on "shopping for a doctor." If you're looking for part 1, click here.… Continue reading Choosing a doctor: inspect the merchandise

Tracy Lee Karner
Years Ago

Leaders, we need YOU!

Dream. Believe. Lead. Even if you are not personally interested in becoming a skilled leader/advocate, please take just one minute to pass this on right now to everyone you think might be interested. Those of us who suffer from pain NEED leaders now, to help us achieve our dream of a better future for everyone who has fibromyalgia… Continue reading Leaders, we need YOU!

Tracy Lee Karner
Years Ago

Choosing a doctor: visit the shop

When I shop for a doctor, I dress for the occasion--it’s a job interview. I’m the interviewer, and I want the interviewee to want the job. I’m offering an opportunity to be my personal health care consultant. (This is part 2 of a 3-part blog on choosing a doctor. You can read part one by… Continue reading Choosing a doctor: visit the shop

Years Ago

Weather and Seasons are Changeable, so are Priorities

I’ve learned to listen to the weather report daily. I’ve also learned to consult my priorities frequently. I have to know what is, and what is not absolutely essential for living a good life. I have to always ask, whether this thing I'm doing or planning to do is essential. When I involve myself in the inessentials, it turns… Continue reading Weather and Seasons are Changeable, so are Priorities

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Years Ago

I needed a hiatus from blogging

You’ve been wondering where I’ve been. It’s difficult keeping up with the my rapidly-changing world so I took a hiatus. I had life reasons, nothing dreadful, but you (especially if you have chronic health issues) know how life goes. The biggest reason I didn’t blog for a month, however, is because I forgot why I’m… Continue reading I needed a hiatus from blogging