Falling Waters

It has been six months since I moved into my little townhouse in Winchester, VA. There are a lot of stories to tell, but today I’m going to talk about bladders. Mostly mine. Until recently, I had no idea that… Read More ›


See this photo?  This is my photo of shame.  For some reason, these cookies are like crack cocaine to me.  I have just eaten the entire package and I can feel my body beginning to shut down as it prepares… Read More ›

Dementia 101

The flight that was scheduled to leave at 2:10 pm today is still sitting on the tarmac at 5:45, with me sitting in seat 4D. At 4:00 the pilot announced that we’d be getting an update at 21:30.  Because we… Read More ›

Humor at the Hospital

Bob and I arrived at the hospital this morning.  Walking up to the nurses’ station, he said, “I’m Bob Harman, I’m here for my colonoscopy.” “May I see your I.D., please?” asked the nurse. “Why would you need my I.D.? … Read More ›

Health Coaching

“Hello, is this Kelly Harman?” “Yes.” “This is the Lockheed Martin Health Coach Program.  We’re calling for your six week check-in.” “Fine.  Coach away.” “Well, Mrs. Harman, first I need to double check that your records are correct and then… Read More ›

Just Say No

Kelly:  I’m looking forward to your dinner party on Sunday.  What can I bring? Anonymous:  Well, you know those muscle relaxers you have? Kelly: Wow.  Most people respond with ‘a bottle of wine’ or ‘a dessert’.  Not a drug order…. Read More ›

Drama in the ER

I have a theory that the only reason married men stay alive is because their wives force them to eat healthy, exercise and visit the doctor when something appears to be wrong.  A perfect example is my husband Bob, who… Read More ›

Happy Gas

An update on my skin cancer saga…the surgeon’s office called to begin preparing me for my Moh’s surgery.  It is scheduled for February 9th. The Very Helpful Assistant wanted to make sure I remembered to get my referral, bring my… Read More ›