The Nitty Gritty of Chronic Illness

The word "grit" is a pretty versatile one. It can describe small particles of dirt or sand, courage or resolve, or the action of gritting one's teeth. All three of these meanings can apply in the world of chronic illness. Not sure you follow? In the words of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, "Don't Believe …

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She Gets Me!

Yesterday I got a call from my dentist's office to see what was happening with the extraction. I told her I called the other dentist's office on Tuesday as requested (he had been away) and that they got me in the next day. She was amazed. She asked how I was feeling and I went …