Tag Archives: High Blood Pressure

Nocturnal Creature (a poem)

Nocturnal. Definition? People who are active at night. A word I learned recently about myself.   Studies describe nocturnal people as smart and creative. (Well, I’ll get back to you on that one.) Studies say nocturnal people lag in academics. … Continue reading

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Black People, High Blood Pressure and COVID-19

In a previous blog, I feared losing my job. As of this writing, the world is experiencing a recession. I always get fired during recessions. Now, another fear adds on to my first one.  I have high blood pressure.  With … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why I Don’t Miss Drinking

As of this writing, for over a year, I’ve been sober. Don’t let me mislead you. During this time, on two separate occasions, I drunk a glass of wine. Also, during New Years, I drunk a small portion of Champaign, … Continue reading

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Coughing Fits (a hospital poem)

  I Having a hard time walking up stairs. Always giving out of breath when I walk upstairs to outdoor rooftop bars. Always giving out of breath when I walk upstairs in downtown parking garages. Had a nasty cold recently. … Continue reading

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A Week in Florida Hospital Altamonte Springs

One day back in May, I continued coughing Previously, I had what I thought was either bronchitis or just a bad cold. Whatever it was, it continued lingering on. First, I thought it was going away. Then, the symptoms came … Continue reading

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