Medicare Open Enrollment is Here!

Posted October 17th, 2022

Medicare open enrollment is upon us for 2023. If you are a Medicare recipient, this is the time of year when you can make (some) changes to your Medicare coverage. What can I change? You can add or change your Medicare part D (drug) plan. You can change to a different Medicare advantage plan. You […]

Wine Racks and the Mystery of Survival

Posted September 16th, 2022

I think I got the racks as a Christmas present in 2000. I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma the day after Thanksgiving that year, then started chemotherapy soon after (I think three to four days a week). When I put them together, I didn’t know what to think. Will I not live long enough to […]

Self Destruction

Posted September 8th, 2022

I Didn’t Want to Be Who I Am I’m a hypocrite. My rational self tells me obviously true things about my self-destructive habits. Yet I continue on my road to nowhere health-wise. I came pretty close to dying of cancer. I want to be healthy for as long as possible. But you couldn’t tell that […]

10 Ways the Inflation Reduction Act will Impact Cancer Care

Posted August 18th, 2022

This week, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). While the name of this bill doesn’t sound like it has a thing to do with healthcare, there are major provisions in the bill that will greatly change the landscape of healthcare, especially in regards to prescription drug coverage for people with Medicare. […]