Nancy Roman

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Wearing It

Last night, just as we were falling asleep, my husband drowsily remembered a conversation he had earlier in the day. “Oh,” he murmured, “I talked to that guy from the committee.” “Which guy?” I asked. “You know… That guy… He wears a limp.” My husband was only semi-conscious and that probably explains his weird phrasing. …

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Reminder Time!

Here’s a repeat – because it’s GOOD FOR YOU  (and because I’m taking a break).  *** HOW TO KICK-START YOUR DIET   I did it! The “Dreaded Colonoscopy”. Only it wasn’t so dreaded. It was easy.  Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy.  (literally ‘lemon squeezy’) The hardest part was the prep. Which really wasn’t as bad as …

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Corporal Mysteries

This is not a “Whatever happened to Max Klinger?” type of Corporal Mystery. No, this is Corporal in the sense of “What the heck is going on with my body?” As I come within a week of turning sixty-two, it has occurred to me that in many ways my body is still an enigma to …

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The Evil Trickster

After twenty-two years of loyal service, our precious scale died just before Christmas.  It stayed the loving companion to the end – expiring with the sweetest gesture a scale has ever delivered.  With its last dying breath, it said I weighed 87 pounds. My husband buried it in the cellar – because he can’t throw …

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The Big Reveal

I’m going to deviate from my normal format –  Silly Vanity, and venture into Serious Vanity. For more than a year, I’ve been sharing my desperate attempts to be young, and six months ago, I decided on how much younger I wanted to be. I decided to be forty-six. I figured that subtracting fifteen years …

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I Look at Clouds From Both Sides Now

Yesterday, I went to the ophthalmologist (gee, that’s a weird spelling, but that’s what spell-check says and I believe that little spelling-bee guy inside my laptop). I have had this eye problem for a couple of weeks.  “Floaters,” they’re called, and lots of people have them.  But my floaters are taking over my left eye.  …

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