Kathleen Mears

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Kathleen Mears

<p>I am quadriplegic,&nbsp;60, and I have lived in a nursing home for twelve plus years.</p>

Stories by Kathleen Mears

Back in January, I had the feeling that something was wrong. After my second bout of breast cancer in 2007 and the resulting mastectomy, I had...
Oh, the weather outside is frightful. I know it is not holiday time, but we are experiencing a mid January chill. It may get worse before it gets...
I went Christmas shopping the day before Thanksgiving and I was very disappointed. In our horrible economy, I could find nothing that I wanted to buy...
A long-ago November event used to be recounted every year on its anniversary. This year I thought about it a few days before. November 22, 1963 was...
We are now awaiting the arrival of the Obama administration. We are watching every little nuance in print, on television, and online. Probably most...
This presidential campaign seems to have gone on forever. I was a Hillary fan and really thought she had the nomination sewed up. Then came primary...
My absentee ballot arrived a few days ago and it still lies in the same place. I have not opened it because I do not know who to vote for. In the...
In the winter of 2006, I decided that I had had enough of being over 200 pounds. In the nursing home where I live at the beginning of each month, we...
I guess I had fretted about it. I know that seems rather silly, but when you’re facing sixty, you are a bit silly. I live in a...
My friend and I had a recent lunch and discussed many things. After discussing her life, my life, and the lives of extended family, our presidential...
I discovered a small lump in my armpit a week ago. Since I am a two-time breast cancer survivor, I called my oncologist’s office who pushed my...