Life Stories and Beyond

Our Bodies. Our Families. Our Lives. We all have stories we should share. We're more alike than we know.

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August 17, 2016
lisakunk

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Pre Speech Aphasia Comedy Storytelling: Daddy Was a Talker

Goldilocks and the Seven Dwarfs Meet Rudolph With the Big Red Snout By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Before strokes and who-knows-what caused speech aphasia leaving Daddy (Papa Carl) with only about twenty-one words, he was a funny fellow. Downright embarrassing to his wife and kids at times with his humor. He liked to watch us squirm. […]

October 2, 2015
lisakunk

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Skin Tags: Another Perk of Aging

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Let’s be honest. Sometimes aging is not pretty. There are some body changes we don’t discuss but I think it’s time we should. I’ll start with skin tags. Just what are those tiny pieces of epidermis we call skin tags? Are they more than just fleshy little critters that crop up […]

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There’s Something Wrong With Chewing A Smoothie

By Lisa Batten Kunkleman There’s something wrong with chewing a smoothie. It means you’re a smoothie novice, not a smoothie king. The green concoction on my desk started out liquid, sort of. I’m not sure I want to finish off the healthy green blob in the bottom of my plastic tumbler. Maybe I added too […]

June 7, 2014
lisakunk

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Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life

Anemia Relief: Iron Infusion Changed My Life By Lisa Batten Kunkleman Anemia is my enemy. Finally, after decades of fighting, I found an ally. I had an iron infusion. Whoever heard of such? Not many people. I know because I asked around, hoping somebody knew anybody who had this procedure and thought it was wonderful. […]