Don’t sit back and expect Congress to meet your healthcare needs…

AKA Shel’s somewhat educated opinions on healthcare legislation Last Monday I was privileged to represent the American Liver Foundation’s Hep C National Patient Advisory Committee as part of the Digestive Disease National Coalition’s (DDNC) Public Policy Forum and Hill Day. I met with staffers at 7 different Congressional offices (for Ohio and New Jersey), while […]

2017 is off to a rocky start…but life is still good!

Well, I’ve been sick for all of 2017 so far. Which means I’ve been ignoring pretty much everything, including work. I’m finally on the mend, but boy it hasn’t been fun. For the first time since I joined my company, we have off on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. I’m not making it a day of […]

There’s nothing wrong with that…

“There’s nothing wrong with that.” That’s what people tell me when they realize I’m single at 44. Yeah, I know there’s nothing wrong with being single at 44. But do they really believe it, or are they trying to give me a platitude that they think will make me feel better about something I’m already […]

May the fourth be with you.

#Nerd That’s right – tomorrow is “Star Wars Day.”  It’s a geek holiday. 🙂  How are you celebrating?  It’s really basically just another day at work for me, with maybe a meme or two. I am looking forward to a geeky weekend, though, as “Captain America: Civil War” is released this weekend.  I just have […]