25 November 2008

Giving Thanks

Bossy asked her readers to give thanks, in ten words. Most gave thanks for health.

I gave thanks for health care, and for the job that guarantees it. Health care, good health care, is what's keeping me and my family members (one epileptic, two asthmatics) functional and apparently healthy most of the time. What is health, really? If we're taking several medications a day, but they keep us functioning just about like everyone else, is that health?

And y'know? Even with chronic illness, life is generally pretty good most of the time.