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Pretty healthy

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I realize that when I say that our family, in general, is pretty healthy, it may seem like a bit of a stretch--considering the last several years (cancer, preemie baby, dad's heart surgery, etc.).  I guess what I mean is that I don't really see us as 'unhealthy' or 'sickly'.  Yes, we have had some significant health issues, but I don't feel like we (as a family, immediate or extended) are chronically ill.  That being said, my dad had a fall (from horseback riding) this weekend that has him back in the hospital with some internal bleeding due to the blood thinner that he was prescribed because his medical history earlier this year.  It is scary, but I am thankful that his doctors are keeping a close watch on him.  He has had a tough year (and my mom) and while I am thankful that he seems to be doing well, I am hating living so far away.

This last week found me also realizing a couple of things about myself regarding medical stuff.   I am not sure if it was M…