In memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014): “Still I rise”

Still I Rise Maya Angelou, 1928 - 2014 You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in … Continue reading In memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014): “Still I rise”

“Captain of the soul”

"Invictus" William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this … Continue reading “Captain of the soul”

High Cholesterol

Also known as high cholesterol, hypercholesterolemia occurs when the total cholesterol level in the blood is above the normal limits. Similar to High blood pressure, there are no symptoms associated with this disorder. The only way to know if you have high cholesterol is by taking a blood test. Cholesterol Levels: Normal: less than 200 … Continue reading High Cholesterol

“Phenomenal Woman”

Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou "Many women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size    But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips,    The stride of my step,    The … Continue reading “Phenomenal Woman”