Leah Rubin

Leah Rubin Leah Rubin is a St. Louis-based blogger and freelance writer. Retired from the fast lane of healthcare management, she is content to obsess over political issues and the general decline of polite society and proper grammatical usage. Although barely tall enough to ride the big roller coaster of life, she is never short on opinion or outrage, yet manages to maintain a façade of decorum and placid bourgeois stability. Rubin won the 2008 Erma Bombeck Writing Competition for her (some say) humorous essay “Legacy”. Read her blog at www.funnyisthenewyoung.com.

Web Site: http://www.funnyisthenewyoung.com


Nursing Home PTSD

April 15, 2014
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"Mom, you have PTSD when it comes to nursing homes. The whole Grandma experience was such a nightmare for you."
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Nursing Home PTSD

July 16, 2013
nursing home ptsd

I had begun to see myself as the next in line. At 63, I’m not that far away from being the one in the bed or the chair, with empty eyes and unanswered pleas for help
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How I Came To Believe In Acupuncture

May 21, 2013
acupuncture

I have a whole new respect for a well-placed needle.
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Procrastinating….Again!

March 6, 2012
Procrastinating Again

I’ve been meaning to write this for ages. I have lots of excuses for why it hasn’t happened, but you don’t want to hear them.
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