Author Archives: Becky Ellisor

Throw this worry away and give me another, please.

June 10, 2016 Throw this worry away and give me another.Any thought has to be better. This one bounces all around my brain: I have seen the future. Eighteen months of knowing and being reminded every day that I am going … Continue reading

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My Haven and my Penitentiary

Books, Objets d’artTwo cats and tile floorsGranddaughter toysFriends who visited  Working and worryingLoving and Dreaming.Conversations and argumentsWith all kinds of peopleYoung and oldAnd some in between.  I work hereI sleep hereI eat here.I watch tv here.I compute here.I live my … Continue reading

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Sugar is Poison

It’s Poison but It Tastes So Good                                                                               When I was a kid (in the fifties,) I remember people calling it Sugar Diabetes. By the time I was grown it was just referred to as Diabetes. Sometimes people think ignorance is … Continue reading

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Finding your voice

Almost all authors struggle with finding their voice. It took me years to figure out how to find it. In fact, I looked so hard, I almost missed it. Sometimes the simplest things give you the most trouble. There are … Continue reading

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Why Writers Write

We write to make ourselves happy; to know ourselves better; to leave a record of our existence; to remember what we used to believe or think; to remember how we have grown or not grown; to make our mark on … Continue reading

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Regina

Fierce winds blew across the valley as the morning began for Regina. She headed towards the chicken coop and watched as Red bounded across the yard towards her. “That dog,” she thought, “he thinks I am going to give him … Continue reading

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Change the way you eat and save your life

I changed how I eat and now I no longer need a liver transplant or need diabetes medicine or have high cholesterol. I am writing this for all the people who have one of these problems or more than one … Continue reading

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Something impossible has happened to me.

Two and a half years ago Diagnosed with colon cancer. Problem: I need a liver transplant. Liver transplant on hold. At least three years, After cancer cured before I can get one. Duh. Lots of people need liver transplants. So … Continue reading

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My Dragon

My Dragon – Written to prompt at BAWL Write-in: Something about dragons and fighting them Continue reading

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No One Wants to Do This

I didn’t want to go through the last two years of my life. I had no choice however because I have kids and they would not let me just give in and quit before it started. First, the doctors told … Continue reading

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