Articles in the Health category

  1. RIP Lis Schofield

    Fri 19 February 2016
    By John Mark Schofield in Health

    On Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, Anne Lise (Lis) Schofield died from complications of dementia.

    Miles Schofield, her husband and father of John Schofield, died November 11, 2014.

    Lis leaves her sister Grethe, her son John, John's wife Marlyse, and their two children Heather and James.

    The service will be Saturday …

    Tagged as: Family Biography Funeral
  2. The Best Nickname Yet

    Fri 03 August 2012
    By John Mark Schofield in Health

    I was called a lot of things in Elementary School -- none of which I liked. I first got a nickname I liked at Parkman Jr. High School, when my friends started calling me "Schof." (Incidentally, the "Sch" in "Schofield" is pronounced like the "sch" in "school." Same with "Schof" -- phonetically …

    Tagged as: Family Autobiography
  3. The Elasticity of Memory, Part I

    Mon 19 July 2010
    By John Mark Schofield in Health

    My father says my mother hallucinates, but I don't think "hallucinate" is the right word. It's not as if you're with her and she sees people who aren't there. Instead, later she remembers things -- sometimes very vividly -- that never happened. At first these were visits from people she knew -- her …

    Tagged as: Family
  4. Not The Sum Of My Tears

    Thu 22 March 2007
    By John Mark Schofield in Health

    When I was 11 years old, and camping with the Boy Scouts on Catalina Island, I was raped by my Assistant Scoutmaster.

    Last night at my group therapy session, I had a shocking realization. (I've often thought that instead of its current title, my poetry "book" should be called "My …

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