Peggy Montgomery

Peggy Montgomery

A former RN, Ms. Montgomery is now retired from the medical field and devoting her time to writing. She had her first novel published in November of 2009 and is working on her second book. She writes about overcoming health issues and coping with chronic illness's. Healthy eating and weight loss are also subjects close to her heart. She is happily married and the mother of six wonderful boys. She and her husband have six grandchildren as well.
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  • The Circle
    It is never easy to lose a parent. This is for my best friend.
  • Your Eyes
    A Poem of Dying Love
  • The Coming Storm
    A poem of a winter storm. A humorous look.
  • Autumn Skies
    A poem for fall.
  • Product Review: Dior AIRFLASH Spray Foundation
    Dior is known for their sensuous fragrances. They also make a fabulous foundation, as this author recently found out.
  • Parking Lot
    A lonely parking lot, a dark night. What could possibly happen here?
  • Positives, Negatives That Have Altered My Life Since 9/11
    September 11, 2001, touched all of us. It changed my life in small ways, some good and some bad. Just as I am sure it has done to you.
  • Savannah Cats: Could This Be the Breed for You?
    Savannahs are a relatively new breed. They are a hybrid; a mix between an African Serval and a domestic cat. Could one of these beautiful cats be for you?
  • It was so Hot
    Summertime heat. We love it, we hate it. A poem for the season.
  • A Fan's View of the Colorado Rockies
    The Rockies may be struggling this year, but I still will watch them play. I am a fan!
  • Review of HBO's Game of Thrones
    Medieval fantasy your thing? Give Game of Thrones a look.
  • Book Review: Smokin Seventeen by Janet Evanovich
    Another funny winner by best selling author, Janet Evanovich.
  • My Favorite Author
    Love a scary read? No one has captured the genre quite like Stephen King. From scary clowns to gross aliens, he has them all plus more. But the scariest creatures are the ones who live right next door.
  • Summer Sensations
    A Poem for summer with some of my favorite things about this season.
  • How to Save Your Relationship when You Have Fibromylgia: Part One
    Any chronic illness can wreck havoc on a relationship. Here are a few tips on avoiding a total breakdown of your relationship.
  • How to Save Your Relationship when You Have Fibromyalgia: Part Two
    Any chronic Illness is difficult on a relationship. This is part two of a series of helpful hints on how to manage a relationship after a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia.
  • DWTS: The Last Dance
    Women from 20 to 90 should be proud of Kirstie Alley and the job she has done on DWTS. Tonight is the last dance and will she be the winner?
  • Zombie Short Story
    Zombies are my least favorite supernatural subspecies. In this short story, the focus is on the woman who must battle them on her own.
  • Book Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
    The Art of Racing in the Rain should be right up there with Marlee and Me. It is one of the best books I have read.
  • Spring Acrostic Poem
    Spring is my favorite season. Here are just a few of the reasons, all in a short poem.
  • The "Geronimo" Fuss
    PC be damned. Sometimes it just gets so darned silly and this is a perfect example.
  • DWTS Week Seven
    Kirstie is still hanging in there, but is in danger this week.
  • DWTS Week Six
    The dancers are beginning to show who has the talent to make it to the finals and who isn't. It is going to be a tight race.
  • A Sonnet for My Warrior
    I have never written a sonnet before, but I have a very good muse. When the muse is right, the words just come and some are winners. Hope this is one of them.
  • A Mother's Heart
    A poem for Mother's Day
  • DWTS: Kirstie Has a Shoe Malfunction
    Last week it was a fall, this week, a shoe malfunction. Kirstie Alley still hanging in there, though.
  • DWTS Week Three
    Just a quick review this week on DWTS results.
  • Molly's Story
    Our pets mean so much and when one goes missing it can be devastating. My cat recently went missing and this is her story.
  • The Dark Side of Midnight
    Poetry can express painful things in beautiful ways.
  • DWTS Results Show: Week Two
    DWTS had the usual result show with a controversy brewing: Chris Brown was the guest star. Why?
  • Review of Too Faced Bronzer and Pressed Powder
    Bronzer is my new best friend, after learning how to use it correctly. Too Faced Cosmetics has a line of bronzers for everyone.
  • Kirstie Alley and Dancing with the Stars
    Watching Kirstie Alley dance on the first show of the new season was an inspiration. Dance class, here I come.
  • The Return of Spring
    A poem for spring. It has always been my favorite time of years. New growth, change, a time to start over and renew things, again.
  • For Japan
    Perhaps not a traditional Haiku, it is from my heart.
  • Too Faced Liquid Foundation - a Product Review
    Too Faced Cosmetics. I had never heard of them, but had to try the product after seeing it. Very cute and girly packaging. Will what is inside live up to the outside?
  • More Tragic Law Enforcement Deaths
    38 Law Enforcement Officers have died this year, 9 in the last month alone. What is going on?
  • An Update on My Saga to Lose Weight
    I think I have found the plan that will work for me. The New Sonoma Diet is not really a diet at all but a healthy way of eating that a person can do for the rest of your life.
  • Police Officer Deaths Up by 40 Percent in 2011
    Law Enforcement is a dangerous career. In 2011, it seems to be even more deadly than in recent years. While I don't have the answer as to why, the numbers are there and very scary to those of us who either are or live with members of Law Enforcement.
  • The Grammy Awards
    No, I didn't watch, but it's amazing what you can see online after the show is over. You don't have to suffer through 2 hours of unending speeches if all you want to see are what people wore to the event. Thanks to the internet.
  • A Day at the Salon
    If you are like me and spend most of your time at home, alone, then going to the salon is so much more than just getting your hair done. Being with other women is so important and can do so much for your soul.
  • That You Love Me Still
    Poetry is so personal, at least for me. I write poetry when I am hurting or angry or just when I am thinking about someone I love. This one is about love maturing and the comfort it brings.
  • My Experience at a Community College
    I had two young boys and was living with the help of ADC. I wanted a profession in which I would be able to always find a job and be able to provide for my family. Attending a community college gave me that opportunity.
  • Fibromyalgia and Urinary Tract Infections
    Something about having fibro puts a person at risk for UTI's. Why? Last I looked, they don't know. But having just finished a very painful bout with one, I sure with they would find out!!
  • 8 Year Old Girl Sings National Anthem at Hockey Game
    Sometimes something happens that renews our faith in our fellow human beings and this is one of those events. I hope you get a chance to check out the video. It is worth a look.
  • My Favorite Christmas Gift
    My husband got me a Kindle for Christmas. At first I wasn't sure I would like it, however I may be in search of a Kindle's Anonymous soon.
  • Product Review of Maybelline New Yorks Instant Age Rewind Foundation
    This foundation may be the only one that actually lives up to everything they say about it. I love it so far and recommend it to everybody. Maybelline may be on to something here.
  • Times Gifts
    A poem about getting older and the good things it brings.
  • Love Rebooted
    A power outage and some unexpected alone time brings back powerful memories.
  • My Christmas Cat Ornament
    Every year it is the same thing and I am not winning. I did get a very pretty picture of the villian on her favorite perch. My Christmas tree. Darn cat.
  • A Little Holiday Humor
    Sometimes we all need to take a break from the shopping and the baking and take a minute to relax, read a humourous story. Hopefully, this will make you smile during this hectic season.
  • PMDD is No Joking Matter: How I Lived with PMDD and How it was Treated
    Having PMDD rules a person's life. Pain, hormone swings, depression; perhaps one good week a month? This is no way to live a life.
  • Review of AMC's The Walking Dead
    Zombies, running for your life, graphic violence, guns, axes, etc. If you like any of these things, then check out the new AMC show, "The Walking Dead". Another quality cable television show for your enjoyment.
  • Final Call
    My husband is attending the funeral of a deputy who was killed in action a few days ago. They do this thing called the final call. This is my salute to them. God bless them all.
  • Hollow
    A tale of two women, how they see each other during a breif encounter. Poetry
  • November Winds
    Cold winds blow bringing a sting of snow with them. Trees barren of leaves stand skeletal in the distance as gray skies try hard to snow.
  • Have We Raised a Nation of Emotional Zombies?
    Someone gets shot and is dying while people around him are tweeting and texting the event, but not one person tries to help. What is wrong with this picture?
  • My Fight for My Christmas Tree
    Pets and Christmas just don't go together, at least in our house. It is a battle from the day that tree goes up until it comes down. So far, the cats are winning.
  • 5 Alternate Ways to Get into and Out of Denver that Avoid Northbound I-25
    Navigating Denver is a challenge. Antiquated interstate systems combined with more people make for a headache when it comes to driving I-25. Here are 5 alternative ways to make your way into Denver from the Northern suburbs.
  • Time for Americans to Grow Up
    We Americans want President Obama to fix things overnight. Isn't this just a little bit immature and unrealistic of us? We gave him the job, now we should be supportive of him in his efforts to do what we voted him into office to do.
  • Time for Americans to Grow Up
    I am so tired of everyone dogging our President. He was handed a Presidency that was a mess and a country that was in horrible shape. He has made inroads to making things better and what do we do? We complain!!
  • Why is LeAnn Rimes Being Made the Villian?
    LeAnn Rimes has had a rough go of it recently in the press. What about Eddie Cibrian? Why has he gotten off so easily?
  • Green Bean Cassarole
    This is the cassarole my family makes and it's always a hit. Everyone fights over the left overs if there are any. Trust me, it is Good!!
  • Thanksgiving Day
    A poem describing a typical Thanksgiving day that includes my family. Lots of food and football are typical. Laughter, food, fun and memories.
  • Christmas Memories
    Snow, cold and family bring back many wonderful Christmas memories for me.
  • 10 Heart Healthy Foods
    Would you rather eat your way to a healthy heart or take a bunch of pills? Personally, I would rather eat good, healthy food to help my heart stay healthy. Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Here are some foods to help fight this killer.
  • How Old is Too Old for a Woman to Have Long Hair?
    Women with long hair have long been associated with sex and beauty. So why do middle aged women have to start cutting our hair? We are still sexy and beautiful!
  • Review of Maybelline's Dream Smooth Mousse Foundation
    I've tried mousse foundations before and did not have good results with them. I gave this one a shot and was pleasantly surprised. Maybelline has a winner with this foundation.
  • How a Colorado Rockies Fan Ends Up Cheering for the Giants
    I love watching baseball and so does my husband. So how did we manage to watch the world series with each of us cheering for opposite teams? No divorce pending at this time.
  • Review of Maybelline's Dream Mousse Concealer and Blush
    Having tried mousse makeup in the past,I was expecting the worst, but Maybelline has come up with a good product this time. My review of the Dream Mousse Foundation is pending.
  • A Chilly Halloween
    Gray Skies, Cold Winds, and Little Children out in costume. Halloween is here!!
  • Richard Henne Has Reared His Head Again
    I had hoped we had heard the last from the Henne family, but I was wrong. Richard Henne has been spotted again, approximately one year from the day of the infamous balloon boy hoax he set upon us.
  • Zombies Scare Me
    Caught in your house and faced with one of the undead, what do you do? The usual spells don't work on them, Holy water, Garlic, Silver, Nothing. How do your stay alive? Or do you?
  • Jesse James Closing Chop Shop in Long Beach?
    A quick catch up on the latest with Jesse James and his oh so fun life.
  • Profound Love
    Love like this is almost too much for words, but still we try to describe it in words and fall short...
  • Dying 7 Year Old Girl Cyber Bullied by 33 Year Old "Adult"
    There are times when something comes across the web that makes a person simply doubt what you are reading. You question the report for accuracy, but the more you read, the worse it gets. This is one of those cases.
  • David Arquette Airs Marriage Woes on Howard Sterns Radio Show
    Another Hollywood marriage breakup. Married for eleven years, Courteney Cox and David Arquette and on the brink of calling it quits. His interview this morning with Howard Stern may have just pushed the marriage right over the cliff.
  • Diamond; Vampire Hunter
    My entry for the horror short story collection. My heroine is one from a new book I am writing. I pulled her from her duties there for this short story. I hope you like her. Werewolves, Vampires, and violence. How fun!!
  • More Scandal Involving the Press and Athletes
    Scandal is once again rearing it's ugly head involving a sports figure and a woman reporter. I have a solution that might help. I cannot wait to read the comments on this one!!
  • Care for Acute Lower Back Pain
    Lower back pain is one of the things that will afflict most of us at one time or another during our lives. Here are some treatments that will help ease the discomfort and help you through it. Also, tips on when to call the Doctor.
  • Happy Birthday John Lennon
    John Lennon would have turned 70 yesterday. Hard for some of us to "Imagine".
  • Week Five of My Body Makeover
    As I have been attempting to lose the pounds, other problems have presented themselves. Now I am trying to rid myself of the thing that makes me crave sweets so badly. It's alway something.
  • Dark Day
    Poetry has always been a way to help me cope with pain, be it mental or physical or both.
  • Week Four: Disaster!
    Why is it that while my head knows what is wrong, my body just won't cooperate and fix it? Losing weight and getting into shape is freaking hard!! I am struggling with my sugar addiction right now and losing.
  • Cut & Brews, a New Barber Shop in Denver
    Scary economic times are on all of us, but even now, people are taking chances and starting new businesses with the hopes of making money. I recently interviewed two such people and this is the result.
  • Velvet Night
    Poem about not being able to sleep. Sometimes pretty words come out of a night like that.
  • Review of Sons of Anarchy
    Sons of Anarchy is a show on FX and one of the best shows being shown on television right now. It is in it's third season and just keeps getting better. Watch one show and see what you think.
  • Summary of Week Three of the New Me
    Some plans work great for some people and some don't. I was hoping for fantabulous things on NS, but it didn't happen. I just kept feeling worse and worse. It was time for a change.
  • The Little White House
    As with any Halloween story, it is always the most innocent things that one has to worry about the most. Hope you enjoy the story.
  • Frustrated with Me
    A Poem every Dieter can relate with.
  • Weight Loss Journey: End of Week Two
    I knew it would happen and it did. But I won't let it get me offtrack.
  • My Morning Surprise
    After being married for almost 25 years, my husband still manages to surprise me. He is a treasure that I am so thankful I found.
  • Review of Applebee's Crunchy Asian Salad
    Dieting and eating out are usually not user friendly, but I was tired and needed a break. Applebee's has new menu items that really help people like me who are trying to lose weight.
  • Week One of a New Me
    I promised to tell the truth and here it is. My first week on my new eating plan. My results and my weight loss in black and white.
  • I Wait
    Who says love has to get stale as the years go by? Once the kids grow up and leave the house, that is the time to rediscover your spouse and kickstart the love affair you had in the beginning. Have fun!!
  • I Remember
    September 11, 2001. The day our world turned upside down. Do you remember what you were doing and where you were? I do and can still feel what I felt on that horrible day.
  • Britney Spears Slapped with Sexual Harassment Lawsuit!
    Britney's off stage antics are beginning to out shine her on stage talents. This latest one is just one in a long string of outrageous things she has been involved with.
  • Come with Me on My Weight Loss Journey
    I know I am not alone in this battle. I thought by writing about my own journey with weight loss, perhaps I might inspire someone else. Either way, come join me as I begin the trip to a smaller, healthier me.
  • Burning the Quron
    NATO, the Precident, GOP leaders, and others are asking this man not to carry out his plans to burn the Quron, the holy book of Islam. But their pleas are falling on deaf ears. American Bigotry at it's finest.
  • Hells Fire
    It is fire season in the Rocky Mountains. One is burning near where I live. Homes have been lost and still they fight. This is my salute to the brave men and women who fight these fires.
  • Jesse James and Kat Von D. a Match Made in Heaven?
    You may think they would be the perfect couple, but look a little deeper. Jesse was married to Sandra Bullock and now dating Kat Von D? Ms Von D may be in for a little heartbreak herself.
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