Author Archives: Karen Kosinski

About Karen Kosinski

Author, Beatles Ethnographer, holds an MA in The Beatles, Popular Music and Society

Hi everyone, I apologize for not writing, but I have been out of town. As, I have mentioned before, I have lymphedema with 30-79% of my weight being water. I went back to Pittsburgh, PA to visit family and friends and was hoping the low altitude would help. Boy was I wrong! The low altitude and humidity of Pittsburgh actually made my condition worse, not to mention how it affected my arthritis. Yeow! My hands and rest of body were so swollen with fluid with the arthritis in my knees worse – I walked slower in Pittsburgh, than I do in the higher altitude of Colorado. However, the train trip was wonderful, so relaxing and I got good work outs going up and down the stairs for meals and bathroom breaks. All in all a good trip – I know I can travel!!!


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You may have noticed that I have changed the title of my blog from Music and writing to Lymphedema. There is a very good reason for this. I have learned so much since I was diagnosed with this condition two years ago, that sharing the daily ups and downs of this condition seemed right. I plan to discuss how Lymphedema affects my daily life, as well as, the lives of those affected with it. It is time for an understanding of this condition. I invite you to share your experiences as well. We need a support system.

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Need some help

I know I have not been very good at keeping up my blog, however, I am in need of some help.  I am working on a book about why we, as fans, elevate celebrities, such as John Lennon to a … Continue reading

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Healing my writing blocks

Recently, I have been dealing with the healing of my writing blocks.  In working on this, I have had some wonderful insights. In regard to my writing, I have been putting off working on my book for quite some time. … Continue reading

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Need your help

I am working on a book about Beatles Fans – how they view Lennon – (is he a saintly genius or a talented sinner) – for this I need to interview fans – please let me know if you are … Continue reading

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Believe in yourself and trust your dreams

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I am now on the Board of Western Colorado Writers Forum and love it.  Getting involved with the Art community has been something I have wanted to do for quite awhile.

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