Collection of short, funny, inspiring essays about dealing with chronic illness and living well. How Can You *Not* Laugh at a Time Like This? Reclaim Your Health with Humor, Creativity, and Grit.
"I have lupus and come back to this book over and over again to get a refreshed perspective and laugh a little. This book is a must have for anyone battling chronic illness."- Amazon customer review
Carla's 3rd CD, Sick Humor, is a collection of funny medical songs from someone who's been there.
"Back in the 1960s, author Norman Cousins first twined the provinces of humor and healing. Consider this release an update, the musical, funnier version for the 2000s." -Kevin and Maxine’s Celtic & Folk Music CD Reviews
"Ulbrich is more than a funny lady though; she is the embodiment of what was once the American Spirit. Despite facing great adversity in the form of major medical problems such as kidney failure and a debilitating stroke in 2002, Ulbrich picked herself up, dusted herself off and got back on her rockin’ horse." - The Examiner
10 parodies from the patient's perspective on topics such as waiting rooms, losing your butt, bad phlebotomists, peeing in a jug, and prednisone. Highly recommended for nurses, medical staff and those with a chronic illness - and a sense of humor. Makes a great gift.
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It's here! It's here! It's here!
A new CD at last!
Half parodies, half originals, 100% funny. (studio album with full band). Need tips on choosing a beverage? Traveling to China? Getting away from someone who won't stop talking? Why this CD is practically a public service announcement. Without all that boring useful info.
No medical songs this time. I've been feeling pretty great (except when I get trapped by that serial talker), so I've been writing about non-medical stuff. But a laugh is good for whatever ails ya, even if it's "just" being annoyed.
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Gotta Start Smokin'
If You're Goin' To China
Totally Average Woman
Cheek to Cheek
Aunt Flow Rag
Carla's 1st CD, recorded with a great acoustic band in Cayce (Columbia), SC in 1999 and produced by Jack Williams. Songs about dating, food, dating for food, the Guinness book, and having nothing to say. A fun album.
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Carla's 2nd CD, in its 3rd pressing. A live recording of Carla in concert on Dataw Island, SC in October 2001. General humor about dating, Wedgies, Waffle House, growing up in South Carolina, and a couple songs about songs. Released in Feb. 2003.
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Ok there's no actual box. But get all 5 Carla CDs for a song. A lot of songs for a song. Her Fabulous Debut, Professional Smart Aleck, Sick Humor, Leftovers and Live From Outer Space.
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**currently not available (no "Leftovers" CDs in stock)**
*currently out of stock*
Carla's 4th recording, a "rare tracks" CD. Released May 2009. You can get the album as a digital download at itunes.
This is a song about how wealthy I'd be if I had the copyright on the F word. This song was featured in the movie "F**K" as well as Red Peter's Comedy Compilation. Available in 4 versions.
Live and uncensored at the Bluebird Cafe (originally released as a single, no longer available on CD)
Live and "bleeped" (with a noisemaker) at the Soho Pickin' Party (originally released as a single, no longer available on CD)
Live and bleeped on "Live From Outer Space"
at WLRN, with Sound effects bleeping out the F word on "Leftovers"
All 4 versions are on itunes.
There is now a karaoke (guitar-only) version! Available only here:
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