Tag Archives: medical follies

Status Update: Version 1.0.1

It just wouldn’t be a trip if Prime didn’t get sick afterwards. It seems that Prime is dealing with the ubiquitous “Con Crud”, which is usually an upper respiratory infection of some stripe. He’s getting better but feels a bit … Continue reading

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Coping

We got snow yesterday. I thought it was supposed to snow on Sunday but I guess I was wrong. It wasn’t a lot; maybe around two inches or so. Nothing major, but just enough to make driving interesting. I found … Continue reading

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Zero/Gravity

Saturday night, Prime and I had to hit my old Wal-Mart; there were a few things we needed to get. As always, we hit the self check outs once we were done and I happened to recognize the cashier running … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Sign Up for This

“So which one of you is going to try and kill me?” As I say that, I force a laugh; it’s a joke but a twisted one. Every time I look at my chest, I wonder which breast will decide … Continue reading

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On Olivia Newton-John

As you know, Olivia Newton-John’s breast cancer has returned and metastasized to her sacrum. I haven’t said much about this because, well, it makes me uncomfortable as hell. I’m pretty sure you can figure out as to why. To be honest, I … Continue reading

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When Helping Doesn’t Actually Help

As you know, I’m dealing with some pretty severe breast issues.  If you don’t know, or are a newer reader to this particular blog, I’ll sum it up: I have BRCA. To put it gently, my risk of developing breast … Continue reading

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