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Surprise… or Not.

Hey, guess what? I don’t have MS or a horrible brain squenching tumor made of tooth enamel! For some reason, everyone still thinks that sort of proclamation doesn’t sound completely lame to a patient in this boat. I know there … Continue reading

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Boom! Crash! Flitter Flitter!

So I’ve been meaning to update you fine folks, but the universe has been especially indifferent about things here. This means a couple of things: I feel crappy and most of the time by the time I boot the laptop … Continue reading

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Oh My God! You Killed Sasquatch! You Bastard!

I couldn’t take it anymore. My hairs, the little stiff prickly pointy ones that shouldn’t have been reaching my ears, eyes, nose and mouth but were, got to me yesterday. I asked Mr. Shoe to get some clippers. He was … Continue reading

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Set the Flowbee to Negative 11

My hair is doing another massive migration (to the floor, drains, and doggy intestinal tracts… hey, you asked. Wait, you didn’t. Sorry.)  It isn’t too surprising based on history, what we kinda know now, and the fact that there was … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Cool Tech and Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

First, the cool tech: I am posting from my shiny new (fingerprint covered, new) Motorola DROID phone. It is great with voice recognition, especially if you speak more clearly than I do. The keyboard isn’t what you’d call wonderful, but … Continue reading

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So…So?

Been an interesting few days or so… It had seemed as if the desmopressin was a little erratic. I mean, I always thought it felt that way, but I know it’s more that I’m erratic with the whole antidiuretic hormone … Continue reading

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And Knowing is Half the Battle

…the other half is waiting. I called the neurologist yesterday, and was actually sorta surprised he called back. I was pretty sure he was implying that he was putting my case through MGH’s clinical conference thingamabobs, which are once a … Continue reading

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Whistle, Whistle

I’m going to give a little ring to the neurologist next week, not because this is taking unexpectedly long (I mean, they’re going through everything, discussing what the local neurologist thinks, what they think in light of it all at … Continue reading

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Organizational Structures

I remembered yesterday that last year (January of 2009) we had tried to wiggle me in to Mass General’s neuro people. Now I understand why we ended up saying screw it, we’ll go to another hospital in town (yes, even … Continue reading

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Re: My Brains

I meant to post yesterday, and then y’know, I went online and there were these shiny things and I had to click on them and suddenly I didn’t have the energy. (No, the playable Google Pac-Man logo had nothing to … Continue reading

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