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Lest You Think I'm NOT a Ray of Freakin' Sunshine

Okay, I won’t link back since I never break up posts on this site anyway, so if you’re really interested, you can just scroll down a few posts… But as you all know, I have talked about how I feel … Continue reading

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Speaking of Garlic and Cheese Overload…

You know the other day when I was so poetically sharing my thoughts on bacon, cheese, garlic, and the idea that it’s just not okay to say certain things to doctors (or hey, some folks in general)? You don’t? What’s … Continue reading

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The Grass is Greener When You Keep the Cats Off Your Lawn

Well, okay, I know Penny and Norman are quite capable of killing patches of lawn (well, maybe not Norman, he usually manages to lift his leg on Penny, or me, or a squirrel or… it’s uncanny), but there are few … Continue reading

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Heresy, Blasphemy, and You Can Use Too Much Cheese and Garlic

It’s true… I think cheese food products (or cheese food, or cheese in general) are often overused. Garlic is too. And chocolate… Dudes, chocolate cake, with chocolate ice cream, and chocolate frosting, delivered via chocolate-flavored forks is just damned gross. … Continue reading

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Okay, Sorry

You might have noticed that there was a database error up here recently. That’s cause ultimately somewhere, some of Dreamhost’s mysql servers flubbed up (by the way, Dreamhost wasn’t my choice, but there’s roundabout ways I got there). And it’s … Continue reading

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TypeO Positive, Dudes

Wow, I happened to look at the post I threw up the other night. Interesting point:  while I was posting said piece, Norman the tibetan spaniel was, in all reality, throwing up. Mr. Shoe was coming through the door with … Continue reading

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Fastest Post Ever.

Eva! Saw the immunologist. Nice guy. I mean, a doctor that will say, “Can you guys hang around while I see these other people because I want to get a real detailed history” is okay in my book. Because I … Continue reading

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Oh Hai. I Made Me a Birfday But Life Eated It

I have renewed faith that there are plenty of doctors who care a lot even if they can’t help, and I have renewed faith that really, we don’t know anything at all.  Just most people have stuff malfunction in the … Continue reading

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Please Note, Patient was on Fire When I Got Here…

I have this really crappy suspicion that I wasted the hema-oncologist’s time yesterday but seeing him was the surgeon’s idea, not mine. So either they got different pathology reports, or the surgeon was unclear on what it meant, or something… … Continue reading

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No Real Information Makes Librarians Unsettled

Hey, I haven’t said much lately, eh?  The bad news is it wasn’t because I was vacationing in an exotic locale. The good news is it isn’t because I was completely in a coma. I have learned a lot through … Continue reading

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