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Up Your Nose!

Damn, I suck at updating. Yeah, well, deal. I saw the (decidedly non-batshit crazy and very good) gastroenterologist. It’s really funny when specialists seem young to me. When he did the endoscopy (more on that) he actually hadn’t shaved (maybe … Continue reading

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Small Parts, Choking Hazard

Some people resolve to write more. Not me. I know that I’m doing pretty well at this point (one way or another) if I manage to update this once a month. So a lot of stray thoughts here. We had … Continue reading

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Damn You, Time!

So I’ve been lazy about updating, and then figured I could cover it all in one, and then I got lazy again, and now it’s like… what do I even say? Condensed version: my head tumor isn’t infiltrative, which is … Continue reading

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No, Really, I’m Done!

This past week has been a friggin’ annoying one with a particular specialist calling and rescheduling appointments, and then needing to reschedule the rescheduled ones. I guess the good news is (ah, why hide it?) is that it was my … Continue reading

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What the…?

It’s been an interesting week. Yes, yes, indeed. First, I had a video swallow/modified barium test. I will never voluntarily eat a Vanilla wafer or vanilla pudding again. I’ll get to that… Yesterday, though… Mr. Shoe took a photo because, … Continue reading

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February was extra long!

Yeah, whatever, right? February was a weird month. It always is. Never sucks like December always wants to, but it’s always weird. Mr. Shoe enrolled Lola in a dog obedience class at Petsmart. I think. Sure. Why not. Not that … Continue reading

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Knees Are Bustin’ All Over

Penny has two trick knees. Lola has one. Lola and Penny have basically sent my knees all to hell in the past two weeks… my knees are my good joints, too, dammit. Actually, I think they’re being horrific because they … Continue reading

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Lo Lo Lo Lo Lola

She looks like a terrier but barks like a mastiff, my Lola… In case you haven’t gotten the word elsewise… Penny has a sister. Her name is Lola. She’s not a showgirl. Or a cross dresser, seeing as she is … Continue reading

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The Horrible Harpy Gets the Worm

Remember how I was saying the FiOS router was slow and kept freezing up? Y’know, and it was all old and stuff? Yeah. So we called Verizon, and the customer service lady said, “Hell yeah, we’ll send you a new … Continue reading

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N. That is All.

So I’m guessing the hotel has wireless that runs using the N protocol… I know our FiOS router at home (aside from its recent need for constant reboots, lately) runs on G, and the older Buffalo router I have plugged … Continue reading

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