Category Archives: The Good

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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I Stand By My Previous Statement…

Because the cardiologist was pretty confident breathing difficulties would mess up my cardiac stress test, and that would yield less than reliable output, I had to do that injectable crap. Now, it was short lived, but massively unpleasant. The cardiopulmonary … Continue reading

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I Heart Cardiologists (Get it?)

Well, come on, one did save my dad, now. How can I not heart them? I spoke with my sweet GP on Saturday and decided I would go see the local cardiologist guy. As I said to her, “I suppose … Continue reading

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What We Have Here Is A Failure to Communicate

Some medical terminology is so awesome. I like immune system derangement. I like when something that is absolutely life threatening is described as “inappropriate.” I also like the fact that heart chambers and lungs actually exhibit diplomacy skills insomuch as … Continue reading

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Oh FFS.

In the off chance you don’t know, the middle F in the title there is that particular f word. I might use those today, in print, here. I thought I’d forewarn if you’re the type who that bothers. If you … Continue reading

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Demands Not Met, Not For Lack of Trying

I have an angry pug beside me. I am using the ungodly huge lapdesk made from… concrete and melamine, I think… possibly with some rebar thrown in as well… and thanks to the size of it and our couch, Penny … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

First, a side note. Japan weighs heavily in my thoughts… Not just because I love George Takei and Michio Kaku (I had this dream where Michio Kaku came by our house and offered to explain string theory to me, or … Continue reading

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2 Updates, 1 Week, With Less Cringing Than Other 2 and 1 Combos

Well, less cringing for you, maybe. One of the things Dr. J was trying to coordinate as we wait for my Boo Radley cells (sometimes I call them Lenny cells… they mean well, the friggin’ morons. They want to kiss … Continue reading

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A Real Update, Sort of

We’re now pushing a week with the prednisone/prilosec plan of attack. I just started the antibiotic last night. Evidently there’s a sulfa drug that is used more often for this sort of thing… but it strikes me as exceptionally odd … Continue reading

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