Category Archives: The Ugly

I Know But I’m Not Gonna Tell…

I know, everyone, brace yourselves. It’s an update. I… forget completely where I was in this whole extended timeline when I last wrote and the truth is I’m a lazy ass and I’m not going back to look. I know, … Continue reading

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Design Flaws

I have never been great at coming up with titles or headlines. Sometimes, however, things just lend themselves a title. That’s great. Other times, I just look around and shove a title on things based on what’s in front of … Continue reading

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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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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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Update: The Pug’s Waistline Not Entirely My Fault

I feel mildly less like a killing with kindness mama as it appears my dear Penelope does have an underactive thyroid. I mean, for a little dog she had put on a goodly amount of weight. And while she’s a … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Supernumerary Nipple

Penny, if you hadn’t noticed, is an odd girl. There’s the tongue, and the trick knees, and as the Dorktor who made the housecall here mentioned, “Hey, doggy, you’re wall-eyed!” She has an odd amount of pug mammaries, too. My … 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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All Right, Let’s Give This an Updating Sort of Go

I still don’t trust my browser. But I trust it more now. Cough. Okay, because I know I left everyone out of the loop, really, and because I know that sometimes it’s better if I say it and then it’s … Continue reading

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I Love It When This Happens!

I love it when I fire up the laptop to post something here and when I finally get the post screen up in front of me, whatever it was I was burning to say is completely gone. Duuuh. I guess… … Continue reading

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