Category Archives: The Ugly

There Has to Be a Super Power Here Somewhere….

You know, the X-Men were all tortured souls and that sucks and all, but at least they could sprout blades out from their knuckles or control the weather… Notice they couldn’t get Professor Xavier out of the wheelchair? (Then again, … 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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Look! A Tumbleweed!

First off, I know you will all be pleased to know I fixed the kernel panic problem I was having on my laptop. Well, no, I didn’t. Someone submitted a patch that fixed it, and since I could boot to … 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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You Always Hurt the Ones You Love

Mr. Shoe says it’s empathy, and I say it’s probably weird and I shouldn’t feel that way, because my sweet GP signed on for it and I sure as hell didn’t, but man, I always feel bad when I go … Continue reading

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When Progress Doesn’t Feel Like Progress

First, it must totally suck ass to be a doctor. And of course, there are areas of medicine that must suck even more than others. I think primary care sucks in its own unique way… You’re the first medical professional … Continue reading

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Silly Mortal, Easy is for… Other Silly Mortals

I went for the four week follow up at Dana Farber on Friday, which was good. By good, I mean, I was really incredibly grateful to be there, because for the past week and a half, I felt pretty crappy, … Continue reading

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Those Drive By Posts

I have indeed been meaning to update more (and I did get a little page up earlier), but the sad fact is, I look better than I feel, and man, I look kinda ass like today. I kinda have for … Continue reading

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Wheels on Fire…

It seems whenever I sit myself down to actually do something more than one of these little posties here, something bursts into flame elsewhere on my computer. Usually, it’s my browser, and usually, I have saved along the way. Sometimes, … 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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