Category Archives: Living with

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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Ear Exercise

A few thingies… I ended up having ye olde annual mammogram (finally) last week. I know for certain the tech has a horrible poker face, but since I also know I have a history of lumpy yet not suspicious boobs, … Continue reading

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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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Hold Your Breath! Okay, Now Breathe!

I was going to start with the (not quite so obvious) explanation of my title there, but then I realized I never actually told the greater population how we got there. Okay, here we go… Last week, I saw the … 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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I’m in Ur Hozzpidal Breakin’ Ur Stuff

Care and compassion aside, I realize that too many trips to certain hospitals in a short period tends to make me feel… well, animosity towards the institution. So Monday I spent what was actually a relatively short amount of time … 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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Aw, Screw It…

Sometimes I mean to come and update and then I just think… It was so damn hard to click the trackpad button that now I don’t feel like writing anything. And the only exaggeration there might b that sometimes it … 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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Never Mind the Typos, Here Comes a Post

Yeah, so I am updating on the Droid this post. Why? Because it is in my little girlie hands and I don’t have to sit up. I don’t know if I have girlie hands. Every time the nurses at the … Continue reading

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