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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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Inner Panoramic Cameras

I think the only reason I’d go into medicine is because they do have some awesome tech toys. Sometimes awesome in their high techniness, sometimes awesome in their simplicity. I did the cardiac stress testing thing yesterday. It was expected … Continue reading

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The Grind

Okay, while browser crashing is far less frequent with my 32bit Ubuntu install, it does not use my RAM in the same efficiently awesome manner the 64bit version did, so I tend to find my photo editor crashes a freakin’ … Continue reading

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Oh, Hai.

It’d be cool if I had something to update this with… Well, actually, I have tons of stuff I think I should write about but then there’s that whole getting around to it. For someone with a boatload 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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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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