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Not for the Faint of Heart

                The most common surgical procedure in America is cataract surgery. The number one cosmetic surgery in America is breast augmentation. If we want to save money on health care perhaps if we didn’t do so many eye surgeries we wouldn’t have to do so many cosmetic surgeries to help us all look better. 758 more words


I Left My Appendix in A Coruña

Expect the unexpected.

You can say that again. Never had the thought crossed my mind that I would have to undergo surgery anytime soon. Especially while in Spain. 1,470 more words

A Coruña

Writing Workshop Wednesdays (10)

My English 111 classes recently read Alice Walker’s “Beauty:  When the Other Dancer Is the Self,” which revolves around an eye injury a young Walker received at the hands of her brother.  82 more words

Writing Workshop Wednesdays

Surgery and Brainstorming!

The other day, during school, I had forgotten my lunch at home and my stomach started to hurt after that. It didn’t concern me much at the time. 214 more words


Silver Linings Appendectomy (Or That Week Life Was Like, Let Me Throw A Bunch Of Shit Your Way And See If You Can Deal).

Today, September 15th, was the day I was supposed to leave India. But instead, here I am still in Bangalore, eating a made-to-order tomato and bacon omelet at a high-end Swiss hotel, whose breakfast buffet includes sausage and beans, dosa, fresh fruit juice, and an array of adorable mini-pastries. 1,392 more words

Medical Patients for August

Hospital Admission

This month one of our teachers, Ms. Rachel Ruth Gonzales, was admitted to the hospital for an Appendectomy. She recovered quickly and is now back to teaching our elementary students. 362 more words

Medical Services