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Wholly hole-y

I write to you from the lonely wasteland that is my bed. The reason for this is simple, I have had my wisdom teeth pulled. Wholly hole-y. 304 more words


Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release – There are Different Types

Endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR) provides the same cure from carpal tunnel syndrome as does open carpal tunnel release (open CTR), but with less pain, less problems and a quicker return to work and other activities. 16 more words


Prayer and a Fast Ball

Several weeks ago, David, a surgeon and a good friend of mine called to let me know that his son, Dave Jr., had severe pain in his right arm. 769 more words


'I'll sign you off, indefinitely...'

It’s funny how your concerns change as the phantom neurological illness develops. Firstly the inconvenience of missing out on a weekend of frivolities was really at the top of my woes, that new dress not seeing the light of a day, a crime I tell you, a crime! 1,391 more words


Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Does your small finger go numb?)

While carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common nerve problem, cubital tunnel syndrome is the second most common nerve problem. Cubital tunnel syndrome occurs when the ulnar nerve (the “funny bone” nerve) gets pinched at the elbow. 14 more words


I want that pine box right now


I thought we got everything cleared up and that part of the past was put behind us.  But the dust is not settled.  I don’t think I was welcomed back. 60 more words


Day 91

Focus on the positive, so I am told. The incongruence of my life is surreal, frightening and mind numbing. How does one survive the tortuous maze of a judicial system that has no understanding, or appreciation, of the value women bring to a marriage and a home? 539 more words