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46. A Poem About a Season: The Winter That Wasn't

Everywhere everyone has a winter story

not here though.

Here winter came in an arctic chill,

warmed up in time for Christmas,

snowed for New Years, 101 more words

A Year Of Writing Prompts

And then I exhaled.

Yesterday I received a long awaited phone call. It came in the early, bitter cold morning. It stopped me dead in my tracks. I had been waiting for this phone call for 3 long months. 411 more words


Post surgical back pain

A 64 yea-old man was referred for a bone scan/gallium scan for severe back pain 5 months after an L4-S1 laminectomy and fusion. He was admitted for pain relief. 220 more words

Bone Scan

I don’t care what you f---ing think: I hate pregnancy

Pregnancy is in no way a beautiful, glamorous and an amazing experience.

Yet that is exactly how pro-natalists (Mother and Father Superiors), motherhood and parenting writers and editors, and politicians the world over describe it. 1,233 more words


Embracing Career Paths

Here you are, 18 years old and heading to a college where, in four years (ideally), you will have it all figured out. Your career, your life goals, your future. 1,262 more words

Stress Mibi Scan

A 60 year-old man was referred for a myocardial perfusion scan. He had a CABG in 2012 and has been well since. At his annual check-up with his cardiologist he mentioned that he had mild dyspnoea and fatigue for the last month. 254 more words