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What are the Treatment Options for Appendicitis?

Appendicitis is one of the most common conditions requiring surgery today.  It is said that one out of 15 people in the world have suffered from appendicitis at some point in their lives.  598 more words


My First Appendectomy

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My First Appendectomy appeared in Stone Canoe (2012 Number 6), a Journal of Arts, Literature and Social Commentary published annually by Syracuse University. 1,223 more words

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Your appendix and Parkinson's disease

The appendix was long considered an odd little organ in the body. It was a potentially troublesome, rather redundant appendage to the lower colon of the intestinal tract, and biologists were baffled as to its true function. 885 more words


So I started getting depressed about not being able to do yoga for a couple of weeks to a month.  THEN I realized that hey, the good doctors weren’t telling me NOT to do yoga, they were telling me to not practice as I normally would.  932 more words

Addiction to Conviction

I skimmed another post on my blog reader—a really good one about slowing down. “Hmm, that’s good,” I thought. Then I clicked on the next one, just trying to catch up after a weekend where I had better things to do than sit in front of my computer. 1,221 more words

An Anniversary & The Month of Many Meetings

One year ago today, I was in the hospital recovering from my emergency appendectomy. I had just discovered I had full-blown Type 2 diabetes and dangerously high blood pressure. 573 more words

#120 How My Near Death Experience Gave Me Spiritual Power [PODCAST]

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At age 18 my appendix burst and I was hours away from dying. 291 more words