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Losing the Gamble

We have been gambling for several years now. We have been gambling that we would not have a major medical expense during the time that we are uninsured. 797 more words

Crazy, Fragile Life

On Thursday night, March 19, I had dinner with two dear friends. Friday morning, I took the dog for a run, and got some decent writing done. 1,050 more words


It Doesn't Get any Worse Than This

As I write this, watching the circle of pointlessness spin on my work computer to remind me that it is too busy to allow me to work, I thought I would take a few minutes to say: hi, I’m back. 426 more words

Personal Journal


Having my appendix taken out – which also just so happened to be my first major surgery – was pure insanity. Well, maybe just the time leading up to my actual appendectomy… but still, you get the picture. 625 more words

Appendicitis - What is it, and why is it so dangerous?

The appendix is a small, tube-like vestigial organ that hangs from the large intestine, with an immune-related function early in life, but adults can live a normal life without it. 778 more words

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Scar Tissue Workshop with Sharon Wheeler review

In the past years, I’ve noticed the strongest trend in my Rolfing continuing ed and the one I’ve benefited most from is adding tissues to my repertoire. 1,142 more words


whelp, 2015 is definitely keeping me on my toes...

For lent, I decided to give up my appendix.

Beat that, suckas!!!

Last week I had lunch at school with my son, and around 2 that afternoon I knew something was wrong but I decided it must be a simple reaction to school lunch and went along with my day. 404 more words