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Back when I was commuting the long commute along the N2 into work everyday I discovered podcasts. Since then I have explored and downloaded many different kinds for many different reasons. 555 more words

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Checking off another milestone: successful car transfer

January 9, 2016. Dad woke up this morning at 4:00 A.M., and from my office, I could hear him coughing. When I changed his trach dressing, I noticed that it was coated with secretions. 2,099 more words

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We were ready to leave 2015 behind

December 28, 2015. When I woke Dad at 6:30 A.M., he seemed a bit perkier, and it appeared that he might have turned a corner with his cold. 2,599 more words

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That Smug Feeling…

I’m finally on holiday. And ended up with the typical teacher response to a week off. I promptly fell ill. Woke up this morning with a streaming nose, earache and a difficulty swallowing R…

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Acupuncture for Chemoradiation Therapy-Related Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer.

Acupuncture for Chemoradiation Therapy-Related Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer: A Pilot Randomized Sham-Controlled Trial

“A blinded, sham-controlled, randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of verum acupuncture in treating dysphagia-related QOL in patients with advanced stage of HNC undergoing intense CRT found the procedure to be feasible, safe, and well tolerated. 76 more words

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Visions of a good night’s sleep danced in my head. If only.

December 22, 2015. I was taking this week off from work in observance of the Christmas holiday. Dialysis didn’t take a holiday, and we were all up early to prepare Dad for his 5:50 A.M. 2,375 more words

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