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3,500 Days of Memories & Blessings

“We’re weird roman candles burning bright at both ends. At the end of the road’s where this story begins. Where the green of the gulf meets the blue of the sea. 349 more words

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Sad Words

“Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been.”

~ John Greenleaf Whittier

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Parent Hood Begins

So as many of you know, on Saturday my incredible wife gave birth to my incredible son. I’m not one to get all emotional but none of the above would have never been possible if it wasn’t for the amazing gift my donor gave me nearly 11 years ago. 307 more words



Gabapentin is a nerve pain drug used to decrease the pain found with neuralgia.  In my case it was used to help me with pain related to shingles and postherpetic neuralgia.

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Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia

Shingles are caused by a virus that attacks the nerves in different parts of your body.  In my experience they localize in one area and the cause pain up and down the length of the nerve.   176 more words

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Shingles (You Don't Want This)

I’m really just checking in.  In general all is well.  I feel healthier than I ever have in many ways, certainly heart wise.

One area continues to be an issue for me.   325 more words

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“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success”

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