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What I Wish I Knew In My Last Episode

I just looked over some admission documents from the last hospitalization I underwent almost five years ago. Wow, what I was missing! I thought I was right the whole time. 479 more words

Faith

A 29-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late July, 1980

Tuesday, July 22, 1980

4 PM. The only thing I can hope for now is that eventually some good will come out of all this pain. 6,271 more words

Sorority, frat events banned at Washington State University

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Officials on Monday banned all Washington State University sorority and fraternity events, from formals to football tailgates, for the rest of the semester. 296 more words

Campus Life

Condemnation

Eclairissement is a mental journey, one that sometimes takes a long, long time, as has been the case with me.

A few years ago, when he was being very well-behaved, under the circumstances prevailing, I threw hot coffee at my son, accidentally hitting him in the EYES–the coffee was just off the boil, I called it “cowboy coffee,” boiled on the stove and then poured through a filter into an individual cup.   695 more words

The thought of psych meds makes my chest tight

​I’m going to see my pcp about trying an antidepressant again. It’s kinda freaking me out. The last time I was on meds regularly for this, I pretty much lived in one psych hospital or another… I haven’t been that bad since coming off all meds 5 years ago. 101 more words

Pneumothorax Explained

I sat in the endoscopy waiting room at Hopkins this past Friday as I have done many times over the last two years.  Jody had just completed the last of his post-transplant surveillance bronchoscopies (this was his two year bronch).   1,543 more words

Lung Transplant