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Why Inflammatory (and Fake) News Is Such a Big Deal

Note: Please watch the first 12.5 minutes of this video before reading this post.

As the video says, fake and inflammatory (also known as “clickbait”) news has been a hot topic issue in the last few months. 671 more words

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The Results

Sedatives. Lots of sedatives. I remembered almost nothing from my procedure. What I remembered was, they sprayed a lot of sedatives at my throat, and my oh my, does that thing burn. 227 more words

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The Preparation

Damn oh damn! Preparation. If you were wondering what this chapter entails, heads up, it’s a poop-fest.

Since I went to the hospital quite late, my check in procedure was done at about 2 PM, where lunch has already been served. 456 more words

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The Diagnosis

Insurance! Just get one! Thankfully, I did. This would be a very different story if I didn’t have one. The free public healthcare here in Malaysia is great, save for the slug-like pace of the whole thing. 198 more words

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Botty Cam Time

After Moviprep Madness follows the Colonoscopy Caper, a wonderful experience involving far too many inquisitive eyes around my tightly clamped orifice :)

I reported early to the reception in the endoscopy unit and got checked in by a rather unfriendly pen pushing jobsworth! 804 more words

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Moviprep Madness

December 28th, time for another delightful, anal probing at the colonoscopy unit, which meant that December 27th was Moviprep day :(

I know ‘Moviprep’ sounds like you’re getting ready for an entertaining day out at the cinema, but it ain’t quite that pleasant, although it is entertaining…. 764 more words

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24 Years?

24 years is almost half of my lifetime!

So what, why is that significant?

Well, the other day I called the surgery for a repeat prescription of Pentasa and they set me up with the ability to order them online using a service in the UK called systmonline. 556 more words

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