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My Poor, Abandoned Readers!

Dear readers,

I know it has been literally 4 months since my last post, but I can explain. It’s not you, it’s definitely me. I’ve just had the craziest summer ever, and the aim of this post is just to update you on that, as well as to get back into the routine of writing blog posts as we head into next semester at university. 1,162 more words


As part of my AS (Ankylosing Spondylitis) I have Iritis attacks. They are very debilitating.

Traditional medicine calls for the use of steroids to manage this condition. 107 more words


Losing Sight of Normal

One of the first jobs I had right out of college was at a residential treatment center for children.  The section of the center that I worked in was called the shelter care unit.   884 more words

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Can't Stop the Music

Growing up my family sang together.  For a year we toured the states of Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky, singing at churches, parties, supper clubs.  We even made one of those vinyl cylinder’s called a record.  1,039 more words

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Cataract Shmataract

For most people having a cataract is no big deal…cataract schmataract…whateva.  You schedule a surgery, choose whether you want to see close or far away, have your surgery and then…voila, you can see again.  524 more words

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Please Pass the Salt

A few years ago, I was at a table with some colleagues having lunch.  We were served clam chowder among other things, and it was rather bland. 344 more words

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Give Karen a Hug

Over the past fifteen years, I’ve visited lots of different doctors, and I’ve seen lots of techs, nurses and office staff.  There are very few that I’ve really disliked.  547 more words

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