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Fresh Snow, Fresh Start

Resolution is defined as a resolve; a decision or determination: to make a firm resolution to do something.

The new year always presents this idea.  To a lot of people, the new year is a gateway to a fresh start.  400 more words

The Pack!

2016 - E.P.s

Meursault photo by Andy Catlin

If 2016 brought me an uncharacteristic number of singles then the opposite was true of E.P.s.

With previous E.P. stalwarts such as Book Group and the Paranoid Style concentrating instead on albums, it was something of a fallow year for E.P.s. 431 more words

Records

CPAP Adventures: 49 Weeks

49 weeks. It’s been almost a year of 100% compliant CPAP use!

It was a year ago today that I received the call from Respiratory Homecare Solutions telling me that my sleep study test results showed that I had mild sleep apnea. 364 more words

Life

Why do I have to come back to the sleep lab!?

Well, by this time someone thought you might have sleep apnea and sent you to the sleep lab.  You put on all the wires, belts, cannulas and probes– making you fell like neo waking up (matrix reference).   718 more words

Factual Inaccuracies: Revisited

In September, I posted “NUS RESPONSE IS A C+“. There, I explained why the response of NUS to a Straits Times article titled “ 598 more words

Do I really need the CPAP humidifier and whats up with all this water in my tube?

Most newer CPAP machines  have humidification built into them.  But what’s so important about humidification?  Do I need humidification?  Do I really have to buy distilled water? 347 more words

I hate CPAP!

CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. Its meant to act as an airway “splint” to keep the upper airway open.  This, in turn, prevents any apeas (ie interruptions in breathing) that can interrupt sleep. 425 more words