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How The HELL Does That Happen??!!

When I went to my YouTube channel today my very first video, recorded seven months ago, popped up and began playing. Now, I was sick when I recorded this video but I was in remission and my health was nowhere near as bad as it is now. 434 more words

Chronic Illness

No, That's Not a Moonshine Still.

It’s a steam juicer, and I’m using it to make distilled water, for Darth CPAP to drink.

I like being as self-sufficient as possible (despite my disabilities): when I was still able-bodied, I learned how to bake bread, make cheese, vinegar and soap, do home canning and food dehydrating, knit, crochet and sew clothing, cut my own and others’ hair (and make it look good), and I kept chickens and milch goats.  445 more words

Thyroid Disease

From art to optics...

My fascination with art is not new to those of you who read my blog.

Today I wanted to mention a scientist and inventor whom I admire very much: Susan Houde-Walter. 121 more words


VanZant PR's At Meet Of Champions

By Jeremy McDonald


SALEM, Ore.– Sheirdan’s Ronni VanZant changed up her footing in her long-jump approach just a few days prior to the Meet of Champions. 367 more words


Numerical relativity

Last evening I had immense pleasure in listening to a lecture by Prof. Nergis Mavalvala, who spoke about LIGO, detection of graviational waves and the… 205 more words


Darth CPAP and the Mask of Doom.

CPAP and a respiratory infection do not play well together.

My son contracted a particularly bad head-and-chest cold at work in the hotel where he’s the Food & Beverage Manager, and he promptly introduced it to me (“Look what followed me home, Mom!”). 1,053 more words


Sweet Relief

Last night was my first night using the CPAP and I did much better with it than I expected. I initially slept with it on for 2 hours and 18 minutes, after which I took it off to go into the bathroom. 363 more words

Chronic Illness