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Coral is Alive

I don’t usually use this blog to educate people about science, but I am afraid that I feel it is necessary. So let’s take a moment to learn about coral, and what it is made out of. 239 more words

Coral Bleaching

"Big Mass, No Cancer"

Two weeks post surgery; I still wake up feeling like I’ve been to a pool party at Michael Barrymore’s house.

Yesterday was my first follow-up with the surgeon and the ostomy nurse. 380 more words


The Chop Shop

I’ve made a couple of false starts on this one- it was getting increasingly difficult to muster enthusiasm to detail the surgery, when it occurred to me, why do it anyway? 373 more words



Physically and mentally my recovery from surgery has been very tough. On the upside, I’ve tried a number of different medications and what generally keeps me going during the day is the opportunity to try more. 245 more words


Give Us A Kiss

OK – I went to see the Ostomy nurse at Yale hospital last week. She had green Robin Hood tights and, I think, red Kickers. I haven’t seen Kickers in years. 460 more words


When bad news strikes

Recently I got some news that was not so great about new complications with my FAP condition, that has challenged my positivity and made me once again come face-to-face with the devastating and unfair disease that FAP is. 365 more words


Tommy, Part 2

Some of you may remember Tommy, a little kitten we have that we needed a home for.

Well, we found him a home – not something we normally do, but the rescues are pretty full right now. 418 more words