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Me Rambling about Life and Genetics. 

I need to let go of the type of thinking that convinces me that life should be fair. It’s not. Life does not give a fuck about you and your suffering, because that is the point; the balance of suffering and joy. 509 more words

Running to Recover from a DVT

I’ve taken a little bit of a hiatus from blogging and sharing my experiences with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolisms (PEs), but I’m back! 114 more words

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Anyone that knows me knows my passion for sports, basketball and the NBA in particular.  I was saddened to hear of the death of former Knicks forward Anthony Mason from congestive heart failure at age 48.  595 more words

Your Body Never Lies, So Listen Up!

A month ago,  I went to the emergency room thinking I would be told I had bronchitis or pneumonia. I chose the emergency room as I knew if I went to see my doctor, she had no diagnostic tools at her clinic. 2,263 more words

Families, lawsuits raise questions about NuvaRing birth control

(CNN) — Erika Langhart had a zest for life. By the time she finished college she had already visited 37 countries. After graduating from college she was working in Washington and thinking about going to law school. 1,578 more words

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Oxford commas, working out, and 8mm nodules

So the new “trend” about leaving out the Oxford comma really pisses me off. And I’m a bit hostile as of late with the cancer, blood clots, quitting smoking, being poor, (notice the needed the Oxford comma) and just crap in general- so the comma thing just adds coal to the already sizzling fire. 820 more words