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Cancer: tightrope, time bomb, or agent of freedom?

There is a tightrope walked by folks after a cancering diagnosis. On one end of the rope is the diagnosis, on the other is death.  A diagnosis changes your perception of how long that rope might be. 1,598 more words

World Of Possibility

Neil Brick - Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Mind Control 2018 Conference Speaker

Neil Brick – Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Mind Control 2018 Conference Speaker

Neil Brick is the founder of S.M.A.R.T. (Stop Mind Control and Ritual Abuse Today) at… 580 more words

Ritual Abuse

Graft vs. Host Disease

First, Dear Readers, I apologize for the tardiness of this post. I spent Monday at a follow-up appointment with my bone marrow transplant team in Boston. 297 more words

When you start seeing someone new

Moaning, I threw yet another shirt on the bed and pulled on a purple cotton tank with lace at the hem. I added a purple beaded necklace, the silver bracelet my parents gave me that has the entire… 642 more words

Late Effects

A New Home

We closed on our house!

It doesn’t quite feel like home yet, but, given some time, it will. We will fill these rooms with laughter and happy memories. 219 more words

Horseshoes and Total Knee Arthroplasty

OrthoBuzz occasionally receives posts from guest bloggers. This guest post comes from Matthew Herring, MD, in response to a recent JBJS article.

The old adage that “close only counts in horseshoes” may also apply to total knee arthroplasty (TKA). 340 more words


The Voluntary Pain Rule

I’ve just officially confirm that it is not just me who thinks that today’s “beauty treatments”—most of which I hear about from my students, who seem to relish horrifying me—are using the amount and quality of the pain they induce as proof of their effectiveness. 681 more words

Late Effects