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Did I Lose My Mind to a… Sink?

Serratia marcescens… What in the world is that? An Italian dish? An exotic island town? Neither. It’s the name of a bacteria that you’ve probably never heard of—a bacteria that had taken up residence in my tonsils. 691 more words


Adventures in the Emergency Room

Last night I was feeling pretty weak and miserable so I tried to fill my poor empty stomach with water.  I hadn’t been able to eat anything except a little bit of yogurt at noon with my antibiotics because my tongue and throat were so swollen and raw, even with the painkillers I took.  462 more words

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Back from the Recovery Room

You’re on narcotics, stop trying to be superhuman (more like, even regular human) cause your pace is gonna be that of a slug, not your usual walking pace. 228 more words


Tonsillectomy: What Should I Expect?

I have to have my tonsils removed next week. Let’s face it: if something goes wrong, I do not want my last post to be about… 292 more words

Adult Tonsillectomy

I'm Back From the Hospital!

Well, folks, just one day after my combined tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, I’m back at home.  I’m feeling a lot better than I thought I would although the swelling is currently quite painful as the healing process goes on.  1,074 more words

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Tonsillectomy and... Hope?

When I first found out that I needed a tonsillectomy, I made three appointments with three different doctors at two hospitals. While this may sound excessive, based on past experiences, I knew the first doctor or two might… 785 more words


Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea: Tap 3 Elite

Sorry folks! I got a bit sidetracked the past few days and kept pushing my posting off to the side. My buddy reminded me about imperfect actions and commitment and here I am again. 1,163 more words