Losing control over my body was the most terrifying process I’ve ever been through. As the hours in observation wore on, I lost the ability chew my food, drink through a straw, raise a fork to my mouth, raise my arms above my shoulders or to hold my lips together and puff out my cheeks. … More Losing control while getting answers
It took three trips to the emergency department, and two to urgent care, before I was admitted to the hospital for observation. This is a story of pain and occasional relief, assembly-line medicine, frustration and fear.
When I restarted my blog last month, my goal was to post on a roughly weekly basis the happenings in my life. I had no idea, though, that within two weeks I would watch my life slide out of view, and along the way I would be forced to appreciate the simplest elements; abilities, privileges … More My life has taken a tumble
Problems: I found myself listening to the same music over and over again. I have over 37k tracks in my iTunes library and I’ve probably never heard most of them. In fact, when I started this, I had about 32k tracks with a play count of 0. Possible solutions: Force myself to listen to specific … More The Dark iTunes Library
The fourth of May was the convergence of Comic Book Day, Star Wars Day, an American drinking holiday known as Cinco de Mayo and a post-season charity bout for the Desert Dolls. After a long week work week, we were all ready for a full day of fun. Feeling too lazy to make breakfast, I … More Cinco de Quatro!