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GIVING UP MY BODY FOR A DAY


This is the third part of my “diary” that describes a new and innovative medical treatment that I have undergone in hopes that it results in a major change and improvement in my life.  Parts I and II can be … Continue reading

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NO ORDINARY PAIN


I am not sure how to write about what has been happening to me for the past five weeks.  I have made it through a situation like never before and, like any impacting occurrence in your life, it has left … Continue reading

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INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW…then again, maybe not.


I am not sure how many of you check this blog frequently but I suspect there must be some of you who do. That being the case, I thought I would update you on several items I’ve posted the past … Continue reading

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HOSPITAL PROTOCOL


The few times I’ve spent a night or two in the hospital have left me with the theory that there is a definite social process that takes place if you wind up sharing a room with another patient. First of … Continue reading

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ANOTHER NEW KNEE…BUT WHO’S COUNTING?


After a long run of successful procrastination, tomorrow I will be rolled into the operating room at a nearby hospital.  There, the bones in my left leg will be sawed in two places and a new, manmade knee will be … Continue reading

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A GUTSY CAPSULE REPORT!


Image source: Baloo-baloosnon-politicalcartoonblog.blogspot.com Last May I won the Worst Mess of the Month award from the housekeeping staff at my neighborhood hospital.  I had a pretty good—and gory—bleed from both ends of my digestive track.  It was a bit unnerving … Continue reading

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MEDICAL MADNESS


                                     photo source:  ilawconnect.com I am the cover boy for this month’s edition of Mystery Man Magazine.  I am, indeed, a mystery.  Last month I nearly bled to death as the veins inside my esophagus began bursting like rusty … Continue reading

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HOSPITAL ROOMIES


I had an encore visit to the hospital earlier this week.  Having been there two weeks before, it felt like I had never left.  Nevertheless, for our purpose here, I don’t want to be trapped into the scenario of being … Continue reading

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SEMI-FINAL THOUGHTS….


So there I was lying in a hospital bed for a few days, tethered to a couple of plastic bags holding liquids that drained down through a tube, then into a needle that was installed inside a vein on my … Continue reading

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STRANGE READING…


Strangely, I wrote this “deep” self-reflective poem and posted it on my blog last week (it’s just below this one if you care to read it).  At the time I never realized it may have been “epitaphy” in nature.  See, … Continue reading

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