Tag Archives: surgery

PAIN…it’s a matter of tolerance

I think I’ve eaten more shredded wheat this past week than a farmer could plow wheat fields in one day with his John Deere.  It’s all part of the effort to get my plumbing back to normal operation after the back … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY…The Update That Was on Hold

“Someone to Watch Over Me”  was a song composed by Gerge and Ira Gershwin in 1926.  It appeared in the Broadway musical, Oh Kay!  It has become what is known in the music biz as a “standard,” meaning one of those favorites … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY, Update #3

I went in the hospital early early Tuesday morning and I came home Friday midday. In-and-out, go home. I like it that way. I had some initial therapy and advisories about the normal things like no lifting, twisting or bending … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY, Update #1

I know there may be at least two of you wondering the outcome of my last posting featuring the dilemma of Dr. #1 vs. Dr. #2 in my quest for back  surgery.  Yes, I did say it was my “quest” … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY…maybe

Decision, decisions, decisions.  We all make one or more of them practically every day of our lives.  We decide what to have for breakfast, what to buy with our money or what to watch on TV.  Decisions can be petty … Continue reading

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THE GREAT MOVE, Continued…

Move?  What move?  Uh-0h, things have gotten complicated.  The Great Move is being moved.  We have had to postpone it.  Note, I said postpone, not cancel.  Not to bore you with my medical problems, I thought I could handle the … Continue reading

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MY SELDOM PUBLISHED LIST OF ISSUES

Yep, I’ve got issues, but I am not one to bore folks reading my blog. What’s that you say, my blog has bored you many times!  See, I have issues. Here are some of my latest…just for sharing. Apple Cares … Continue reading

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MY SLEEP SAGA CONTINUES…

`Last month I featured a few reports on a new and innovative treatment I was embarking upon to help deal with my sleep apnea. There are some new developments in this story–breaking news, if you will. [Note:  If  you followed … Continue reading

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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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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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