Tag Archives: medical

I take a trip to see the dick doctor

I didn’t see the dick doctor, but my friend, Glenn did.  Check out his hilarious and poignant take on a cancer scare that not many talk about.  His blog is called Roamin’ Gnomials and when he is isn’t correcting our … Continue reading

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No Good Deed…

I like reading stories about people doing good deeds.  I am greatly annoyed by stories that people post about themselves doing good deeds.  That defeats the purpose!  You don’t take pictures of yourself giving a sandwich to a homeless person … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

To say that I and the people around me have had the year from hell is an understatement.  I have been waging battles and battles have been waged against me.  I have sought the counsel of friends, coworkers, partners, therapists, … Continue reading

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Not for Human Consumption

Blogging.  Writing.  The great need to share the inner works of one’s brain is a double edged sword.  On one hand, there is this insatiable need to get the words and ideas out, to share them with someone, everyone, to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Writer

If you were to ask me who my favorite writer is, I might be inclined to say something that would impress you with my great literary insight like Hemingway, Keats, Austen, Joyce, or Fitzgerald.  I love them all, but if … Continue reading

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Give me Comfort or Give Me….Never Mind, Just Give Me Comfort

Torture.  I’ve been thinking about that lately.  Not in a “50 Shades of Grey,” S&M kind of way, either.  If only.   After giving it some thought, I don’t think it would take much to torture me or any other … Continue reading

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When you don’t see 50 patients a day

This blogpost was inspired by One Woman’s Quest who wrote in response to my blog Profit or Prophet:  Stick to your ideals! 25 people is more than enough, but 50? How is that supposed to be helpful? My doctor refuses to overwhelm herself … Continue reading

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