Category Archives: Doctor’s visits

Illegitimi non carborundum

My mother and I never saw eye to eye on many things, actually most things.  She was a lifelong Democrat, I became a conservative once I got out into the real world and saw how social engineering destroyed lives rather … Continue reading

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The saga continues

Again, I have been remiss in posting anything for a while.  However, I do have an excuse, since my little “adventure” in August I have been having all kinds of problems with cognition, memory, and severe neck and head pain.  … Continue reading

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One helluva ass kicking!

I know it’s been two months since I have posted here.  The main reason has been two-fold, one I have struggled with some medical issues that have left me feeling weak and at times in a mental fog.  The second … Continue reading

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Sciaticus Pinch (with apologies to Harper Lee)

Two weeks ago I woke to the sound of a painful moan.  Looking about the room I realized that the moan had emanated from me.  As I attempted to roll over and push the dog out-of-the-way, I was struck with … Continue reading

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The waiting game

This past Monday, June 4th, I had the joy of visiting the physical therapy department at Wishard.  I’m no stranger to this office, having had numerous appointments with them for my leg issues.  It was Kristen, the therapist, that recommended … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, Edmund Burke and Wishard Hosptial

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was a man known for his passion for the country, and his sense of humor.  He was also known as one, who when upset with someone or situation, would write a … Continue reading

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On Taxes, Disability and Advocacy

It’s been a bit since I last posted, and there has been quite a lot going on in this wonderful maze I call life.  I have had the joy (note heavy sarcasm) of having to deal with both my local … Continue reading

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Gashes, blown out knees and doctors

I was talking to a dear friend of mine today, and she was sharing how her son, a freshman in high school, was injured during a wrestling practice. He had been paired against a senior, and ended up with a … Continue reading

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Turn your head and cough

Several months ago I started having pain in and around my groin area.  At first I thought it was a pulled muscle or some such thing, and really paid no attention to it.  In January it started to get worse, … Continue reading

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She looked deep into my eyes

Last Friday I had an appointment with the eye doctor.  Since I am having to go through the public healthcare system, I ended up at Indiana University’s School of Optometry.  I do not have a problem being a learning experience … Continue reading

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