Category Archives: MY UN-NERVING

Four years … to get bacq on a bicycle …

Four years ago, four interesting Februarys ago, we went on what proved to be, and we suspected, a last family trip with my mum, to the Turks and Caicos. A lot of things hadn’t happened then, one of them being … Continue reading

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I think I shall call it the Brain of Whew …

I have mentioned Norman Doidge’s The Brain’s Way of Healing in the Word of the Day [or Week, or Eon, but my intentions are good] and would like to give it a little more attention. This book, while in a way full … Continue reading

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My un-nerving being an underlying serious [lower right] side to this blog, allow me to repeat myself …

Yesterday I was able to go and see the surgeon in Montreal who had so successfully found and repaired what others had missed. That surgery was just over two years ago, in July of 2012. Then we jump forward through a … Continue reading

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A hug is a drug! Science to the rescue …

I am always happy to misinterpret what I read, and when it backs up common sense and anecdotal experience, then the sky’s the limit. One of the silliest medical experiences of my life involved early offspring #3’s journey through two … Continue reading

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My blood pressure would be rising, if I weren’t pinned to the gills

on Tramadol.  You know, I am not just making this up to make some sort of point.  And I know that my troubles have greatly reduced my reach but not slain me, and I should be grateful, and am, that … Continue reading

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Has anyone mentioned a hip replacement?

I still remember the first time I was ‘ma’am’ed, and it stings, I mean stung.  Here was I thinking I was pretty hot stuff, albeit married, as I was putting gas in our Mazda 626, which kind of dates the … Continue reading

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Well, that was a bust, and I don’t mean Dolly Parton!

For those of you following my hernia saga: And on a completely different topic, MRI’s, pain and spreading the word; today I had an appointment with a sports medicine doctor, to whom I was referred by my doctor.  Not his fault. … Continue reading

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And on a completely different topic, MRI’s, pain and spreading the word

Good Morning I feel compelled to occasionally blog about my hernia, which is turning into quite the saga, not just because I ramble on about all topics, myself included, but because I have managed to get a better diagnosis through … Continue reading

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Once my daughter made a joke about what if a man had a hernia, would it be a hisnia?

I don’t know, but I’m thinking it would get fixed faster.  Not out of the woods with my inguinal problems, and have a nice new exciting painful bulge.  However, I am without the nerve pain, to a large degree – … Continue reading

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Well, how very odd, if you are me

I just happened to be thinking about getting back to the blog, and also making myself write, and actually wrote a paragraph this morning that started: Another new beginning!  I am finally awake! But this time it is a pretty … Continue reading

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