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A Day in the Life: Stroke (of Luck)

This past Monday morning, as I came upstairs from the basement with an armload of clean clothes, the entire right side of my vision disappeared, while at the same moment, an excruciating pain shot through my head, creating the worst … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Stitches in Time

Sharp-edged implements and I have a long and somewhat involved history. Aside from the intentional cuts made by scalpels (yes, they count) for all my various surgical escapades, I’ve had a few serious encounters that ended in vast amounts of … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Thumbs Down, Part II

It’s been two weeks since your thumb joint replacement surgery and you are now sporting a lovely, purple fiberglass cast on your left arm. You hold your hand up as though wanting to ask a question all the time. You … Continue reading

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