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A Day in the Life: More Slice and Dice

I know I’ve neglected my blog for a while. I’ve had quite a lot going on, some of it not really things I’m comfortable sharing with the whole world. After my stroke, I had so little energy that I couldn’t … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Cold Calls and Eye Floaters

The other day was a busy research and telephone day. Researching specialist contact lens fitters for a patient in Louisville, KY, I found several optometrists’ websites that looked promising. I read as much about each as I could, and then, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

Physically, you are such a wreck that were you a car, your insurance company would total you. Your muscles are not working properly; you are fatigued, stressed, and looking for answers. Your rheumatologist refers you to a spine guy. You … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Thumbs Down (or Flatlining Again)

One afternoon, while packaging beads for sale in your gallery, your left thumb starts to hurt, especially when you’re opening the tiny zippered bags that hang on the pegboard. Like everything else, you ignore it until it becomes so painful … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Daily Drama Mama

Not long after your visit to the internist, you return to the gynecologist for your annual checkup. Nothing has changed, except that you are so angry with your surgeon that it’s making you sick. After your exam, when you have … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Not Dead (but you wish you were)

WARNING: Graphic content. This post is not for the faint of heart, nor those offended by use of anatomically correct terminology. The hospital sends you home four days after surgery. In addition to your hysterectomy, the surgeon repairs a multiple … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 5)

You’ve been searching for answers to your visual trash for months, lurking on Internet sites and seeing the local co-managing optometrist regularly. While your vision has settled down to what you’re going to have to live with, you are not … Continue reading

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