@#$% Doctors and Hospitals Did That Really *%@@ed Me Off

Posted June 25th, 2012

Hospitals are places where great efforts are made to save lives. They can be almost magical places. Sometimes, the magic just isn’t there. I have great respect for doctors.


Will You Be My Number Two?

Posted April 7th, 2012

Like the best selling children’s book states, everybody poops. It’s really an amazing process, if you think about it. You can ingest just about any food (and many non-foods, I suppose), your body will take out of it what’s needed, and get rid of the rest.


Welcome to Machine

Posted March 21st, 2012

The inside of the circular opening of a CT machine. It obviously wasn’t new, a little grimy and stained. There was a familiar red light coming from the laser. I knew I shouldn’t look at it, so I closed my eyes. I had been asked if I’d had a CT scan before. I said I’d lost count.


Speech

Posted February 6th, 2012

Nine years ago, I was in a very dark place. The only thing keeping me going was the light at the end of the tunnel. At the time, I didn’t know if the light was real or a mirage.