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Back to Normal – OW!

by on Feb.11, 2009, under family, health, home & stuff

The good news is that after 6 days, my wife is finally home from the hospital.  The lesion on her knee is shrinking and she is slowly regaining normal mobility.  The bad news is that I now have a small lesion on my arm.  I can’t exactly sit here and blame her – in hindsight I was likely the carrier to begin with.  I had already had a couple such lesions that I dealt with and moved on.  Maybe it is something that I inherited from my father, but it didn’t really occur to me to seek medical attention over the matter.  I was acutely aware of the wounds (they seemed like nasty boils) and I would monitor them, treat them as it seemed appropriate, and at times when I considered that I might need to actually see someone about it, I’d decide to wait another day to see if it got better.  And gradually it did. (continue reading…)

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Weight For It …

by on Jul.29, 2008, under About Me, health, parenthood

I’m fat.  No need to argue or reassure me otherwise – I have known that it is true and I have come to terms with it.  I’m overweight (and under-tall, but there is little I can do about that part).  But I am doing something about it.  The trouble is that it is not an easy thing to fix. (continue reading…)

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