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On Depression, Heroes, & Suicide 1

On Depression, Heroes, & Suicide

On Depression, Heroes, & Suicide I woke up this morning, kind of on the fence. There were so many things I wanted to do … like...
Get Me Off This Damn Rollercoaster 2

Get Me Off This Damn Rollercoaster

Get Me Off This Damn Rollercoaster Was looking at my WordPress blog statistics today. Someone was very busy reading my posts about a multitude of gym...
If I Had A Hammer: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation 3

If I Had A Hammer: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

If I Had A Hammer: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation It was the last thing I would have expected; yet it came to me in a wave. Like...
This is 60? 6

This is 60?

This is 60? So this is 60 And what have you done Another year older And a new one just begun And so this is 60...
Medicated Goo: Eight Months In: The Melting Mask 7

Medicated Goo: Eight Months In: The Melting Mask

Medicated Goo: Eight Months In: The Melting Mask It started a few months ago; but I was not conscious of the fact. In the absence of...
Medicated Goo : Three Weeks In 8

Medicated Goo : Three Weeks In

Medicated Goo : Three Weeks In Color me … Color me amazed! Color me purple, pink, orange or any other shade you care to. I’m three weeks...
Chemically Altered - Or How I Learned To Love The Pill 9

Chemically Altered – Or How I Learned To Love The Pill

Chemically Altered – Or How I Learned To Love The Pill On The Road It’s been a long hard road, with too many twists, turns and setbacks....
Berylliosis vs Sarcoidosis = Misdiagnosis? 10

Berylliosis vs Sarcoidosis = Misdiagnosis?

Berylliosis vs Sarcoidosis = Misdiagnosis? Sometimes I wonder … Is this live? Or is this Memorex? Am I awake? Or have I dreamed nearly fifty-nine years...
Nasal-Sarcoid

Sinonasal Sarcoidosis: Getting My Nose Out Of Joint

Sinonasal Sarcoidosis: Getting My Nose Out Of Joint It took a rather arduous journey to arrive here. From beginning to end, when foot met pedal, slip...
Cataracts-The-Eyes-Have-It

Cataracts: The Eyes Have It

Cataracts: The Eyes Have It I came to his office for an eye exam; and left with an uneasy feeling. Since having been diagnosed with Sarcoid, over 10...
Sarcoid @ Rutgers: Looking For Clues 11

Sarcoid @ Rutgers: Looking For Clues

Sarcoid @ Rutgers: Looking For Clues It’s been over ten years since the beginning. Presenting as a mystery, wrappped in an enigma, wrapped in a disease...
DHEA-Folks-we-have-a-winner!

DHEA: Folks … we have a winner!

DHEA: Folks … we have a winner! Folks … we have a winner! No. Sorry. I did not win the New Jersey Lottery. I wish!!! But...
The Sarcoid Life: 1,25 dihydroxy-vitamin D or The Things We Learn Whether We Want To Or Not! 12

The Sarcoid Life: 1,25 dihydroxy-vitamin D or The Things We Learn Whether We Want To Or Not!

The Sarcoid Life: 1,25 dihydroxy-vitamin DorThe Things We Learn Whether We Want To Or Not! Another Boy Another Planet There are times I’d like to be...
The Sarcoid Life: 1,25 dihydroxy-vitamin D or The Things We Learn Whether We Want To Or Not!

Getting To The Heart Of It

Getting To The Heart Of It A Man Walks Into An ER … There’s a joke in here somewhere, I’m still searching for it. ‘Cause right...
Tech-Fail-I-Sing-The-Body-Electric-01

Tech Fail: I Sing The Body Electric

Tech Fail: I Sing The Body Electricorwhat the hell was THAT! Update: 08.08.2014 – Cardiologist Visit It started several weeks ago. I’m minding my own business...
Take-A-Deep-Breath-Again

Take A Deep Breath … Again

Take A Deep Breath … Again It’s been a while since I’ve written anything about my health. Which on some level is a good thing. Since...
Danger! Exploding Melon! Or A Day With Transient Global Amnesia 13

Danger! Exploding Melon! Or A Day With Transient Global Amnesia

Danger! Exploding Melon! Or A Day With Transient Global Amnesia Just when I thought my life might be falling back into place … my melon exploded!...
Transient Global Amnesia (THIS IS NO JOKE) 14

Transient Global Amnesia (THIS IS NO JOKE)

Transient Global Amnesia (THIS IS NO JOKE) This was a note I posted to Facebook to inform my friends and family about my TGA episode. I...