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He’ll be right in to see you

"He'll be right in to see you." “He’ll be right in to see you.”

“He’ll be right in to see you.”

      Your doctor appointment is scheduled for 5:30 PM and at 5:25 PM some very nice 30-something “small-business office attractive” receptionist leans into the waiting room calling out your name. For a nanosecond you think you’ve spotted flirtation in her eyes when […]

Laughter and Affection vs. Oxycodone and Percocet

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“It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” – Produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and United Artists

Roommates & Debilitating Surgeries at the Same Time

 It’s been a while since I’ve updated my Blog as I’m recuperating from February 3, 2014 Full Hip Replacement Surgery.  My recuperation became more “challenging” when my 78-year-old Mom (who is also my […]

Funny Bathroom Adventures with Crohn’s Disease

When the Bathroom Crime was committed

The year was 2009. The United States inaugurated its first African American to be President, President Barack Obama. The Big Three US Car Companies were in dire financial straits.  “Slumdog Millionaire” had edged out “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Milk,” “The Reader” and “Frost/Nixon” for the Best Picture Oscar. “30 Rock” was voted Best TV Comedy and “Mad Men” the […]

eBook – “Confessions of a Professional Hospital Patient”

Personal Candor of my Medical Book makes it Funny & more Interesting

Up until only a few years ago, when people began using “Health Care Social Media” (“HCSM”) to help one another with their shared medical maladies, people weren’t publicly “Candid” about their medical conditions for fear of obvious […]

Reprise – You Know You Are A “Crohnie” when …..

A “Crohnie” is a person with Crohn’s Disease. However, given the similarities in the hassles, challenges, health insurance codes and the often excruciating pain associated with Ulcerative Colitis (“UC”), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (“IBS”), Colitis and the “catch-all” Inflammatory Bowel Disease (“IBD”), Crohnies view UCers, IBS, IBD and Colitis folks as much respected Brethren and thus, fellow “Crohnies.”  To the Crohnie, each is like a “Brother from […]

Dilapidated Hospital Wing, Co-Ed Hallway Patient Bathrooms & “Sleepers” – Growing up Fast!

“Sleepers” is the kind of Film invented to be the Prize unknowingly sought by Channel Surfers everywhere so they can finally put down the TV Remote and know they have struck Gold. Like that feeling you get when you are with the person you’d choose above anyone else and when there is no other place you’d rather be than where you’re at, […]

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