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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 […]

Tina Fey HILARIOUS Drug Parody Commerical – Is FDA watching?

 

Tina Fey / SNL – Drug Parody Video – “Annuale”

I made reference to this CLASSIC video last night in my Speech before the distinguished attendees at Health 2.0 NYC to point out the absurdity of TV Drug commercials aimed directly at Patients.  This Hilarious 2-minute Parody captures why these advertisements to the captive audiences of television watchers are devoid of any […]

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 […]

Crohn’s Disease Cologne & “Counteracting Spray”

This is a 4-minute Parody Video of the Late Night TV Commercial about “Crohn’s Disease” which seems to have the best of intentions but nevertheless winds up stigmatizing those with Crohn’s as desperate people forever in fear of not being able to find a bathroom when they need one!

As I have been battling Crohn’s Disease for almost 30 years and on June 11, 2012, I will be […]

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 […]

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