12/4/14 Drumbeats in the Distance

I can hear them. Thump! Bumba-Bumba! Thump Thump! Bumba-Bumba! A-rap-a-rap-a-rap! Bumba! Thump! [repeat and increase in tempo] Hearing the drums is one thing, but the increasing tempo is mesmerizing, even paralyzing. I hear it ringing in my ears, my pulse matching the increase of the tempo. Last May, I got the message back from the…

12/28/13 CT Scan Efficiency

I have written before on the inefficiency of the check-in process at my local hospital for a CT scan or even a simple x-ray. Hemosapien had scheduled one for me for yesterday to have a look at these swollen lymph nodes. Since my blood numbers all looked good, and they didn’t seem nearly as swollen…