5/3/17 The Pneumonia Menace

After having had a good time at The Alabama Folk School, I returned home, more tired than I perhaps should have been. While I did not keep raucous hours at Camp McDowell, since I don’t keep raucous hours, I did not get much sleep. Sleep for me, is sometimes as elusive as Bigfoot. Have you…

5/3/14 Patient Advocacy Chapter 2

After my hospital adventure with the kidney stone, I return home on Tuesday, April 22, pain medicine in hand, to wait it out until I went to see Uroman, my long-time urologist, on Friday the 25th. He knows me well and is a friend as well as my physician. He has always been helpful, lays…

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…