Tag Archives: Cheney

Managing the Quotidian

A few people have asked me what I do all day. What I do, of course, is tightly limited by my small store of energy. “Bedridden” describes me pretty well in general, but I do shift between bedroom and dayroom, … Continue reading

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My Weapons-Grade Insomnia

This is the first of a couple entries about my ongoing struggle with insomnia. Part II is here. The insomnia is what’s going to eventually kill me. I know you’ve probably heard someone say, “Nobody ever died of insomnia,” but … Continue reading

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The Post-Appointment Post

The information contained in this post is my interpretation of Dr. Cheney’s recommendations for me. This is not medical advice. Please don’t change your treatment plan based on anything in this post. The previous two times we’ve done the drive … Continue reading

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The Fact of Fingerprints

Is this a Paul Simon song, or is it a Los Lobos song? Who can say? Of all the symptoms I’ve experienced over the past six years, fingerprint destruction has to be the weirdest. I first heard it mentioned as … Continue reading

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One Pill Makes You Larger; 56 Make You a Freak

Before I got sick (I have a feeling I might start a lot of posts this way), I never took cold medicine, and hardly ever took an ibuprofen. Above is my daily diet of tablets, capsules, elixirs, gels, and sprays … Continue reading

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