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I gave up on the Percocet early in the game.  While it certainly takes away pain the combination of nausea and overwhelming sleepiness was not exactly the best sensation to substitute for pain.   It has been Advil for me – which means less than perfect pain control, but a whole lot better control over […]


Posted at: June 25th, 2009 - 1:05 pm - Number of Comments » 1

After a rather intimate view of the internal workings of my right knee, my orthopedic surgeon has come to the following conclusions: My ACL is not torn.  At least not much.  A tiny bit along one side where it attaches to my femur, but not enough to justify reconstruction. My cartilage, however, is an entirely […]


Posted at: June 19th, 2009 - 11:34 pm - Number of Comments » 5

… and damned if you don’t. The Federal Government is taking heat for spending $2.5B in taxpayer money to fund research in to alternative therapies, only to find that they (surprise!) don’t work. In a crappy economy where we all like to fingerpoint about who’s wasting whose money on what, it’s easy to to pooh-pooh spending […]


Posted at: June 10th, 2009 - 12:29 pm - Number of Comments » 2

I will return to writing this blog, I promise. But in the meantime,  I will share with you my moment of fiscal insanity.  I am fairly rolling in glee of my financial irresponsibility. In the full knowledge that I have about $1500 of medical bills coming up, I have CHARGED, on my CREDIT CARD, $1000 […]


Posted at: June 3rd, 2009 - 4:22 pm - Number of Comments » 7