I went in for a colonoscopy and got an incomplete

I went in for a colonoscopy yesterday and it didn’t go as well as I had hoped. I’ll need to go the University of Maryland Hospital and get it done again. The reason? The ascending colon is still inflamed and too narrow for the scope to traverse. A full colonoscopy can’t be done here in Hagerstown. …

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When you get sick in this country, you better be sitting on a pile of money

In response to my recent health scare which resulted in spending ten days in the hospital, nine of those days in intensive care, I vowed to myself that I would do whatever I needed to do to never let that incident ever happen again. My diabetes was a contributing factor to the problems I had. Since getting …

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Another update concerning my health problems

This blog post is part of a series of posts that began with what I wrote about how I almost died. Make sure to first read that one first and then the follow-up post after that before reading this one. Things will probably make more sense that way. The good news is that I’m totally off …

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A timely update on my health problems

This post is going to be very self-indulgent as it pertains to my health. If you have no interest in reading this, please accept my apologies. Then again, this is my personal blog. Remember those? I should be entitled to write about myself here without apologies. Also, I have a few family members back in …

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Why does Google like making me feel dumb?

I went to Google this morning to look something up and I was confronted with the above screen art. It shows a scientist (I guess) doing something sciencey. Either that he is smoking crack. Maybe he’s doing both. I have no idea who this guy is. When I mouse over the image, I learn that it is …

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I almost died

I got very sick December 20 and took an ambulance trip to Meritus Health – the greatest hospital in the world – and spent over a week in intensive care. I had a lower G.I. blockage which resulted in a very series and nearly deadly infection. That resulted in diabetic ketoacidosis. When I got to the …

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