I just wanted to give everyone an update... I'm feeling better overall, I do have another empyema (not to be confused with the Empanada). Which is basically little sacks inside my lung that are filled with infection. Seems like the infection is contained within the sacks, but I'm not sure... I guess I ask fewer questions than I used to. *I'm not sure if I like that or not* Anyway, I slept for a few days and now my flu-like symptoms are completely gone... that's a major plus.
This is a blog I’ve been wanting to write for a while, I just don’t think it will be that popular. I might insult some of you and some of you may rejoice in what I’m saying.. Such is the power of the beast, you can’t please everyone and this is my blog, so I’m going to say what’s on my mind. Ever since I was little I have hated smoking, back then I was less tolerant of it than I am now. I used to yell and belittle people who were smoking. I would tell them that they were gros
I think when a person allows themselves to feel vulnerability they start to understand that even if they want to they can’t do everything on their own in life. I’ve had to trust total strangers more times than I care to admit, doctors, in emergent situations, surgeries, etc. Having surgery a few days ago I was writing about the experience before I went into the procedure room. I stopped writing quite abruptly as the relaxation medications took me to a place of complete calm a
I wrote this a few months before I got really sick and needed a transplant. I figured I would share it now that I've had one. It was interesting for me to go back and read this after I had a transplant to see how I was feeling and now know the answer to most of the questions I asked in this piece. I hope you enjoy. - - - “Transplant. What does it mean? What is it? How do I feel? When will it happen? What will I go through? How long will I live after? Will it hurt? Will it be
Dec, 2017 Dear Jobe, This is a letter I’ve been meaning to write for years, I just couldn’t muster the courage. What does a young mother say to her young son when she knows she will die long before she should? What does anyone say to comfort you? I wonder what questions you have, I wonder what fears you’re hiding, I wonder what demons you’re facing. Sometimes we talk about these things and as you get older the conversations get progressively deeper. Your sense of life and dea