Monthly Archives: August 2011

Treading water

Life is nothing but change. Even when we complain about things being the same they aren’t really. It is we that perceive things as the same. We look at things through our own set of filters and interpret life in … Continue reading

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A day in emergency

Yesterday we had an 8:30 appointment with the vascular department for an ultrasound of my wife’s left leg. The leg had swollen to the point of starting to acquiring it’s own gravitational pull and we were happy to be making … Continue reading

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Shades of white

It’s not a tumor. Tumors are a different shade of white than things which are not tumors. That is the good news but as we all know there are two sides to every coin. On Sunday my wife’s left leg … Continue reading

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Reviewing and reviewing

You can only look at MRI results for so long before you start to go a little batty. There are only two days before we get official results so I should probably stop trying to interpret them myself. My wife … Continue reading

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No news is good news – I have news

Let’s start with the good. Summer is almost over. My son’s summer job has finished and he received a positive evaluation and was told he was welcome back to work next summer if he wanted. The job as a summer … Continue reading

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Massive

My wife had a seizure tonight. It was a big seizure lasting about two minutes and thirty seconds. It was a complete left side seizure which is a first and not a welcome sign.

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Little irony

In one of those moments which makes you just laugh I had to put the car into the garage yesterday. We haven’t driven it in over a week because the front end was making a horrible racket when we drove … Continue reading

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Back to the grind

The two week shut down of the school board is over and I am back at work again. It was an interesting vacation though in all honesty I think I could have done without the drama. The car is back … Continue reading

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Home again

We’re back home today. It was a very long three days but we are home and I am grateful that we are because being in hospital just plain sucks. I got into a disagreement with a nurse yesterday after informing … Continue reading

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Long, long day

Thursday my wife had to go to hospital with a suspected upper G.I. bleed. On the way to the hospital I managed to hit a parked Mercedes (left a note – which I hope was legal) and continued on to … Continue reading

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