Category: Healthcare

  • On Being Evacuated: It’s every volunteer’s worst nightmare.

    Originally posted on Sara in Peace Corps Guinea:
    Today volunteers in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia received the information that we will be sent home for an undetermined amount of time as a cautionary move against the rising risk of Ebola. Electron micrograph image of the Ebola virus. Friends and family back home are overjoyed…

  • Daily Fitbit stats

    My fitbit #fitstats for 11/15/2012: 1,321 steps and 0.6 miles traveled.

  • The Edible Garden; a Permaculture Workshop

    The Edible Garden: a Permaculture Workshop Wow. Milena and I had a great time Sunday at the Permaculture Event at Tom and Susan Armstrong’s “Park” out in Redmond. They are great people: very knowledgeable, energetic, loving, sharing. They own the Raw Source raw food store– it’s in their converted garage. And they brought in Bruce […]

  • Gluten-Free Vegans!

    Well, Milena and I are now on the “Quantum Diet.” Yah, apparently Oprah’s on it, and loving it, so Milena and Janelle got all excited about it, and we all got going on it like 3 weeks ago. It’s gluten-free and vegan! Yes, I’ve been a freekin’ vegan now for 3 weeks! And I really […]

  • Allergic to Sugar

    Found out about a month ago that i?m allergic to sugar!!! Oh My GAWD!!! No freekin? SUGAR??? So, haven?t had ANY sugar– well almost no sugar– in three weeks! And I?m feeling … well, a little better, I guess…

  • House fails to override Bush’s veto of CHIPS

    Americans are spending billions upon billions of dollars to kill Iraqis and fuck up that whole country. But we can’t spend a goddamn cent more on the health of American children???? What the FUCK??? Of course the prez is all for it. But the newly-elected, Democrat-led House of Representatives can’t do a thing  about it? […]

  • Drug Study Phobia

    Drug studies. Geez, what a fucked up thing, eh? You get paid (pretty well, by my standards) to be a guinea pig for some nameless huge-ass (and probably evil) drug company. (I mean, any entity that is THAT rich HAS to be evil…) Now, if you even barely know me, you know that I have […]

  • Sister’s in Hospital

    My sister Deana’s in the hospital. Last night at 7, Mama heard “why? why?” from Deana’s room, ran in there, and found her unconscious on the floor. She tried to revive her, but cdn’t. Called 9-1-1. Ambulance cdn’t reviver her either. Took her to the emergency rm at Spohn South, and finally she came to […]

  • She’s OK

    Currently Playing Up By Peter Gabriel see related – Signal to Noise – *sigh* she’s ok. Just got back from the hospital. MRI and CAT scans were both negative. They wanted to do an arteriogram/angiogram, but when they explained to her that there was a 5% chance of the procedure causing a stroke, Dna said […]