Monthly Archives: August 2010

chapter 29: let’s get (a) physical

on august 2nd, just two days before my cerebral angiogram (which had been moved to the 4th), i went to my primary care doctor for a pre-op physical.  my impending, femoral-arterial surgical procedure would require me to be admitted to … Continue reading

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chapter 28: soccer, suckers, band, bonds, and breaking out

when i was six years old, i played football for the Eastern Valley Packers.  my best friend was the quarterback.  for the 65 Pounders.  he was a veteran, unlike me.  one of the few things i remember about my first … Continue reading

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chapter 27: the house that built me

a friend of mine grew up in the jungles of Africa.  another lived in snowy New York.  still another spent their childhood on a remote Montana ranch.  people from different places, which taught them different things.  but while the sum … Continue reading

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chapter 26: the Ego, the Superego, and the I.D.

at the end of july, Dr. M’s office finally scheduled my angiogram.  for August 5th.  they were over a month late, and their very late notice gave me almost no time to be penciled in for my pre-op physical and … Continue reading

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