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So Hard

It’s been so hard getting over the Summer slump and forcing myself back to working on getting into Med School, especially with Summer lasting so far into September. BLAH. But I did. It’s not an immediate path anymore, I have … Continue reading

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The Wounds of Dementia

I imagine this is what my Mother, and others like her, feel like these days. I’ve never heard this song this way before, not sure I’ll ever hear it the original way again. “I must be looking for something / … Continue reading

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:’(

When doctors or their forms ask if there’s any history of cancer in my family, I scoff and say “My family IS the history of cancer!” Apparently that applies to those who marry in too. Second Uncle in 7 months … Continue reading

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Non-Polar Amino Acids Song

To the tune of “Daughters of Triton”: We are the non-polar Aminos Seven of us you need to know: Glycine . . It’s H makes it non-chrial Alanine . . It’s the next smallest of all Valine . . you … Continue reading

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Election Reaction, continued

November 10th, 11th, 12th – 2016: I’ve never seen outside my house look so… dank. Odd, how the trees, the bushes, the grass, the roads, the old wood fence, the aging fallen leaves, the branches, how all of it look … Continue reading

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Election Reaction

Late Tuesday night November 8, I was sitting on my across-the-court neighbor’s couch, sunk into the fold where the back meets the seat cushion, knees curled to my chest so they seemed to tuck under my chin when I looked … Continue reading

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FOFT

So I’ve been going to therapy for my fear of flying. Last week (Dec 2nd) I had a minor epiphany / break through: My brain has been lying to me! The reason I don’t have to do all those things … Continue reading

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Sick AGAIN

Yesterday (Saturday): What the H#!!?? I’m sick, AGAIN?! Nov 20th, which I’ve posted about, turned out to be Strep Throat. Nov. 26th was either a relapse of Strep or a Sinus infection (I felt the pressure in my facial sinuses … Continue reading

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Just Weird

I don’t think I have ever before craved tomato. Not even when I was pregnant. Okay, maybe – probably – when I was a kid and wanted ketchup with everything. Yet here I am tonight craving Spagettios, and when I … Continue reading

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THIS IS NOT OKAY

What the h3$$ is going on?! Four, FOUR, Ann Arbor high school students have died since the start of the school year, since early September. That’s 4 in 3 months. And, I think, it’s been one from each of the … Continue reading

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