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Give me an EGD or give me death

I have an endoscopy today. My arrival time is 10:15am, and my procedure time is 12:37pm. Not 12:30, or 12:40, or even 12:35…12:37. Interesting.

In any case, good vibes, well wishes, and even prayers would be appreciated, as this constant stabbing, aching abdominal pain has me terrified that I will either perforate without warning, or will succumb to Propofol for an EGD only to wake up sometime tonight or tomorrow after an emergency operation to fix an impending perforation.

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November’s goal: don’t die

November 24th, 2015 ♥ 8:59pm

This is the current state of my abdomen: Note the bloat and lack of feet. I took that photo from above looking straight down, with no slouching. Blah. The last time I had bloat like this was 12 hours before I woke up, got out of bed and made it halfway to the kids’ bedrooms […]


Equal in Every Way: children in the LGBT community

November 19th, 2015 ♥ 5:59pm

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Two weeks, eight cats

November 19th, 2015 ♥ 3:27pm

Every single day I wake up with the intention of blogging, and every single night I go to bed lamenting the lack of time/energy/desire to get that blogging done. So here I am, once again doing a bit of a blog dump in terms of playing catch-up with what’s been happening lately in my oh-so-exciting […]


Get ready for prom with

November 17th, 2015 ♥ 7:41am

The holiday season has only just begun, and yet it’s the perfect time to begin thinking about prom. Prom is traditionally held during the late spring (think late April – early May), and it’s the perfect occasion for which established couples, newly dating couples, and even possibly-more-than-friends friends can get to know one another a […]