Category Archives: medical

Progress

I’m certain you guys are as tired of reading my health updates as I am of writing them. But I was in the hospital, so let’s do a quick update. Last year when I had the same series of injections … Continue reading

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Back in the hospital

**This was written in advance. Comment approval and reply will be delayed*** Due to the joys of the American medical system, my herniated disc compressed the sciatic nerve for around five months to the point where it was so irritated … Continue reading

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Better

In my last post from about two months ago, I was pretty depressed. Understandably so, given the crappy year I’ve had, health-wise. Things are better.  It’s been a slow process, but they’re improving. Hair Losing a lot of hair was … Continue reading

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Sepsis is dramatic, and septic shock even moreso as the latter carries a very real chance of dying. Once you survive, the doctors talk about recovery being a matter of time. Time to regain your strength and stamina. Time to … Continue reading

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Changes

I feel it necessary to put a warning here to avoid this post if medical/psychological matters are triggering for you. I’m alive. In the past I’ve used that kind of greeting to start a blog post after a long hiatus … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Oh blog, how I’ve missed you so! If you follow me on facebook, you know that my hard drive crashed not long after I got back from Cambodia.  But it is fixed and I am back, so all is well … Continue reading

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Planning travel to Cambodia–healthcare

For a number of years, I’ve wanted to do some solo travel in the region, but life has interfered.  This Mother’s Day, though, I’ll be on my own in Siem Reap, Cambodia happily doing hours of photography at Angkor Wat … Continue reading

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I’m happy to get my medical care in Singapore these days…

I’ve been reflecting a lot recently about medical care here versus the US. I know this building WAY too well I initially injured my back in 1995 playing tennis in high school.  I had the occasional issue with my back … Continue reading

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My commute

This post will be primarily of interest to non-Singaporeans.  I thought it might be fun to share some of what I see every morning on my commute to dropping the girls and Ravi off since most of my US friends/readers … Continue reading

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4 years in, I still don’t speak metric

Today I’m home with a sick child.  Little Rhi started running a fever last night–nothing serious, clearly just another one of those lovely viruses that are part of having kids in school. Sick Rhi The thing is when I need … Continue reading

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