Archive for category thrombocytopenia


I had planned to title this “Maybe I’m Finally Growing Up”, but when I got to work this afternoon, the first thing they asked me to do was draw sunglasses on a smiley-face balloon.  So I changed my mind on the title.  I am not growing up.  I’m just doing adult things.  Like when I […]

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Happy Foot Drop Day

Apropos of everything, I have been in pain for three weeks.  I can’t concentrate, can’t sit still, can’t move around, and worst of all, I can’t drive.  Or I can, but only for short distances for fear that my foot will cramp up on me. It started with excruciating pain in my right hip and […]

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Playing Doctor

  Yesterday, I bought a blood glucose monitor. I’m not diabetic – not yet, anyway.  But I come from a family of diabetics and I was diagnosed with prediabetes back in September.  The doctor I saw at a local charity clinic advised me to eat more vegetables and less grain and to get some exercise, […]

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Meet the Feet

(And the legs, while you’re at it.) This is a picture of my legs, with feet attached. The one on the left side of the photo is called “Right” and the one on the right side of the photo is called “Left”. Not very original, but it works. So these are my legs and my […]