Life Interrupted

“No excuses!” life shouts at me. “But…you see-” “NO EXCUSES!” society shouts, cutting me off. And there is my excuse. “You keep saying you’re cleaning your house but…” they say as they wave their hand to note the piles of crap everywhere, waiting for the final sorting and putting away phase. “You keep saying you’re…

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And then I learned that MRI’s freak me out

So, I screwed up my shoulder. It’s been hurting for…oh…almost two weeks now. My doctor sent me for an MRI, and that took a week to get into (to which my friend said “Wow, just a week? That’s fast!”) Now, during all the pre-MRI questions and reviews, they ask flat out – Are you claustrophobic?…

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When you have a surplus of feels

I woke up Sunday morning to a dozen breaking news reports on my phone’s lock screen. Before I could check the time, I saw that over 100 people had been shot at an Orlando nightclub, and half of them were dead. Maura wanted to snuggle with me in bed. She had crawled in, full of…

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