Like I mentioned… it's been a really rough couple of months… The last week of May, I received another last minute e-mail requesting me to attend a meeting that afternoon with my boss, Jackie*. In this meeting, I received my third and final write up. This time I was written up for being a minute … Continue reading Three Strikes, You’re Out! Part 2
The university that I work for is in the process of making A LOT of changes. Once these changes are completely put into action, no one at the university will be able to purchase their own travel or process their own travel reimbursement request. It will all flow through a center that specializes in travel. … Continue reading Three Strikes, You’re Out!: Part 1
This week has been rough to say the least... Tuesday morning I woke up feeling my "normal" self… (what I would consider normal pain levels, what I would consider normal nausea levels, etc... no alarm bells were sounding.) I took my morning steroids and sleepily snuggled my kitty while they kicked in. I dozed off … Continue reading It’s a heart attack! It’s a dislocation! No, wait! It’s a birth defect!
Recently there has been a lot of discussion in our community surrounding a quote by Dr. Phil McGraw. I have never been a very big fan of Mr. McGraw but I will admit that I was a little surprised to hear that he said something even remotely close because his show airs during the middle … Continue reading “100 out of 100 relationships involving care giving fail”
Today, February 28th, is International Rare Disease Day. What is a rare disease? The answer to this question varies depending on where in the world you live. If you live in the United States like I do, in order for a disease to qualify as rare, less than 200,000 people are affected by the illness … Continue reading Rare Disease Day 2019
As some of you may have noticed, I decided to change the page names and URLs on the Medical History section of my blog. Instead of labeling the page according to a diagnosis, I've decided to list them according to the medical specialty that treats that diagnosis. There are several reasons for this but the … Continue reading Changes to the Blog
I am going to be blatantly honest… I don’t even know how to start this blog post which is why it is so late. We have talked a lot this blogmas about the new tradition my family tested out in place of exchanging material gifts for Christmas. And considering how much I spoke about it … Continue reading Blogmas Day 12: Christmas in Review