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Health Update

At my annual physical last year, my doctor asked me to get some routine bloodwork done. As the date of this year’s physical approached, I figured I’d better finally get that done. So I did, and the results were great. … Continue reading

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Eye Update

I had an appointment with my eye doctor on Wednesday. The good news is that my right eye hasn’t changed much since my last visit, so it is “stable,” as doctors like to say. The bad news is that the … Continue reading

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Anosmia

I remember learning in school that taste buds can sense sweet, salty, sour, and bitter flavors, and that the sense of smell is responsible for almost everything else we taste. That was always hard to believe, until I experienced it … Continue reading

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Loss

Covid has taken my sense of smell, and with it my sense of taste. Not happy.

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Still Kicking

I am feeling a little better today. I’m exhausted and have a lingering cough, but I seem to be over the fever, chills, sneezing, headache, and sore throat. Anyone who says that Covid is “just a cold” is understating the … Continue reading

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Positive

It’s Covid. ๐Ÿ™

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Probably Covid

Livia came down sick over the weekend. Today the rest of us woke up feeling sick. Later we got an e-mail from the school to inform us that one of Livia’s classmates had tested positive for Covid. So, odds are … Continue reading

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Happenings 4/22/22

I rewatched Disney’s The Little Mermaid the other day. Since then, I’ve had the music stuck in my head, the same part over and over again: “bright young women, sick of swimmin’” (that’s some quality rhymin’ right there). I thought … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts 4/14/22

Marshall joined me for my walk today, and we talked about such things as cold fusion, the ultimate fate of the Earth, and mosquito-gun turrets (a much needed invention–tiny guns that go on your hat and shoot approaching mosquitos, but … Continue reading

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This Week

Livia came down sick last week, and she passed the bug along to me. We gave her a home Covid test, and it came out negative. As I read online today, we probably ought to have tested her again a … Continue reading

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