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Great Aunt Mildred and the MRI


A few years ago I needed an MRI—I no longer remember why.  I’d had open MRIs but this one had to be a closed MRI and my psychologist and I weren’t entirely sure if I could handle it.  He—Dr. Paul … Continue reading

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Wilt the Stilt and Me


According to objective aptitude testing, intellectually I am in the top one or two percent of Americans.  So what does it mean to be smart?  I asked my psychologist and he detailed some of the differences between smart and stupid … Continue reading

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Men, Women and Doctors


            The sun has risen on a skiff of snow covering the houses and hills outside my window.  My home and I are quiet this morning.  James Taylor’s “You’ve Got a Friend” accompanies tea.  Rainbows are dancing off the prism … Continue reading

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Manipulating Yours


I have had a major insight into something, as yet to be defined, regarding doctors:  people hate them.  Doctors, as a species, are not loved, respected or admired:  they are despised.  I have been in the attack mode with physicians … Continue reading

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Doctor-Controlled Diabetes


During the drugging years I had been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, type II; the doctor had said, “Over weight and over forty.”  It was diet controlled, that is, I progressively kept eliminating from my diet all the things that were pushing … Continue reading

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Answers to More Questions 2


Can a sixty-three-year-old divorced male on Social Security receive Food Stamps? Food Stamps have nothing to do with age, marital status or sex.  They are awarded based on poverty so, yes, your Social Security payments may be so low that you qualify … Continue reading

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Depression and Power


I have just received a comment that is so outrageous that I’m interrupting everything else to respond.  The comment is:  “Effective treatment of bipolar disorder is often based on the combination of several elements including the following: PHARMACOTHERAPY.  The drugs … Continue reading

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