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MY FAVORITE THINGS

Randomly and without categorization: 1.   British actor Bill Nighy 2.  Trader Joe’s Belgian Chocolate pudding 3.  Koh-I-Noor Chromatic Coloring Pencils 4.  Reading The Sun magazine on a Saturday afternoon 5.  Taking mental health days off from my job in mental … Continue reading

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NOTE TO SELF:

Why for you been dragging your sorry ass around like the world is coming to an end?  You’ve been acting badly, and you know it.  For example:  What’s up with all of the self-indulgent eating lately?  Remember how you changed … Continue reading

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REWIND, REWRITE, REDEFINE

Have you ever thought about how you’ve come to know yourself?  For example, how did you determine whether or not you’re strong or weak, happy or sad, fearful or courageous, interesting or dull? Are you aware of the stories you … Continue reading

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talking for the sake of talking

This is one of those weeks when I just don’t feel like working.  Maybe I’m a little burned out on work right now; it does seem to happen with clock-like regularity.  People come into my office every day and tell … Continue reading

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EPIPHANEIA REDUX

So. Where to begin? I had one of those rare brain-flipping-over-in-the-brainpan experiences earlier this week, when a dear friend offered me a rare and stunning perspective on my current existential dilemma(s).  Because I have not fully absorbed it yet, I … Continue reading

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WIRED, LIVE, AND GUILTY . . .

Hey there, boys and girls!  I’m broadcasting live from a 24-hour Holter monitor, my close and constant companion since 9:45 A.M. today until the same time tomorrow.  Near at hand is my handy dandy 24-hour Holter monitor diary, where I … Continue reading

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. . . ECHO(CARDIOGRAM)S OF MORTALITY . . .

Chapter 3.75 So I’ve been on this mission-quest-thing to find out what’s going on with my shortness of breath since early this year.  The going has been slow, a bit of a slog, actually.  I acquired an oncologist to see … Continue reading

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