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July 30, 2020

That’s Not Something You Read Every Day #14

Now that I finally made it through the (second) MRI intact, it’s time to get my records ready for my follow-up appointment with the orthopedic surgeon coming up on August 4.

Today, I called the imaging place down in Kirkland and explained that I needed the report as soon as possible. The nice woman explained that I needed to join the patient portal and I would have instant access to it.

Easy peasy.

Not so easy is interpreting the dumb thing:
“Coronal proton…sagittal and axial fat-saturated…prominent intrasubstance and bursal surface hyperintense signal…anterior supraspinatus tendon…intrasubastance fluid signal focus…teres minor……”
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July 29, 2020

That’s Not Something You Hear Every Day #31

Hydrangeas

July 16, 2020

Yeah, I might be a little addicted to hydrangeas. (And bad hairstyles until my left shoulder heals up all the way.)

I guess it’s better than being addicted to booze or drugs.

And really, can a person have too many hydrangeas?

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July 24, 2020

That’s Not Something You See Every Day #13

When I finally got through with my MRI—successfully this time as opposed to last time—I texted my husband four rapid memes right in a row as my driver drove my sleepy body home. (Valium is a wonderful thing.)

What more could a person want to help celebrate this momentous occasion than Jesus, some random exuberant guy, and SpongeBob?

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July 24, 2020

That’s Not Something You Think Every Day #14

Boy, according to this blog post I did back in 2016, I sure am afraid of a lot of things.

The sad thing is, I’m talking all boldly in that post about how I’m not going to be afraid anymore. Instead, I have added rattlesnakes and MRIs to the list.

Wish me luck today y’all. That Valium better knock me out.
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July 23, 2020

That’s Not Something You Read Every Day #13

This is a form I just submitted to the imaging place in Kirkland that is supposed to perform my MRI tomorrow.

Here is what I could have said:
“THIS BETTER BE AN OPEN MRI MACHINE, YOU HEAR ME?!!!! The last “scheduler” that told me the one in Bellingham was an open MRI was a big, fat liar.”
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