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Health Update

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

My previous post on this subject elicited several comments from family and friends to the effect, "What is so bad about cortisone shots?" This site discusses some of the possible drawbacks to cortisone shots, as well as their benefits. I found this balanced view reassuring. I also realized I had overcome my fear and dislike [...]

Bummed by DeQuervain’s

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

It all started mid-August. The Mini-Maglite flashlight that I keep by my bedside blew its little hard-to-find bulb, so I took the little LED flashlight off my keychain and put it on my nightstand. When my toddler started crying that night, I pushed the button on the little flashlight with my thumb to turn it [...]