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Walking With Spina Bifida

Book Vending

By pwsadmin / February 1, 2023 /

It weighs Five Hundred and Fifty pounds.The dimensions? 76 x 45 x 31.5.The cost is $4795. When it first came across my laptop’s screen, I paused and asked, “What in the world is that?”I looked closer. I zoomed in on the picture.And I had to know more. I clicked the link. Schools all over have…

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2/1/2023

By pwsadmin / February 1, 2023 /

A rough morning. Driving home last night, my “Low Fuel” light came on.I was already on our street, so I figured I’d fill it up on my next trip out.Turned out, though, that my next trip out was taking Niece number 2 to school this morning. It’s my fault for letting it get too low.I…

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The Grapes of Wrath

By pwsadmin / January 30, 2023 /

I’ve been reading John Steinbecks “The Grapes of Wrath.”An online friend mentioned it, and I realized I had never read it.It is an American Classic, so I needed to read it.I’m currently on Chapter 15. I get myself mentally “dressed” when reading such books.I’m wearing oily overalls with an oily “nice” coat that I wear…

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Medical Test Results

By pwsadmin / January 29, 2023 /

I received all of my test results in my Patient Portal today. All of the tests, eight pages worth, have some irregularities within the pages. I do have a Kidney Infection. I knew that already. I also told them that I keep a Kidney Infection.I have a Foley Catheter inserted into “Lenny,” my Urostomy, which…

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1/29/2023

By pwsadmin / January 29, 2023 /

It’s Sunday.I’ve showered and changed my Wafers and Bandages.I then placed a Medical Order for the out-of-pocket items that I purchase on a monthly basis. Sometimes only after two weeks. The dogs are fed, and the truck is warm. —I almost broke off into a poem there.It’s sprinkling outside. A bit gloomy looking. Still, though,…

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Of Mice And Men

By pwsadmin / January 28, 2023 /

Growing up, one of the first books I was assigned to read was “Of Mice And Men.”It was the Seventh Grade.I fell in love with it. In fact, I couldn’t wait to get to the end to see the farmhouse and land that George and Lennie were going to buy.I couldn’t wait for Lennie to…

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1/28/2023 Updates

By pwsadmin / January 28, 2023 /

We had a neighbor pass away this week.He didn’t have a big family and lived alone. I saw a car parked in his front yard. Not the driveway. In the yard. In front of the door.Knowing that criminals like to keep up with who has passed so they can break into the house, I called…

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Another Night Terror

By pwsadmin / January 28, 2023 /

I’m standing in a lush Wheatfield.It stands waist-high. The wind blows softly.It’s tranquil in this moment. I feel young and free. I look to my left and see my best friend from when I was twenty.He’s got his hand on top of the tall Wheat, letting it sway underneath his hand.He stands in peace. Not…

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Health Update

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2023 /

—To Family and Friends Who Keep Up with My Health— I’ve completed all of my medical appointments and medical tests.Now, I sit and wait for the results to be sent to my patient portal.I should hear something today. My doctor did tell me not to be surprised if I did end up having to go…

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1/26/2023

By pwsadmin / January 26, 2023 /

It’s morning: 6:01 AM. “Alexa, turn on ‘Barney,’” I say aloud, and my lamp beside my recliner turns on. “Alexa, turn on ‘Andy,’” and my desk lamp comes on. “Tommy the Dawg” opens one eye and uses it to see what I’m doing. He closes it back.“Just keep sleeping, buddy.” I sit at my laptop…

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