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July 2021 in Review

So. July. It was an interesting month in the Gignacery. 1) Four birthdays, including one in my direct household. 2) We added three car accidents on top of the one from June, and had to replace both our cars. 3) … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – July 2021

So San Antonio just finished its 72nd week of the pandemic on Thursday, and the weeks since I last wrote (week 67) have been a doozy. To be honest, I would have liked to be able to keep this as … Continue reading

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Four Days in the Hospital

A few years back, I had a severe pain in my back that turned out to be a kidney stone that had gotten stuck and was causing my kidney to swell. At first, I went to Urgent Care, where they … Continue reading

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Sepsis is no joke.

Warning: This is long and a lot of it is personal record. Feel free to skip. I didn’t mean to disappear for over a week. I had drafts written or partly written, waiting for me to finish up and post. … Continue reading

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June 2021 in Review

June began in a blaze of glory. Finally out of May and the PTSD time of the year, I felt alive and awake for the first time in what felt like forever. I’m really glad I had that feeling, too, … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 64-67

Not gonna lie – there’s not much going on in terms of quarantine any longer. Vaccinations are keeping things relatively under control. Which is awesome. Numbers Early in the month, we crossed the 50% line of fully vaccinated residents in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – I need my own TV show.

I’m supposed to get my stitches out this morning, yay! It’s been 13 days since my surgery, and let’s just take a moment to discuss the medical situation over the last less-than-two-weeks. First, I went home from surgery. No problem. … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Surgery

Warning: contains post-surgical photos (bruises and bandages only). Early Thursday morning, I had a ganglion cyst removed from my left wrist. As far as surgery goes, it was fairly quick and easy. The hardest point beforehand was the IV. They … Continue reading

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May 2021 Wrap-up

It’s been a really big month. Honestly, I spent a bunch of it withdrawn – not hiking, not exercising, not leaving the house, not really posting on social media much. The combo of 14 months of pandemic and incredibly early … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 61-63

Not much has changed. We keep marching on, trying to survive under a government that is trying to kill us. Numbers Things are holding steady here. We reached a couple major milestones in number over the last few weeks. First, … Continue reading

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