Raccoons!

I can be a little nudgy. Not so much a nag, but I often veer towards being a nudge. Derek is very patient with me, but I am cognizant of my tendency to gently remind him of things and that it is likely very annoying. One of the daunting aspects of this surgery and the …

The Magic of Food

I got the results from the doctor on my stomach issues - Clostridium Difficile.  I find the wikipedia article fascinating (yes, really): Because of my esophageal varices, I was put on a stomach acid reducer which gives me an increased potential for this bacterial flora to flourish.  Subsequently (or coincidentally), that potential became reality.  The …