Month: April 2007

one more quiz…

Humor

You know the Bible 100%!   Wow! You are awesome! You are a true Biblical scholar, not just a hearer but a personal reader! The books, the characters, the events, the verses – you know it all! You are fantastic! Ultimate Bible QuizCreate MySpace Quizzes Advertisements

requisite silliness, which hasn't appeared here in way too long

Humor

What Be Your Nerd Type? Your Result: Literature Nerd   Does sitting by a nice cozy fire, with a cup of hot tea/chocolate, and a book you can read for hours even when your eyes grow red and dry and you look sort of scary sitting there with your insomniac appearance? Then you fit this category perfectly! You love the power of the written word and it’s eloquence; and you may like to read/write poetry […]

Lungs on Friday

Cancer

So where I was on Friday: getting the fluid around my left lung removed or aspirated or whatever they call it. So my left lung bottom re-expands. Now, you medical people know that this means I started to cough (which is normal) for the next 2 or three hours (which is not normal). This disturbed the good people of the Day-Patient ward where I was. By the time they got the coughing mostly quiet, they […]

Just in case you weren't paying attention before.

Cancer

Esophageal Cancer – Page 8 Prevention methods for esophageal cancer It is not always possible to prevent esophageal cancer. However, certain lifestyle changes can reduce a person’s risk of developing this disease. These include: Quitting smoking. Tobacco smoke contains carcinogens that damage the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) that regulates cell growth. In addition, smoking is a leading cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which causes cell changes that can lead to esophageal cancer. Limit alcohol consumption. Chronic alcohol […]

Worn out

Ephemera

Today’s big project was going to the hospital for an x-ray. They just wanted one of my chest to check out how I’m breathing. Went very quick — waited only 5 minutes or so. But I was totally exhausted by it, the few short walks. There was much leaning against walls and sitting in chairs for me. That’s about all that there is to that. I wanted to write here, though, because keeping connected yesterday […]

qotd

qotd

Catholicism, holiness and spirituality: Only in love Only in love can I find You, my God. In love the gates of my soul spring open, allowing me to breath a new air of freedom and forget my own petty self. In love my whole being streams forth out of the rigid confines of narrowness and anxious self-assertion, which make me a prisoner of my own poverty and emptiness. In love all the powers of my […]