Posts Tagged: percutaneous tube

All 10 Kilometres

Last Sunday Jayee and I took part in the annual Terry Fox Run, a day to raise funds for cancer research, think of loved ones currently living with cancer, and remember those who have succumbed to the disease, including the

All 10 Kilometres

Last Sunday Jayee and I took part in the annual Terry Fox Run, a day to raise funds for cancer research, think of loved ones currently living with cancer, and remember those who have succumbed to the disease, including the

Retail Therapy

I have to admit something. I like shopping, and I’ve often used the practice of buying nice things I don’t necessarily need in order to lift my spirits during dour times. While I was in hospital, I used my iPad

Retail Therapy

I have to admit something. I like shopping, and I’ve often used the practice of buying nice things I don’t necessarily need in order to lift my spirits during dour times. While I was in hospital, I used my iPad

It’s Not Easy Being a Let Down

I watched another Arsenal game today, and the overriding emotion from this match seemed to be relief, rather than happiness. Relief, since the 2-0 win over Fenerbahce today sealed Arsenal’s place in the group stage of the Champion’s League for

It’s Not Easy Being a Let Down

I watched another Arsenal game today, and the overriding emotion from this match seemed to be relief, rather than happiness. Relief, since the 2-0 win over Fenerbahce today sealed Arsenal’s place in the group stage of the Champion’s League for

You Win Some, You Lose More

That pretty well sums up this horrid season for the Toronto Blue Jays, and the last few months for me, following my surgery. My recovery has been slow and largely unsuccessful, and signs of improvement have been small and somewhat

You Win Some, You Lose More

That pretty well sums up this horrid season for the Toronto Blue Jays, and the last few months for me, following my surgery. My recovery has been slow and largely unsuccessful, and signs of improvement have been small and somewhat

Another Trip to the ER

This past Wednesday, I was back at Mount Sinai Hospital to address yet another post-op complication. This time, the focus was on the filthy liquid draining from my percutaneous tube into the collection bag on my thigh. The usually yellowish

Another Trip to the ER

This past Wednesday, I was back at Mount Sinai Hospital to address yet another post-op complication. This time, the focus was on the filthy liquid draining from my percutaneous tube into the collection bag on my thigh. The usually yellowish

A Tale of Two Bobbleheads

About a month ago, I was looking forward to going to a Jays game and picking up a J.P. Arencibia bobblehead. The morning of the ballgame, my drainage tube fell out and all the happy plans for that day were

A Tale of Two Bobbleheads

About a month ago, I was looking forward to going to a Jays game and picking up a J.P. Arencibia bobblehead. The morning of the ballgame, my drainage tube fell out and all the happy plans for that day were

For You

“You fucking idiot. You’re a fucking idiot. You fucked everything up. You fucked everything up. You’re fucking hideous. You fucking idiot.” I stare into the wide, teary brown eyes that look back at me in the bathroom mirror. I feel

For You

“You fucking idiot. You’re a fucking idiot. You fucked everything up. You fucked everything up. You’re fucking hideous. You fucking idiot.” I stare into the wide, teary brown eyes that look back at me in the bathroom mirror. I feel