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Things I Did To Avoid Completely Losing My S*** While Locked Underground and Physically and Mentally Abused For Three Weeks

Sang “Someone’s Waiting For You” to myself Took showers as often as possible Kept a picture of my cat on my bedside trolley-table (drawn by my roommate) Wrote many letters threatening to sue all my doctors Tried as hard as possible to draw realistic colored pictures from a magazine (left by the same roommate who … Continue reading

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Adventures With Periorbital Cellulitis Pt. 2: Relentless Burning the Invader To Death (Prime Suspect: Staphyloccocus aureus)

e pt. 1 here alternative title: Why I’ve Been Such a Huge Goddamn Bitch Lately alternative title 2: Why Many Doctors Are Full of Shit Exhibit A, two days ago immediately after release from the ER:  Exhibit B, just a few minutes ago, immediately after application of a compress full of scalding hot water:  Exhibit … Continue reading

Adventures With Periorbital Cellulitis: Unverified Medical Information Filtered Through My Limited Understanding (I am not a doctor and I have no medical training whatsoever)
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Adventures With Periorbital Cellulitis: Unverified Medical Information Filtered Through My Limited Understanding (I am not a doctor and I have no medical training whatsoever)

Periorbital cellulitis, also known as preseptal cellulitis (and not to be confused with orbital cellulitis, which is behind the septum), is an infection of the eyelid and portions of skin around the eye, anterior to the orbital septum. Periorbital cellulitis must be differentiated from orbital cellulitis, which is an emergency and requires intravenous (IV) antibiotics.  CT … Continue reading

Portrait of an Egotist I: Rona Mahilum
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Portrait of an Egotist I: Rona Mahilum

By Henry Hunt for RD (1997)  I. Eight-year-old Girl Saves Her Five Siblings From a Fire, Including Her Older Sister, Who Acted Like a Useless Piece of Shit Despite Being Older and Bigger  Blazing oil suddenly spilled onto Rona’s bed and splattered the floor. Rona jumped up. Hearing sizzling, she realized that her shoulder-length hair was … Continue reading