Disorganization Station – Ritalin Donations Welcome

Presentation is everything

Posted in Uncategorized by Hams on 2008/05/20

My one year follow up with my cardiac surgeon was today.  All is well and the PVC’s (a relatively benign arrythmia as far as arrythmias go) I have been experiencing are, well, benign.  Cardiac function improved.  Size remains a bit smaller than pre-op.  You see, when your heart grows it is usually a medical problem.

Clearly Dr. Seuss threw caution to the wind when he wrote “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”.

So in conversation, I queried about my condition (technically: subaortic stenosis with aortic regurgitation).  Apparently the condition in itself is somewhat unusual, and my presentation of this condition and when considering the extent of the repair needed…well, it would seem he doesn’t do them frequently.  The next one he is doing since April 11, 2007, is tomorrow.  Making me the only other patient who has been the recipient of said repair in the past 13 months.  It’s so infrequent he calls it “The Jennifer Procedure”.  Considering this guy does several operations a week, I find this factoid amusing. (more…)



Posted in Uncategorized by Hams on 2008/05/01

OK so I have a nighttime ritual of reading online celebrity gossip. It helps put things in perspective. For real…check out this one….

Pete [Wentz, one of the greasy haired, emo girl jeans wearing ‘guys’ from Fall Out Boy] sings the praises of his future bride’s [Ashlee Simpson] organizational skills in People’s 100 Most Beautiful issue.

When Ashlee tells the mag how she’s become adept at packing both their bags while on the road, the Fall Out Boy boasts, “She’s kind of like a super-assistant that you can have sex with.”

Now why can’t I get a classy guy like that?!?!