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Mar 04 2017

The AmBisome Patient

Published by under Health & Fitness

That’s what they sometimes call me at the infusion center. AmBisome is a trade name for amphotericin. According to Wikipedia:”Amphotericin B is well known for its severe and potentially lethal side effects… Intravenously administered amphotericin B in therapeutic doses has also been associated with multiple organ damage. Kidney damage is a frequently reported side effect, and can […]

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Feb 02 2017

Dream v. Reality

Published by under Health & Fitness,Travel

I’ve had an infected spot on my cheek for the past several months. It confounded the dermatologist, who eventually did a biopsy. As I waited for the results, I dreamed that I traveled to a faraway country. As soon as I disembarked from the plane, I learned that the place was famous for having evil […]

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Sep 05 2014

Thoughts About Exercise

I hate exercise. It’s boring, and hard work. I’m lazy. I wish exercise were a service you could have done for you, like a haircut. “I’m going to get my exercise done today.” Instead of a brisk walk up the avenue, you could be pulled along on a cart that has a meter up front; […]

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