Posts Tagged ‘ doctor ’

(Un)Pleasant disturbances

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stylus

My ear is still producing gooey stuff. Woke up with an ear infection on Monday and headed to the doc who prescribed antibiotic drops. Took him f-o-r-e-v-e-r to produce the all-electronic prescription — “It’s a new system…we’re trying it out for the first time today.” he said apologetically. I told him not to worry…
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Walking among the living

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sick1

Fuzzy mind Wobbly legs A state of delirium Headache Bodyache But free of Heartache The mind sees The eyes sleep The body breathes Pain Comes and goes Reality intermingling With dreams Voices Visions Vitamins Hot and cold Bursts of energy Languid days Restless nights Doctor Medicine Advice Smiling faces Snappy deadlines Work stress Life…
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Billion Hearts Beating

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HEART

Even before my dad had a heart attack a couple of years ago, I was keenly aware of the dangers we, South Asians, face when it comes to heart problems. Despite my slender physique and primarily vegetarian diet, I knew I wasn’t in the clear. But I was afraid to get the tests done…
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A record of our life, our times, our vanity

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BlogAdda's Spicy Saturday Pick

What does blogging do for you? Is it a forum for tips? A place where you reflect and have conversations with yourself? A safe haven; an escape? A commentary on social, political, economic issues of our times? A minute-by-minute record of your personal life? A journal that was meant to be personal, but really…
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More in sickness than in health

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Mom & Dad

As I lie in bed coughing, battling body ache, and trying to kill that monster playing ping-pong in my head with Advil, I think of mom and dad.Twenty years ago, I’d be smothered with care and affection. Soup, fruit, hot meals, sponge baths, loving fingers caressing my messy hair … needs met before I…
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