Monthly Archives: October 2016

the beginning …

I’ve started this blog, as I wish to tell a story.  It’s a very personal story, & as a rather extreme introvert, I struggle with that, as well as with the concern that it may appear to be self indulgent.  … Continue reading

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from starfish reproductive physiology to family medicine

It was a cold & windy day. I was onboard the Argentine-registered Islas Orcadas, heading North across the Drake passage, between the South Orkney Islands & the Falklands. and we Knew we were going to Die. We’d spent the previous … Continue reading

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The Fall, from this side

There are two stories to tell, which are both distinct and non-distinct from one another, both occurring simultaneously, one in this world and one elsewhere;   Half of my consciousness was firmly in this world, intellectually & perceptually intact.  So … Continue reading

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The Fall, from the Other Side

So this is the more difficult piece to write – For a long time I felt awkward to share it, ‘cause it seems like it might have been a rather privileged experience, perhaps something not to really be shared with … Continue reading

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Left Neglect

One of the strangest and most disruptive neurologic sequelae of my stroke, was “left neglect.”   So difficult to attempt to describe, let me begin with the rather dry, intellectualized description in the WikiPedia: Hemispatial neglect, also called hemiagnosia, hemineglect, … Continue reading

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