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ASPIRIN

Aspirin really is the miracle drug. This year I would like to express my thankfulness for the simple and effective pain and fever reliever known as aspirin. Aspirin is the miracle drug that can relieve my pain from Myasthenia gravis better than anything else. Two uncoated aspirin dissolved under the tongue can relive many different…

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I will never accidentally injure my body at a health club again

Thanks to functional exercise, I’ll never go to the gym again Learn how to stay out of the gym. Ten years ago I paid the head trainer at the Bay Club Howard Hughes Center in Culver City to be my personal trainer for five sessions. It was the best $250 that I ever spent on…

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Reprocessing Memories

Eye Movement Desensitizing and Reprocessing | EMDR HEALTHLINE.COM – EMDR THERAPY: “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an interactive psychotherapy technique used to relieve psychological stress. … During EMDR therapy sessions, you relive traumatic or triggering experiences in brief doses while the therapist directs your eye movements.”

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The Path Less Taken

The Middle Path The goal in life is not to take offense at other people’s actions, then pat yourself on the back in your self-bestowed moral superiority. Somehow America became the land of the easily offended where the goal is the first to express manufactured outrage. Most of this “taking offense craze” is pure hypocrisy…

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Cigarettes Almost Killed Me

Tobacco Should Be Illegal Tobacco cigarettes killed my father and they almost killed me. The last time I smoked tobacco I ended up in the hospital having stents installed into my heart. My father’s father (my grandfather) quit smoking upon doctor’s orders and grandpa lived to be 99 years old. My dad died at 79…

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The Pain of Masculinity

I Never Believed That I Was Depressed Until I Took An Honest Look At Myself When I was a young extrovert playing guitar in third-rate rock bands I used to pump myself up with rage and sadness. Other people could see my depression but I could not. Now at sixteen years sober in my new…

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Hiding Behind My Mask Is Very Energy Intensive

Wearing A Mask Is Work Wearing a mask is work for me and observing my mask is work for you. Wearing my glib mask of superiority to hide my true self requires a lot of physical and emotional energy. Masking my true feelings is too energy intensive and now that I am an old man…

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LIVING WITH MG | Rest is Relief

Sleep Relieves MG Symptoms Learning to live with Mysasthenia Gravis means working around this neuromuscular disease. The symptoms of MG are relieved by sleep. When I wake up in the morning I feel great. As the day wears on I get tired easily and so the solution is to take a nap. Sleep is also…