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Hyperparathyroidism - 8 years later

This is the case of a 68 year-old man who had secondary hyperparathyroidism. He had renal failure secondary to nephritis 33 years prior. He presented 8 years ago with secondary hyperparathyroidism and hyperphosphataemia resistant to medical therapy. 156 more words


“Do we or do we not live in a world where we assist each other?”

Key words and concepts:

  • Human
  • Normal/abnormal
  • Natural/unnatural
  • Able-bodiedness
  • The Politics of Cure
  • Defect

First and foremost, what is an able body? Robert McRuer states in Compulsory Able-Bodiedness and Queer/Disabled Existence that, “having an able body, i.e. 1,162 more words


Eating binge

I probably suffer from an eating disorder – I eat ALOT when I am feeling down. Triple the ALOT when I am exceptionally depressed.

Things are made worse when I get into depression mode during the Chinese New Year period. 155 more words


Haiku for 10/3

I speak in rhythm
Maybe you will realize that
Not all madmen are

There's no such thing as a normal family

We tell ourselves, often, that there is NO such thing as a ‘normal’ family.  That ‘normal’ doesn’t exist and that each family has its quirks.  We learn to accept the oddities as part of ‘normal’ family life.   756 more words


March 4th, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Talking to squirrels is not considered to be normal, Supreme Court decides.