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Outside wee went wrong

February 21, 2018 - 20:16 -- Admin

I was shaking off after an outside wee and a drop landed on top of a foot. By reflex I wiped the foot on the back of the other leg which until recently was always covered as I wore ladies PJ pants during my now not-work life. Until recently; on doctor's orders I am wearing short shorts to prevent thigh chafe.So all I did was wipe wee from the top of my foot to the back of my other leg.Outside urination; it does come with risk.

Bin bag shower

February 21, 2018 - 13:14 -- Admin

First up I am checking in for privilege. I am a white male in a Western society with hot and cold clean, disease free water on tap that I can not only drink but cook, shower and garden with. That is monstrous privilege. Because of my LLL I have to put a plastic bag on my lower left leg to protect the stitch site.

A happy sanity check

February 21, 2018 - 10:58 -- Admin

I am not mentally well, or rather, I am mentally ill and mentally injured. I have to be reminded this by thewife on occasion when I say things that may or may not be anchored in reality or attempt things that may seem a reach.I've been immersed in stressful work and had to confirm it was not for nought. It wasn't; it's not. It's not for nought. I judder-cried at the response; that it wasn't for nothing.

An adventure with an everyday object

February 20, 2018 - 12:02 -- Admin

Tweezers. I picked them up and then my PTSD-afflicted and womb-robbed fingers immediately dropped them. I risked a bend to pick them up.Then I tweezed out the hair the re-grows from the freckle on my nose. That I succeeded at that is amazing but I had to hold the wrist with the other hand because of the trembles.I hate dropping things for seeming no reason; but there is one, I was injured and I am forever stained by that injury.

Spree shootin' is manly work

February 20, 2018 - 11:24 -- Admin

Another mass shooting and mass grieving and again it happened to Florida. And, as the tale of the life of the alleged shooter comes out, those that were not shot have already started acting with those students getting their shit on and taking their pain public.What grips me is the stories of the people who were shot, often while protecting others and often people they did not know. When a spree s

Leg lump liquidated

February 19, 2018 - 11:33 -- Admin

My new doc noticed the raised scar tissue on my left leg and said it was big and angry enough to not risk it and so off it went.The local injection was the hardest part—it was a prolonged "OWOWOWOWOWOWOW" reaction from me as the needle did its business. But then the lump was excised and evidence bagged for cancer, I was stitched up and off I went.It means no riding an exercise bike for at least a week and wearing a plastic bag—he recommended Woolies—taped below my knee in the shower to keep t

Scared so had a break

February 18, 2018 - 20:36 -- Admin

I endured the crafting of another Lovecraftian email—only one typo this time and I didn't re-send it when found because it almost looked right for the absence of a pair of commas—but then had to step away from the computer lest additional hurt land. So I found Game of Thrones, set it up on the laptop, then rode the bike to break the spell. I hate this shit; having to re-live again and again what happened to me, the horror I endured and the ongoing knock-on damage it cause.

Screen wipe

February 18, 2018 - 11:35 -- Admin

I have to use a Clearwipe on the laptop screen because splatter from expectorant and other assorted disgust has sullied it to the point where I can't tell if that's punctuation or a bit of yuck.It's near nine-years-old, this machine, bought when still working and on a discount.