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Things Worth Getting Your Head Stapled: An Update

As I chronicled here in previous posts, a little over a year ago I had a series of surgeries to address an essential tremor that had gotten in the way of living a normal life. For those of you who … Continue reading

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A Head Stapling Update

I have heard from several of you concerning the posts I did on the deep brain stimulation procedure I had done to address a benign essential tremor. A lot of you passed this link on to friends or family who … Continue reading

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The Beauty of a Two Volt Brain

One of my favorite people from the first surgery I had was a technician who, I found out later, worked for the manufacturer of the batteries placed in my chest. He was the one who listened to the sound of … Continue reading

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Things Worth Getting Your Head Stapled

My neurosurgeon is a young, confident gunslinger–what you’d have to be to be a brain surgeon. His confidence made me confident. I could do this no problem. My brother, the pediatric cardiologist, told me to wait for the surgical option … Continue reading

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A Communion Story

Sunday was a momentous day for me. I sat between my father and my son in church. When the communion tray was passed down our aisle, it came to my father first. Normally, this would be a less than ideal … Continue reading

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