Archive for November, 2009

Well, there is some legitimate stress in my life right now, but I’m going to attribute the excruciating headaches, sensitivity to comments/situations, and dry skin to becoming hypothyroid… which I am not happy about at all.  I don’t mean to be harsh, but I feel like shit and I’m quite down.  I found myself breaking […]


Well, just a quick update– not much has changed– I will still be returning to Heidelberg on the 11th of December (arriving the 12th) and promptly moving into my new apartment.  No new TSH levels, although I can only imagine that they are mighty high because I feel very slugish and sleepy. I’ll post a […]


Well, there’s not much new on my side… just been working a bit, preparing for my return to Heidelberg (yay!) on December 11th!  I am trying to collect pieces of Pittsburgh and of things that make me feel at home as well as things from my friends to bring back with me. I have a […]



Well, sorry I’ve abandoned the blog for a few days– last Thursday night after I came home I snuggled into my bed, pulled the laptop on to the covers and felt an excruciating pain in my jaw.  My right submandibular salivary gland was huge and painful and pressing both on my jaw and on the […]


Please excuse the babbling, I got a bit carried away.  I also managed to cut my video off way too soon.  I’ll post a better one tomorrow, perhaps.  Oh well.  You should at least get a general idea from this video.


PICCmittens

02Nov09

I’m out of isolation and have a nasty metallic taste in my mouth– it’s as if I am sucking on a slowly dissolving quarter.  Disgusting. I’m also quite queasy.  Perhaps they go hand in hand. Total body scan tomorrow… wish me luck. Well, I was given some Xmittens to improve my PICC situation- and man, […]