Archive for November, 2009

  • Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Long Weekend

    Sunday, November 29th, 2009

    I am thankful for so many things. Enjoying time with family, friends and loved ones is, of course, so important. We enjoyed that very much. We also spent time with and helped feed our community in San Francisco who don’t have as much as we do.

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  • Good Shoulder Report

    Friday, November 20th, 2009

    Just a quick note to say that my shoulder is healing really well. The pain is MUCH better and I will not be having surgery just now. I may in fact do it in the future because it may not heal 100% but it will be something I can then plan for.

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  • Pain

    Saturday, November 14th, 2009

    Pain is such an interesting and complex subject. For so many reasons. How it feels is entirely personal, it has some cultural influence, and how we deal with it is greatly affected by our previous experiences, our level of exhaustion, our state of mind and what kind of support we have.

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  • Uh Oh… No Time For an Injury

    Sunday, November 8th, 2009

    I hurt my arm. My shoulder, actually. I mean really hurt it. I slipped down the stairs, on a normal morning (last Friday) and bam, an entire series of repercussions have appeared. I instinctively put my arm down to brace my fall and landed on it, straight down on my hand with my elbow locked. The culprit was a rather large duck — a dog toy that was on the staircase.

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