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The 4-Hour Dentist Visit

It was 8:45 AM. I reclined in the dental hygienist chair thinking that I would definitely make my 10AM work conference call. Something in the back of my mind chastised me though because it had been a year and a half since I visited the dentist last.I made excuses with my breast cancer diagnosis, the …

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Everybody Stare at my Crotch a.k.a. the Hernia Surgery

For the seventh time in the last two years, I balanced on one foot in the surgery center changing room. I pulled on the sticky socks and attempted to tie the non-matching strings of the hospital gown. This time though, I wasn’t allowed to keep on my underwear. I was getting ready for a right …

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