My Story

The long and boring story of my life and my medical issues. If you choose to read it, you have been warned. I’ll wake you up in about 30 minutes. If you want to read it in chronological order, click the right button two times at the bottom of this page.

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Growing Up

December 9, 2019

Growing Up I grew up in North Western Ohio, back in time, when it was still safe to allow your child to play in the streets and for them to walk down to a friend’s house. A time when the street lights came on it was time to go home....

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April 2018

April 30, 2018

April 2018 I promised my family that I would one more time try to seek a diagnosis for what is going on with me. My wife made me an appointment with Dr. S, the same Neurologist I saw in 2014. He and I had hit it off then, so let’s...

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August 2017

August 31, 2017

August 2017 The first asthma treatment was the inhaled corticosteroids like Breo, and Symbicort (which I had a bad reaction to), and then they also tried Nasonex (which made my throat itch), so they tried Asmanex 220mcg inhaler that they were supplemented with Ipratrapium Bromide Nasal Spray and Mometasone Furoate...

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December 31, 2016

Take a Deep Breathe One of the medical Issues that I have not explained here yet is my chronic cough, I have had it for as long as I can remember. My military medical records indicate that I was seen for it in the early ’90s, and the Corps got...

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December 31, 2014

My Face Hurts It was on a Thursday in mid-October, when I started to experience what I thought was a really bad toothache. I knew it wasn’t my teeth, it just didn’t feel like it. Friday I awoke and it had started to radiate outwards. Friday night I was popping...

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emergency room


December 31, 2012

2012 Emergency Room & Surgery January 12, 2012, I was having a rough time, but it was not neurologically based this time, it was my diverticulitis acting up, which ended up putting me in the hospital for three days, due to a small perforation in my bowel. I was laying...

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Philmont Scout Ranch

July 2010

July 31, 2010

Philmont Scout Ranch – 2010 In 2010, my focus was heavy on Boy Scouts, the Troop had won the lottery to go to Philmont, Boy Scout reservation in New Mexico. For those not in the “know” Philmont is basically the end all be all of Boy Scout reservations in the...

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December 31, 2009

2008-2009 Some of my neurological symptoms changed while others stayed the same. I still had increased numbness on the left side (arm, leg, crotch, and face) and shooting pains (hand and feet), and the feeling of being off balance stayed constant as well. I really started to bump into things...

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