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Undiagnosed – An Open Letter to the Man Who Saved My Life

April 12, 2017


Dear Bryan,

You may not realize this, but it’s been two and half years since you saved my life with a single phone call.

In June of 2012 I began experiencing episodes of shortness of breath, difficulty swallowing, and severe reflux. I also started having “attacks” in the middle of the night in which I would wake up feeling like my body was on fire, choking and gasping for breath with my heart pounding and my bowels contracting. Every time it happened I would reach over and touch my husband and whisper goodbye because I was sure I was about to die.
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Great Big Whopping Fish Story

An Unfunny Original

Last weekend, my cousin and his band Flow Tribe were up from New Orleans on tour.

Somehow this visit resulted in my cousin and teenage son dragging me out to “experience nature” (which translates to “fishing” on the Louisiana side of my family) and I discovered, Read more

The Hot Dog and the Bun

An Unfunny Original

It was an ordinary family dinner.

I don’t know how it all could have gone so horribly wrong.

The evening’s menu included mac n’ cheese, corn, sliced apples, a choice of milk or juice, and hot dogs.
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TMarie and a Bitch Named Steve

An Unfunny Original

I swore I’d never be a “dog blogger” so I promise this post is NOT about dogs.
It’s about sex.
Sex and dogs, actually.
No, sex and A dog.
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24 Hours Of Birthday…Part 1

An Unfunny Original

Saturday, March 19th, 2011
The following took place between 8:00 AM and 3:50 PM

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Get Your Potty Humor Here

An Unfunny Original

For reasons beyond my comprehension, scatological satire, commonly known as potty humor, is incredibly popular at our house.

Scintillating conversations of such matters typically take place around the dinner table.
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Okay Okay I Lied…Sue Me

An Unfunny Original

There’s nothing worse than a long, drawn out bunch of snivel in a confession – so I’ll keep this short.

I lied. I misrepresented myself. I misspoke.

I said that I have always been unfunny.
Technically speaking, this statement is untrue.
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