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Scientist Poop and the Epic Fail

Our son recently contracted Streptococcus within his person. We’re all familiar with such things, but the signs of this particular infection alluded us. We knew he had a stomach ache, but little else. The stomach ache became chronic and Balthazar the harbinger used is poo oracle to let us know…Continue Reading

Bring Out Your Dead

It’s day 3 of my sudden illness and I’m feeling only slightly better. Not quite ready to go out and have a walk. The first two days were filled with the waxing and waning of my core temperature. Now on the 3rd, I’m only slightly able to regulate this to…Continue Reading

Reminiscing Illness of Yonder Years

When I was in grammar school and sick, my mom would set me up with a bunch of Bob Hope “Road to…” shows or some Abbott and Costello films to keep me entertained throughout the day. I also enjoyed the taste of Saltines, chicken soup, and lemon-lime Gatorade. To this…Continue Reading

MadLib Biographies

My friend, Jason D., sent me a chain-letter to fill out and send to a million people for good luck or something. I am against such things, but I like Jason and wish to at least better his luck. Instead of emailing everyone with my MadLib biography, I chose to…Continue Reading

Unfair Freebies

At CheckFree, employees are given an awesome privilege of a reduced-price meal plan at the onsite cafeteria. The system works out to everyone’s favor, giving the company more productivity from employees and the employees have decent food, cheap. The problem comes in with contractors. Contractor’s are charged 250% the employee…Continue Reading

Queer Vampire – Vampires and AIDS

A question came up between friends recently on the topic of AIDS and vampires. For each of the four of us, we all had slightly differing opinons. The four answers were: Ed: The vampire contracts AIDS and dies after getting its first illness *CORRECTION* Ed thought that the vampire would…Continue Reading

Fever

Fever is a funny thing. Your body induces fever to fight off a variety of infections or illnesses. Apparently, a region in your brain, the hypothalamus, handles the regulation of your body temperature, but particular kinds of illness will set your hypothalamus at a higher level. This is from molecules…Continue Reading