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The Unquenchable Thirst

During the Feast of Tabernacles, it became increasingly obvious to me that I was feeling far more dehydrated than normal.  Now, it should be noted that I tend to drink a lot of water, and this has been true for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arthritis Sourcebook

Arthritis Sourcebook, edited by Amy L. Sutton If you wanted to read a book that was a mile wide and six inches deep when it came to the question of arthritis in all of its many facets, this book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The 28-Day Gout Diet Plan

The 28-Day Gout Diet Plan:  The Optimal Nutrition Guide To Manage Gout, by Sophia Kamveris It may be a bit bold, if not presumptuous, of me to say so, but this book is not an optimal nutrition guide when it … Continue reading

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On The Relationship Between Gout And Creativity

As someone who suffers, sometimes very painfully, from gout, I have tended to seek out insight into areas that relate to this most patrician of maladies.  It is said that gout, like childbirth, is among the most intense forms of … Continue reading

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Running Amok

In retrospect, the amount of driving I did today to get to my doctor’s appointment and back again may not have been the best idea for my feet, as my gout is hurting a bit more now than it was … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Feet

When I was a child growing up in rural Central Florida, one of the many ways that the neighborhood kids kept ourselves amused was to imagine ourselves as members of the X-Men.  For some reason, I ended up being Professor … Continue reading

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Con Los Años Que Me Quedan

As is generally the case, I found a lot that was deeply thought-provoking and personally relevant in the sermon given today by our retired pastor.  He asked the simple question:  “are you content,” and then commented on various ways that … Continue reading

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Queen Anne’s Other War

Queen Anne is remembered, where she is remembered at all, for only a few things.  For one, in the United States among military historians she is remembered as the Queen Anne of Queen Anne’s War, which other people know as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beating Gout

Beating Gout:  A Sufferer’s Guide To Living Pain Free, by Victor Konshin As someone who suffers from intermittent but severe gout attacks [1], it is perhaps unsurprising that I read a book I happened to find in the library while … Continue reading

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The Quest For Indomethacin

For reasons not entirely clear to me, what should be straightforward tasks are not always very straightforward in my life [1]. When, from time to time, a simple task becomes less than simple, it is my native tendency to view … Continue reading

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