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Chronic Snarkopolist: Body Disconnection

Chronic Snarkopolist: Body Disconnection

Hello my loves! Just today I was reading a beautiful letter from someone asking when she was going to get her neck back, “Hut Hut Hut” and it really sent a powerful jolt through [Read] | 8 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Well Meaning Advice

Chronic Snarkopolist: Well Meaning Advice

Hello my loves!  I’ve already discussed the conundrum of having “experts” disagree.  Now I’m mulling over what to do with how to deal with being on the receiving end of well [Read] | 17 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: The Ugly Parts of Illness

Chronic Snarkopolist: The Ugly Parts of Illness

Hello my loves! Every so often I get this feeling, I will describe the scenarios to you so you can hear me. It is almost always the same type of situation and the same feeling. Once [Read] | 3 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Focus on Your Boundaries – It Gives You Plenty of Attitude

Chronic Snarkopolist: Focus on Your Boundaries – It Gives You Plenty of Attitude

Hello my loves! I missed you since last week! This is NOT the column I wanted to write this week.  This should not be necessary.  Sadly THIS is the one that must be written based on [Read] | 26 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Healing from the Inside Out

Chronic Snarkopolist: Healing from the Inside Out

Hello my loves.  You’ve been so fabulous! You are my bright sparkly things! Today I am reflecting more and more how the healthcare system is made up of humans attempting to heal [Read] | one response.

Chronic Snarkopoloist: Kissing the Boo Boo

Chronic Snarkopoloist: Kissing the Boo Boo

Tonight a friend had me hold the phone to my thyroid and then to every area of my body that is having difficulty and is “broken” then made kissing noises.  I laughed. But after a [Read] | 9 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Grand Adventure

Chronic Snarkopolist: Grand Adventure

I have always described myself as a low risk tolerant person.  I do not gamble and do not enjoy Vegas.  I don’t even play poker because I don’t like handing over plastic chips. [Read] | 20 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Danger and Beauty in Feeling

Chronic Snarkopolist: Danger and Beauty in Feeling

A friend told me that he doesn't share himself fully with any single person and keeps them at arms length- because when he DOES share or has in the past- he has been taken advantage of. [Read] | 18 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: My Internist recommended a book called, How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman M.D.

Chronic Snarkopolist: My Internist recommended a book called, How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman M.D.

I read it a month ago and blogged about it even. I loved this book. I'm glad she told me to read it. I'm going to talk about it here because I think it is ESPECIALLY powerful for my [Read] | 8 responses.

Chronic Snarkopoloist: Look for Unicorns: What Do Doctors REALLY Want?

Chronic Snarkopoloist: Look for Unicorns: What Do Doctors REALLY Want?

Have you ever wanted to just grab a doctor by the scrubs and say, “WHAT? WHAT DO YOU WANT? WHAT WILL MAKE THIS EASIER FOR THE TWO OF US?”  This column is prompted by the most [Read] | 26 responses.

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