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text 2018-11-15 01:31
Reading progress update: I've read 80 out of 335 pages.
My Own Words - Wendy W. Williams,Mary Elizabeth Hartnett,Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Is anyone else sick right now? I woke up with a bad cold yesterday. And a lady problem. So I'm miserable. It's been straight Alka Seltzer and Nyquil for 24 hours. My throat is so sore and my whole body hurts. I'm turning in.

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text 2018-11-13 01:16
Reading progress update: I've read 10 out of 335 pages.
My Own Words - Wendy W. Williams,Mary Elizabeth Hartnett,Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth spent her early married years here in Oklahoma! I am already impressed. 

 

Not that I wasn't anyway, but you get what I mean.

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review 2018-11-03 20:34
Rabid
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus - Monica Murphy,Bill Wasik

Rabid describes how furiously I flew through this. I now know more about rabies and it's culture than I ever thought i would. What a horrific virus. This book was both fascinating and terrifying. 

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text 2018-11-02 19:53
Reading progress update: I've read 90 out of 275 pages.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus - Monica Murphy,Bill Wasik

Peasant: "He attacked me. He's gone mad. And he's barking like a dog. What could possibly be the matter with him?"

 

Doctor: "Hm....must be a werewolf."

 

Gotta love old-school medicine.

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text 2018-11-01 21:46
Nonfiction November
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine - Lindsey Fitzharris
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus - Monica Murphy,Bill Wasik
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly - Anthony Bourdain
Fear: Trump in the White House - Bob Woodward
My Own Words - Wendy W. Williams,Mary Elizabeth Hartnett,Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Lethal Guardian (Pinnacle True Crime) - M. William Phelps
Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer - M. William Phelps

I just haven't been able to read lately. Migraines are the worst. So I finally saw a neurologist and he was pretty flabbergasted by why nobody was taking this seriously. He took me off the Topamax and prescribed Aimovig, which is a monthly injection. And of course Tricare put a screeching halt on that, saying it's too expensive and demanding a pre-auth. A pre-authorization is basically the doctor making a case for why I need it, as if the doctor prescribing it isn't enough. Now I'm waiting for my damn insurance to say it's okay for me to have this lifesaving medicine so I can function like a human being again. If anyone ever says the military have good benefits, tell them to bite you. Our insurance is only good if you have a cold or a sinus infection. When there is something really wrong, they lose their shit.

 

Anyway, I should be listening to my audiobook of Spinning Silver but I don't even have the motivation to start it. I really want to read a lot of these nonfiction books I got. I'm in a slump.

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