Category Archives: Health

There will be blood

Z has been having nosebleeds. What usually happens is that she will have nosebleeds in the middle of the night, and wake up crying. The first time this happened, I just held her as I or PL usually would if … Continue reading

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Ten Cents (plus) Kopi-O

Some people get excited over discovering great coffee. Recently, I’ve started getting excited over discovering really affordable coffee. I mean cheap coffee. I’m not usually a fan of “coffee bags”. These are filter bags of coffee grounds, which may contain … Continue reading

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Daddy’s milk

“I want Daddy’s milk!” Z declares. No, I have not started lactating. Though it is not unheard of. But it usually involves hormone injections. Anyway, if I do start lactating, I’ll immediately suspect my wife of spiking my food and … Continue reading

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The Scent (or stink) of Age

I’m starting to smell like an old man. It’s the smell of koyok – the medicated heat patch (a.k.a. the “Ben Gay smell”). The old man’s (or person’s) smell. And today I restrained myself from having a “Dad moment“. My … Continue reading

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Health, Medicine and Suicidal Thoughts

No, I’m not having suicidal thoughts. Now, my usual rambly introduction. The internet and interconnectedness means that it is really hard to prevent information from flowing across borders and sometimes in unexpected ways. To watch shows in the US, there … Continue reading

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The Fear of Living Dangerously

How do I say this without pissing off some people? Let’s go with “The fear of death does not keep one from dying. It just keeps one from living.” Recently, the IARC declared that processed meat causes cancer. Hey, the … Continue reading

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The tooth, the whole tooth, and nothing but the tooth.

As we fed Z her favourite treats (cereal stars or yoghurt melts), I was teasing her by pulling the treat away from her mouth at the last moment. Z is wonderfully good-natured and allows me my little joke and laughs … Continue reading

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