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Palliativity 215: Science Fiction/ Double Feature

Posted on October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween! Here's a few of my favorite humans being awesome together:

Didn't I say this was a double feature? Here is Neil and Amanda being adorable:


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Palliativity 214: reverse rain dance

Posted on October 24, 2013

2 weeks without vicodin.

I'm still trying to figure out the balance of my other meds, but things are definitely getting better.

The chronic pain has flared up a for brief periods in the past couple weeks, but it remains thankfully manageable with the right combination of muscle relaxants, ibuprofen and lidocaine patches.

This is the best I've felt in months. Perseverance and positivity got me here; a reverse rain dance in the downpour:

Florence Welch isn't just etherial; she's a force of nature.


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Palliativity 211: cover me

Posted on October 3, 2013

I love covers. They allow you to experience a band or song in a completely new way.

The best covers are not mere renditions, but when an artist totally geeks-out on a song enough to completely reinterpret the composition with their own aesthetic and style.

Some combinations can even help you learn to love those tunes you hate. It's really jarring when I find myself able to sing along to incidental waiting-room pop radio without having heard the original tune more than once. Interweb sound-stages like youtube only serve to make this crossover culture deeper and more complex every day.

The stranger the juxtaposition, the better the results:


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Palliativity 210: pop rocks

Posted on September 26, 2013

Pop-music, guilty pleasure notwithstanding, this is how it's done:


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Palliativity 209: shake it out!

Posted on September 19, 2013

My chronic pain condition continues to linger on in its new muted form. Although the root cause, Cervical Facet Syndrome, has been dealt with, I have some residual myofascial nerve issues. I'm still better than I ever was before this year, and my current course of aggressive massage combined with amp-wave stim is helping loosen things up so that I can truly heal.

I'm still trying to figure out how to make this body my own again.

cervical spine MRI

When the autumn wind drives the cold into my bones, I just need to keep reminding myself:

"It's always darkest before the dawn— It's hard to dance with the devil on your back, so shake him out!"


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Palliativity 207: Que Sera

Posted on September 5, 2013

"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."

— Albert Einstein —

Remember: everything is a remix

Wax Tailor | Everything is a Remix


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