The Emotional Rollercoaster

clip-art-rollercoaster-347569The emotional rollercoaster.  It sounds like it should be the name of an amusement park ride that evokes such strong feelings that it makes you confess your sins and beg God to grant you safe passage into the afterlife.  You know, the kind of ride where you just as soon punch your friend in the face as hug him those first few seconds after you safely disembark.  Oh, if ‘twere only true.

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Excuse Me, Doctor?

horror4So, it looks like I’ll be going under the knife again in just four short weeks.  After years of procrastination, it’s time to face the fact that my right ankle can no longer exist in its current state.  You wouldn’t think it possible, but a crooked right ankle can affect knees, hips, shoulders, the neck, and, worst of all, the back.  My back has been hurting more and more as of late, and it all comes down to the ankle replacement on my right side that somehow, mysteriously, and possibly spontaneously (or so I’m told), became crooked.  So, to make a long story short, I now have to undergo another procedure to correct the first procedure.  It’s like Russian nesting dolls, I tell you.

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