Defining Terms

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08/09/2020 Update

New word for today, Hyperalgesia”.   08/09/2020 When a blogger has nothing to do, or cannot do anything useful, she types up a post.  You are thinking that with this new home, maybe I should be doing something to improve it.  You would be right, but…… Since my last post not too much has changed.  Maybe … Continue reading

Thinking about Surgery?

Something I have a feeling might be needed is a re-posting of several old posts.  Since they are a few years old and I haven’t re-read them lately maybe I will take the time to look for corrections and to add anything that might be interesting.  I will do them as links.  If you are … Continue reading

Chronic vs Intractable Pain

I would like to cover the word “pain”.  It has four letters and is rather a small word for what it covers.  I have written about the different levels of pain, but here I want to talk about two very different labels given pain.  We have “chronic pain” and we have “intractable pain”.  [A fun … Continue reading

Average Normal Person?

As you know, I like to compare words.  Not “there”, “they’re”, or “their”, but “stress” or “depression”, “hope” or “wishes”, etc.  So, here is another set: “average” and “normal”. “Average” is a statistical or a mathematical term.  Or, as the common dictionary would say (to further confuse you): “a number to typify another set of … Continue reading

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