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No Alcohol, Sex or Caffeine — Long-Covid, I Presume

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 - By Patrick T. McBriarty
Just before midnight three Monday ‘s ago I awoke — not with the realization of society’s systemic racism, but as basic and personal.  I was struggling to breathe alone in bed (so no cops were involved).   This had happened once before 18-months ago. After a few minutes of deep breathing assessing my body and calming my mind I contemplated what to do.  The tightness in my chest and constricted feeling at the back of my throat made breathing a conscious effort.  Read More

The “Penicillin” of Covid is Cheap – Is That The Problem?

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 - By Patrick T. McBriarty
Fast approaching a year of dealing with Covid I am finally starting to feel better thanks to a friend of a friend and a Nobel prize winning substance, known in medical shorthand as IVM.  My journey is not over, but IVM has offered a major path to recovery which has been thwarted from the start.  This is my story… Mid-morning on March 23, 2020, I was knocked down with fatigue, slept for 2-1/2 hours and awoke to a growing malaise and brain fog.  Read More

trunnion

noun   trun·nion   \ˈtrən-yən\

a pin or pivot on which something is supported.

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