Addiction and Anxiety

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It hasn’t been a week and I feel like I’m in withdrawal. I get spikes of intense anxiety and this ache in my hands whenever I wind up with nothing to do for more than five minutes. “Should I check Tumblr? What do I tweeet? Holy shit is Facebook still around?” Around and around, but […]

Oral Surgery

I had some emergency oral surgery a few days ago and now my mouth feels like a foreign place. I’ve been on alternating waves of painkillers, anti-inflammatory¬† pills, antibiotics, and plain old mouthwash. Root extractions are a harrowing experience full of important lessons that everyone should learn. Let’s recap:

Smoking: Wizened Teacher

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Being a productive person reminds me of the years I spent smoking. Growing the habit from stolen moments here and there to making excuses to run off whenever I could and light one up. Do you smoke? Probably not. Good. Congratulations, even. You’re making a subtle difference in the overall health of the world! Oh, […]

Applying WordPressure

It wasn’t difficult to settle on a WordPress theme. Voluminous choice doesn’t paralyze, but it does make me feel like a heel for not looking at every available option. People worked on those! Some even look as if a lot of work went into designing them before they were plowed into the hundreds-of-pages-long pit to […]