4 Lessons I’ve Learned About Hospitals

When it comes to health, I’m not the most fortunate person on the planet. In this year alone I have been to the hospital seven times–four of those times being within the past three weeks. It’s safe to say that I’m a medical mystery, and I’ll probably end up on one of those “Mystery Diagnosis” shows one day. The 2011 holiday season was a bad one for me. I caught a cold, then got the flu a week later, then caught strep throat 2 weeks after that. This is where things took a turn for the shitty. The strep bacteria caused an infection in my tonsils, which the doctors had to slice open to drain the puss out. Not once, not twice, but three times. When the infection came back a fourth time the day after Christmas, the doctors gave the order to just remove my tonsils altogether. So into surgery I went.

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AT&T Park Welcomes Back Its World Series Champions On Opening Day

This past weekend I had the privilege of attending the Opening Day Game for the defending World Series Champions, our San Francisco Giants. The Giants had just gotten home from a road trip to SoCal, coming off a 1-2 series loss against the LA Dodgers and a 1-1 tie with the San Diego Padres (2-3 overall). The opening home game would be against the St. Louis Cardinals, who were 2-3 at the start of their season. The game could have gone either way, but no one could have expected the game to turn out like it did.

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