Mar 2, 2015

Appendicitis and a guitar

About two weeks ago, I had an interesting development. I started having pain in my lower abdomen while I was at work. The next day, I went to the doctor and was immediately rushed to the emergency of UNM hospital. Turns out I have appendicitis and need immediate surgery. Next few hours went by and I spent most of the day waiting at the emergency room and reading through a couple of short books. Finally at around midnight, it was my turn to have the surgery. So they took me in and I fell asleep.

It was a laparoscopic appendix surgery and took about three and half hours. When I woke up early in the morning the next day, the attending nurse told me that I was already released from the hospital. My first concern

Jan 15, 2015

What does it feel like to grow old?

Read this great read on reddit a while ago.

I asked my grandpa what it felt like to grow old. Grandpa is a man who will deliberate on which part of the newspaper to start with each morning, so I knew my question would take him some time to answer.