Category: Things That Can Go Wrong

Anybody Want a Free Crappy Couch?

Sad Sad Sofa

So, we bought this awesome couch in 2009. It came with a sofa bed and we were really excited about it. ¬†We picked out our fabric and about 6 weeks later, it was delivered – we were so happy. Flash forward almost four years and the thing is haggard – I mean more Haggard than …

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RIP Juna


  She had a fierce will to live but in the end her body just quit on her. She’ll be missed.

Sad Abandoned Doggie

Dan found this dog literally starving to death in the middle of a street in our neighborhood and couldn’t leave her there. She’s been at the vet since January 18th but will probably come home to our house this week sometime. She had most of her tail amputated today – (it was cut off, infected, …

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Kidney Removed, How It Went Down

Eating Broth

Last Thursday, November 10th, 2011, Danny & I arrived at the surgery waiting room at about 4:45 a.m. We couldn’t get in there yet because it wasn’t open, but at 5:00 a.m. the doors opened and we sat down. I signed in, gave the waiting room lady my surgery pass and waited. After awhile I …

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Having A Nephrectomy – What? Why?

CAT Scan

So, the day that Steve Jobs died I found out that I’d be probably having my right kidney removed. The funny thing was, I never even thought I had any kidney issues. Turns out I have a congenital thing called an UPJ obstruction: Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction is a blockage in the area that connects …

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