Occupational Therapy is a Pain in The Hands

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Last week, I started occupational therapy – I have carpal tunnel syndrome in both hands. I also have a semi-permanent tremor as a side effect of medication that I take. The intersection of hand weakness and hand tremors makes for good times, let me tell you. While surgery can help the carpal tunnel, it can’t […]

Five Lies About Autumn in Pittsburgh

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In a sad twist of irony on irony, my blog post about Pumpkin Spice Latte memes has now become the most read post in the history of this blog. Oh, the humanity. In my defense, I don’t own yoga pants. I also only wear leggings or tights underneath other items of clothing. In the spirit […]

Nine Things I Like To Do: Autumn Version

Maybe because it is my birthday (October 22) or maybe because the change of seasons made my happy, but I’ve always enjoyed “the fall” – autumn, especially as it played out in my imagination – a New England crisp, colorful, crinkly season. Usually, September was still pretty hot, October was iffy and suddenly it was […]