My doctor considered a SLAP tear but said my physical exam wasn't consistent with it. I keep thinking about going back for another opinion, but I'm just really tired of being in and out of doctors for orthopedic issues. And I really don't want to stop climbing right now. I'll probably eventually have to have surgery… » 9/18/14 1:24pm Today 1:24pm

So.. this is great and all, and I'll be sure to donate. But, as they say, it doesn't actually solve the problem. Which is multifaceted, but the biggest issues IMO are falling state funding for public higher education and this scourge of the for-profit school. People bring up university administrative bloat,… » 9/17/14 3:31pm Yesterday 3:31pm

I think a lot of people feel that way, I kind of feel bad for the male ones! Kaiser assigned me a male doctor, and I was like "nope, dudes." I know I can call them to change it, but I've been evading their "pap police" for years now anyway. I'm the worst about routine care. » 9/17/14 5:17pm Yesterday 5:17pm

I believe this "didn't know the history" stuff about as much as I believe the NFL didn't see the video. Kent State is one hell of a random university to create a "vintage sweatshirt" for, especially one that looks like that. » 9/15/14 8:38pm Monday 8:38pm

For some reason I always thought chicken fried steak somehow involved the beef being covered in chicken and then fried. Like the batter was chicken nugget material with breading or something. I realize that makes no sense. I have learned a thing today. » 9/15/14 5:22pm Monday 5:22pm

When I've had significant (week+) periods off adulting (vacation in college, time between jobs when moving), it rapidly becomes clear I need 9 hours, 12 am - 9 am. Too bad this never happens. Had to get up at 6:30 for work this morning and felt like I was going to throw up for the next two hours, despite getting those… » 9/14/14 9:13am Sunday 9:13am