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Calvin B. Patient Expert

Washington DC, District of Columbia
I'm a writer who lives in DC. I blog about fibromyalgia and other things at http://fibromyalgian.blogspot.com.
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"i love you" by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia That you're convinced I'm lying makes me wish I were being truthful. Mixx it! Read on »
'Straight From the Bog.' (C) Ocean Spray by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Ohhhh-kaaay. That's the slogan they're going with? This is what a bog is, according to dictionary.net:"A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; we ... Read on »
'Sweet Caroline' Is Just Freaking Gross by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Does Fenway (home of the Red Sox) still play, and the stadium sing along with, "Sweet Caroline" (by Neil Diamond) before the bottom of the eighth inning? If so, I thought ... Read on »
A POST THAT KINDA HAS TO DO WITH FIBRO (PLUS JOY DIVISION)! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I'm going to be away from the desk for the next couple days, and would like to leave you (for the time being) with Love Will Tear Us Apart. I hope you enjoy the song ... Read on »
A Toast To My Health! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Last evening I drank a bottle of Robitussin with dinner. It made a poor accompaniment to lime chicken with broccoli and rice. Huh. Maybe I should have prefaced that by wr ... Read on »
A USE FOR E-STIM THAT DOESN'T INVOLVE KINKY SEX! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . As mentioned previously, I'm now in physical therapy. The best part of it is, after my fifteen minutes of exercises that would bore and insult the strength of a ... Read on »
Abortion Facts (Conservative Fat Cats Don't Want You To Know!) by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia The following stats enumerate the fact that abortion is legal in the US because it is the will of the people. However, many people who aren't rich -- and, therefore, the ben ... Read on »
America: The Christian Nation That Rejects Christ by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia This nation full of Christians is full of a bunch of Christian hypocrites. Read this article by Bill McKibben in Harper's Magazine. Here are some highlights from the arti ... Read on »
AN ANVIL HAS BEEN DROPPED ON MY NUTS (PLUS TURING MACHINE: DON'T MIND IF I DON'T)! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I found out today through a letter that Dr ML&S sent me that he may not prescribe me any more Percocet because some THC showed up in my piss. He says he is unlik ... Read on »
AN ERUDITE COUNTERPOINT TO MY '10 COMMANDMENTS' POST! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia [This is a comment from David at the LifeTrek blog re my 10 Commandments post that needed to be more visible than it is in the Comments section, followed by my respo ... Read on »
AN ERUDITE COUNTERPOINT TO MY '10 COMMANDMENTS' POST! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia [This is a comment from David at the LifeTrek blog re my 10 Commandments post that needed to be more visible than it is in the Comments section, followed by my response:] ... Read on »
AN OPEN LETTER!: by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia "The first thing they told us in medical school is that no one has ever died from pain, but plenty of physicians have had their careers destroyed trying to help peop ... Read on »
AND SHE WAS! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia It had not been a good evening. She wanted to stay in the apartment, I desperately wanted to be the fuck out of there on a Friday night like a normal goddam twenty-f ... Read on »
Apologies for Not Posting Lately... by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia ...but everything that's come into my head that I've felt like putting on paper or running through a word processor has me creating a comic book that has little dialogue and ... Read on »
BITCHES! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I've been in too much pain to sleep tonight. So I spent an inordinate amount of time writing this through the agony fog: BITCHES I had to go to the second- ... Read on »
Burn This Computer by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I just read Fahrenheit 451, a book by Ray Bradbury. My understanding is that most high schoolers are forced to read it. Somehow, I wasn't. And so I didn't side with the fire ... Read on »
CASHMONEYGRANTS.COM IS RUINING MY SITE! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia For some of you, some of the time, when you load my blog cashmoneygrants.com will take over the page. If this is happening to you, please hit STOP when all the major ... Read on »
CHOKE ON MY ABRASIVE COMMENTARY! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . The following is what I wrote in response to another blogger's post that referred readers to a book that boasted a "natural cure" for fibromyalgia. Goddam i ... Read on »
Christ Abhors Christianity by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Matthew 18:6-7: "But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drow ... Read on »
CHRONIC FATIGUE IS A BITCH! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I was up until about 6:00 this morning, and was woken up at precisely noon by my pain. I'm trying not to use sleeping pills anymore, and to get into some sort of nat ... Read on »