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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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DEAR MORPHINE ADDICT! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia [This is a fake letter to me -- one I would receive if I moved from here to DC, had MS (I gave myself a more well-established disorder/disease to put too-fine-a-poin ... Read on »
GET ME AWAY FROM HERE I'M DYING! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I believe I'm going to die, sincerely, for one minute, then am convinced I am fine as cherry wine the next. I cycle from total belief in the former to total belief i ... Read on »
DR. DOOM! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia So the nameless doctor in a nameless place in a nameless state did the following for me: he gave me trigger-point injections in my lower back. The pain was so excruc ... Read on »
I'M MADE OF GLASS THAT HAS BEEN SHATTERED AND GLUED TOGETHER COUNTLESS TIMES! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Tomorrow I see a pain specialist. I saw one for about two years when I lived in Washington, D.C. I recently moved home because I couldn't hack it at my job because I ... Read on »
MARCAINE! MARCAINE! MARCAINE! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia No more talk of Percocet: The taste of a new generation is marcaine injections! I saw my new GP two days ago (I'll be staying with this guy at least until I sta ... Read on »
THIS TITLE ISN'T MORRISSEY-RELATED! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia ...though he and The Smiths are the best thing to listen to when you're down. Nothing else (and I like The Cure, too) allows you to wallow deep deep down in your own ... Read on »
EVERY DAY IS LIKE SUNDAY! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia http://www.morrisseymusic.com/ All ow ow ow ow ow goddam it, ow!s today in every category (including sleaziness, if you've been playing along at home). And all I ... Read on »
VIVA HATE! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Today I write you from the second story of my parents' house, as was my original intent. Heretofore I had been sneaking in my posts -- guarding them from everyone's ... Read on »
I KNOW IT'S GONNA HAPPEN SOME DAY! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I begin my New Year with a mammoth migraine, which three Percocet 10/325s didn't touch. (The "10/325" refers to the pills consisting of 10mg oxycodone, which is wha ... Read on »
DRUGS DRUGS DRUGS DRUGS DRUGS! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia swallowed, morning -2mg Klonopin -300mg Lyrica -40mg Prozac -18.7mg Effexor -50mg Topamax At the doctor's office!: swallowed anti-emetic cock ... Read on »
I'M PHONING IT IN THIS WEEK! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . I'M EVEN MAKING THIS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT HALF-ASSED! . Mixx it! Read on »
DRUGS TAKEN VARIOUS WAYS!: by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . swallowed, morning -2mg Klonopin -300mg Lyrica -40mg Prozac -18.7mg Effexor -50mg Topamax At the doctor's office!: swallowed anti-emi ... Read on »
MY DRUG DIET, STARRING THE INJECTABLES!: by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . MONDAY!: swallowed, morning -2mg Klonopin -300mg Lyrica -40mg Prozac -18.7mg Effexor -50mg Topamax injected, trigger points -shoulder, rig ... Read on »
THIS GUY IS VERY FUNNY (OR, WELCOME BACK VICODIN)! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . This Brit living in Australia reviews video games in a very gonzo way and it's fall-on-your-funny bone hilarious even if you're not a nerd: link: ... Read on »
too happy to write by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . various trigger points are being injected in my person on a daily basis. it's been found that injecting the muscle around my temporomandibular joints results i ... 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 »
DEMEROL! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia . Well, I've reached the point where I feel compelled to post regularly. Which is too bad because earlier today I was given a 100 mgIM injection of Demerol, a ... Read on »