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M.I.A. Stacy by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I've mentioned in an earlier post that I am God's Action Figure. To understand fully what I'm talking about, feel free to check out"God's Action Figure"from last April. ... Read on »
The Power of Baby Sisters by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure My baby sister's name is Amy, named ceremoniously after our grandmother on my mother's side Amelia. The one that had thirteen children, my mother being the final numb ... Read on »
An Open Letter to My Fellow Dialysis Patients Regarding the State of the Bathroom by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure People often ask why I rail against the patients of my clinic so harshly. To put if succinctly: they're neandarthal pigs. The following is a list of random occurence ... Read on »
The Totally Original and Blissfully Exciting Stacy Alphabet Game by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I'm most likely not the first to invent the above mentioned game, but since my name is in it, one of my bretheren may have. Its rather simple really. Feel free to play al ... Read on »
My Uncle Tommy 1936-2009 by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure There is a man I want to take a few moments to introduce you to, because he meant more to me than I'm willing to admit. And yet, I failed him. My Uncle Tommy was the ... Read on »
Fistulaleakage by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Its amazing how many how many words you can create using a device that simply doesn't want to inhabit my body. Ok, that's not completely true. All last week was half a ... Read on »
5 Year Anniversary of Hell by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure On May 16, 2009 I marked five years of achingly annoying and highly horrific Dialysis treatments. I was diagnosed once again with my long lost companion, End Stage Renal ... Read on »
"30 Rock" Kidney Now! by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Thanks to Kelly Talbert (a fellow Dialysis/kidney patient) for posting this video on her Facebook page. I can't think of a better video to post on my Fifth Anniversary of suf ... Read on »
Fistulatoma by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure On March 12th a wonderfully annoying yet totally uncooperative vein in my upper left arm was moved about an inch West. If is now called a Fistula. At least that's what t ... Read on »
God's Action Figure by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure When I use this phrase to describe myself, some people believe that I am typing offense toward "Their God." Since when does anybody "own" God? Did Wal-Mart sneak up and gr ... Read on »
The Redheaded Girl Next Door (And Her Lack of Proximity to Me) by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I'm a complete and utter fool. I rise every morning and apply well worn boots of fear. If courage is applied to my skin, it curls and peels away. I'd vomit up a porti ... Read on »
My Savior: The Catheter Succubus by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Death is on my mind constantly. It started with the first year of treatment in 2004. It didn't travel in the vicinity of the neighborhood near the province of good times ... Read on »
The Point of No Return by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I'm so close the breaking point I can feel the cracks in my beleaguered soul. When you consistently do something for five years that you don't want to do, it makes you ma ... Read on »
The Stacy Dialysis Itinerary by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Flirt with Giggly Princess Tech for fifteen minutes. Flirt with Raven Haired Tech for twenty minutes. Flirt with Smiley Blond Tech for twenty-five minutes. Flirt with ... Read on »
The Incompetent Goon by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I'm dripping in a massive pool of frustration and astonishment over my treatment tonight. The unfortunate side effect of Catheter Succubus is that now I've segued from know ... Read on »
60 Seconds In the True Life of a Dialysis Patient by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Occasionally people muster enough compassion and curiosity to ask what's it like to be on Dialysis. This fantastic clip from the last few episodes of "ER" epitomize it beau ... Read on »
The Changing of the Guard by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I am a dichotomy of strangers fused at the hip. Stacy West doesn't care for change. He fights it, abhors it and must entirely deny its existence. Ten years toiling in t ... Read on »
Standard Operating Procedure by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The aroma of unwashed ass and unsocked feet festers in my nostrils as I step upon the clinic floor. I find an immediate path to my designated chair and find I'm planted fou ... Read on »
Free Floating Hostility: 2009 Edition by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure There's a bunch of individuals who I'm really fucking tired of and they're being called out right here, right now before they fucking abuse you too. --- I'm tired of stereo ... Read on »
Stacy Vacation 2009: Day 6...I'm on BlogTalkRadio by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure For those of you who are keeping track, yes, I skipped Day 5 because it was highly uneventful and overly annoying. Kind of like me on the radio. Or in person. Or in my bl ... Read on »