She begins to exhibit her fractured online presence by showing you everything from nice photos and silly comics to a sometimes morose blog, tweeting randomly at you as you pass.

Catching Elephant is a theme by Andy Taylor
Tweaks by meself.

 

The only question you should be asking is why hasn’t this happened sooner?

The only question you should be asking is why hasn’t this happened sooner?

Anecdotes by medical practitioners

"A woman came in for a baby check with her 6-month-old and she had what looked like chocolate milk in the baby’s bottle. So he started explaining to her as kindly as he could that she shouldn’t be giving her baby chocolate milk. At which point she interrupts him and says, ‘Oh that isn’t chocolate milk. It’s coffee! He just loves it!”

"I had a patient come in for an STD check. She was very upset and continued to tell me that she only had one partner. Progressing through my assessment, she further divulged that even if he was sleeping with other people it shouldn’t matter ‘because he uses a condom every time and he makes sure to wash it thoroughly after every use’.”

"Had a lady who measured her baby’s temperature by pre-heating the oven and putting one hand in front of it while the other hand was on the baby’s forehead. She told the nurse her baby’s fever was about 250 degrees.”

"Lady has to have foot amputated and is given waiver forms to sign pre-op. Buddy asks if she needs time to think about it. She’s very nonchalant and doesn’t seem to care much what they do. He gets suspicious and probes a bit as to why she’s not more concerned. She says she gets that they have to operate and it’s OK because the foot will grow back.”

"I had a couple who had been trying to conceive for over two years. I asked all the usual questions, how often do you have sex, any previous pregnancy, etc etc. Something seemed off to me during the consult, so I continued to ask questions. Finally I asked if he ejaculated while inserted into the vagina. Both parties looked confused.Turns out the couple was not having insertional sex at all. I had to awkwardly explain to them how insertional sex works. Diagrams were required.”

"Patient comes in, she’s upset. She’s pregnant, and she doesn’t understand why. She’s on the pill. Upon talking to her at great length, I find out that she only takes the pills on the days that she is sexually active – no other time.”

"Patient comes in with her bf. They are indignant, as if somehow I could’ve prevented [the pregnancy]. The problem? Well, the pills were bothering the girl’s stomach, so, being a gallant bf, he decided to start taking them instead.”

“I was explaining the treatment to the husband of a patient about to be discharged. He kept nodding and agreeing with me, but I knew it was flying over his head. Turned out a fundamental problem was that I was describing the drugs as ‘tablets’ and he had no clue what those were.”

Reddit thread 

(Source: moshita)

Movie Shmoovie: Edge Of Tomorrow

Oh, to get do-overs…. And to send chickenhawks to the front.  HA!  I rather liked this one.  Yes, it was Pacific Groundhog Rim Day, and I think I’ve seen a photo for that on some “natural flavor” conspiracy sites.

It was fun.

kateoplis:

“At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairytale and the other in the abyss.”
— Paulo Coelho
Art: David Ryle

kateoplis:

“At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairytale and the other in the abyss.”

— Paulo Coelho

Art: David Ryle

onyx-san:

siddharthasmama:

angel-with-a-flower-crown:

maggiemunkee:

ultrafacts:

Source If you want more facts, follow Ultrafacts

I read an anecdote from someone whose African Grey didn’t particularly get along with her Amazon parrot, Paco. One night she was preparing cornish hens for dinner, while the grey hung out with her in the kitchen. He got a closer look at one of the hens, looked his mama dead in the eyes and asked, “Paco?” Then he laughed.

that is one sadistic bird 

I am slightly afraid now.

I love birds?

African Greys rule.

onyx-san:

siddharthasmama:

angel-with-a-flower-crown:

maggiemunkee:

ultrafacts:

Source If you want more facts, follow Ultrafacts

I read an anecdote from someone whose African Grey didn’t particularly get along with her Amazon parrot, Paco. One night she was preparing cornish hens for dinner, while the grey hung out with her in the kitchen. He got a closer look at one of the hens, looked his mama dead in the eyes and asked, “Paco?” Then he laughed.

that is one sadistic bird 

I am slightly afraid now.

I love birds?

African Greys rule.

How to Go to College for Free: The Best Open Classes for Writers (Fall 2014)

yeahwriters:

cleverhelp:

Massively Open Online Courses are the new vogue way to take control of your education and your career, and it’s the best thing. Higher education should be a right, but many of us can’t afford or can’t even access modern college courses. Anyone with conviction and a few extra…

FREE WRITING MOOCS YALL

I am presently taking the comic books and graphic novels course listed on this page.  We’ll see if anything sticks, eh?

Interested in a spoonie project?

mariamongiardo:

Ok so in the past I made collaboration videos on my youtube channel->

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lT689rlZ4Uc&list=UUuQPVg9xoc8dTQxTYNPGOWQ

You can see the one I did for Lady Gaga (Im a huge fan of hers haha) but basically what I aim to do in this video is to spread…

Reading the Wiki for my condition late at night.

1932: Cornelis Joachimus Van Houweninge Graftdijk was the first to report the surgical treatment of Chiari malformations. All patients died from surgery or postoperative complications.

…well, that’s what you get for having a name that’s difficult to say without giggling.

What helps, keeps me alive.  What doesn’t help…I don’t even pay attention to.

What helps, keeps me alive.  What doesn’t help…I don’t even pay attention to.

sirikenobi167:

nephilimgirlbooks:

the-fury-of-a-spooky-lord:

ferrific:

cactusrabbit:

literaryvice432:

kushitekalkulus:

COLLECTION OF YORUBA ORISHAS

Not to diss on European mythologies but can we seriously have some fuckin’ recognition that there are religions and mythologies that are not Greek or Norse. Why the fuck did I learn about the Greeks 6 times but we never fucking talked about Africa or even really the mythologies and beliefs of native peoples? 

(Pssst from what group are these deities from?)

The Yoruba of western Africa.

i don’t have many forever reblogs

but this one is

I want a book series about them.

I love learning about all mythologies- I wish they’d show the various African, Native American, and Asian mythologies more often. 

I want some more books about these sort of things! 

Go to your local botanica.  Talk to the people there.  That’s where I started learning about them.  They are awesome (as are these pics, btw).