Posts by rocket_tello

I have a brain tumor

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Inside my cerebrum | 1 comment

I have a brain tumor. I am convinced of it. How do I know. Well the signs and symptoms of course. For starters, I get headaches. Not all the time, but regularly enough and then you add the migraine with aura into the mix and that has to be an indication for tumor. There is also the weird numb pain I get in my left arm on occasion when I am stressed. This can not possibly be stress, MS, or a stroke. It can only be a tumor. A brain tumor. And then most recently the thing that has me utterly convinced is the runny nose. Yes, I said it. A runny nose. How could that possibly lead to a brain tumor?...

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Type O Personality

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Inside my cerebrum | 1 comment

After a grueling, near spontaneous combustion session of hot yoga I stand and revel in my success of finishing the class alive, uncharred, yet soaking wet. My own body extinguishing the rising internal flame with sweat. While standing at front desk, feeling refreshed after a cold shower, I wait to thank my instructor. I begin to put my shoes on and listen to one of the woman at the desk talking about how she has so many things she needs to do and how she never likes to be anything but busy. I chuckle to myself because I know she is a “kept” woman, and of course she has to say that. If I...

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Innocense lost and my two cents

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 in Inside my cerebrum | 0 comments

After having re-furbed by my blog and made a commitment to myself to write more, I am at a loss for words. It is hard to find humor in the face of tragedy on the week anniversary of the Newtown massacre. As a mother, I am faced with the reality of this situation. I suppressed any emotion or response for the last few days, but it has bubbled to the surface. Maybe it was the reality I had to send my daughter back to school, or was it the constant media coverage of the shooting, or seeing the pictures of the kids that made it a reality. Maybe it was going to my daughter class to help prepare for...

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Dr. Rocket

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Staff | 0 comments

Dr. Rocket

Dr. Rocket is not yet a doctor. Check back in 6 months, and she will be. And by she, I mean me. Who am I and why do you care? Well for starters I am the originator of this blog, so if you are reading this, then you were curious enough find that bit out. I am is also one of the main writers of blog posts. I am a 4th year medical student at Anywhere, USA medical school. The particular school and location do not matter much. The consensus is the same; medical school is the same just about anywhere you go. You have to deal with the same personalities types and issues at any school, so knowing the...

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Comrade Barf

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Staff | 2 comments

Comrade Barf

Please check back for Barf’s Bio Barf photo credit: leftygohome

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