This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

It’s that time of year. Christmastime. And it’s not for everyone! In fact, I’m writing this for people who don’t love Christmas. I kinda do. And I kinda don’t. And this year it’s more like – don’t. I recently wrote about depression and anxiety. Then, I buttoned it up, information-wise. I’ve been avoiding the topic, …

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Hello. This giving Tuesday, I am asking for your help on one thing on behalf of my son Eli, who has a fatal disease called cystic fibrosis. It’s not cash. It’s time for a pair of phone calls. For giving Tuesday, please make a phone call to your senators on behalf of medically complex kids …

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It’s Monday, Aug. 28. Just getting caught up? Here is the news you can use: WTF is happening in the world I went into hibernation mode this weekend. I missed a lot, like: Hurricane Harvey unleashes on Houston Catastrophic flooding is expected through Wednesday Surreal drone footage When disaster strikes, con artists move in Don’t …

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I first learned about the the post-mortem, in the way the term applies to being better next time around, not doing an autopsy, while working a temp job at an academic hospital in downtown Chicago. When someone dies, there is apparently this big conference. At my hospital they called it M&M, which is a creepily …

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