This is Eli

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

Yes, as through this world I’ve wandered I’ve seen lots of funny men; Some will rob you with a six-gun, And some with a fountain pen. -Woody Guthrie If you, like me, are interested in getting a handle on the inner-workings of pharma, – the good and the bad – you’re going to want to …

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Eli earned a new nickname this week: Boss. He did the best he could to boss everyone in his world, everyone trying to mess with him. He is 38 pounds of piss and vinegar. He’s a boss. Want to take the piss out of him? (Literally)? Naw, he ain’t havin it. Need a drop of …

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Did you hear about that cystic fibrosis drug that spiked in price 9000 percent from one year to the next? Neither did I. We need to wake up. This is happening. It’s going to happen until it’s curtailed by humanity and common sense and better laws. It’s going to kill, real quiet like, while no one …

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Sometimes you just gotta write through the fog of despair to find clarity. That’s what I did Saturday, starting at 5:30 a.m., before my kids were up, so I could let go of a crummy week and have a fun Halloween with the family. I discovered that when you put it out there, solutions float your way. …

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Our world went topsy turvy yesterday when my nanny walked into my son’s room to find him on his belly, neck flexed and thick and craned toward the ceiling, face beet red. He wasn’t breathing. She performed CPR. When that didn’t seem to do much, she held him upright and gave him big pats on …

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Today is the first day of the #healthy65 holiday challenge! Nov. 10- Jan. 13, do one healthy thing per day of your choosing to participate. It only needs to be related to wellness – the mental or physical. You can join at any time! Here I am drinking my fruits & veggies this morning via …

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