posts from injury

Complete Back Amputation, A True Tale

by February 25th, 2011 - Science » Culture » Sports » Creative » Writing »

I remember when I think it happened. I was playing basketball, one-on-one, and I was in a rare Dirk Nowitzki can-not-miss mode while playing much better defense than the my NBA reference. I had a bit of a throbbing pain in my inner thigh, but I told myself, “Just play through it, pussy. How many […]

Carpe Que Sera Sera

by June 25th, 2008 - Society »

I never wanted to be a prizefighter. No aspirations…whatsoever. But I should have known there would be no other course for me, but to be forced into that live-bait role…walking less than a block from my apartment on my way to the Laundr-O-Mat. Its just common sense… “You gotta keep your head up!” I spit […]

Streetball v. Farmball

by May 19th, 2008 - Culture » Sports »

Let’s quickly discuss the above photo. Yes, I have removed large chunks of my meats, once again. Less obvious, though much more problematic than this, I have also destroyed ligaments and bony bits in my right shoulder not unlike the lesser plastic parts in a Sega Genesis controller left to roll around disconcertingly as one […]

All American Boredom… Eli Becomes a Man… Pandemonium in Rockville Center… and How My Foot Exploded

by February 4th, 2008 - Culture » Sports »

More on the above gruesomeness…later…but first… Holy hell! How can you not feel like an American this week, eh? The biggest dumbest days of wine and roses, football and politics, and I’m told Brock Lesnar has something to do with it as well. I’m not exactly sure what good any of it will do, but […]

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