Chris had been feeling a little uncomfortable all day Wednesday, but at 38 and a half weeks pregnant, I’d guess that’s the normal way to feel. We’ll pick up the story around 11 pm, when contractions were about five minutes apart, but according to Chris, didn’t feel like they were contractions of the entire uterus. … Read More
I really, really shouldn’t admit to dreaming up this joke. Watch carefully — I’m about to do something stupid: Joe: I think my urologist is a pessimist.Bill: What makes you think that?Joe: He told me my bladder is half-empty. Thank you. I’ll be here all week. Please be sure to tip the wait-staff generously.
To wrap up a little unfinished business, here are some photographs from the heart dissection. There was no squeamishness from Z&T about touching the heart, putting their fingers inside the chambers, and even about cutting parts of it open by themselves. On the contrary, they were almost as excited about this as Chris was. But … Read More
This happened around Halloween 2007. The recounting below is from an email message I sent to a few friends. Warning: this is what happens when you marry a physiologist. I’ve pieced together the dialogue as best as I recall. As many of you know, Chris teaches anatomy and physiology part-time at the Community College. On … Read More