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I made it through surgery- artist Gary Cannone preview- Helen Garner on fate- awkward dinner party conversation.

Welcome to What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast, “Body Horror”

Cool episode! I made it through a surgery with all the hallmarks of body horror: zombie anesthesia, facial electricity and a burning nerve. David Cronenberg will be perfect to direct the movie version. Plus, artist Gary Cannone interview preview- Helen Garner on impositions- an awkward dinner party conversation.

  • We are running out of Hoppin Hot Sauce on the zon, because I misread a figure on the inventory report.
Gary Cannone
  • Gary Cannone interview preview
  • I want to learn to write hilarious poetry in Japanese but apparently that’s not a sensible idea

Some very dear friends of mine had a three-­year-­old son who was profoundly autistic. They didn’t know what was wrong with him, and there was no name for it back then. He couldn’t really speak, and he didn’t know any words, but songs would reach him where other things wouldn’t, and he had a pure little voice when he sang. It interested me to see how his parents lived around this huge duty that had been imposed upon them—­to see how an act of fate like that would scour you of all your triviality. You’d have to find something in yourself that was much deeper than what most ­people would need to find.

Helen Garner
  • Helen Garner on autism, about trivialities in the Paris Review
  • Chronic illness erases people- thank you for listening to the What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast, an anti-erasure strategy
  • I had RF rhizotomy surgery and I finished it
  • It remindeed me of David Cronenberg/”body horror”
  • I went through it and now it’s over
Grape Ice Cubes
  • Now I can chew gum without pain
  • I chew grape ice cubes gum
Farro
  • I went to Berkeley Bowl, and did a lot of maneuvering to get farro in bulk. I knew it would be pretty wild.
  • I went to a dinner party and I felt uncomfortable for reasons I do not fully understand
  • Friends, food, conversation. I think I am not used to it.
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My friends came over and I got some much-needed support. PLUS, more adventures in Cooking While Disabled.

Welcome to What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast, Season 6 Episode 26, “We Had A Barbecue”

When in doubt, grill it out

In this episode, my friends came over to have a barbecue and I got some much-needed support. PLUS, more adventures in Cooking While Disabled.

  • Gangnam Style was 10 years ago on July 15, 2012
  • Record review: “Gospel drone trance screaming blues minimalism” Reverend Charlie Jackson, God’s Got It
  • Shout outs to Kevin
  • Global Shout Zone- geographical shout outs
  • Irish people say “fert”
  • Somethin from the DJ Game Homeez: Ice T “Reckless”
  • Seafoam
  • ADA victory: Uber agrees to pay disabled riders
  • I was feeling down and had some friends over on Sunday to make hot dogs with the J. Kenji Lopez-Alt tray technique
  • To make it easier on myself, I outsourced the creation of coleslaw and potato salad
  • Making it easier on myself makes it easier on my guests
  • Tinned fish sounds better then canned fish
  • Reminder about using frozen puff pastry to make it easier
  • Nami loved seeing the magician Perry Yan for the 2nd time pymagic.com
  • The car wash closed for a month because they’re overhauling the machines.
  • My friends came over and it was great. I’m very lucky. It was like having a support group all to myself.

This Week’s Selfie:

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We had a barbecue
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Going places in my chair- Hit my head again- Barbecue using the tray method- The Pepper Show is back.

Welcome to the What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast, “Fourth of July”

In this episode, we take stock of the busy Fourth of July holiday week that was full of wheelchair rolls, head injuries and new grilling setups. Plus, we got a new Pepper Show!

  • Statistical shout outs to places far and wide and thick and thin where people listen to the show.
  • Have you heard of the disorder where people take s**** in their sleep? Yeah it’s called sleep crapnea.
  • While I was copying that down my wife was like, “You can’t say that, it has swearing in it.” I was like “Yes I can, I’ll bleep it.” And then she was like, “You have to leave the ‘sh’ sound otherwise people won’t know what word it is.” I was like “I can do that!” And then she said, “Would you please turn off the light?” I said, “Would you please let me write down this f****** joke!”
  • July 1- Fell and hit my head on the house, like in the old episode It’s Fall. I ordered replacement tips for my stick from REI
  • July 2- I went to a wedding in my chair, and then I went to the reception in my brace.
  • July 3- I shopped at Urban Ore in my chair. I went to get lunch at the fried chicken sandwich place and the guy who was next in line had me cut in front of him and I accepted. But then I started to feel weird about the people after him.
  • July 4- On the 4th I went to San Jose to my parents’ block party where I rode my wheelchair. My mom told me she was happy I was there and that I was in my chair taking it easy. It wasn’t much of a barbecue- I didn’t have anything that was grilled. We had chile verde
  • July 5- I barbecued a redo of the 4th of July by grilling hot dogs, bratwurst, and corn. A new method using aluminum trays, yielded positive results and the kids gave it positive reviews. For dessert, we had apple pie.
  • I recorded the Pepper Show and the vibe is more or less soft in the head. But at least I did it. I can do a better one next time.

This Week’s Selfie:

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I got out the cowboy hat because why not? YOLO
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It’s the What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast Birthday Special Episode, featuring Elon Musk, Chowhound & chicken sandwiches

Thanks for tuning in to the What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast “Birthday Special”

My birthday is coming up so let’s have a Birthday Special episode that’s mostly about chicken sandwiches and twitter. Are you all strapped in? Great- let’s get to the rundown:!

  • It’s going to be my birthday next week and I want to go to eat at a Korean restaurant that was sold last year.. Instagram says it looks the same, but there’s no BBQ in the pictures.
  • Instead, it looks like I’m going to have a fried chicken sandwich for lunch on my birthday
  • Chowhound is gone and the internet is useless without it
  • The sink in my kitchen is out of order, my birthday is coming up and these were the reasons I needed Chowhound
  • Thank god for our cooking group
  • You get out what you put into life, reggae sing lyric
  • “I’m a cat” Twitter recap
  • Elon Musk is one of the the richest people in the world and he is named after a smell, and it’s not really a good one
  • My son heard some dancehall reggae on the radio and he asked is this yentelman ?
  • Shout out to my neighbor who thinks Hoppin Hot Sauce should be in a hickory farms gift Box
  • People come up to me all the time asking if they can help me
  • Civil inattention
  • Mind your own business
  • Dammit I’m mad is dammit I’m mad backwards so don’t be mad, you’re wasting your own time
New tests show T cell immunity. PLUS New pee pill prescription, indoor cycling, and lonely birria.

New tests show T cell immunity

PLUS New pee pill prescription, indoor cycling, and lonely birria

Listen to T Cell Immunity, the newest episode of the What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast.

  • Saw my neurologist
  • I have T cell immunity
  • r/multiplesclerosis
  • They prescribed me a drug for peeing oxybutinyn
  • He wants to see me virtually in 6 months, in person 6 after that, then repeat
  • Got new drink glasses at umami mart
  • My new recumbent bicycle is set up in the garage and I’m riding it
  • I made birria on a Wednesday It was depressing
  • But it smelled so good
  • I made pinto beans like it was Thanksgiving

Received: 3/14/2022 11:14 AM PDT
Dear John, This IGRA result proves you have developed Tcell immunity to the COVID coronavirus.
Great news, congratulations,
Very best of health, (name removed)

Note from my MS doctor
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Wee Man Strikes A Chord

PLUS, disabled punks, Agnes Martin, choriço, Botox and The Red House (1947)

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Infusion, short roll, little league, Temporary Services, Sunday sauce
  • We went to marina park and rode the chair around. cut too short- kids played on a zipline & swings
  • I had a runny nose and tons of sneezing yesterday and looked up, “is a runny nose a symptom of coronavirus?” and it said yes it was
  • The steroids they gave me at my infusion helped the pinched nerve in my neck
  • Randy, the disabled practitioner. (It’s not my first time working with a disabled practitioner- see “New AFO Brace”)
  • Temporary Services’ Book Waste Book
  • Spanish Wordle hole in one
  • Ate Sunday sauce and it was too rich.. it wrecked me
  • Heard a Mississippi records special on the radio. “portland art museum”
  • give thanks and praise that I may be able to produce Hoppin Hot Sauce
  • Donate to your local nonprofit community radio station- get a t shirt
  • Wee Man had friends
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Getting outdoors, not rinsing the dishes, antibody test results, and staying simple in the kitchen
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One-handed cooks and one-armed chefs to the kitchen: we’re looking at accessible cutlery, from knork to splayd
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