What's The Matter With Me? Podcast

What's The Matter With Me? Podcast


Latest Episodes

Two Wheelchair Rides, One Was Insane and the Other Was Beautiful
December 14, 2019

I went to Costco on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. On accident, of course I didn't think about it. I went to the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. I had to position myself to avoid the glare. The Rodin, they had "The Thinker". So,

First Wheelchair Ride
November 22, 2019

I have a wheelchair and I busted it out over the weekend. It was kind of a big deal. I've never ridden around in a wheelchair before. We've talked about it before on the podcast that I've got the wheelchair,

Grief and Trauma
November 10, 2019

Overlapping grief and trauma and my new post-trigeminal neuralgia existence are causing anxiety and fear.

My Life Feels Totally Different Now
October 30, 2019

I record this podcast to let people know when bad things happen you don't have to quit. You can keep going. I’ve learned things along the way. I started out thinking that I was sick but now I know that I am in recovery.

I’m recovering from microvascular decompression (MVD) surgery
September 30, 2019

Notes So they were like, "Something is weird. We got to put the EKG on him." But I'm like a hairy individual, you know? So they got out the trimmers, they're like, "What?" They're just like, "What do we do?" ... she says to me, she's like,

The Pre-Op + Amy’s Wedding
September 18, 2019

What's The Matter With Me? Podcast Season 3, Episode 14 Excerpt: "Flapping My Arms" One thing I did notice about the last episode is that I'm flapping my arms again. I first figured out of it about flapping my arms in episode five:

I'm going to have micro vascular decompression surgery (MVD)
August 21, 2019

Trigeminal neuralgia hurts like hell. I'm going to have micro vascular decompression surgery, get out of pain, get off these pain medications, and contribute to my family again. I signed up to have surgery.

A Familiar Nausea
July 25, 2019

wtmwm s3 e12 i awoke up this morning to a familiar nausea. i'd forgotten to take my pills the night before.still can't get it straight. got me thinkin'....this podcast - like me - is disabled.  not only a podcast about disability or adversity,

Pain / Withdrawal Cycle
July 13, 2019

Pain / Withdrawal Cycle Swallowing Evaluation AKA Diagnostic Fluoroscopy Had pain and went to the Nurse Practitioner .. Medication (mis-)management traps me in the the pain & withdrawal cycle. Read more for my visit to the nurse practicioner,

Disability Technology
June 28, 2019

Google's Project Euphonia helps disabled people communicate Five weeks of mayhem, pain and drug withdrawal ALSO, Five Weeks of Mayhem, Pain &Drug Withdrawal (Picking up the pieces) TRANSCRIPT