Please note that her post is sitting in the spam bin.
It makes you want to give her money to get to the top of the search engines, doesn’t it?
Here’s their article in full (Hey, I figure someone should get the search results):
I passed my first kidney stone about seven years ago. I did it at a hospital with the assistance of a lot of pain medications. Normally the hospitals provide these medicines to help alleviate some of the pain you’re going through. In my case, they prescribed them because my screaming was scaring the other patients… two floors up in the maternity ward. I didn’t care why they were giving them to me. The only important thing was that I was getting something to dull the pain.
One small problem. The medicine prescribed didn’t address the pain. To be frank, it didn’t even shake hands with it. It just walked on by the pain without even a sideways glance.
To make a long and painful story short, they finally gave me something that just completely obliterated my coherence and within four hours of the initial pain, I had passed the stone.
You may wonder why I’m bothering to write about this at five AM in the morning. On my blackberry. In my bathroom.
Customers using the Microsoft Windows Media Center operating system found themselves unable to record certain shows on the NBC Network. No official response was initially given. The issue kept gaining steam until MS finally acknowledged that it was blocking the content.
They state that they were following the “regulations” set forth by the FCC. If that is the case, then why is DirecTV, Tivo and every other DVR system able to record the same shows that WMC can not?
Anyone who’s heard me speak of IKEA and their genius products will also know that I find their instructions to be their Achilles heel. Manuals consisting of no text and pictures of stick figures holding what might be either a screwdriver or a shiv is cute when you’re assembling a toilet paper roll holder, but when you have to build your whole kitchen using these instructions, the humor is lost and you begin to curse the fair haired designers.
Japan feels the same way. In fact, they say it’s a risk. I guess you might accidentally stab yourself with the instructions, but otherwise I just found it to be a terrible inconvenience.
Tonight, I had a home cooked meal.
It may not seem like that big of a deal, but it’s the first meal we’ve cooked in our home in the last four months(give or take a few days).
Why? Because we didn’t have a kitchen.
but when they’re used to build the home that my family lives in, I get a little concerned.
Over the course of too long of a period of time, I’ve been remodeling portions of my home. I’ve often run into “creative” building practices, but while working in the kitchen, I’ve found some of the most mind boggling things I’ve ever come across in all my years of hitting things with a hammer.