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American Expat’s Successful Gall Bladder Surgery in Philippines

My gall bladder is gone. Because I had suffered two painful gall bladder attacks within a space of one month, I had my gall bladder…

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The Whole Poop & Nothing But(t) the Poop

If you’re about to sit down to a meal while you’re reading this, be forewarned, you might not have the stomach for this post. “The…

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What Would I Have Done Differently After 6 Yrs. in the Philippines?

I finally get around to posting the final part of a story I started months ago.

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My Dengue Fever Scare in the Philippines.

I was extremely worried that I had dengue fever.

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Latest Ultrasound Reveals No More Kidney Stones

And my fatty liver disease has gone away, another bonus.

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My Two Dollar Emergency Room Visit to the Hospital

Another attack hit me late Sunday afternoon and lasted for hours…

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Australian Aid Continues to Improve Roads in Guimaras, the Philippines

Australian aid is greatly benefiting our island province of Guimaras.

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STATLAB in Iloilo City Got the Job Done. New Ultrasound Results

Four kidney stones gone. Three to go. The fatty liver verdict.

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The Great Guimaras Ultrasound Gaffe: The Kano Loses His Cool

My patience was sorely tested this past Saturday.

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We Are Finally Going to Buy a Vehicle in the Philippines

My asawa and I have lived in the Philippines since our retirement to “paradise.”

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The Kano’s Prognosis? Fatty Liver Disease

The Kano’s prognosis? Fatty liver disease. No more Red Horse for me!

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Outpatient Visit at Guimaras Provincial Hospital

Kidney stones. I would rather have all my teeth pulled without Novocaine than go through another kidney stone attack like the one I recently endured….

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A Return Trip to the Emergency Room in Guimaras, the Philippines: Part Two

I was sitting in the emergency room at our provincial hospital in Guimaras, where my asawa had accompanied me on a return trip to determine the severe pain I was experiencing.

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A Return Trip to the Emergency Room in Guimaras, the Philippines

It was déjà vu all over again. I had to make a return trip to the emergency room in Guimaras, the Philippines.

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