The Max Who’s A Cat Is Back
In spite of my best attempts to eat, smoke and otherwise put myself six feet under, I find myself still alive and well, even though, as the song goes, “Every now and then, you know it’s kind of hard to tell.”
To keep it short, back on Labor Day of last year I found myself with a bad case of pneumonia. I ended up passing out, and on the ambulance ride to the hospital, my heart stopped (Again? This is getting very old). Fortunately, the Docs managed to get it going again, but I was out for long enough to cause some brain damage.
I was lucky. In spite of a period of no oxygen to my brain, I still know who I am, can still see, speak and hear, and still possess most of my memory. Unfortunately, what I did lose was most of my computer skills. In fact, it was just this week that I managed to restore my system (it crashed and burned too). I also lost most of my passwords, including the one for this website. In addition, I still can’t remember much about how I ran this website.
I won’t bore you all with a long, drawn out tale of woe. I will tell you that I’ve lost nearly 100 pounds & have quit smoking. But the memory loss is VERY frustrating – It’s like I’m starting all over again. I’m better than I was six months ago, but it’s going to be a long road to where I was, if I ever get there at all.
So have some patience with me, and don’t hesitate to point out the multitude of fuck ups that I’ll inevitably make. I’m truly grateful to admin for giving me a shot at this, and I’ll need all the help I can get to not let him and you guys down.
Any of my old running buddies out there can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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