It’s been nearly a year since I was rushed into my local Emergency Room while having a heart attack. Quite a lot has happened over the last twelve months and I figured I would take a moment this afternoon and let you know what’s come of it all.

This is part of my Medical Crisis series.

On with the Update….

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I just finished the Metaphysics & Mystery course I started several weeks ago. I had first intended to participate with the actual class (apparently 2000 participants), but I really do not fair well with schedules, due dates, or specific meeting times.

Sorry. I guess you’ll have to sue me.

But, I did go ahead and finish the course asynchronously (where I shine). It was an interesting course, and, although the instructor and organizers were less than inspiring (more on that later), I did come away with a quite tantalizing and thought provoking list of questions.

The questions and my answers I’ve included in this post. If you wish to comment about my answers, about the questions, the topics – well, just about anything – please do so in the comments section below. Do keep in mind, though, these answers (and their questions) are a work in progress. They are a reflection of how I might feel about a topic at this particular time, influenced by a myriad of factors.

You can read all of my course reviews here.

Let’s get started….

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It has been approximately six months since my heart attack and the subsequent passive aggressive battle the VA has been waging against me, as they try their best to squirm out of paying the bill. Good news, I’m still alive. Well, maybe that’s good. At this point, I’m not certain. Let me explain….

This is part of my Medical Crisis series. Stay tuned, as I will be posting periodically on my progress.

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It’s been a month and a half since that fateful day when I suddenly felt a burning tightness in my chest while out paddling in my kayak, two miles from shore. It was an experience I certainly will never forget, and one I’m now slowly recovering from.

This post will provide you with an update on how I’m doing, what the status is on the financial fiascoes, and what my goals are for the near and longer-term future. This is part of my Medical Crisis series. Stay tuned, as I will be posting periodically on my progress.

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The very definition of unexpected is something we don’t anticipate. An event that comes out of nowhere – uncontrollable – a bit of a blindside.

It can be anything. You’re in a really bad car accident. You find out your spouse is cheating on you. Or, you suddenly find yourself in a medical emergency and you’re surreally dialing 911.

A few weeks ago, the last example happened to me.

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