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From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 21:35:40 -0300

Every other night I have to take my meds.  It's an injection, and in theory I
could just, you know, inject myself.  Like, stick a needle into me.  Right.
Instead, thankfully, Bayer pharma are kind enough to provide a blue and orange
device (the ugliest thing imaginable - Pauli's cousin, Carola, has a much
nicer one for *her* drugs) fondly know as the stab-o-matic.

The stab-o-matic is spring-loaded.  You lock and load the syringe, hold it in
place, close your eyes, press the trigger and... kablam!  It, well, it lives
up to its name.

Anyway, to get to the point.  Today, for the first time, I noticed that the
handle of the stab-o-matic has a rubber coating.  I could actually *feel* the
rubberiness with the fingers of my left hand.

Yay for re-mylinization!  As we say round here.

Andrew

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