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Searching for What Medical Literature Says About ACL Injury Rehab, and Implications for Derrick Rose

June 17, 2013 by


Disclaimer:  I am not in the medical field whatsoever, unless you count being born to a nurse. All I am is someone who can read and find key ideas.  I don’t know a lot of the specific terms that those in the field refer to, I have never seen any of the machines, techniques, in […]

Permanency, Perception, and Identity

May 20, 2013 by


I am struck by how people you identify with are “always works in progress” with unlimited potential, but how people you don’t know, you see as finished products, sometimes just straight up “dicks/assholes.” People you identify with have temporary statuses, especially if they are in a rough position.  They can deflect any and all criticism. […]

The Stupidity of Telling Derrick Rose What to Do With His Body

April 7, 2013 by


Summary:  As a Bulls follower, the past few months, I’ve waited anxiously for the return of MVP point guard Derrick Rose. I’ve clicked on and re-freshed the Bulls RealGM Boards.  In the middle of the day, I’ll go on to random Google searches for “derrick rose”, hoping for new news articles to appear saying something […]

Today Marks 10 Years Since I’ve Been Out of High School. Snapshots of Daily Life from 6/1/2002 and 6/1/2012.

June 1, 2012 by


Too much has changed in my world, I don’t know if people would consider me the “same person” now, though I have doubts about how people actually “stay the same.” Snapshot of June 1, 2002 It was graduation day for Loyola High School, a Catholic all-boys College preparatory high school. I walked side by side […]

Why Do I Care So Much About Sports?

December 5, 2011 by


[Edited 2/20/13:  New Thoughts on the Subject] The complementing question to the one above is:  why can’t I care about world, national, state, local, community issues that actually affect me? Though I like to think I know something about important world, national, state, local, community, issues, I don’t.  I still have a lot to learn. […]

How I Never Became a Los Angeles Lakers Fan: A Chicago Bulls Story

June 15, 2011 by


I claim almost everything LA.  It’s where I grew and continue to still grow up.  Went through private and public schools here from Pico Elementary to Our Mother Good Counsel to Loyola High School to UCLA to Cal State Long Beach.  I’ve got ties to all parts of Los Angeles, from Long Beach to the […]

A Metaphor of Memory Systems: Paper Filing and Episodic and Semantic Memory

February 9, 2010 by


The different emotions we have, the things we learn are momentum shifts. The more a certain shift happens, the shift is reported by our appropriate brain systems.   The brain system’s paperwork, usually written on very thin tracing paper, piles on to a folder that absorbs that certain shift.  After a huge number of those […]