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Just to be 100% clear: "Full Stack" is bullshit. It means you're looking to pay someone once for two jobs, and/or it means you want someone mediocre at both. Back end and front end are very different types of skills, and it's damned near impossible to specialize in both while staying current on new developments. If someone _can_ do it, you should be paying them well north of 200.

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If you don't provide an rss feed, you're not a news site, you're an advertising site.

Going offline to prep for when they come to take me.

Meanwhile, I am bored and hungry and still haven’t slept enough.

Surgery is scheduled for 12:30. Should be home a few hours later.

It seems vaguely unfair that I have to give MYSELF a sponge bath.

I got SOME sleep. I know I did because I startled awake when my nurse changed my iv bag.

IV placement did NOT go well. Today has been a very bad day for my veins. But, it’s in, and I’ve got my drugs.

I feel bad for bugging my nurse to get my IV run, esp when I find out the delay is because she got another admit just as she was about to be able to do it. But I really want to sleep and it’s not going well so far.

What the hell’s the point of hospital WiFi if I can’t get to tiktok?!?

Ok, surgery is now officially scheduled for morning.

COVID swab is done and OH MY GODS it’s as bad as everybody says. My brain itches.

I am embedded. Next is a COVID test, then IV, then maybe surgery.

Oooookay. Oncall surgeon responded. Swedish Firsthill is looking for a bed for me, and will call as soon as one is available, at which point I'll head in. Meanwhile, they're trying to find a spot on the OR schedule. Surgery tonight or tomorrow depending.

Picking up antibiotics. Surgery oncall hasn’t responded to my doctor yet. Desperately craving a taco, but don’t want to risk eating food in case, as seems increasingly improbable, I end up going to surgery tonight.

I used to say I didn’t expect to make it past fifty, but COME ON, BODY. You don’t have to fall apart all at once. There’s no RUSH. We’ve got more than half a decade left!

Acute appendicitis confirmed. Waiting while they figure out next step.

Do they still teach kids hand signals in drivers ed?

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