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Managing My Conditions

What does it mean to be relatively healthy in my 60s?

Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash

I was lying on a gurney at Massachusetts General Hospital under a heated blanket, my stomach gurgling and growling after two days with virtually no food: one day of a liquid diet consisting of chicken broth and unsweetened lime-green Jello, and a second day of no food, limited water, and massive quantities of a toxic mixture of…



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Judah Leblang

I'm a Boston writer/storyteller. I've written the memoir "Echoes of Jerry,” and numerous commentaries for NPR stations around the US. More at