Sick Ickies: I'm feeling much better now. I just ate the fried rice that was left over from that trip to the Vietnam Restaurant. Delicious! And since rice is part of the BRAT diet, I have hopes that It won't make me sick again.
Medical Transcription Word for the Day: Spasmodic Dysphonia - This is a disease affecting the speech areas of the brain, such that you can't speak unless you contort your voice in some way or speak in rhyme. Scott Adams, the Creator of "Dilbert," has had this since 2005 and has now had something of a recovery. It can't be cured, but it can be treated with breathing and vocal exercises.