Nostradamus of the mouth

Yesterday I posted on how my ulcers seem to come and go on a cycle – in other words, they all show up at once and disappear at once.  They usually seem to be on 10-day cycles.  So I’m [...]


Riding the waves

If there’s any one certain conclusion I can make after tracking my craters of unholy pain, it’s this. RAS comes in waves. I have on cycles, and I have off cycles.  When I’m [...]


The Upside

I once knew a girl – a friend of my girlfriend at the time –  who lived in another state and I didn’t see very often.  One day she came to visit and I’d noticed that [...]


The downside of experimenting

I think this website may have been my calling.  RAS is my curse, but maybe my blessing… I may be the perfect person to be writing this blog and doing this project because I get canker sores [...]


What’s the real question?

As I look around the internet for blogs, articles, and whatnot about this subject, I keep running into treatments.  A plethora of seemingly crazy things to do to minimize the pain of these ulcers [...]


To stress or not to stress

Along with being a lifelong connoisseur of RAS, I also have the pleasure of being wrapped in a layer of skin that does not respond favorably to the sun.  That’s a more eloquent way of [...]


This one time, at band camp…

…I had the worst ulcer of all time (cue Kanye West impression). When I was in high school, I was in marching band.  More than that, I was the drum major.  I was the head band geek.  Which [...]

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