Unhinged Episode #042: Welcome Back - Unhinged

Unhinged Episode #042: Welcome Back

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Unhinged Episode #042: Welcome Back

After nearly 5 months, Unhinged is back! We took an extended hiatus due to various reasons, the most important being Doug’s terrible relapse. Over these past few months, Doug has been suffering greatly, but now there seems to be a spark of relief as his DBS starts working again. This all started after his surgery to replace the batteries in his DBS unit, which is apparently very sensitive. The surgery requires the device to be switched off, and when it came back on, it was no longer working the same way it was before. It took several months and lots of trial and error to get it to come back to life, but now there seems to be some hope.

During this time, Ed has also had a major life change by moving from California, where he’s been for the last 21 years, to Colorado, where a new adventure begins. The contrast between his positive life change and Doug’s hellish suffering is stark, but the friendship remains strong.

In this episode, we discuss all these changes and how Doug is coping now. It’s our “welcome back” show, so we’re still ironing out some technical issues, but we’re glad to be back!

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Comments ( 2 )

  1. Replybsmntdwllr73 (Avery)
    Thank you for this very brave and greatly-welcomed return!! You two are doing very important work here and it is much appreciated! The friendship that you both share is both heart-warming and very inspirational. I hope to someday find/make a connection as enduring as this one. Looking very forward to future episodes. Best wishes!
  2. ReplyTracey Podlowski
    Welcome back. Doug, you are a true inspiration. I'm so glad to hear you're on your way back to feeling better.

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