Well, it sure has been awhile. Unfortunately, I have been on a restricted computer diet since the end of July. I have had to pick and choose the computer projects necessary and unfortunately the blog had to go on a little vacation.

What was the cause of this medically imposed computer vacation? I have something called Thoracic outlet syndrome. Some people refer to it by its nickname – TOS.

“Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a syndrome involving compression at the superior thoracic outlet resulting from excess pressure placed on a neurovascular bundle passing between the anterior scalene and middle scalene muscles. It can affect one or more of the nerves that innervate the upper limb and/or blood vessels as they pass between the chest and upper extremity, specifically in the brachial plexus, the subclavian artery, and, rarely, the subclavian vein, which does not usually pass through the scalene hiatus.
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