The Art of Floundering Podcast

The Art of Floundering Podcast

The Art of Floundering Podcast focuses on peace, love, and not taking life too seriously.

Episodes

September 29, 2022 12 min

The Return Of Spanky's Puppets: Bigfoot & The UFO Abduction Part 1 

In this episode, we take a hard look at the science related to UFO abductions and the pot as well as examine the first intergalactic alien visit to planet earth ~ 4.45 billion years ago.

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Countdown To Soon Episode 11: "COURSE CORRECTION" 

The Countdown To Soon Series is a preliminary effort to illustrate "life" following a traumatic accident. 

 

In this episode I discuss the recent discovery made about my quitting and how that relates to an overall attitude of how the surgery delay is handled and the mental approach going further. 

 

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Realistic Bedtime Stories # 2 Live - Benedick Arnold (9-18-2022)

In the "Realistic Bedtime Stories" series we attempt to take a honest look at history, current events, and other "stuff" to see if there are any lessons we can learn.

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Realistic Bedtime Stories #1 Live - Carlos Hathcock Marine Corps Sniper

In the "Realistic Bedtime Stories" series we attempt to take a honest look at history, current events, and other "stuff" to see if there are any lessons we can learn.

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The Return Of Spanky's Puppets Live # 2 (9-18-2022):

Disclaimer: This episode  is not intended for kids. This is filthy, has several adult situations, and glorifies abusing the pot.  

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The Return Of Spanky's Puppets Live # 1 (9-17-2022):

Disclaimer: This episode  is not intended for kids. This is filthy, has several adult situations, and glorifies abusing the pot.  

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Countdown To Soon Episode 10: "No Surgery For You" 

The Countdown To Soon Series is a preliminary effort to illustrate "life" following a traumatic accident. 

This episode is a "live reaction" recording minutes after I learned my spine surgery has been rescheduled. 

 

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Countdown To Soon Episode 9: Pain Mismanagement 

The Countdown To Soon Series is a preliminary effort to illustrate "life" following a traumatic accident. 

 

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Profiles In Pain Series #1 Brandon Pollard

In this series we get the perspectives of those who live with chronic pain. In this episode, Brandon Pollard shares his story. Brandon is 47, lives in Alabama, and has been living with chronic pain for over 17 years.  

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Countdown To Soon Episode 8: Reality & The Land Of Make Believe 

In this episode we discuss some of the upside and downside associated with living in chronic pain. 

The Countdown To Soon Series is a preliminary effort to illustrate "life" following a traumatic accident. 

 

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Countdown To Soon Episode 7: The Backslide 

In this episode we discuss my "backslide", which started in November 2019. After I made a little progress, I assumed that it my physical situation would keep improving, all I needed to do was work hard. However, I would soon find myself in a position where my physical condition has deteriorated to the point where I am no longer able to take care of myself. 

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Countdown To Soon Episode 6: Dating & Don't Call This A Comeback

 

After deciding it was time to stop feeling sorry for myself, I embarked on "recovery" with a new attitude and was able to exceed expectations; however, towards the end of the year I began to get indications that things were going to start getting bad again.

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Countdown To Soon Episode 5: Dating & The Little Fireman 

Mature Content (sort of)

In this episode I talk about my dating experiences after my accident as well as how my spinal injury impacted my little fireman. 

The Countdown To Soon Series is a preliminary effort to illustrate "life" following a traumatic accident. 

 

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"Reality"

In this episode, I learn I have a bone infection following what I thought would be my last back surgery. Afterwards, I continue to live the dream until I reach a breaking point and am given a "choice" to make. 

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Countdown to Soon Episode 3: "The Corporate Reach Around"

In this episode we examine "life" following my first round of back surgeries, the fallout in all phases of my life, and finding myself alone, in pain, and overwhelmed by "life"

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Countdown to Soon Episode 2: The Accident

In this episode we examine "life" and the kind of person I was the day of my accident and how that perspective started to change after realizing the first spinal surgery had not gone well.

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Countdown to Soon Episode 1: No Plan B

No Plan B: First episode in our new series that focus “life” following a traumatic injury and the wait for the next spinal surgery (T10-Pelvis posterior fusion, T12 and L2 pedicle subtraction osteotomy)

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Originally Recorded Live 04/26/2020

 

This episode is part of our ongoing series examining chronic pain/illness from a personal perspective and the subject of "forgiveness" discussed and where I eventually landed emotionally.

 

Peace & Love

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Originally Recorded Live on 04/25/2020

Background: Around February 2020, my surgeon informed me he could "fix" what was wrong with me; however, he would later tell me that nothing could be done. In this episode, I discuss some of the emotions surrounding this "life event".

 

Peace & Love

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