What's The Matter With Me?

What's The Matter With Me?

My name is John, I’m 42, husband, father to 2, radio DJ, entrepreneur, podcaster, and I have multiple sclerosis (MS). I made the What’s The Matter With Me? podcast to share what I’m going through.

Episodes

November 24, 2021 12 min
The Plastication was yesterday. Thanksgiving is tomorrow. I’m trying to delegate and avoid stress.
  • The Plastication was yesterday
  • Thanksgiving is tomorrow
  • I’m trying to delegate and avoid stress
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    We ran out of Original Flavor. I made vaccine appointments for the kids. I’m putting together a CD marathon for the radio.
  • We ran out of Original Flavor on hoppinhotsauce.com
  • I made vaccine appointments for the kids
  • I’m putting together a CD marathon for the radio
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    November 3, 2021 16 min
    We celebrated Halloween with our friends and their kids. Some things had changed, but it’s not too bad. Plus, cheating guacamole.
  • Everything changes, people get older
  • Newsletter about a new episode
  • New song: “Running for their lives”
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    October 22, 2021 17 min
    A meeting with my doctor brings me new understanding. I am on immunosuppressants. I am more likely to catch Covid-19 even though I am vaccinated.
  • I got a new primary care physician
  • Got the flu shot
  • Had a meeting with my doctor that convinced me that I am an immunosuppressed person
  • Been playing “Hamilton” tunes on the piano
  • Making dark, creepy music
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    October 14, 2021 16 min
    I went to the radio station, to the independent living center and joined the gym. I’m beginning to advance.

    I went to the radio station, to the independent living center and joined the gym. I’m beginning to advance.

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    October 8, 2021 14 min

    Everything is receding like the ocean after the wave has crashed and it’s pulling your feet. The gym, hot sauce, supply chain- things are in recession.

    Everything is receding like the ocean after the wave has crashed and it’s pulling your feet. The gym, hot sauce, supply chain- things are in recession.
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    September 30, 2021 12 min
    I moved past my fear of driving by breaking it down into small steps and listening to my inner Phil Jackson.

    I moved past my fear of driving by breaking it down into small steps and listening to my inner Phil Jackson.

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    September 24, 2021 8 min

    I miss having barbecues and I’ve got to get over it. Cat meowing in the middle of the night. Children are like lice.

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    JOHN HOPPIN: Check check check. Check Czeckoslovakian. What’s The Matter With Me? This one is about barbecuing, but first: I woke up in the middle of the last night. And when my cat is meowing at the door in the middle of the night, I’m like that makes sense for a cat. Stupid cat!
    Shoutout to all the...

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    September 15, 2021 10 min
    Hearing the sound of missing teeth. Night driving. Hanging out at Cato’s Ale House felt like a win.

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    i went to the dentist he gave me false teeth to wear until they start implanting things
    theyre aesthetically convincing,
    theyre uncomfortable
    cant really eat with them, and eating is the purpose of life.. so i question their appropriateness
    can’t drink wine with them – taste/tongue movement

    i went to catos ale house
    i drove there a...

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    September 7, 2021 8 min

    The joke book wraps up with a bang. Another cult episode!

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    August 26, 2021 20 min
    My teeth are knocked out, Val Kilmer’s new film "Val", Representing the disabled body
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    August 2, 2021 7 min
    We're going on a family vacation and it's something to be proud of. What if this was a religious or cult podcast?
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    In this episode, Where's your head at? I need to record my activity as an Amazon seller in Quickbooks. It's creating stress.I ran into a lady at the gym and forgot her name. Her name rhymed with her husband's and was ambiguously gendered. Listen to the episode to hear how it all went down. BEGIN TRANSCRIPT JOHN HOPPIN: Where's your head at? It's here. Hey where's your head at? It's here....
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    July 14, 2021 11 min
    I'm getting more disabled and things are getting harder for me. My biggest fear is becoming voiceless and invisible.
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    June 25, 2021 11 min
    Thank you for tuning in to the What's The Matter With Me? Podcast In thise episode, "On The Zon," we discuss: The barbecue worksThe sauce is on AmazonI fell at the gymWhat is Jeff Bezos’ phone number?
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    June 13, 2021 14 min
    My first workouts since coronavirus are a mixed bag.
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    June 2, 2021 21 min
    In this episode, I visit the cobbler to do some work on my AFO brace. PLUS: summer camp, driving, Flip A Coin Day
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    May 21, 2021 14 min
    In this episode of the What's The Matter With Me? Podcast, "Crossing Boundaries," I'm going outside my comfort zone: selling on Amazon, submitting poems, riding paratransit, and more.
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    May 3, 2021 7 min
    In this episode, I read two consecutive entries in the "What I had for dinner last night," journal. "Cooking While Disabled" means that I need to adapt my techniques in the kitchen so they work for my particular needs.
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    April 29, 2021 12 min
    In this episode, "Crip Camp" movie review PLUS obscenity. ancient dramaturgy, jottings & more..
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