Life as an Extreme Sport

the benefits of ocd addictions

I’m addicted to two sorts of television shows: forensic dramas and medical shows. I’m indulging that addiction tonight, with several hours of CSI and then medical mystery shows. One of the challenges to these shows, for me, is diagnosing the disease prior to the show does – and about 25 minutes ago, I looked up from the php pages I’ve been poking at, cocked my head towards the television, said “porphyria – probably acute and intermittent“, and went back to the website.

Guess what the patient was just diagnosed with? Sometimes, I think I missed my calling…