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Life as Metaphor.....

(tales of a Crypto-Jewess)

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Name:Julia / Miryam-Chavah
Birthdate:Aug 16
Location:North Carolina, United States of America

one-body / many-souls.

"If a person tells you 'I have toiled but I have not found', do not believe him."

- Talmud, Megillah 6b


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Hypergraphia: The driving compulsion to write; the overwhelming urge to write. Hypergraphia may compel someone to keep a voluminous journal(1), to jot off frequent letters to the editor(2), to write on toilet paper if nothing else is available(3), and perhaps even to compile a dictionary.(4) Hypergraphia is the opposite of writer's block.

Temporal lobe epilepsy(5) is associated with hypergraphia. This association has been known at least as early as 1974 (Waxman SG, Geschwind N. Hypergraphia in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 1974;24:629-36). A number of prolific writers may have had temporal lobe epilepsy, including Byron, Dante, Dostoevsky, Molière, Petrarch, Poe, and Tennyson.

Hypergraphia has also been called the midnight disease.(6)


1. a "voluminous journal", or 2, or 3, or 30....
2. Editors, book authors, writers to various articles, congressmen, etc.
3. Toilet paper, the back of store-reciepts, paper-placemats at various late-night diners, pieces of junk-mail and the outside of envelopes, etc.
4. at last count we had 2 dictionaries of English we were working on and 4 of invented/constructed-languages. but don't expect our grammar/spelling to be anywhere near a B- or C+ (grammarians be-ware!)....
5. yes. we have TLE because of a brain-tumor in the left-hemisphere (amygdala-hippocampus).. seizures? yes... memory? what memory?
6. Consider yourself WARNED.


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