Author: Rob Wilkens

  • Memory.. minus the details

    It occured to me, being older, that there are many things i “know” happened in life that i have no real memory of. Seems this is genetic https://genomelink.io/trait_report/CBVlhOCBFn/ Most of my older memories go something like this. Do i know what i learned in 4th or 5th grade? In short, I don’t remember a thing…

  • Mental illness caused by a brain aneurysm

    In another post, i mentioned a connection between mental illnesses and brain aneurysms  .. i have both conditions. I believe my aneurysm happened in 1996.  That night i had the worst ever head pain at about 2am.  At the time, the only thing that could treat it was hydrocodone,  a strong opiate painkiller.   It was…

  • An Aneurysm

    [updated 2/5/2024 at bottom] I went to my neurologist with a severe headache (turned out possibly related to eyeglasses). In diagnosing the problem, they ran some MRI/MRA tests, and the MRA showed a “Fusiform dilation of the cavernous left internal carotid artery measuring up to 5.5 mm”. On further questioning some AI tools, that means…