(I would appreciate it if you reposted this.)
This auction is for a single sheet of MRI film, roughly 13.5 inches by 16 inches. Why would you want to buy this sheet of MRI film? Because it is evidence that the Flying Spaghetti Monster has touched my grey matter with his blessed Noodly Appendage! His visage hath appeared upon my brain! Behold!
It is obvious, is it not? With this diagram I have created, you can see how exact in shape and form the image of his Gluten-rich Saviour appears in the midst of successive slices of scanned cerebrum! It is a MIRACLE!! And, for a small donation, that miracle can be YOURS! Own the plastic MRI sheet upon which our Holiness of High Carbohydrate Count has graced us with the semolitic and seraphic sight of his simulacrum!
PRAISE BE THE PASTA!
I’ve got these health problems. Doctors have informed me that “it’s something rare, and isn’t going to get better” and “clearly have some kind of genetic connective tissue disorder” and “it’s probably some kind of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.”
The thing is, if it IS Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, it’s most likely the vascular type. The vascular form of Ehlers Danlos is rather dangerous, because my insides could go explody. I would like to know if this is the case, so I can live my life accordingly.
There IS a genetic test for it, but it’s not covered by my insurance (we tried), and it’s around $1200. There is also the not-as-thorough sort of way about it, which is to order 23 and Me
genetic testing (which costs $100), get the raw data from it, and feed that data into applications that interpret and translate the information. It doesn’t provide all the gene mutuations that a proper test would, but it’s something at least.
I’d like to get tested.
I’m shooting for $1200, but $100 would be a step in the right direction.
Really though, any small amount helps. Anything.
Live Long and Pasta!