A NEW DIAGNOSIS

"Hi, I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer." A slow growing, less than 2 cm infiltrating ductal carcinoma. It's grade 1, so basically as good as it can get for bad news. At this point it looks like the next steps are a lumpectomy and 6 weeks of radiation. So, we're really almost done with … Continue reading A NEW DIAGNOSIS

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MY HEART GOES THUMP THEN DOESN’T

Every family has their little hereditary health gems. Ours appears to be atrial fibrillation.  Mine started in my post-twenties. (Vague enough?) I always considered it a panic attack until it conveniently occurred while on the way to my doctor for a check up. I was driving along doing a little mental inventory on my health and well being when … Continue reading MY HEART GOES THUMP THEN DOESN’T

A PAIN IN THE NECK

I realize it is never interesting to hear about someone's ailments. Too bad. I am going to explain my behavior over the past three weeks in the hope that my experience can help others. Due to the fact that I apparently have a target on the back of every vehicle I've ever owned that says … Continue reading A PAIN IN THE NECK