Surgery

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs

Mon January 5, 2015
Healing is full of ups and downs. One day you are doing really well, and then then next, not so much. Saturday I really over did it. I walked…
Recliners

Recliners

Sat January 3, 2015
Upon leaving the hospital, we were worried about how we would manage at home. It seemed that everyone I talked to, and everywhere we looked on the internet people…
A small cup of coffee

A small cup of coffee

Fri January 2, 2015
I am reminded that recovery is slow. Although I was happy to announce the end of active treatment, I still need to recover from that treatment. I was lucky…
Getting organized at home …

Getting organized at home …

Tue December 23, 2014
Over the next few days, I'll try and get caught up on reporting about my hospital experience. It was a mixed experience, certainly not all positive but I had…
Pathology – What it means …

Pathology – What it means …

Sun December 7, 2014
I've gotten pretty good at interpreting what the pathology reports say, but I'm not great at what it means. Just before my oncologist walked into the room I said…
A surgeon who understands …

A surgeon who understands …

Mon November 24, 2014
We realized that we had not stopped by the tree before my surgery last week. Today, we stopped briefly at the tree. I found myself looking up and reflecting…
Ya, no …

Ya, no …

Sun November 23, 2014
Ya, no ... That is pretty much what I thought when the resident on call suggested a catheter with a pee bag attached to my leg for the next…
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