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It's Good To Be Home

As has been mentioned in some comments recently the wife came down with abdominal pain 2 weeks ago yesterday. It was bad enough we went to the local emergency room at 4 in the morning. 359 more words

Kimmie's Guide to a Happy Hospital Stay

A year ago my friend was going into surgery and she asked me how I keep sane and positive throughout all of the emotions surrounding a hospital stay. 1,056 more words

Congenital Heart Defect

RAI: Solitary Confinement Survival Kit!

(RAI: Radioactive Iodine)

I have looked and looked and simply found nothing but vague lists on what I should bring to the hospital during my days long stay after being given radioactive iodine (next week)! 162 more words

A Day in the Life (on the bone marrow transplant floor)

While getting this blog organized to be published, I realized I had written virtually nothing about my hospital adventures.  I spent 90 days and nights at City of Hope’s Helford Hospital, but  I never really felt up to writing while I was there, and even if I did – and I know this sounds like a big fat lie – I had no spare time.   1,503 more words

Health Humor

NHS funding crisis: Boss warns of £75-a-night charge for a hospital bed

The NHS may have to start charging patients for the “hotel costs” of their hospital stay if the health service’s looming financial crisis is not addressed, senior health service managers have warned.  58 more words

Body Memories

The leaves are starting to turn color. The air has lost its summer flair. The change is subtle yet noticeable. And for the second year in a row it brings with it so many memories of when our lives changed forever. 486 more words



It seems that the antibiotics are working. I saw Dr. Kang yesterday and he thought the redness had decreased since the day before. When I woke up this morning, I thought it had improved even more. 364 more words

Doctor's Visit