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The Making of a Woman Surgeon by Elizabeth Morgan MD

Trawling through the internet one day I came across this little book published in 1981 (when KBW was playing doctors and nurses at Playgroup) by one Elizabeth Morgan, a plastic surgeon who as well as being the medical columnist for Cosmopolitan under Helen Gurley Brown’s editorship, was one of very few women to become a surgeon in the late seventies. 792 more words


Continued...background. kind of.

While we were waiting to see him, my mom and I talked about how best to approach my dad once we got to see him. We weren’t sure if he would have been told already about needing a bypass so we agreed to keep him calm and gently break the news and go from there. 873 more words


What I've been up to

It’s been a while since I have updated, and part of that is related to the fact that my laptop is still broken and updating via iPhone is tiring, and the other is that things have been going so well and I have been so busy! 504 more words

Big buttocks dream || You might have to pay back painfully

The demand for bigger buttocks in Venezuela means some women will even have banned injections to achieve them, putting their health at risk.

It is with tears in her eyes that Denny recounts how she woke up one day to find a bump the size of a football in her lower back. 275 more words

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Saying Goodbye to a Piece of Who You Are

This week I parted with a piece of me. I had to have a large mole removed from my left wrist because it was showing possible signs of skin cancer. 908 more words

Today. A Glorious Day.

For the 4th day T and I are watching the sun rise from Room 10B 2nd Floor Surgical Ward at the Alice Springs Hospital. She is wearing her white wristband displaying her basic details. 1,320 more words