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Scar

Another post named after a song I like.

I had my appointment with the surgeon yesterday. It went great. Surgery in 7 sleeps. Time to pump, pump, pump that breast milk! 344 more words

Heartache

I have a constant heartache. The love you feel for your children cannot be explained or understood by non-parents. It is different than the kind of love you feel for a partner or another family member. 359 more words

Cancer and Psersonal Spiritual Realism

Majid Ali, M.D.

An individual with cancer has special needs for support. Such support can come from different sources. Spirituality is one of those sources. 93 more words

Cancer

Thyroid Cancer - Types and Incidences

Majid Ali, M.D.

Thyroid cancers are classified according to the microscopic features of the tumors. Following are major types:

1. Papillary thyroid cancer (75% to 85% of cases) 46 more words

Cancer

Is it OK to feel OK?

Today I have felt OK. Three days after my thyroid cancer diagnosis, this seems shocking. In fact I have felt nearly good.

I guess relief from the uncertainty before the diagnosis is kicking in. 256 more words

The Good Cancer

After going through a major surgery with left me without a thyroid gland, loss of voice and looking like Frankenstein; a visit to the ER because of dangerously low calcium levels, numerous blood tests and doctors’ visits, and a radiation treatment which meant being locked up in my room for a week; they tell me that the ribbon for Thyroid Cancer is Blue, Teal and Pink and the symbol is a butterfly! 724 more words

Family

A Deal with the Devil

Or perhaps it was God(dess).

When I was 30 weeks pregnant, I made a deal. I was having a routine ultrasound, when the lighthearted small talk between me and the technician went abruptly quiet. 739 more words