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The 4 Days of Migraine I Missed Due To Migraine

365 Days of Migraine, Day 19: “The Black Swamp Arts Festival Part 1″

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|The Black Swamp Arts Festival fills the streets every September. 218 more words

Chronic Migraine

1st Treatment at Arkansas Children's Hospital

Atticus had his first treatment with Dr. Richter at Arkansas Children’s Hospital last Tuesday, September 2nd.  He received his first round of bleomycin injections into his tongue, laser treatment on his lower lip and tongue, three bottom teeth extracted, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.   354 more words


Brave Like My Zo

She did great today. There were some tough moments, mostly involving taking medicine, and she is struggling a bit now. But when she awoke from the anesthesia, she did not cry. 15 more words


Day 18: "brave like my mama" by Zo, age 5.

My precious five year old daughter, Zo, born by emergency c-section at 35 weeks due to bleeding placenta previa, who was a fighter and a miracle and a dream come true from the moment of her unlikely conception, who has had near constant strep since March and can barely eat due to the probably pus-filled, infection laden… 450 more words

Chronic Migraine

Procedural Sedation guidelines for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy: The Basics

By Lynn Razzano, RN, MSN, ONCC (Clinical Nurse Consultant, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety)

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) defines procedural sedation as: 820 more words

Patient Monitoring

A Little Nitty Gritty: Tonsillectomy Recovery

Recovering from having body parts removes SUCKS.

It isn’t all popsicles and roses here, people.

Although there are a LOT of popsicles.

You’d think getting to eat sherbet, popsicles and smoothies for a week or two would be kind of cool, and you’d be right. 710 more words

Then he bled....

Every few months I settle into my bed a little before exhausted-brain time and write a short “letter” to the boys in a journal for them. 789 more words