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How to draw an aneurysm

Illustration of a complication during brain aneurysm coiling: perforation with guidewire.


If Only, I Could Turn Back The Clock … (part 3)

I was in a daze. This was the time before mobile phones, so there was no texts or updates coming from mum nor my cousin.  My friend Jana (Janaki) was there with me.   434 more words

True Story, Inspirational

Some Relief

I spoke to my neurologist’s office about the shooting pain in my head. He confirmed that the pain is due to tapering off the steroids. At this time he doesn’t want to get a head CT and believes I should continue to taper off the steroids. 276 more words


Tapering off Steroids Again

I meet with my endocrinologist July 27th. During my appointment we decided to start tapering off the prednisone again. The plan that my endocrinologist came up with to taper off the prednisone will take almost a year. 159 more words



Over the last eight months I have seen so many specialists. Of course there is my neurologist who is treating the brain aneurysm and my primary care physician who is treating my diabetes and my general health. 126 more words


Flirting with life (part 2)

It had to take me a year before I finally found the courage to write about this. I had wanted to write down every detail, every agonizing moment pre-surgery, every triumphal sign of improvement during recovery, until the first day she went for a job interview. 853 more words

That's Life...

Flirting with life (part 1)

Eleven years ago, she had a difficult delivery of her first son. Three years afterwards, she had cancer cells removed from her brain. The following year, … 722 more words

That's Life...