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Threading the Pipeline

Another day, another surgery. So what else is new this year, right? This time the aneurysm on my internal carotid artery, found incidentally prior to my… 1,502 more words

Gray For The Brain

#HelpSaveLife-Aning's fight for Aortic Aneurysm

Sharing for a colleague from work who I personally know. This is something I can really relate to. I know the struggle is really both health and finances but the best perspective is always to be more positive and do our best to someone we loved. 22 more words


Pre-Op Day...Again!

Having three surgeries in four months makes for a lot of pre-op testing. Today was pre-op day for surgery number three in 2016-placement of the… 785 more words

Chronic Illness

Gene associated with intracranial aneurysm in French-Canadian population identified.

Intracranial aneurysms are a potentially life threatening neurological condition responsible for approximately 500,000 deaths worldwide per year, half of which occur in people less than 50 years of age.  466 more words


Second Opinion

Yesterday my parents and I traveled to Cleveland Clinic to get a second opinion from an endocrinologist. We meet with the endocrinologist and his fellow. He seemed very knowledgeable when it came to Cushing’s syndrome. 75 more words



I don’t understand. I’m out of commission. Again. And to say I’m frustrated is a gross understatement.

I feel defeated. I feel worthless. I feel useless. 844 more words

Chronic Illness