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My Story of Fighting Cancer. part 1.

In April of 2017 I had an Aneurysm of the artery in my lower left side of my belly. The end of June or the first part of July I started having pain in my stomach. 384 more words

My Thoughts And Memories


Lying bare`chested
on my back on a gurney
in a small room in Imagery
a technician squeezes gel
onto my warm belly

I stare at the ceiling… 90 more words


SLU Brain Surgery Research Gains National Attention

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis University neurosurgeons are the first in the world to study what’s called awake aneurysm surgery.

This ground breaking surgery is the cover story in the current Journal of Neurosurgery. 129 more words




Subarachnoid bleeds is in the subarachnoid space. Subarachnoid bleed is frequently caused by aneurysmal rupture. Subarachnoid bleed spread is from the base to the frontal, left to the right across the midline. 757 more words


Inside the Mind of a Sick Person

“What do sick people think about? How do you know when you start to be a sick person?”

This statement by author Nina Riggs in her memoir, The Bright Hour, was spoken when she woke up one morning shortly after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Chronic Illness

Life is rough so you gotta be tough

I can honestly say that nothing would have prepared me for brain surgery. No amount of reading, no amount of therapy, and no amount of re-assurance prepared me.   1,012 more words

How to tell if it's a headache, migraine or brain aneurysm – and what to do next

When a pain or pressure forms in your head, are you able to tell with certainty if it’s a headache or migraine – or potentially something more severe like a brain aneurysm or another underlying health condition? 1,042 more words