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Chronology of an Appendectomy

Well…that’s the appendix gone. From start to finish, it was less than twenty-four hours. A blind-ending tubular structure arising from the cecum is no more, and I am reliably informed that it will not grow back. 1,077 more words

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Hello! A lot has happened since I last wrote anything. It’s a really fun story. I’d like to go in order so we’re going to move from the negative to the positive. 1,060 more words

Let Go and Let God...my husband says so

Cuddled up on the couch with my two youngest children on each side of me, and a blanket draped across our laps, we finally finished a novel we had slowly been reading through. 1,030 more words


Recent Clinical Trials for Appendicitis

What is Appendicitis?
Appendicitis is the swelling of the appendix. It is thought that appendicitis happens when the opening from the appendix into the cecum becomes blocked. 473 more words


Appendix A: An Appendectomy's Bottom Line

An Epilogue to Gratitude and an adjunct to Gorilla in the Mix

The doctor on call for my June 29 appendectomy happened to be a proctologist, one of the many random details that came rushing at me as my gurney careened toward the operating room. 1,575 more words

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Surprise Appendectomy

As some of you know, I’ve been having mysterious stomach pain for almost a year. I’ve had several doctor appointments, an ultrasound, a CT scan, and a colonoscopy, but nothing turned up, so two weeks ago, I finally bit the bullet and went in for a laparoscopy, having been told that there would be one incision, possibly two. 817 more words


Hello November!!!!!

I know, I know, I’m a day late. But we’ll get to that in a second. ;)

So, happy second day of November! November is definitely one of my favorite months out of the year. 979 more words