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My favorite Christmas Present? A Benign Biopsy

My new favorite word is benign.  Say it with me: benign.  It’s a little choppy and doesn’t really flow off the tongue;  there may be too many syllables for the length.  1,527 more words

Seasons Greetings

While Christmas may be over, I do hope those who could had a good one. For those who didn’t I wish you all the best for the future. 94 more words

Brain Tumour

One down plenty more to go!

15th december 2017

Another MRI scan completed today, a little snooze in a magnetic tube courtesy of the NHS Nottingham City Hospital. Scan went fine as usual but won’t get scan results until January 2018. 103 more words


What is an Astrocytoma?

There are different types of Astrocytoma but I have not exactly been told what mine is.

What is it?

Astrocytomas are tumours that arise from astrocytes, astrocytes are star shaped cells that make up the “glue-like” or supportive tissue of the brain and spinal cord. 987 more words

Brain Surgery


This year we all 3 went to the dermatologist for a full body-scan. and I mean full. wow. i’m so glad she was a she. 647 more words

Lanscape Of Loss

Such a pain

We all have pet peeves, right?  Habits that make our skin crawl, sounds that are like fingernails on a blackboard  (google it, millenials).  But anymore, some of my worst peeves are stupid dangerous myths and conspiracy theories.    509 more words

Breast Cancer

Tumor Tightrope

I believe that God has done a miracle for me.  Yet again.

Now, I have a tumor marker going through the roof and an unexpected weight loss and a tumor lighting up on a PET scan and pain on my side where the tumor is and every doctor I’ve seen has been sure the tumor is cancerous, and I even went in for the radiation work-up and have two full weeks of radiations scheduled – starting Monday at 3 pm – and there’s a follow up scheduled with my oncologist to talk about chemotherapy.  550 more words