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Surgery. Again?

Let’s just get straight to the point. Yep. Gotta have surgery again next Wed. Almost two weeks to the day after the first surgery. You know, about the time I would be feeling really good and able to get a little back to normal. 547 more words

Breast Cancer

Surgery. Research. Recovery.

Thursday, April 21, 2016.  I do remember that date.  Almost 4 days have past since surgery, and I am just now ready to ask, “Okay. What next?”  I was dreading surgery so much, any other aspect concerning treatment could not enter my head. 387 more words

Breast Cancer

Surgery Tomorrow. Questions.

Tomorrow is the big day and there are some things that I must get off my chest. (HA HA, get it?) But seriously….

The first topic that crosses my mind is work. 522 more words

Breast Cancer

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: A Step Forward in Reducing Pain!

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak

With regard to esophageal cancer, did you know that robotics and laparoscopy has several advantages over conventional open surgery with same cure rate? 154 more words

Esophageal Cancer Surgery

Approved for Surgery: Chemo 4 - Day 10

So, it’s official…I’ve been approved for surgery! It’s amazing, surprising and terrifying news and, to be honest, I’m still in a state of shock.

My scan results are better than expected and so, whilst I was made aware at the point of my diagnosis that stage four cancer is often inoperable, the surgeons now all agree I’m in a position that they can do something. 760 more words


Unit 42 Haiku

National Poetry Month, which takes place each April, is a celebration of poetry introduced in 1996. Those of you who follow The Teal Diaries are aware that I don’t normally write poetry, however I’ve been inspired during my cancer treatments to pen a small collection. 326 more words

Please Don't Kill Me with Your Judgments


WANTED: All self righteous, self–appointed judgmental members of the ‘I do not know I have no wisdom’ club

You will know who you are if you believe what others tell, you believe science comes from a pharmaceutical company, the FDA is God’s gift to mankind, that doctors are higher than God and of course God has to be taught how to treat disease because the doctors said so. 752 more words

Talking About Cancer