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My Story - From One Diagnosis to Another (Part 7)

I embarked upon 2014 with a lot of hope and it would turn out to be the year with some answers. I was under the care of two very good doctors and my health felt ‘stable.’ I still didn’t feel healthy enough and thinking of going back to work seemed impossible to me.  999 more words

My Diagnosis Story

I Survived The Colonoscopy

Everyone told me the colonoscopy prep is the worst part and they were not kidding!  I had to get a colonoscopy because I’ve had issues in the past which were alarming to my GI since I have a strong family history of colon cancer.  361 more words

Gastric Band

Blue Nails and Hospital Tales

My hands are folded in my lap. I’m looking at my fingers. The way that they fit together. The lines on my knuckles. I painted my nails dark blue so that I could still feel like myself here, in this place. 768 more words

Crohns And The Real Girl

Not so great: scoped and doped

I’ve been a wanted man for over five years, running from doctors all over Seattle. At the mention of the word colonoscopy, I would pucker and retract like a defiant sea anemone. 609 more words

Health

Anesthesiologist trash-talks sedated patient — $500K worth!

Sitting in his surgical gown inside a large medical suite in Reston, Va., a Vienna man prepared for his colonoscopy by pressing record on his smartphone, to capture the instructions his doctor would give him after the procedure.

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Culture

Jury awards patient $500K due to doctor's defamatory comments while he was sedated for colonoscopy

Now this is funny!

ABA reports

A Virginia jury last week awarded an unidentified patient $500,000, including $200,000 in punitive damages, because of defamatory comments made by his anesthesiologist while he was sedated for a colonoscopy. 443 more words

Young Lawyer Blog

Life is sweet

I didn’t realize it’s been 2 months since I last updated everyone on my progress towards health. I’ve been happily reminded over the past few weeks. 1,718 more words