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Out On The Other Side

Well, it’s been nearly a month since I posted so I thought I’d update you all on how the surgery went.

I went in as planned the night before to receive fluids via a drip and I’m not ashamed to admit that I bawled my eyes out the entire night, terrified by what I was to face the next morning. 796 more words

Perú y Corea del Sur, socios estratégicos

La relación peruano surcoreana, bajo el gobierno de Humala, podría resumirse en esta frase: Cuando te digan tú no puedes, contesta: ¡observa como lo hago! Y así, como un “modelo para el resto de los países en la región” ha calificado Ana Soliz de Stange, investigadora del Instituto de Estudios Latinoamericanos del German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), en declaraciones para Pablo Kummetz de la cadena alemana de noticias Deutsche Welle. 272 more words


Today is Going to be a Good Day

When I woke up this morning I thought: Today is going to be a good day. Regardless of the fact that when I opened my blinds it was the second day in a row that it has been, you heard me, snowing. 201 more words


Links of the week

    • The first LGBT/ Orthodox Mental Health Conference was a great success! http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/diaspora/.premium-1.652915:  ” The day-long event, called “Desire, Faith and Psychotherapy,” attempted to bridge the gap between the unique struggles that LGBT people face in religiously observant communities and the latest research on psychological treatment.
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Life After Surgery

My surgery was on February 10, of this year. I had my entire colon and rectum removed, and a j pouch created, due to my disease called FAP. 383 more words


FAP, my diagnosis

Hello, my name is Rebecca.

My story began last year, after being diagnosed with FAP (Familial Polyposis). It’s a very rare genetic disease, affecting only about 1 in 10,000 people. 309 more words