So the day of surgery finally arrived. I have never been into hospital properly for anything and the thought scared me. The night before I tried to put it out of mind knowing that I needed a decent night’s sleep. 655 more words
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I wrote days ago why I didn´t have the time to write much here and why I didn´t want to write anything as I was too nervous. 1,122 more words
A few weeks ago, I was officially diagnosed with early stage cervical cancer. Apparently it’s easily treatable, but fuck me, it’s still cancer, right?
In the excruciating four months I’ll have waited between first finding out there was something a little bit cancerous going on in my vagina, and eventually getting my results next week, life has totally stalled. 1,739 more words
Migraine is extremely common, with a lifetime incidence of 43% in women and 18% in men, and a median age of onset of 24-5.
The vast majority of headache patients have migraine and need a careful history & physical examination, followed by appropriate treatment, … 221 more words
Today was a Marsden day. Vega had her lumbar puncture under general anesthetic to receive her intrathecal Methotrexate. All went well. All her oral chemotherapy, supposed to be taken every night has been stopped for the week because her blood counts had crashed and she is neutropenic again. 467 more words