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On the Run

I wrote this post two days ago; a lot has happened since then.  I didn’t even get a chance to put any pictures in!  Anyway, I’m publishing it now but know I’ll follow up with an update as soon as I can. 807 more words

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the long and winding road...

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks. Dani has been taking it easy since she got home from the hospital (physically at least). She’s had pretty severe fatigue and mild fevers but is still on the antibiotics for her abscess. 529 more words

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Let's Do It All Again

So… remember how I mentioned Dani wasn’t feeling well on her birthday?

Well… that continued. By Thursday morning she was having such severe chills that her teeth were chattering. 1,234 more words

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A Short Post for a Birthday Spent in Bed....

Thank you to everyone who wished Dani a happy birthday! I read all of your facebook messages/comments to her last night.  Dani had a super quiet birthday; she actually wasn’t feeling too well so she was in bed most of the day. 437 more words

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When the going gets tough, the tough gets going...

It’s been eight days since Dani’s full abdominal hysterectomy (yes, folks, they took it all. Ovaries, cervix, and, hey, they even found Waldo!  No reward given though. 2,363 more words

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Memoirs of a Gay . . . Shhh! Ah, it's story time, folks . . .

This is a story about finding that elusive “true” love.  This is a story about a rare disease and the frustrating healthcare system that thinks mostly all women are “hysterical” (thanks, Freud).   5,803 more words

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Woman on pause?

When you have a total hysterectomy (removal of uterus and cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries are left) you shouldn’t enter menopause immediately. My surgeon did warn me that the chances are that menopause would happen a few years earlier than it would normally though. 704 more words