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Tonsillectomy Tips

Even though tonsillectomies have been performed for at least 2000 years, the recovery process is still notoriously painful. This leads to a lot of people (myself included!) turning to the internet to look for help in managing the pain. 934 more words

My Tonsillectomy Story

I decided to start this post off on the same topic I ended my last post on. My recent tonsillectomy. Ugh. I’m sure in a few months from now I’ll be able to appreciate not having to deal with my tonsils ballooning every time I get so much as a slight cold, but at the moment, I’m not far enough removed from the pain to enjoy the results! 1,209 more words

Shine a Light for Me

This year is off with a bang…and it’s only January 30th. As per our usual, this year we’ve seen more than our fair share of medical professionals; we have been enduring a cancer scare with my 4-year old daughter, Jera; I’ve been working through a challenging MBA course…and all of this has culminated into the ridiculous body of tension that I have become. 1,161 more words


I am scheduled to have my tonsillectomy and turbinate reduction surgery in two days. I googled the f**k out of these procedures to mentally and physically prepare myself for what’s to come. 429 more words

Family plans to sue after 9-year-old dies following routine tonsillectomy

A Detroit family is demanding answers after their 9-year-old daughter died within hours of having a tonsillectomy— the third most common childhood procedure, with 530,000 operations performed per year. 262 more words

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My Adult Tonsillectomy Experience

This past December I had my tonsils and adenoids surgically removed and honestly it’s the best decision I’ve ever made. I want to write about this topic because I was researching like crazy about getting my tonsils removed, the pros and the cons, and others’ experiences about it. 1,077 more words


Tonsillectomy Time

Due to a lack of time and an abundance of pain, my blog has been pretty dry these last thirteen days. A writer can pull excuses out of a hat to explain a stall on production, but mine are real (as I’m sure they all say). 1,185 more words