Freeway Light

Freeway Light

Taken on the drive to see my mom in the hospital. News: she can walk, albeit very slowly. She’ll be in physical therapy awhile. From not able to stand upright a week ago to this morning? Miracle of medicine. Thank you for all of your kind wishes (public and...
Tree About to Wake

Tree About to Wake

My mom was taken to the hospital in extreme pain and spent the night under observation. I’m headed back to the hospital, but it looks like she’s going to be ok. I spent most of yesterday afternoon and all of the evening at the hospital with my mom. My...
Personal Health

Personal Health

Aside from the wicked sinus infection forcing me to take gobs of antibiotics, my cornea transplant (keratoconus) from 1998 is starting to fail. I noticed an increase in cloudiness toward the end summer of 2011 during a swimming outing when I started to feel better...
Lens.

Lens.

I’ve been at the eye doctor for 2 1/2 hours. They’re now at the very crazy (and expensive) lens portion of the program. Share...

Gastroenterology & Me III: Gut 3D

So. I’m heading in early tomorrow to have my gallbladder removed. I’m still surprised on a few counts, but mostly because I thought it was my gallbladder back in February after we ruled out pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, heart disease, cracked ribs,...

Gastroenterology and Me II: Red, White & Blonde

Just got a call from the doctor. They noticed dyskinesia from my HIDA scan yesterday. Guess what the preferred treatment is? Cholecycstectomy. In plain language: yanking the damn thing out. The first part of the scan went really well. Things moved through my liver...

Gastroenterology and Me

I haven’t written about my health for awhile. I had intended to get all oversharey and post movies of my CT scans and whatnot, but I have failed. Since the last installment: I’ve had some more tests. I finally was able to see a Gastroenterologist. My...