Been busy…

...going to doctor appointments and haven't felt like posting which isn't really fair to those of you still following the blog.  I've shared on my personal Facebook page some of the updates but haven't been in the mood to post a full-length blog post.  Even though I should since this is a way for me…

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I’m scared.

Of my upcoming colonoscopy. Not of the procedure, although I know prep isn't going to be pleasant, but of the possibility that I might have cancer.  A second cancer that is.  I've noticed a change in my bowel habits and tried to chock that up to my adjusting to a new hormone normal but there…

I’m collecting doctors

like a fat kid collects candy on Halloween... Oy!  I thought I would post an update, not that I actually think anyone is reading this anymore, but mainly so I have a chronicle of appointments, visits, tests, etc for personal reference.  If you are still around and not sick of me complaining/venting over what is…

Sjogren’s Test Update

So,  I ended up needing to call for an update on my blood work.  All of it came back normal, don't know the specific numbers but I had already talked about this possibility with my doctor.  He told me it was a possibility and I already knew that the disease is difficult to diagnose.  So…

Update: New Developments.

This week was fair week for the county where I live and I volunteer for a Creative Arts group with the fair where we exhibit mostly adult but some youth craft and fine art projects.  Normally I love fair week but this year the idea of working at the fair just sounded exhausting, and it…

T-Minus 7 Days

I'll start with the basic information for those of you that do not wish to read a longer more graphic post.  I had my first appointment and consultation with the surgeon in Iowa City yesterday.  The appointment went well.  They explained what they are going to do, laparoscopic hysterectomy, what they know about my cancer so…