Believe


Part One One year ago today I went in for an ultrasound because during my routine physical the day before my doctor found something unusual. She said she was sending me to get the test right away to see what that something was. So I went to the hospital. It seemed weird to be checking in for an outpatient procedure. My only experiences at hospitals involved surgeries and emergency rooms, so it was strange not having an overnight bag...

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It started one year ago today. I went to the doctor for a physical because I was feeling unnaturally worn down. I was tired. That’s it, that’s the only reason why I made an appointment. The doctor took some blood for tests and then she did a physical exam. Almost immediately she found something unusual and insisted that I have an ultrasound the next day to explore further. An Unnecessary, Yet Interesting Word About My Health Care...

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You Make Me Want to Be Awesome

You Make Me Want to Be Awesome


Posted By on Feb 18, 2014

It’s been awhile since last I wrote. Over four months, really. When I left the doctors had found a tumor the size of a football inside of my abdomen. Just a routine physical and my primary care doctor felt something strange during the pelvic exam. A 90-minute ultrasound and 30-minute CT scan later showed a large mass stretching across my abdominal cavity. The surgeon couldn’t tell what it was or where it came from, and,...

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