After the very first surgery when my leg was sliced and diced, I came-to prematurely from my drug induced state, and I knew, this was not going to be my first and only time in this hospital. I wasn’t sure how soon or how many more times, but I knew within three seconds -- in… Continue reading A Guide for the Habitual Hospital Patient
I had the rod put in from my hip to my knee. It has sucked and I'm still on a walker. It appears I had two fractures as a result from the radiation weakening my femur; one was right at the hip and it is a good thing it was caught. This time I had… Continue reading Bionic Leg
So as some of you may know, I've gotten sick again, and only now finally after almost 2 months is it being taken care of in full. I'm having 3 surgeries done at once (possibly 4 in the worst case scenario, and it's a really bad one so I don't even wanna think about it),… Continue reading Cancer Is Just Slightly Annoying
I've clocked in over 60 trips to the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus since June of last year. I find it horrifying that there are patients who have done even more than that! Most people have to travel a lot further than me -- some from other states, or countries. When you have to go there… Continue reading Welcome to Hell, I’ll Be Your Tour Guide!
One of the big things I was worried about after my whole knee/thigh surgery was that I would never be able to wear high heels again. Really worried! No, like, I seriously cried about it and was going to throw a serious fit if told I may as well sell or give away my shoe… Continue reading Dusting Off the High Heels
After over 5 days in the hospital and a complicated 4 hour surgery, I am now cancer-free but at a price I hadn't counted on. Aside from the huge section of my thigh being removed, I have some empty spaces, muscles moved around, and ham-string repositioned which feels really weird. I can bend my knee… Continue reading Cancer-free