It's NOT cancer. *confetti* The first biopsy didn't have enough 'good' tissue for a clear biopsy and came out inconclusive. This one is perfectly clear. NOT cancer. So not only is the surgery done, and I'm recovering well, but I know that it wasn't even cancer so I don't have to stress about anything they … Continue reading Biopsy Returned!
Today is the day I go and have the probably-not-cancer tumor removed, so there's no post. Wish me luck!
I've been vague about why I've had an MRI and such, but I have contacted family, and here's the low down. Disclaimer: There is NO NEED to panic. NONE. No one is going to die, and it's not a crisis. I have two extra salivary glands on the outside of my jaw. In early 2020, … Continue reading It’s Probably NOT Cancer
My family on my mom's side has a history of aggressive colon cancer, striking some relatives very young. Yet I'd managed to avoid the dreaded colonoscopy until this year. I'm 35, which is early for a colonoscopy but late considering the risk in my family. I didn't find the drink to taste really bad - … Continue reading My Colon Appears Cancer-Free
My mother-in-law's surgery will be this coming Tuesday (tomorrow for you - I write my posts on Sunday), and this is a little nerve wracking. It was a rough July. We found on my MIL has an aneurysm. My grandfather had a fall and a small stroke. My aunt, who was in remission after battling … Continue reading Mother-In-Law’s Surgery Is Tuesday
My parents have two dogs, Jacob and Mariah. Mariah is a malamute and Jacob is a malamute/German Shepard mix. We had had a scare earlier this year when Mariah was deathly ill with pancreatitis, but she recovered and is doing better than she has in a long time. The picture above is an older … Continue reading Bad News Comes in Threes #1