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Oxygen Mask

Friday, November 13th 2015   We are blessed by friends and family sending in their support to mom and to us, often with reminders to take care of the caregiver.  I’m not the caregiver, because mom has a nonstop stream … Continue reading

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Not Good

Monday, November 9th 2015 Yeah,  so,  2nd day of post-op is reputed to be the worst.  For Mom yesterday this was certainly true.  Unfortunately her mindset seems to have suffered terribly as well.  Her viewpoint seems prone to helplessness and … Continue reading

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Post-Op Mamma

Saturday, November 7th 2015 Had the pleasure of waiting in the wings throughout Mom’s surgery day yesterday, and visiting her today.  So far so good!   [I know, we’re on the floor in the hospital waiting area.  Don’t worry, it’s … Continue reading

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Mom’s Spine

Friday, November 6th 2015 OK let’s get this strait (ha ha).  Here’s Mom’s spine (before surgery):     In the image on the right, down the center of the spine is of course the spinal cord, shown here mostly in … Continue reading

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Medical Terminology & Hospital Fun

Friday, November 6th 2015     Chi-Chi:  Our family’s favorite term for “Unnecessary Torture.” ChiChiville:  The place where your pain subsumes your pride. That’s where my mom has been spending an ever increasing amount of her time in recent past… especially since … Continue reading

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