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Post-Operation Guides – The Importance of Saying What You Mean

Every operation comes with instructions about what to do after. The lumpectomy instructions told me to bring a sports bra or similar for support. It also said you must have someone drive you home because of the anaesthetic. (The sentinel … Continue reading

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Bumped – or What do ORs and Airplane Seats Have in Common?

It turns out that operating rooms are as rare a commodity as airplane seats, and they are routinely over-booked to ensure they are filled. Who knew. The good news is that you typically get bumped because there is someone sicker … Continue reading

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It’s been about three weeks since I’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer. It still feels like an out of body experience. Most of the time, I don’t really think about it. I don’t dwell on the fact that I know … Continue reading

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