Category Archives: Medical

Vertigo In My Sleep

Last night was rough.  I do not know why it happened.  Not to mention in the early moments of my sleep.  It?  What is “It”? VERTIGO was among the many symptoms I regularly experienced prior to and immediately subsequent to SSCD … Continue reading

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Day 3 Post-SSCD Surgery

Thursday.  Surgery was Monday.  I am in very little pain.  I am still taking minimal pain meds to insure the pain stays at a low-to-zero pain.  I have found out that I cannot open my mouth to allow a large … Continue reading

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Medical Whack-a-Mole

I always think that creating a Title for my posts is the most difficult part of creating any of my posts.  That is my thought each and every time I approach one of these ideas I want to write about. … Continue reading

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Porta-Cath RemoveD

Porta-Cath REMOVED today. Damn thing has to be surgically implanted. Yet, it was removed as in-office procedure! I was so freaked out about being awake during it I took 15 mg of Oxycodone. Which, I had leftover from about a … Continue reading

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I FUCKING LOVE Medications!!

As anyone reading this knows I have been having a TERRIBLE time with intestinal cramping for nearly two weeks now.  Not that I am ahead of schedule or anything but, I was told by one of the RN’s at the … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Race Lost or Won

Depends on who you were backing. Wednesday: The day started out in a drugged fog from using the medication properly to help me sleep from the evening before.  1mg Lorazepam at 10:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. still awake.  Watching TV and twisting … Continue reading

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Are Your Ears Bleeding, Yet?

Thursday (yesterday) my friend E picked me up to take me to my daily radiation appointment.  By the time she arrived at 8:00  o’clock A.M. I had already been up since shortly after 4:00 o’clock A.M.  Tried to fall back … Continue reading

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