One thing I will say for Vanderbilt, is they run like a finely tuned machine. And their surgical department is no different. Unless you work in healthcare or have had to deal with it a lot, you know that there are often delays and missed paper work, poor communication, etc. Not for my surgery. I … Continue reading Shark bite
Month: July 2017
Being at a teaching hospital and being an unusual case, I probably got larger groups of medical students, interns, etc. than the average patient. My belly was gently mashed daily by at least 10 people. It is not normal to be able to feel your spleen, but you could easily feel mine- like I was … Continue reading Acetaminophen addict
That was truthfully one off the most difficult evenings, but at the same time, it was very calming and fulfilling. Faith and God are a very big part of this journey. I cant't wait to share more... but that is for a later post. Time does keep moving and morning finally came. Remember that I … Continue reading Fungus among us.
By the time I saw the infectious disease doctor the next day, I was feeling pretty lousy. The fever, nausea and general malaise (this is the medical term for feeling yucky) was pretty much how I was living my day to day. I knew that my pancytopenia was back because my urine looked awful (the … Continue reading A walk up Mount Calvary