My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Rosh Hashanah & Remembrance

 Happy Jewish New Year to Old Friends & New Family September 24 was the first day of Rosh Hashanah this year, which ends at sundown tonight. As noted in my 9/24/14 post, it was also my 62nd birthday—the first adult birthday I have been truly grateful for. Sadly, my childhood friend, Sandee, did not live… Continue reading My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Rosh Hashanah & Remembrance

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: What do Gatsby, Miss Piggy, and the Devil have in common?

 Me! We all share the same birthday. Lucky me. I got to turn 62 today, surrounded by a peach-colored halo reminding me that almost anything—even uterine cancer—can be a blessing in disguise.  This is the only adult birthday I’ve had within reach of memory that I haven’t minded . . . one bit. No profound… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: What do Gatsby, Miss Piggy, and the Devil have in common?

My Story – Osteopenia: What’s bone loss got to do with uterine cancer?

     DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) Scan In the August 13, 2014 post, I discussed the second colposcopy and repeat Pap test I’d had the day before. My doctor, concerned about my ongoing vaginal discharge and previous Pap result showing abnormal glandular cells of undetermined significance (AGUS), said he might put me on an estrogen… Continue reading My Story – Osteopenia: What’s bone loss got to do with uterine cancer?

Kitty Corner: Feline Hyperthyroidism -Update

Please click Kitty Corner: Feline Hyperthyroidism –Update to be automatically redirected to the post. Click to see the original post: Kitty Corner: Feline Hyperthyroidism  Also see new information from the New York Times – May 16, 2017:  The Mystery of the Wasting House-Cats